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Teacher's pet?

Teachers preparing for the first day of school got a surprise Wednesday morning when an alligator was found on campus at a Katy, Texas junior high school. The gator was found outside a door at Beck Junior High.

El Paso reconstructing San Jacinto Plaza, current plans

City of El Paso contractors are bringing San Jacinto Plaza up-to-date. The city is planning a full reconstruction that includes amenities such as dozens of additional trees, a splash pad, huacha court, and a full service cafe.

Cowboys for Cancer Research golf fundraiser

3rd Annual Cowboys for Cancer Research & NMSU Aggies TETWP Golf Tournament will take place Friday, August 29 at the NMSU Golf Course.

NMSU football practice report from Day #13

The New Mexico State football team took the field for practice No. 13, Tuesday, Aug. 12 on the campus of NM State.

UTEP to hold X-Country, Track & Field try outs

Coaches Mika Laaksonen and Paul Ereng have announced that the UTEP track and field and cross country teams will conduct walk-on tryouts.

NMSU's Domenici Conference announces change to second day schedule

Organizers of the 2014 Domenici Public Policy Conference, hosted by New Mexico State University and set for Sept.

NMSU offers Head Start Child and Adult Care program

Las Cruces surrounding area residents won't have to look for caretakers anymore. New Mexico State University will be offering a Dona Ana County Head Start Child and Adult Care Food program for children and elderly residents.

Would-be Starbucks thief caught by unlikely hero

A would-be iPad thief at a west El Paso Starbucks was captured by an unlikely hero early Wednesday morning by Julio Diaz, the democratic candidate for El Paso County Commissioner Precinct 4.

New ruling keeps old travel records secret

After critics raised a stink about the tax dollars being spent to provide security for Gov.

Arguments wrap up in trial over abortion restrictions

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Scam Alert: Telephone scam targeting El Paso citizens

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is once again warning citizens of a telephone scam that has targeted several victims.

Early college high school initiative grows

El Paso Community College (EPCC), in partnership with the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD), is proud to announce the opening of its seventh Early College High School. 

Two roads in Central El Paso temporarly closed

The public is advised that Loretto Road and Howze Street both in Central El Paso will be temporarily closed to through traffic effective immediately, the City of El Paso Department Transportation (EPDoT) announced today.

5th grade EPISD teacher named Region 19 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Don Belnap was named the Region 19 Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2015 earlier this week.

Las Cruces teen named D.A.R.E. youth advisor

The New Mexico Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers’ Association held its annual training conference in Silver City this month, which was attended by D.A.R.E.