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Gadsden ISD delays the start of school for two campuses

Gadsden ISD has delayed the start of Desert Pride Academy and Alta Vista Early College High School due to construction that is pending approval of occupancy.

Southwest University Park to host Mexican League games

The El Paso Chihuahuas, in conjunction with Leg Up Entertainment and GECU, present the first-ever Mexican Baseball Fiesta to be held on September 28th and 29th at Southwest University Park. Game times are at 3:05 p.m.

'Dawgs fall to 'Cats in series finale

The Sacramento River Cats scored nine early runs in their 13-2 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas Thursday night at Southwest University Park.

Socorro ISD prepares for first day of school on July 28th

The Socorro Independent School District will welcome back more than 44,000 students in 46 schools for the new school year, prepared as a team to offer the highest quality, rigorous education for all students.

Andean Bear loss mourned by El Paso Zoo

The El Paso Zoo is sad to announce the loss of the its 28-year-old Andean bear, Inca. Inca was euthanized this afternoon due to an age related severe urinary tract disease.

Magazines recognize UTEP's M.B.A. program as national best

Several national magazines recently recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s M.B.A. program in their annual “Best of the Best” lists.

University Medical Center eliminates 56 jobs

UPDATE: Fifty six people are now without a job at University Medical Center. UMC officials said the layoffs are the result of "mounting budgetary pressure" caused by the children’s hospital - next door.

El Paso Zoo mourns loss of Andean Bear

The El Paso Zoo is sad to announce the loss of the its 28-year-old Andean bear, Inca.  Inca was euthanized this afternoon due to an age related severe urinary tract disease.

SISD first day of school is July 28

The Socorro Independent School District will welcome back more than 44,000 students in 46 schools for the new school year, prepared as a team to offer the highest quality, rigorous education for all students.

Is it worth it to buy organic foods?

 Is it worth the money to go organic? A new study out in the British Journal of Nutrition says, it might be.

Texas delays rollout of new teacher evaluations

 

New Mexico school grades released, LCPS a mixed bag

 The report cards are in for New Mexico public schools as Governor Susana Martinez's administration has rated each school on an A throu

Report: New law led to statewide drop in abortions

The number of abortions in Texas decreased by about 13 percent statewide and 21 percent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley following the passage of strict abortion regulations that went into effect last November, according to a report that academic

Juarez police officer identified, murder suspect on loose

A murderer remains on the loose in Juarez, one day after two police officers and a teenage girl were shot near the U.S.-Mexico border. It happened on Juarez Avenue Wednesday afternoon right near the Paso del Norte Bridge.

UTEP grad Miertschin Tied for 11th at Pacific Coast Amateur

World Amateur No. 104 Corey Pereira cards second consecutive eight-under-par 62 to open a five stroke lead heading into the final round of the 48th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship at the Pine Canyon Club.