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Health Check February 17th

 In today’s Health Check, why hitting the gym is not the only way to lose weight and keep your heart healthy. Also, there’s one major clue that points to heart trouble. Experts say, if you have it, head straight to the doctor.

Taco Cabana is spreading cheer on Random Acts of Kindness Day

You may not know this but Tuesday is Random Acts of Kindness Day. In honor of the day, Taco Cabana is spreading some yummy cheer.

Popular DJ's show canceled because of flooding issues at venue

A popular DJ's concert was canceled after a sewage leak at the venue he was scheduled to perform at.

Overnight fuel spill closes the freeway

The freeway was closed for hours Tuesday morning following a diesel spill. It happened after 1 a.m. on I-10 West between Executive and Sunland Park. Crews said fuel spilled onto the highway from a truck.

Abbott Expected to Renew Push for Ethics Reform

Greg Abbott hasn’t talked much about ethics reform since he got elected Texas governor, but the newly minted chief executive is expected to make a renewed push for it Tuesday during his State of the State address.

EPCC and Sheriff's office collect coats for Borderland residents

While the daytime temps in the Borderland have been fairly warm in recent weeks, the nights still feel like winter, especially for those who don't have warm clothes or bedding.

YISD lays out proposal for $442 million bond election

The Ysleta Independent School District made an official push Monday for a massive bond election, one that could raise property tax rates for home owners by more than $100 a year.

Abbott: Judge halts Obama's immigration order

     

Special Report: Cell phone addictions

  "People can unlock their houses, open their garages, turn on their cars, there's so much stuff you can do with a phone," said Daniel Candia, a cell phone user. 

Texas judge grants request to stop executive action on immigration

A federal judge in Brownsville has granted a request from 26 states suing to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration.

High School girls basketball playoff scores and schedules

High School girls basketball playoffs began with tie-breaker games Friday to determine seeding for the Bi-District Playoffs. Below is the results and schedule. 6A BI-DISTRICT PLAYOFFS

How much are you willing to pay for improved roads?

A New Mexico lawmaker is hoping you’ll volunteer to pay more at the pump every time you fill up - so long as you get something out of it in return.

Workforce Solutions to host job fair Wednesday

Workforce Solutions Borderplex officials also announced four hiring events for 2015. These events are being billed as Industry Job Fairs, which are categorized by relevant job sectors and sub-industries.

Truck driver improving after head-on crash

A truck driver is out of intensive care tonight after being hit head on Saturday on Interstate 10 near Van Horn.