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YISD: Sibling of East Point Elementary student under Ebola watch

Ysleta Independent School District officials confirm that a sibling of a student at East Point Elementary in El Paso's east side is currently under an Ebola virus watch by the El Paso Department of Public Health.

UTEP outside hitter named to the All-CUSA Freshman Team

UTEP volleyball's Coline Coessens was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team, as announced byleague officials on Tuesday.

UTEP sophomore garners national accolade

Aaron Jones was named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week Honorable Mention on Tuesday.

Texas A&M bonfire collapse: Remembering the fallen

Fifteen years ago, a dozen people were killed and 27 more injured in the Texas A&M bonfire collapse. The tradition was held on campus to represent the student bodies' desire to beat the University of Texas in football.

Aggies fall to Gaels, 83-71

For the second straight game New Mexico State dug itself a first half hole that it couldn’t climb out of, as the Aggies dropped an 83-71 decision at Saint Mary’s early Tuesday morning as part of the ESPN Tipoff Marathon.

Miners sign five for softball

UTEP softball head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced five additions to the program on Tuesday.

Textbook battles heat up as SBOE approval nears

A conservative grassroots group formed by a San Antonio man with ties to a national anti-Muslim organization has made a late entry into debate over new social studies textbooks for Texas schools, which are

New pedestrian bridge a homerun among residents

It may look messy now, but in just a few short months Martin Bartlett, City Spokesman for the Enginerring and Construction Department, says this area will transform into a bridge that connects Southwest University Ballpark to multiple downtown

Horizon City Christmas parade organizers seek participants

The Eastlake Lions Club wants you to participate in the 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting and Horizon City Christmas Parade. This year's theme is "Christmas in Peace; Peace in the Family and Peace in the Community."

Matinee of "A Tuna Christmas" to benefit HSSNM

A special matinee showing of "A Tuna Christmas" will benefit the Humane Society of Southern New Mexico.

EPISD Board of Managers votes to extend lease at central El Paso headquarters

The El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers voted to extend their lease with the City of El Paso for their central office headquarters on Boeing Drive through April 2017 at the district board meeting Monday night.

Texas DPS Foundation names Board of Directors Advisory Committee members

The Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the election of the inaugural members of the foundation’s Board of Directors and Advisory Committee.

Consultants get a cut of state incentive deals

When companies seeking tax breaks or financing dangle the prospect of new jobs in front of states like Texas and California, they often aren't the only ones standing to profit from taxpayer-funded competition for economic development. 

Healthy recipes for National Healthy Eating Day

Wednesday November 5 was National Healthy Eating Day. In honor of the day, Sierra Providence Health Network teamed up with the American Heart Association to promote healthier eating. .