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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 1:21pm

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Traffic Alert: City closes Montwood between McRae and Wedgewood

The City of El Paso will temporarily close Montwood Drive to all traffic between McRae Boulevard and Wedgewood Drive beginning on Monday, February 23, 2015.

NMSU Baseball to face #20 Oregon tonight

The New Mexico State baseball team takes on No. 20 Oregon State this week in a four game series at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. Game one of the series is set for, Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

Biomedical Research facility breaks ground at Medical Center of the Americas

El Paso is taking its first steps in biomedical research.

Source: Layoffs and resignations impacting El Paso area University of Phoenix campuses

Layoffs and resignations are impacting an El Paso area college. Instructors at the University of Phoenix tell NewsChannel 9 that several top Administrators have either been laid off or have resigned in recent weeks.

Miners prepare to race past Roadrunners Saturday

Riding a season-long six-game winning streak, the UTEP men’s basketball team will play its first game in a week on Saturday when it hosts UTSA at 7 p.m.

US Bowling Congress to hold special events

2015 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS VENUE TO HOST SPECIAL EVENTS

Aggies to face top 25 teams in Arizona

The New Mexico State softball team hits the road for the first time this season as the squad heads to Tempe, Ariz., to participate in the Diamond Devil Invitational hosted by Arizona State University, Feb. 20-22.

DACC East Mesa Campus evacuated due to bomb threat

For the second time in a week, students at Dona Ana Community College East Mesa Campus are being asked to evacuate campus. This time, due to a bomb threat.

NMSU's #10 Equestrian team to host Alabama, West Texas A&M

The No.10-ranked New Mexico State equestrian returns to competition Friday and Saturday with exciting action against Alabama and West Texas A&M at the New Mexico State Equestrian Center.

3 officers shot serving warrant in Corpus Christi

Three Corpus Christi SWAT officers were shot Thursday morning while serving a warrant on a suspected drug house. All three officers were taken to a local hospital with arm and leg injuries. one has already been released.

Former UTEP Tight End to pariticpate in NFL Combine

Former Miner Eric Tomlinson will be competing at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine on Friday in Indianapolis, Indiana. Live coverage will air on the NFL Network.

UTEP softball travels to Hawai'i for invitational

The UTEP softball team will compete in its third non-conference event, as the Miners will play at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational on Feb. 20-22 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

El Dorado High wants you to weigh in on new safety plan

After a recent threat at the school via social media, El Dorado High School Principal Nora Paugh wants to discuss the safety of students.  That's why she is hosting a commuity night Thursday.

El Paso Zoo welcomes new babies of the African Savannah

The El Paso Zoo is welcoming four healthy new additions born over the last month. Three Thomson’s gazelles and one greater kudu were born at the Zoo between Jan. 20 and Feb. 8.

Analysis: Taking Lobbyists' Money, Ignoring Their Calls

Visiting hours for taxpayer-supported lobbyists might be limited at Konni Burton’s Senate office, but the bank window was open to them when she was collecting campaign contribution