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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 5:50am

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Flu Season is almost here

The timing of flu is unpredictable and can vary from season to season. Seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States in January or February.

Analysts: Employers looking to hire more this season

With holiday season just around the corner, now might be a good time to start looking for a job. 

EPISD extends Cabrera's contract by a year

Just a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already report card time, at least for EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera.

EPISD extends Cabrera's contract by a year

Just a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already report card time, at least for EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera.

El Paso ISD uses Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence

The El Paso Independent School District is using the Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence.

Chapin WR named Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch

Brannon Bullit – Chapin Junior Receiver – 6-1, 175 lbs: Bullit is just that, a bullet on the field. Last season, Bullit was one of the top receivers in the city, on a team loaded with talent, but tore his ACL in Week 6.

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

Las Cruces police searching for teens involved in alleged school vandalism

Las Cruces police arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly vandalizing his school, and investigators are searching for additional teens who they believe were involved.

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.

New restrictions for payday lenders/pawn shops approved by council

New rules for El Paso payday lenders and pawn shops. El Paso City Council voted 6-2 to put new restrictions on new lenders and pawn shops. Representatives Carl Robinson and Larry Romero voted against the ordinance.

City of Sunland Park considers annexing Santa Teresa Country Club

UPDATE: Sunland Park City Representatives voted unanimously to begin a dialogue with Santa Teresa residents about the possibility of annexing the community.

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

Hyundai Sun Bowl, YMCA CFB National Championship Contest

The Sun Bowl Association and the YMCA of El Paso are giving football fans around the country the chance to win tickets to the 2015 College Football National Championship by participating in the YMCA Hyundai Sun Bowl National Championship Challe

UTEP men's golf struggles at Golfweek Challenge

The UTEP men’s golf team struggled to find a rhythm at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. The Miners finished with a 55-over par 919 (304-315-300).

New York company withdraws bid to build Clint immigration facility

Plans to build the largest shelter in Texas for unaccompanied minors have been nixed according to representatives with the New York Company associated with the project.