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Animal fun, sports and music! Plan your weekend!

FRIDAY Janis Ian February 20 7:30 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre Las Cruces 211 N. Downtown Mall Tickets $34 - $45 

Healthy Life, Happy Life: A former food addict shares her story

Healthy Life, Happy Life Tip - Common habits that can affect your health include eating in front of the TV or computer, eating when you are stressed, dining out, not being cautious of portion sizes, and rewarding yourself with food.

Millions of illegal immigrants blocked from temporary legal status

NBC News - Around the country today, dreams are being put on hold for millions of children brought to the U.S. illegally.

Saluting a National Guard member

Wednesday's Service Salute was sent in by Laura Pennington. She wanted to honor her daughter, Kayla Ambrose. We're told she is with the National Guard stationed in Nebraska. Kayla is also a junior at Doña Ana College.

Cooking Heart Healthy: Carne Asada with Chimichurri Sauce

Every Friday in February, NewsChannel 9 teams up with Sierra Providence Health Network to feature heart healthy dishes.

"Phit Phuel" Takes Gourmet to Another Level

     In our NewsChannel 9 kitchen this Friday the 13th, is Alex Levario and Freddie Garibay with “Phit Phuel,” a meal prepping kitchen here in the borderland.

"Phit Phuel" Takes Gourmet to Another Level

     In our NewsChannel 9 kitchen this Friday the 13th, is Alex Levario and Freddie Garibay with “Phit Phuel,” a meal prepping kitchen here in the borderland.

Check your heart health at the "Keep the Beat" event tomorrow

NewsChannel 9 has partnered with the Sierra Providence Health Network and the American Heart Association to promote heart health. Tomorrow, you can head over to Cielo Vista Mall for the "Keep the Beat" event.

Recognizing a special teacher in our community

In Friday's Service Salute, we honored a local teacher. The picture was sent in by Erika Porras. She said us we are looking at her mom, Karmen Iryigoen with her family.

First all African-American little league team stripped of World Series title

The Chicago based Jackie Robinson West little league team, winner of the 2014 United States little league World Series title, has been forced to give up their title. They were the first all African-American team to win the title.

Honoring the memory of a military sergeant

Thursday's Service Salute was sent in by Bryan Serrano. He wanted to honor his cousin, Sgt. Edgar Barrientos. Edgar passed away earlier this month so this salute goes out in his memory.

Plan a fun or romantic Valentine's Day weekend!

THURSDAY Engelbert Humperdinck February 12 7:30 p.m. Plaza Theatre Tickets: $45 - $85 + service fees ticketmaster.com

Who should pay for Valentine's Day

Valentines is fast and approaching, but there is a huge question to clear up. Who should plan this special day?  Men's Health Magazine conducted a survey and this is what they found.