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Mayor Miyagishima striving to end Veteran homelessness

Mayor Ken Miyagishima has joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Las Cruces by the end of 2015.

5th Annual Stephanie Olivo Run/Walk Fundraiser

The Fifth Annual Stephanie Olivo Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the American Red Cross will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

UT Regents recoginize 5 UTEP faculty as Best in System

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded five UTEP faculty members the highest honor the group bestows: the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Texas Governor Rick Perry to be arraigned Friday

The first hearing related to the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry begins today, Friday.  An Austin grand jury indicted Perry last Saturday, charged him with abuse of power and coercion of a public servant.

Despite the odds, people are still testing their luck

 Pay a few bucks for a ticket and get several hundred million dollars in return. Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot could land a lucky player $180 million. The odds of hitting the jackpot? 1 in 259 million.

Analysis: For Perry, it's all in the timing

 

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Glitches threaten ACA coverage for some immigrants

 

New apps help fight bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is taking a new approach to stop bullying. They've launched a new app called "Know Bullying" which helps parents spot warning signs, and talk to their kids about the topic.

Two people killed in multiple car crash

El Paso Police are investigating a deadly car crash in Far East El Paso. The crash happened around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on I-10 West near Joe Battle. Police said several vehicles were involved including a semi-truck.

Chihuahuas defeat the Red Hawks, 2-1

El Paso second baseman Taylor Lindsey made a diving play to preserve a late lead, leave a runner on in scoring position and end the bottom of the eighth inning in the Chihuahuas 2-1 win in Oklahoma City Wednesday night.

Former Aggie Sim Bhullar celebrates Indian Heritage in NYC with Kings owner

Former Aggie Sim Bhullar made his first official appearance as a member of the Sacramento Kings this week celebrating Indian Heritage in New York City with his owner, Vivek Ranadivé, a native of India.

Americas' Q Drennan commits to New Mexico

All it took was one visit to Albuquerque and the campus at the University of New Mexico for Q Drennan to know where he would continue his collegiate career.

Cowboys are most valued team in NFL

Once again, Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys have proved that winning isn't always a prerequisite for cashing in.

Dr. Boston's contract extended at NMSU

The employment agreement for New Mexico State University Athletics Director McKinley Boston has been extended until Dec. 31, when he will step down from his post.