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School to start early for more young students in Las Cruces

More young students in Las Cruces will be able to get a head start on their education next school year. The Kindergarten through 3rd grade Plus Program provides an additional 25 days of instruction in early in August.

NMSU history professor receives NEH fellowship

A New Mexico State University professor has received a prestigious grant to spend her sabbatical completing her manuscript “Armchair Travelers and the Venetian Discovery of the New World.”

Miners Lose in Softball

The UTEP softball team was swept by New Mexico in a two-game series, 7-5 in game one, and 7-4 in game two on Tuesday at Lobo Softball Field.

Pro-Day at NMSU

Eleven former New Mexico State football players took part in ‘Pro Day’ showing off their skills to four different NFL scouts, Tuesday, March 3 at Aggie Memorial Stadium and th

Hueco Tanks in running for USA Today contest

Visit El Paso is pleased to announce that Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site is one of 20 finalists in the running for USA Today’s 10 Best State Parks Readers’ Choice contest.

DHS fight hits home in Texas border town

For residents of this town just across the bridge from Mexico, it's hard to understand how a Washington political fight could end up threatening the livelihood of people charged with securing the border.

NMSU tennis player named WAC Player of the Week

New Mexico State women’s tennis player Susana Alcaraz was named Western Athletic Conference women’s tennis Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced on Tuesday.

El Paso Legislative delegation files bills aimed at Downtown economic development

Three El Paso State Representatives, along with Senator Rodriguez filed a package of bills in the Texas Legislature aimed at encouraging economic development in Downtown El Paso.

Aggies to meet UTPA on Wednesday in delayed game

The New Mexico State Aggies (19-10, 11-1) have had to wait a few extra days, but will go for a 20-win season in the final regular season road contest at Texas-Pan American on Wednesday at 6 p.m. (MST).

NMSU baseball with five games in five days

The New Mexico State baseball team has five games in five days with two on the road and three at Presley Askew Field. The Aggies take on the University of Arizona in Tucson, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4 with game time set for 6 p.m.

UTEP notes: Miners to host North Texas Thursday

UTEP (19-9, 11-5 C-USA) wraps up the home portion of its 2014-15 schedule by taking on North Texas Thursday (7 p.m.) and Rice Saturday (2 p.m.).

Adams named WAC Softball Player of the Week

New Mexico State softball third baseman Emma Adams has been named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week by College Sports Madness, the entity announced Tuesday.

Infant rushed to hospital after dog attack in Montana Vista

El Paso County Sheriff's Officials confirm that an 11-month-old infant was attacked by a family Pit Bull in Montana Vista Tuesday afternoon.

Anonymous Texas priest offers snapchat confessions

Instead of turning to church to confess your sins, could you instead turn to your phone?

Central El Paso Traffic Alert

Road work is temporarily closing a central El Paso roadway. The intersection of Monroe Avenue and Cranfill Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday until Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.