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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:56pm

New unemployment numbers has people optimistic for future

For the first time in nearly six years, El Paso's unemployment rate is below the national average. El Paso's rate fell to 6.7% in March, that's just below the national rate of 6.8%.

Rhinos reach UHU National Championship

The Rhinos will play for the Junior Hockey National Championship after routing the Soo Firebirds Saturday, 12-2 in Las Vegas. The United Hockey Union Title game will be a rematch of this season's Thorne Cup Championship.

Crimson Tops White in Spring Football Game

The New Mexico State football team wrapped up its annual spring football game on Saturday, April 19, at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The crimson team won the contest outscoring the white team 53-46.

NM State Softball Falls to Grand Canyon 3-2

The New Mexico State softball team lost a tough matchup to the Grand Canyon Antelopes, 3-2, Saturday afternoon during the series finale at Stapleton-Pierson Field.

Dog dies in Lower Valley house fire, cause unknown

Firefighters are investigating what caused a house fire in the Lower Valley. Crews responded to Wilcox and Winslow, near Hawkins, around 6:15 p.m. Officials say smoke was coming from the home.

Commissioners' parking garage may accommodate baseball fans

County commissioners may extend their parking garage hours to accommodate Chihuahua baseball fans.

Atheist sues over New Jersey license plate refusal

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Shannon Morgan identifies as an atheist and wants the world, or at least the car behind her, to know it. But the state of New Jersey says no.

UPDATE: Crystal Saldana Identified as 15th traffic fatality victim in El Paso

El Paso Police have identified Crystal Saldana as the 15th traffic fatality victim in El Paso. A crew spoke with her family and confirmed. According to her Facebook page, Saldana attended UTEP and worked at K-Mart.

'Wake up, please!': 13 more bodies from South Korea ferry brought ashore

JINDO, South Korea (CNN) -- Boat after boat, body after body from a capsized South Korean ferry came ashore Sunday morning, a solemn process interrupted by piercing cries and screams from passengers' kin.

'Wake up, please!': 13 more bodies from South Korea ferry brought ashore

Boat after boat, body after body from a capsized South Korean ferry came ashore Sunday morning, a solemn process interrupted by piercing cries and screams from passengers' kin.

A new place to let your creativity run wild

Fab Lab El Paso is the only store of its kind in west Texas. Located at 806 Montana Avenue, this non-profit educational service organization provides a creative outlet for the community.

CBP extends lane hours at El Paso international bridges for Easter weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding its "All Lanes Open" initiative at El Paso's international bridges for Easter weekend.

Judge denies relief for El Paso abortion clinic

 

South Korea ferry families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

 When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock.

Gang unit charges two in South-Central stabbing

 The El Paso Police Department's gang unit arrested two men for their alleged involvement in last weekend's stabbing in South-Centr