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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

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Happy 98th birthday to the U.S. National Park Service

On August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 years old. Today, they are waiving entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place coast-to-coast.

Free 5K walk/run and health fair to bring awareness to child obesity

The City of El Paso Parks & Recreation Department will host a 5K Walk/Run and Health Fair at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday September 27, 2014 at Marty Robbins Recreation Center, 11620 Vista Del Sol St.

Analysis: Crime, politics and Travis County

The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public officials, has a decidedly mixed record.

Sun Metro hosts busing with Beto

U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke will be conducting a mobile Town Hall meeting via two popular Sun Metro routes on Tuesday, Aug.

TxDOT back to school driving trips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.

West Texas energy bills show boom’s unexpected costs

Jeff Salmon had never put much thought into the electric grid.

Local Treasure: "Sparky's BBQ" in Hatch, New Mexico

You might not think there's much to see in Hatch, New Mexico.

Truck collides with cattle on Interstate 10

Three cows were killed when a semi-truck slammed into them Sunday night on Interstate 10 near Clint.

Boxer Austin 'No Doubt' Trout live on NC9 with Aaron Rich

Following his unanimous decision victory over Daniel Dawson on ESPN's Friday Night Fights main event, Borderland boxer Austin "No Doubt" Trout sat down with NC9's Aaron Rich live to talk about the fight and his future in boxin

Parkland Football not satisfied

The Matadors went 6-5 and finished in the Bi-District playoffs in 2013. But simply reaching the playoffs is not good enough.

Aggies Soccer Fall in Home Opener, 2-1

Senior Jennae Cambra scored her second goal of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Texas State squeaked past New Mexico State, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at the Soccer Athletic Complex.

UTEP welcomes new students to campus

The school year is kicking off Monday morning for a lot of students around the Borderland and UTEP rolled out the welcome mat on Sunday.

Chihuahuas Win First Game in Colorado Springs

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning Sunday to overcome a three-run deficit and beat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 9-7. Chihuahuas catcher Adam Moore went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the win.

German’s Golden Goal Propels UTEP Past Abilene Christian

Senior Mackenzie German finished a feed from sophomore Bri Barreiro at 97:26 to send UTEP to a 1-0 road overtime win against Abilene Christian at a hot Shotwell Field Sunday afternoon.

Tropical Storm Cristobal to steer away from US

It's officially the third tropical storm to form in the Atlantic this year for the 2014 hurricane season.