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Comptroller Seldom Right on Oil Price Prediction

Wondering where oil prices will settle in the coming years? So are state officials and thousands of other Texans whose livelihoods are tied to that figure, which has plummeted in recent months.

Las Cruces city leaders moving forward with proposed downtown civic plaza

City leaders in Las Cruces are looking to bring life back to downtown thanks to a proposed civic plaza.

Las Cruces city leaders moving forward with proposed downtown civic plaza

City leaders in Las Cruces are looking to bring life back to downtown thanks to a proposed civic plaza.

It's Opening Day for the 84th Legislature

It takes a few weeks to get a legislative session rolling at full speed, but with Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s first official act out of the way, the 84th Legislature is ready to roll.

Sparks Colonia residents will finally have running water after nearly 40 years without it

Clean running water isn't something many consider a luxury, but for one east El Paso County colonia, it's something they've gone without for nearly 40 years.

YISD Superintendent reveals some closure/consolidation plans

Too many schools and not enough money to keep them all open. That's the reality the Ysleta Independent School District is facing, and it's why Superintendent Xavier DeLaTorre said the district needs to reinvent itself.

Governor Martinez unveils proposed state budget

 Governor Susana Martinez was in Dona Ana Monday to announce her proposed $6.8 billion state budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

Governor Martinez unveils proposed state budget

 Governor Susana Martinez was in Dona Ana Monday to announce her proposed $6.8 billion state budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

Health departments run events to keep flu from spreading

As the El Paso Dept. of Health announces the city's second death attributed to the flu, borderland health departments also announce plans to combat the virus.

Health departments run events to keep flu from spreading

As the El Paso Dept. of Health announces the city's second death attributed to the flu, borderland health departments also announce plans to combat the virus.

Texas tops nation in drunk driving fatalities

Texas leads the nation in the number of drunk driving deaths.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released their latest report last month.

President Obama honors San Antonio Spurs

For a Chicago Bulls fan, President Obama had high praise Monday as he honored the San Antonio Spurs for their 2014 NBA World Championship.

Williams-Sonoma Outlet to open this Saturday

The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso announced today that Williams-Sonoma Outlet will be the latest addition to its more than 95 famous name-brand stores.

Sheriff's deputies save life of local teen

Two El paso County Sheriff's deputies are heroes after saving the life of a local teen.