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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

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Las Cruces Police issues 72 citations in less than 3 hours

In less than 3 hours the Las Cruces Police and New Mexico Police issued 72 citations. It happened this morning during a special traffic operation along Elks Drive.

Lincoln Center supporters: TXDoT has other options for I-10/Border Hwy connector

The Lincoln Park Conservation Committee held a meeting Tuesday night at the Café Mayapan to provide an update on their efforts to stop the demolition of the Lincoln Center in South El Paso.

Miners prep for UTSA

UTEP (3-3, 1-1 Conference USA) and UTSA (2-5, 1-2 C-USA) will meet on Saturday in the Alamodome. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. MT.

Man dies while in custody at Border Patrol checkpoint

Authorities are investigating how a man died at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern New Mexico last Friday.

FX's "The Bridge" to end after just two seasons

A Borderland claim to fame is no more. After just two seasons, FX has pulled the plug on its television show "The Bridge."

EPISD to donate leftover lunches to Opportunity Center

Extra lunches at El Paso Independent School District will be donated to the Opportunity Center. That decision from EPISD's board of managers Tuesday night.

City Council discusses Ebola preparedness

The El Paso City Council discussed how to best prepare the city in case the Ebola virus makes it way to the Sun City. City Council discusses measures at a special meeting Monday, and at the council meeting on Tuesday. 

Montez named Academy Sports Player to Watch!

Del Valle quarterback Steven Montez has been named the Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch for week 9 of the high school football season.  Montez has over 1700 yards and 30 touchdowns passing for the 7-0 Conquistadors.

Former EPISD administrator pleads guilty in scandal

The former head of the Priority Schools Division under former El Paso Independent School District superintendent Lorenzo Garcia pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday on a single conspiracy charge.

Perry Announces Second Ebola Treatment Facility

Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that three health care providers in North Texas will partner to form an Ebola treatment facility, as recommended by the state’s infectious disease task force.

If You Want a Green Lawn All Winter, Hurry!!

Have you ever been to Phoenix, Arizona in the middle of January and wondered...

NMSU men's golf wins Wimberly Invitational

The New Mexico State men’s golf team won its second straight Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate title with a combined-team score of 18-under-par 834 (276-276-274) at the NM State Golf Course, Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Miners 4th at Herb Wimberly Invitational

The UTEP men’s golf team notched a fourth-place finish at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate on Tuesday. UTEP fired a closing round of 283 to finish with a one-over par 853 for the tournament (280-290-283).

First day early voting turnout higher than last comparable election

The tally is in for the first day of early voting, and more El Pasoans turned out than for the first day in the last gubernatorial election.

UTEP women's golf 6th at Blue Raider invite

The UTEP women's golf team concluded the Blue Raider Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Tuesday with a sixth-place finish. The Miners shot 920 as a team with rounds of 306, 309 and 305.