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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 4:06am

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UTEP football to hold fan appreciation day

UTEP's annual Football Fan Appreciation Day is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 12:30 p.m. And for the first time ever, the event will be held at the UTEP Bookstore.

'Dawgs fall to Sounds, 13-3

The Nashville Sounds matched a season high for runs in a game in their 13-3 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Wednesday at Southwest University Park. Nashville scored six runs in an 11-batter fifth inning and added four more in the sixth.

Two El Paso schools designated as new T-STEM Academies by TEA

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency has designated 16 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies for the 2014-2015 school year.

A&M not troubled by lawmakers' recommendation letters

Recommendation letters written by elected officials and submitted directly to a university president have been a source of controversy at the University of Texas at Austin.

Rio Grande Valley Mayor welcomes National Guard Troops

Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal doesn’t mince words when it comes to the specter of National Guard troops soon descending upon his city as part of a controversial state-based border security initiative.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.

Albuquerque residents spooked by the Grim Reaper

A mystery sighting along the interstate in Albuquerque - on the eve of the Supermoon has many residents spooked. Eyes of passersby were drawn to a dark figure looming over the San Jose Del Rosario Cemetery on Gibson.

New research leader joins Texas Tech University

Peter Rotwein, M.D., will join Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso as Assistant Vice President of Research, Associate Dean of Research, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Regional Dean of the Graduate S

LCPD providing news via socia media sites

The Las Cruces Police Department is making itself more accessible to the public by providing news and notes via popular social media sites.

EPPD identifies alleged Starbucks iPad thief

El Paso Police have identified the 18-year-old who allegedly stole an iPad at a crowded west El Paso Starbucks on Wednesday morning as Carlos Guerrero, of west El Paso.

Health officials: Keep an eye out for standing water

The end of summer may be in sight, but it's not quite time to put your guard down when it comes to mosquitoes.

Motorcycle rider crashes into dump truck

A man was sent to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle with an El Paso Disposal Truck. The crash happened at 3:30 a.m. on Thursday on Hardaway and Trowbridge in Central El Paso.

FREE events happening this weekend and so much more!

THURSDAY Thai Rivera: Live Stand Up Comedy August 14 8 p.m. The Network 317 E. Mills Prices: $12, but if you mention Destination El Paso, your ticket will be $10

Planned site for new Rescue Mission criticized at meeting

It was a standing room only Wednesday night at a community meeting in El Paso, as a neighborhood learned the El Paso Rescue Mission might be moving in next door.