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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

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Mayor Miyagishima striving to end Veteran homelessness

Mayor Ken Miyagishima has joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Las Cruces by the end of 2015.

5th Annual Stephanie Olivo Run/Walk Fundraiser

The Fifth Annual Stephanie Olivo Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the American Red Cross will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Chihuahuas release 2015 schedule

Following a nearly complete historic inaugural campaign, the El Paso Chihuahuas announced today that they will open the 2015 season at home on April 9 versus the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners) at Southwest University Park.

UT Regents recoginize 5 UTEP faculty as Best in System

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded five UTEP faculty members the highest honor the group bestows: the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Aggies close football practice to fans

With the 2014 football fall camp coming to an end and the fall semester starting Head Coach Doug Martin and the staff have decided to close practice to the public for the rest of the year.

'Dawgs fall to 'Hawks, 9-5

The Oklahoma City RedHawks scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back in their 9-5 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Take a ride through New Mexico for 'Ride for The Clover' this weekend

If you are looking for something really cool do to this weekend, how about joining the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service's "Ride for The Clover."

Despite the odds, people are still testing their luck

Pay a few bucks for a ticket and get several hundred million dollars in return. Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot could land a lucky player $180 million. The odds of hitting the jackpot? 1 in 259 million.

UPDATE: Traffic accident at I-10 West at Paisano has been cleared; all lanes open

The accident on I-10 West at Paisano has been cleared and all lanes are open followiing an early morning accident involving a semi-truck.   Update:

Analysis: For Perry, it's all in the timing

     

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Pedestrian struck by car in east El Paso Wednesday dies

El Paso Police say that the 59-year-old woman who was struck by a car early Wednesday morning in east El Paso died as a result of her injuries.

Authorities need help identifying pair of car thieves

El Paso Police are trying to identify two men who stole a car in broad daylight from an east El Paso business last week.

Glitches threaten ACA coverage for some immigrants

 

New apps help fight bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is taking a new approach to stop bullying. They've launched a new app called "Know Bullying" which helps parents spot warning signs, and talk to their kids about the topic.