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Beware of tax season scam

(CNN) - A phone call demanding an immediate payment to the IRS sounds pretty scary. That's likely why it's a favorite among scammers, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

The weekend is almost here!

FRIDAY Romeo and Julieta January 23 at 7pm La Fe Cultural & Technology Center 721 Ochoa (Rear Building) January 29, 7pm Philanthropy Theatre 125 Pioneer Plaza

Providence Memorial opening new geriatric mental illness unit

A local hospital is focusing on the care of the elderly. Providence Memorial Hospital has opened a unit to help treat elderly patients with mental illness.

Will It Work: Cover Blubber

In Wedneday's Will It Work, Monica Cortez tested the Cover Blubber.

Bike ride, beer tasting event & a local production

FRIDAY Ride for Reading January 16 7:30 a.m. Crazy Cat Cyclery to Douglass Elementary Free

Italian food recipes that are made in minutes

Salmon Over Angel Hair With Champagne Cream Sauce Ingredients: - 3 oz butter - 1 tsp garlic - 1 cup chopped spinach - Salt and pepper - 3 oz champagne

Will It Work: Quirky Pluck

In Wednesday's Will It Work, Monica Cortez tested the Pluck from the Quirky prodcut line. The Quirky claims to seperate the yolk from the whites in a clean and easy manner. But does it really work?

Honoring a community and military member

Monday's Service Salute was sent in by Daniela Prieto.

Will It Work: Mighty Mug

In Wednesday's Will It Work, Monica Cortez tested the Mighty Mug. The Mighty Mug supposedly grips to your desk when knocked into. But does it really work? Watch the video and find out!

Stay Healthy During Flu Season

     The flu is a deadly virus and the Borderland just saw it's first flu death this year.

Walmart's Kid-Approved 2014 Holiday Toy List Reveals New Trends

   It's the second year Walmart puts out it's Annual Holiday Toy List Chosen by Kids. About 800 kids between the ages of 18 months and 12 years of age sampled several toys and came up with this year's list.

How about enjoying some yummy hot chocolate this season...

Red Velvet Coco with Cream Cheese Whip Cream Instructions: - Mix 4 cups milk and 3/4 cup semi dark chocolate - Simmer over heat until chocolate melts

YMCA Spends Quarter Million on New Equipment

The YMCA of El Paso is gearing up for the new year by is offering new programs and brand new equipment.     Locations: Loya Family YMCA, 2044 TRAWOOD Bowling Family, YMCA, 5509 WILL RUTH