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Bill targets toll road's power to take land

  A year ago, the Texas Turnpike Corporation was optimistic about its plans to build the state’s only private toll road northeast of Dallas.

Free admission to tonight's UTEP women's basketball game

There will be free admission to the UTEP women’s basketball team’s match-up against #24 Western Kentucky at 7 p.m. tonight at the Don Haskins Center.

Aggies to hold reception for new Athletic Director

New Mexico State University will host a meet-and-greet reception to honor new NM State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia on Friday evening.

Weather cancels NMSU basketball luncheon

Due to the weather conditions, today’s Aggies Coaches Luncheon has been canceled. However, tonight’s basketball game with Grand Canyon at the Pan American Center will be played at 7 p.m. as scheduled.  

Border Patrol agent returns fire at alleged smuggler, killing him

A split second decision on the border ends with an undocumented immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.

Gov. Abbott names three to University Of Texas System Board Of Regents

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to The University of Texas System Board of Regents, Sara Martinez Tucker and David Beck, and reappointed current Regent and Vice Chairman of the Board Steve Hicks.

Carson: Don't talk ACA repeal without alternative plan


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

PSB approves increase to storm water fee

One of the charges in you water bill is going up soon. But, officials say the increase is needed to keep building the infrastructure that controls flooding throughout the city.

State seeks input from residents for 2015 transportation projects

The state of Texas will have about $1.75 billion dollars to spend on roads in 2015.

Alleged smuggler dead after shooting at U.S. Border Patrol agent

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead, and a border patrol agent on administrative leave.

Another Winter Storm Will Chill Texas

Texas needs to buckle down for another winter storm. On Wednesday night, a major cold front pushed into the Panhandle and will drop the temperature in Amarillo down to 21.

Single mother says child care tax credit would be 'a huge help'

Calling affordable child care a "must-have" for middle-class and low-income families, President Barack Obama proposed a tax cut in Tuesday's State of the Union to pay for it.

Historical sites to be turned into parking lot

Three historical sites downtown will be turned into a parking lot, according to the El Paso County Historical Commission.

Children's hospital sees layoffs

Five people are out of a job after being laid off by El Paso Children's Hospital Tuesday. The hospital says the cuts were made to decrease expenses and improve the hospital's financial position.