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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Local News + Statewide News

Senators to get update on state exam passing rates

The 2014 results of state standardized exams — and the continued rollout of a comprehensive 2013 law that changed hig

Crazy Texas cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

Cougars to lean on defense in 2014

The Franklin High School football team limped to a 6-5 record in 2013, mainly because the defense could not keep up with opposing teams offenses.  The Cougars averaged nearly 45 points a game in 2013, but gave up an average of nearly 38 PP

TX Department of Public Safety launches mobile app

The Texas Department of Public Safety launched a mobile app Monday designed to give Texas residents instant access to the state's sex offender registry and the Texas 10 Most Wanted program.

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

The El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame today announced their 2014 El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. (Pictured is last year's class) They are:

I-10 East shut down following pedestrian crash (Update)

El Paso Police blocked off all lanes of traffic on I-10 East following an incident near Yarbrough on Monday evening.

Arrest Affidavit: Alleged murderer is both cousin and boyfriend of victim

El Paso police have made an arrest in what they said is the city’s latest murder. Thursday, they said they were called to an apartment at 4430 Wyoming in central El Paso around 10 a.m.

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

This week in NMSU athletics

FOOTBALL The home opener is on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. (MT) and is being marketed as Ag Day, with over 40 New Mexico agriculture companies on display during tailgating. The Aggies will play host to Cal Poly.

UTEP coaches luncheon quotes

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes August 25, 2014 Head Coach Sean Kugler (Opening statement)

Gila National Forest sponsors 50th anniversary event

The Gila National Forest is celebrating the wildlands dedicated to the American people that opened in 1964.

NMSU softball signs local standout

New Mexico State head softball coach Kathy Rodolph announced Monday the signing of Lucy Mendoza and Nue Sivia to the Aggie softball squad. The pair begins their freshman campaign during the 2014-15 season.

UTEP football to open season at New Mexico

UTEP begins its 97th season of football with another rivalry game versus New Mexico. The Miners also opened up against the Lobos in 2013, dropping a 42-35 decision in the Sun Bowl.

The Base joins with Papa John's for after school programs

The Base, El Paso’s premiere baseball and softball indoor training facility, and El Paso Papa Johns restaurants have joined together to accept donations of gently used baseball and softball equipment.

Happy 98th birthday to the U.S. National Park Service

On August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 years old. Today, they are waiving entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place coast-to-coast.