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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Local News + Statewide News + El Paso + Las Cruces

Rural land on the decline in El Paso

The majority of Texas land is part of a farm, ranch or forest.

Rural land on the decline in El Paso

The majority of Texas land is part of a farm, ranch or forest.

UPDATE: Man arrested after threatening girlfriend with machete

UPDATE: Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies were able to locate Ysidro Garcia, 45, after a tip came in as to his whereabouts.

Area marching bands to compete for area top honors

The synchronized sounds of drum lines and marching bands will be heard for hours on end Saturday, as 19 area bands compete in the 22nd Annual March Fest.

Perry calls for travel ban from Ebola outbreak countries

  Gov. Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Gov. Perry created the task force, headed by Dr. Brett P.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Repeat sex offender sentenced for distribution of child porn from El Paso Library

A 34-year-old El Paso man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for distributing child pornography from a terminal at the El Paso Public Library in Downtown El Paso.

UTEP soccer to host UT San Antonio sunday

The UTEP soccer team will welcome in-state and league rival UTSA to town for a 1 p.m. match-up at University Field on Sunday.

Winter Outlook: Colder than Normal for the Borderland

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) just put out their forecast for the upcoming 2014-15 winter. The big news is that the South central US is forecast to be some 44% cooler/colder than normal.

UPDATE: Teen killed in rollover near NMSU campus identified

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call LCPD investigators at (575) 526-0795. EARLIER:

Early Voting starts Monday, October 20th in the Borderland

Texans can begin casting their ballots for the mid-term elections on Monday, October 20th at polling locations throughout the county.

$12,000 Diamond Ring up for grabs as part of El Paso Ring Dash

Get ready to Dash! On Saturday, October 18h, Ben Bridge Jeweler will give away an A. JAFFE double halo cushion cut diamond engagement ring valued at $12,000.

Reel Review: 'Fury'

He's back. Brad Pitt. He's burly and rough and gruff, and going behind enemy lines in a last hurrah effort to save the U.S. and the rest of the allies against the Nazi's  in the last month of WWII.

Supreme Court to decide what a billboard is worth

  It's been eight years since the state condemned land and cleared away two billboards standing in the way of an expanding Interstate 10 in Houston.

Lab supervisor who may have handled Ebola samples quarantined on cruse ship

A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died.