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NMSU freshman running back named to Watch List

Aggie freshman running back Larry Rose III was named to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List Aug. 20, one of 43 players and one of only two freshman named to the list.

Trout wins unanimous decision over Dawson

Austin 'No Doubt' Trout won a unanimous decision over Daniel 'Awesome' Dawson in Temecula, California, a bout televised on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights. Trout won all three judges cards, 97-90.

Decker blasts his 22nd HR in 5-4 win

Cody Decker’s eighth-inning home run broke a 4-4 tie and helped the El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Oklahoma City RedHawks 5-4 Friday.

Veterans Needed: El Paso non-profit organization donating home to vet

An El Paso non-profit has three homes available for veterans.  One home will be donated, two others will be sold at a discount.

Popular West El Paso restaurant opens in new location

After 15 years at the same location, Mesa Street Grill reopened in a new location in West El Paso.

Teen struck by lightning is slowly making improvements according to his parents

The parents of a Las Cruces teen who was most seriously hurt after being struck by lightning earlier this week said he is slowly making improvements.

Hispanic Business names UTEP College of Business Administration #1 in the nation

The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Business Administration and College of Engineering are rated among the best graduate schools in the country for Hispanics by HispanicBusiness.com.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers need help solving a 6-year-old cold case

In the six years since 72-year-old James Francis Wilson was found brutally bludgeoned to death inside his own home, Las Cruces law enforcement officials have failed to bring his murderer to justice.

Minerpalooza 2014 music lineup revealed

Since it began 24 years ago, Minerpalooza has become the largest, loudest and most energetic pep rally in El Paso.

NMSU events: August 22- September 5

BARNES AND NOBLE OPEN MIC NIGHTS Barnes & Noble at NMSU will continue the popular Open Mic performances from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays.

Perry lawyers will challenge indictment next week

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Attorneys struggling to help migrants navigate legal system

As images of Central American minors huddled on detention center floors or crowded atop a northbound freight train are being replayed around the country, Texas immigration lawyers are scrambling to coordinate representation for the migrants.

Efforts to raise teacher certification standards falter

A billboard that periodically springs up along Texas highways asks two questions: Want to teach? When can you start?

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.