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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:18am

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Escalante Promotions set for "Southwest Showdown"

Sijuola Ade “Juice” Shabazz 4(4)-1-0 vs Keith Downs 3(1)-0 at 165lbs.

NM State Soccer Prepares for Rio Grande Rivalry

The New Mexico State soccer team heads north Friday to do battle with arch-rival New Mexico for the first installment of the 2014 Rio Grande Rivalry. The Aggies return home Sunday to face UNLV.

Las Cruces Library announces fall crafts workshop

The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library located in Las Cruces will hold a Fall workshop on Monday, Sept. 29 from 2-4 p.m.

Fourth case of Hantavirus in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health announces today that a 50-year-old man from San Juan County is hospitalized with laboratory confirmed Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the fourth case of Hantavirus in New Mexico this year.

DACSO Deputies arrest La Mesa man after he flees from Park Rangers

A 30-year-old man was arrested by Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies after fleeing Leasburg State Park Rangers earlier in the afternoon Tuesday.

SpaceX one of two companies awarded NASA contracts

NASA announced on Tuesday that it will contract with two private companies, Boeing and SpaceX, to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station beginning in 2017.

Sun City Craft Beer Fest announces participating breweries

The Sun City Craft Beer Festival is less than a month away and today we proudly announce the full list of participating breweries! The event will take over downtown El Paso on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from noon to 8p. 

Rain, wet roads call for safer driving

Potentially heavy rain forecast for southern New Mexico means motorists should be prepared for slick driving conditions, and the possibility of flooded roadways and arroyos.

Sound of Grace concert series at St. Mark’s Grace Campus

The Sounds of Grace concert series continues their 4th season of community outreach concerts on September 28th at 3:00pm. Fragile Balance acoustic guitar trio will perform at St. Mark’s Grace Campus, 400 N Carolina Drive.

Sixth Texas woman to face execution

 

Midland ISD developing "Petroleum Academy"

MIDLAND — As this Permian Basin city continues to thrive amid an oil boom transforming the region, local drilling companies have faced challenges in recruiting workers to come to West Texas.

A&M System launches think tank with eye on state policy

Earlier this month, the Texas A&M University System's board of regents approved the establishment of the cryptically named Area 41 Institute.

Law Enforcement groups come out for gay marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Texas' new Social Studies textbooks under fire

*Correction appended

Texas still tops census list of highest uninsured rates

The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has dropped slightly but continues to outpace every other state, according to early figures r