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Aggies set to host Utah Valley in WAC play

The New Mexico State Aggies (11-10, 3-1) face defending Western Athletic Conference regular season champion Utah Valley Saturday night in the second game of a three-game homestand at 7 p.m. in the Pan American Center.

El Paso hotels report a banner year in 2014

2014 was a good year for El Paso hotels, which reported their highest revenue ever.

El Paso unemployment rate now lower than most of the nation

El Paso's unemployment rate fell significantly this past year, from 7.1% in December of 2013 to just 5.2% in 2014.

Feds Tell Texas to Try Again on Teacher Evaluations

Imperiling the state's waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act — and potentially renewing a battle over local control of school district policy — the U.S.

UTEP women set to host Thundering Herd Saturday

UTEP (8-7 3-3 C-USA) will aim at getting back in the win column when it plays host to Marshall (11-6, 3-3 C-USA) in the finale of its three-game homestand. All tickets are $2.

Miners hope to rebound at Marshall

UTEP (12-6, 4-2 C-USA) completes a three-game road swing when it plays at Marshall (4-15, 0-6 C-USA) on Saturday. The game will be televised on the American Sports Network beginnning at 1 p.m. MT. -

Aggies track & field heads to Albuquerque

The New Mexico State track and field team heads to Albuquerque, N.M. to compete in the indoor Lobo Collegiate Invitational on Saturday.

NMSU tennis to start spring at Arizona

The New Mexico State women’s tennis team is set to start their spring season Saturday on the road against No. 34 Arizona. NM State is looking to win its opening spring dual-match for the first time since 2008.

Paramore set to play El Paso in May

Destination El Paso announced Friday that pop band Paramore will be playing in the Sun City on May 20th.

Predator drone crashes at Holloman

Officials at Holloman Air Force Base, just outside of Alamogordo (NM) say an unmanned Predator drone crashed early Friday morning.

9 Online- TLC's final album

It is still feeling like winter out there and yesterday's snow storm was definitely trending on social media sites, which means I want to keep sharing The Borderlands winter wonderland fun.

Out of Office, but Not Finished With Politics

Susan Combs, the state's comptroller of public accounts for eight years, left that post this month as quietly as you can leave statewide office.

Friday's Morning's Movie Review

     For an actor with leading man good looks, Johnny Depp plays a lot of "character" roles. He's famous for playing "Captain Jack Sparrow" and "Willy Wonka."

Free Help Signing up for Affordable Care

     If you're looking to sign up in the affordable care act, you better act fast. The deadline to sign up is February 15th.

Free tax preparation in the Sun City

If you need help preparing your taxes, AARP is offering free tax preparation.