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El Paso health officials, Fort Bliss prepare to battle Ebola

Local officials tell NewsChannel 9 they are taking the steps necessary to make sure the Borderland is ready to contain the Ebola virus, should the need arise.

EPISD projected to lose thousands of students in next six years, according to report

Thousands of students will be leaving the El Paso Independent School District in the next six years, according to a report assessing the needs for the district.

Abandoned home catches fire in Socorro

Firefighters were busy battling a fire in Socorro Wednesday. It broke out shortly after two in the afternoon at a home near the intersection of Valle Fertile and Valle Negro Drives.

People who had Ccontact With Ebola Patient Being Watched


Walking trails unveiled in downtown El Paso

The City of El Paso Wellness Committee kicked off the New Move El Paso Walking Trails in downtown El Paso Wednesday. Several different colored trails with marked emblems keep walkers on the correct path.

New sponsor, location for 2014 Amigo Airsho

Rudolph Mazda was announced as the official sponsor of the 2014 Amigo Airsho during a kickoff event Wednesday.

Like 'Ahab and the white whale,' man hunted missing daughter for 12 years

Greg Allen's obsession with finding his missing daughter began more than a decade ago, when the mother finally made good on a threat and fled with the daughter from Texas to Mexico, according to him and authorities.

Co-founder of Etsy featured in Startup Weekend event

Etsy co-founder and New Mexico Statue University alumni, Jared Tarbell will be featured for the Startup Weekend event on October 24th to 26th which will take place at the New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Park and will be sponsored

Soil study at Fort Bliss to begin this week

State Representative Joe Moody's office has paired with researchers from the University of Texas at El Paso to visit Ft.

Authorities investigating West El Paso convenience store robbery

El Paso Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at a West El Paso convenience store.

Houston woman receives water bill for nearly $8,000

No one likes getting bills in the mail, but a Houston woman says she was shocked to get a water bill for nearly $8,000. She claims it's not her responsibility, but the city is saying pay up.

Austin mulls regulations for Uber, Lyft

The battle lines were clearly drawn at a tense City Council meeting one evening last week in Austin.

Could work-study jobs, Section 8 Housing help Students?

Longtime University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet García — currently focused on creating a new academic institute in South Texas — is proposing two innovative ways to increase retention and completion among at-risk

Report: Abortion restrictions tied to poor health

States that put tight restrictions on abortion generally perform worse on women’s and children’s health outcomes, according to a new report released by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health, both groups tha

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