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EPISD Board of Managers votes to extend lease at central El Paso headquarters

The El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers voted to extend their lease with the City of El Paso for their central office headquarters on Boeing Drive through April 2017 at the district board meeting Monday night.

Texas DPS Foundation names Board of Directors Advisory Committee members

The Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the election of the inaugural members of the foundation’s Board of Directors and Advisory Committee.

Consultants get a cut of state incentive deals

When companies seeking tax breaks or financing dangle the prospect of new jobs in front of states like Texas and California, they often aren't the only ones standing to profit from taxpayer-funded competition for economic development. 

Healthy recipes for National Healthy Eating Day

Wednesday November 5 was National Healthy Eating Day. In honor of the day, Sierra Providence Health Network teamed up with the American Heart Association to promote healthier eating. .

Honoring a military member for Service Salute

Tuesday's Service Salute was sent to us by Angel Diaz. Angel said we are looking at her soldier, Jessie Banderas. Thank you Angel for sending us the photo and thank you Jessie for your service to our country.

Toddler found by himself on West El Paso street

A toddler was found wandering west El Paso by himself Tuesday morning.

Textbook Battles Heat Up as SBOE Approval Nears

A conservative grassroots group formed by a San Antonio man with ties to a national anti-Muslim organization has made a late entry into debate over new social studies textbooks for Texas schools, which are set to gain final approval from the st

Local artist featured in the New York Times

37-year-old Jesus Alvarado, also known as Cimi, was featured in The New York Times over the weekend. The Times article mentioned his mural "El Corrido Del Segundo Barrio"

Soldiers to arrive in El Paso Tuesday following ebola mission

Sixty-nine U.S. Servicemembers will arrive in El Paso tomorrow after being deployed to West Africa to help in the fight against ebola.

Las Cruces among New Mexico's safest cities

Violent crime is on the decline in Las Cruces, and the city is now one of the safest in the state.

Baby T-rex visits Newschannel 9 to promote 'Walking with Dinosaurs- The Arena Spectacular'

After a worldwide tour seen by over 8 million people in 217 cities, the stunning theatrical event 'Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular' is coming to the Sun City.

Several athletes sign to play college sports

Several top athletes in the Borderland signed scholarships to play their respective sports at Universities across the land, here is a list of the signees:

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility inmate dies after recreation yard fight

An inmate at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility has died following a fight in the recreation area of the facility earlier this month.

Wall collapses on firemen during massive South-Central blaze

A massive fire in South Central El Paso snarled traffic and forced the evacuation of an elementary school Monday afternoon.

Wall collapses on firemen during massive South-Central blaze

A massive fire in South Central El Paso snarled traffic and forced the evacuation of an elementary school Monday afternoon.