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Task Force ‘Warhawg’ gets new commander

Just days before embarking on a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Lt. Col. William Stewart relinquished command of 5th Armored Brigade’s “Warhawg” Battalion to Lt. Col.

Despite success, some shortcomings in higher ed

For nearly 14 years, the state's higher education policy has been guided by a plan, adopted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, called "Closing the Gaps by 2015." As the name suggests, time is running short.

State halts foster care placements with contractor

     

City accepting waterpark proposals for site near Cohen Stadium

A new multi-million dollar water park is coming to Northeast El Paso, and it’ll be built on city owned land.

Amid cash flow issues, UMC votes to secure lines of credit

Amid cash-flow issues, University Medical Center’s Board of Managers unanimously voted Tuesday to secure a line of credit in 2014 and 2015.

Program allows independence for those in recovery

The independence of living in your own home, that's what one new program is providing for those currently in nursing homes. El Pasoan Eustolia Garretson is one of the recipients.

Renovations nearly complete at Yucca Park

Spanning nearly 20 acres, Yucca Park in the lower valley has new grass, trees, landscaping, and a jogging path.

UTEP Hoops: Meet Lew Stallworth

This summer, we are introducing you to the new UTEP freshman on the Men's Basketball team.  Today, 6-1, 175-pound point guard Lew Stallworth from Hart HS in Newhall, California.  Tune in!

Miners shine at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will be going for gold in the 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore, from July 22-27.

Las Cruces law enforcement confiscates $2,500 in illegal fireworks

Las Cruces fire, police and codes enforcement confiscated an estimated $2,500 worth of illegal fireworks and responded to several hundred calls related to fireworks during the 2014 season when vendors were allowed to sell their products.

Ysleta ISD names new director, new principal for Hillcrest Middle

The Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced new administrators to its team on Tuesday morning.

Unique Doctor of Economic Development program at NMSU looks to expand its reach

A doctoral program at New Mexico State University that is unique in the nation is looking to increase its visibility and expand its pool of qualified applicants.

One person dead, three injured in Hudspeth County semi crash

UPDATE: Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the man who died in a crash on I-10 in Hudspeth County early Monday morning as 48-year-old Salvador Lozano Delgado.

NMSU center named to Rimington Award watch list

The Rimington Trophy Committee has released its 2014 Fall Watch List, which features 66 of the best centers in Division I football, including New Mexico State’s Valerian Ume-Ezeoke.

UTEP Tight End named to Mackey Award watch list

Senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List on Tuesday. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.