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New Mexico middle school discusses drug testing its athletes

Middle school students who want to play sports in Ruidoso are facing the possibility of drug testing. Many parents and staff members admit there is a marijuana problem at Ruidoso Middle School.

First Tee of El Paso to hold skills session and tournament

The First Tee of Greater El Paso is adding skills classes for the fall.

Mustangs beat Jeff, while Hawks soar on Thursday

The Burges Mustangs won their first game of the year, 35-30, over the Jefferson Silver Foxes, while Centennial remained undefeated with a big 35-10 win vs Valencia at the Field of Dreams... Tune in for the highlights!

Texas takes last pass at Social Studies textbooks

Two hours into a meeting called to parse revisions to new social studies textbooks for Texas schoolchildren — and a month before the deadline for final approval — the

Annual 'Boo at the Zoo' this weekend in El Paso

The wildest trick-or-treat in town takes place Saturday, October 25, and Sunday, October 26, at the El Paso Zoo.

Amobi O.K.: Year after coma, Okoye back on practice field

"Fight" and "One Day At A Time" — the phrases have been the motto for the Dallas Cowboys these season.

FDA warns of risks of OTC contact lenses for Halloween

You may want to look like your favorite movie star or singer or have the perfect look for Halloween, but choosing to change the look of your eyes with contact lenses could cause a lot of damage to your eyesight.

UPDATE: Reward doubles in LCHS construction site burglary

UPDATE: Wooten Construction, the company responsible for the renovation of Las Cruces High School has just upped the ante in an attempt to identify the people responsible for stealing $35,000 worth of construction equipment from a construction

Analysis: A missing piece in the voter ID debate


Texas man with HIV charged with rape

A Houston, Texas man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV.

Nina Pham to be released from hospital, Ebola-free

Dallas nurse Nina Pham has been declared free of the Ebola virus, the National Institutes of Health said Friday. The NIH says it will conduct a media briefing at 11:30 a.m.

Inspirational Texas teen battling cancer passes away

A 17-year-old east Texas teen who gained national recognition through her public battle with cancer passed away overnight, just days after her high school held a special graduation ceremony for her.

Honoring a local principal for serving our community

Friday's Service Salute was sent in by Donna Johnson. She wanted to honor her sister-friend, Dana Boyd. She is seen in the picture with then president George Bush and Mrs. Bush.

Spooky treats for Halloween!

INGREDIENTS: Cookie Balls - 1 package cookies any flavor your favorite - 1 8 ounce package cream cheese - 1 package melting chocolates RECIPE:

Police investigate Northeast El Paso stabbing

El Paso Police are investigating a stabbing incident in Northeast El Paso. It happened around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Stevens and Keltner. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.