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Stacking El Paso's proposed property tax rate against other Texas cities

El Paso's proposed property tax increase would land the Sun City roughly in the middle of the pack when it comes to tax rates for large Texas cities. Monday was the city's first in a series of five budget workshops.

Non-profit seeking students in school supply giveaway

Back to school time can get costly, but families in need are turning to a local non-profit's annual backpack giveaway.

Albuquerque church helping immigrants in Las Cruces

A church in Albuquerque spent the weekend taking donations for children who have come into the United States illegally. Parishioners brought toys, clothes and non-perishable food to be taken to the catholic diocese of Las Cruces.

City cashing in on popularity of Chihuahuas team

El Paso leaders say there's proof the ballpark is padding the city's coffers. So far, the city has collected $48,000 in parking revenue from the Convention Center and Union Plaza transit terminal lots.

An Urban & Arroyo Flood Advisory for El Paso til 10 P.M.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND ARROYO FLOOD ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS UNTIL 1000 PM MDT.

Escalante in hot water... again

Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of DWI after an El Paso Police Officer observed 'defective vehicle equipment' on the vehicle that Escalante was driving.

Proposal to increase non-stop flights from El Paso International Airport

El Paso International Airport currently offers direct flights to ten destinations - something The Borderplex Alliance, a bi-national economic initiative that aims to stimulate business growth in the Borderland, is pushing to change.

Sheriffs weigh selling E-cigarettes to inmates

 

City of El Paso reveals photos of public art sculpture at new Airway/I-10 Interchange

Construction to beautify the Airway/Interstate 10 interchange is well underway and on Monday the City of El Paso revealed photos of the sculpture that will go up as part of the Public Art Program.

Several Padres join the Chihuahuas on rehab stints

San Diego Padres infielders Everth Cabrera, Yonder Alonso and Jedd Gyorko are with the Chihuahuas this week on rehabilitation assignments.  All have played roles with the San Diego Padres, and now due to injury, they will play with the Chi

El Paso teen qualifies for AAU National Taekwondo team

Ashlyn Scoutt Colon from Franklin High School has qualified for the AAU National Taekwondo team.

Miners prep for C-USA Media Day

Conference USA's 2014 Football Media Day is set for Wednesday, July 23, in Irving, Texas. The league's head coaches and two student-athletes from each school will be on hand to preview the upcoming season.

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

El Paso County votes to reorganize operation, $254,000 to hire new Chief Administrator

Lots of changes are coming to El Paso County -- costing taxpayers $254,000.