Economy

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. 

KDBC Experiencing Power, Transmitter Problems

KDBC is experiencing power problems, transmitter problems and are currently broadcasting at low power. This outage is affecting viewers who recieve their signal over the air or through satellite.

KDBC Back Up And Running

KDBC engineers have finished replacing several failed components at our transmitter and all systems should be up and running.  We apologize for any inconvienience.

Attorney General Held in Contempt

(CNN) -- Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious weapons sting op

UTEP: Mexican Economy Growing

A continuous growth in Mexico's economy promotes an optimistic forecast from UTEP expert panelists, with a 3.5 percent expansion of GDP and a 3.9 percent projected rise in consumer prices.

Senate Votes in Favor of Clean Air Protections

(CNN) -- Senate Joint Resolution 37, the Senate bill that would overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's controversial Mercury and Air Toxics Standards or MATS, was voted down Wednesday by a margin of 46 to 53.

By the numbers: High school dropouts

(CNN) -- The numbers, the costs, the effects are astounding. According to the College Board, 857 students drop out of high school every hour of every school day.