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Several athletes sign to play college sports

Several top athletes in the Borderland signed scholarships to play their respective sports at Universities across the land, here is a list of the signees:

Wall collapses on firemen during massive South-Central blaze

A massive fire in South Central El Paso snarled traffic and forced the evacuation of an elementary school Monday afternoon.

Sean Kugler press conference quotes from Monday's luncheon

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes Nov. 17, 2014 Head Coach Sean Kugler (On Saturday’s win over North Texas)

NMSU women's basketball continues road swing

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team continues its three-game road swing to begin the season with two games away from home this week. The Aggies first travel to Boise, Idaho, to meet Boise State on Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Miners sophomore earns C-USA All-Academic honors

Sophomore Lindsey Larson was honored for her performance in the classroom and on the court, as she was named to the 2014Conference USA All-Academic Volleyball Team, the league announced Monday.

Applebee's Sports Extra: UTEP captains talk about the win, bowl eligibility

Tune in for Applebee's Sports Extra, where UTEP captains Jameill Showers and Nathan Jeffrey spoke about Saturday night's win over North Texas, improving to 6-4 and gaining bowl eligibility... tune in!

Brothers killed in Texas chemical leak

The family and friends of two men killed during a chemical leak at a DuPont facility in La Porte, Texas are mourning the loss of their loved ones.

Beau's Best: Top high school football plays from the playoffs!

Check out Beau's Best, the top high school footbal plays from the first round of the High School football plays in New Mexico and Texas... tune in!

This week in NMSU Athletics

The New Mexico State athletics department has plenty of activities for Aggie fans to follow during the week of November 17-23. Fans can get all their Aggie information online at www.NMStateSports.com.

UTEP sophomore named C-USA Player of the Week

UTEP sophomore forward Vince Hunter was selected the season’s first Conference USA Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Miners to a victory over a Pac-12 opponent.

When will El Paso & Las Cruces see Our First Snow?

The Arctic cold front that dove in early Sunday brought 2” to 4” inches of snow to Cloudcroft. I posted a few photos on Face Book and it appears as if the Borderland lowlands are ready to see a “winter wonderland”!

Open enrollment off to a strong start in El Paso

 One year after a glitch-filled rollout, healthcare.gov has opened for business again. "We are experiencing absolutely no glitches at all on the internet website," says Roy Ortega of Project Amistad.

Halliburton buys Baker Hughes in mega deal

As recently as Friday, merger talks between Halliburton and Baker Hughes weren't going well. But now, we have a deal. Halliburton said Monday it will spend $34.6 billion to acquire Baker Hughes.

Ebola's latest victim

Dr. Martin Salia, the third patient transported to Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for Ebola, has died. Salia contracted the deadly virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone.

CBP processing traffic at new Tornillo facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is processing northbound vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the new Tornillo international port of entry.