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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.

Sandusky's Defense Rests in Sexual Abuse Trial

Jerry Sandusky's defense team has rested its case. The former Penn State assistant football coach did not take the stand in his own defense during the trial.

NMSU Athletics Meets APR Requirements, Men's BBall Earns Biggest Jump

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Thursday, June 21, its annual Academic Progress Report (APR) for 2010-11.

Aggies Earn 49 Academic All-WAC Spring Honors

The 2012 Academic All-WAC baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis and outdoor track and field teams have been announced in addition to the Academic All-WAC Freshmen/Transfer teams for all sports.

"Tree of Hope" Unveiling Supports Victims of Family Violence

EL PASO — Two talented mosaic artists, Terri Wright and Kathryn Gelinas, have created a“Tree of Hope” sculpture in the lobby of the Family Resource Center at the Center Against Family Violence, to be publicly unveiled Thursday

Man Allegedly Stabbed in Juarez Brought to El Paso Hospital

EL PASO - An ambulance came to the Paso Del Norte Bridge to pick up a man who we are told was stabbed in Juarez, but who will now be treated for his injuries on this side of the border.

Nanny Faces Charges for Child Abandonment

EL PASO — A woman was jailed after allegedly leaving three children under her care alone at an apartment. The children, aged 3, 4 and 5, were said to be by themselves for more than an hour.

Bomb Threat On Bridge, A Hoax

El Paso- An update on that bomb threat that closed down the Bridge of the Americas. It was all an apparent hoax. We're told an officer spotted the suspicious package in a car coming from Mexico around one this afternoon.

Looking for a Job? West is Hiring.

El Paso- Need a summer job? Any job? West wants to hire 135 people in El Paso. The telemarketing company starts you at 9 to 10 dollars an hour with possible bonuses.

Cramping James, Heat Take 3-1 Series Lead over OKC

Lebron James suffered cramps and a tough Oklahoma City defense early, but outlasted the Thunder and scored a team-high 26 points along with 12 assists in a 104-98 Miami victory.  The Thunder's Russell Westbrook was on fire early and of