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This week in NMSU athletics

The New Mexico State Athletics Department has several events going on during the week of Oct. 20-26. Read below to find out what is going on in the world of Aggie Athletics this week.

Aggies golf to host Herb Wimberly Invitational

The New Mexico State men’s golf team is hosting the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate at the NM State Golf Course, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 20-21 with 13 teams participating in the event.

The Mediterranean House Gecko: Friend or Foe?

All the rain we had in September and again last night has made many desert creatures come out from hiding and they are getting noticed!  I have written recently in “Weather Talk” about our desert frogs and the not so attractive

Police identify Anthony woman killed in crash Sunday

UPDATE 2: [Monday, October 20, 11:20 a.m.]

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

Foul play at the Albuquerque zoo?

Albuquerque police believe a person maliciously tortured, mutilated and killed a Tasmanian devil found dead at the ABQ BioPark on Wednesday. Police say the animal, "Jasper," may have been violently beaten to death.

LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

Fort Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.

Texas sex offender held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.

National Weather Service Meteorologist talks Winter Weather Forecast for the El Paso area

Below average temperatures are favored in parts of the south-central and southeastern United States, while above-average temperatures are most likely in the western U.S., Alaska, Hawaii and New England, according to the U.S.

Boy, 17, killed at large house party near Las Cruces

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the stabbing death of a teen boy at a large house party that began Saturday night just north of Las Cruces.

Strong line of storms strikes Borderland, knocks out power

A strong round of storms made for a soggy Sunday night across the Borderland, causing havoc on the roads and leaving thousands without power.

Lost dog is reminder to microchip your pet

In the City of El Paso, there are requirements for owning a pet. You have to get their shots, register them with the city and get them micro chipped

Murray sets rushing mark as Cowboys improve to 6-1

The Dallas Cowboys continue to take care of business, winning their sixth game in a row to improve to 6-1 for the best record in the NFL after a 31-21 win over division rival the New York Giants.