Economy

VIDEO: Holiday sales and returns

Just like Black Friday started earlier this year, stores are ringing in the after Christmas sales early too. Some opened as early as 5 a.m.

Dish and DirecTV hike prices for 2014

If you're a Dish Network or DirecTV subscriber, be prepared for another round of price hikes.

Free E-Filing Fair & Seminar on Thursday

Starting January 1, 2014 filings in civil non-juvenile cases in El Paso County must be done electronically.

Senator Udall Supports Small Business Saturday

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall issued the following statement announcing his cosponsorship of a resolution to designate Nov. 30 as “Small Business Saturday”.

Unemployment rate falling, but not in Texas

Unemployment rates fell in 28 states in October according to the Bureau of Labor statistics.

Women regain jobs lost in financial crisis while men lag behind

It appears women have regained all the jobs they lost during the financial crisis, but men are still lagging behind.

Texas Tech Receives $706,000 Grant for Quail Research on Parasitic Worms

Researchers at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University recently received a $706,000 grant from The Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation to study how parasitic worms may be impacting the game bird&rsq

EPWU: Budget meetings for coming fiscal year

El Paso Water Utilities (EPWU), invites the public to attend and approve the Utilities’ Operating and Capital Budget for fiscal year 2014-2015 which begins on March 1, 2014.

UTEP: New scholarship to benefit Mexican students

The University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio will accept a check for $10,000 Wednesday, Nov. 6, from Jacob Prado Gonzalez, the Consul General of Mexico in El Paso.

Anthony police chief working to make a difference

ANTHONY, N.M. --  It's not an easy task building a police department from the ground up, but it's a challenge the newly appointed Anthony, New Mexico police chief welcomes with open arms.

EPISD President: Not Resigning Anytime Soon

EL PASO, TX — Betrayed and blind-sided, those are the words El Paso Independent School Board President Isela Castañon-Williams said on Wednesday.

Overheated Freezer Ignites Garage Fire

EL PASO — Fire crews responded to a garage fire on Caples Circle Wednesday morning, said to have been caused by an overheated freezer that ignited contents inside the garage.

HACEP to Open Public Housing Waitlist for Elderly, Disabled

EL PASO — Applications for public housing for individuals 62 years or older or with disabilities will be accepted beginning July 2 through July 31 through the HACEP website.

Deputies Detain 2 More Suspects in Sparks Assault

EL PASO — Two men were arrested in connection to an assault that sent two others to the hospital with serious injuries.

New TSA Guidelines

EL PASO - New rules are in effect at all U.S. airports.  Children 12 and younger no longer have to take off their shoes at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints.