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El Paso Opera presents "Vidas Perfectas"

El Paso Opera and Ballroom Marfa are proud to announce the Texas premiere of "Vidas Perfectas," the Spanish-language production of the avant-garde American composer Robert Ashley's groundbreaking work of "Perfect Lives"

EP Downtown Farmer's Market events every Saturday

Join the El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmer's Market for food and free activities for the entire family!

UTEP assistant chosen to lead team on USVA level

UTEP assistant volleyball coach Julie Allen has been chosen to lead the Sun Country region High Performance team announced by High Performance Director Jim Giacomazzi on July 10.

NMSU tennis honored with All-Academic award

The New Mexico State men’s and women’s tennis programs were each honored with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award, the ITA announced this week. The individual Scholar Athlete list was also released.

UTEP celebrates third annual "Pick-nic"

All UTEP alumnis will celebrate their miner pride at Memorial Park on Saturday, July 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Osaple shows off new El Paso shirt

“I Liked El Paso Before It Was Cool.” El Pasoans can now show their city pride with a white v-neck tee with that exact phrase. It was created by Osaple and is the fourth shirt in their series.

The Ysleta Mission Festival, this weekend

El Paso residents who seek music, arts and crafts, food, and games for their entire family will be able to attend the Ysleta Mission Festival this weekend.

Man arrested, charged in abduction and sexual assault of woman from truck stop

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 62-year-old man after a woman alleged that he abducted her from a local truck stop and sexually assaulted her.

Father arrested for child abuse after three toddlers found wandering in the street

A 35-year-old father has been arrested and charged with negligent child abuse after three toddlers were found wandering around a Mesilla Park neighborhood Wednesday morning.

NMSU kicker named to national watch list

Senior place kicker Maxwell Johnson was recently named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, as announced by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

WAC unveils new branding initiatives

The Western Athletic Conference begins the 2014-15 season with a refined brand including a color change to its widely recognized logo, foundational positioning components, a new slogan and graphic elements.

Crash closes portion of Highway 70 in Las Cruces

UPDATE: LCPD opened Highway 70 to traffic just after 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. EARLIER:

Accused gunman collapses in Texas court

The Texas man accused of killing six people in a mass shooting Wednesday appeared before a judge Friday morning and collapsed in court while hearing the chilling evidence against him.

Analysis: On the Democratic ticket, watch the co-pilot

It is easy to find people inside and outside the Texas Democratic Party who think state Sen.