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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

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, 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.

A salute from a loving sister and mother

Monday's Service Salute was sent in by Marietta Valdez. The picture is of her brother, Sergeant Major Johnny Valdez. Johnny is currently serving in Germany.

Despite State Order, Charter Schools Stay Open

 FARMERS BRANCH — On a recent Wednesday morning, Branch Park Academy looked like any other bustling suburban middle school.

Preparing Ebola containment center for soldiers returning from West Africa

Meantime – Fort Bliss official say army soldiers returning from West Africa could arrive at fort bliss as early as this week.

What causes Rainbows?

With cold rainy days one thing is for sure, the light at the end of the wet roads, frizzy hair and umbrellas all feels ok at the sight of a Beautiful Rainbow.