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SpaceX one of two companies awarded NASA contracts

NASA announced on Tuesday that it will contract with two private companies, Boeing and SpaceX, to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station beginning in 2017.

Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

Analysts: Employers looking to hire more this season

With holiday season just around the corner, now might be a good time to start looking for a job.

El Paso ISD uses Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence

The El Paso Independent School District is using the Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence.

Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Las Cruces police searching for teens involved in alleged school vandalism

Las Cruces police arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly vandalizing his school, and investigators are searching for additional teens who they believe were involved.

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.

New restrictions for payday lenders/pawn shops approved by council

New rules for El Paso payday lenders and pawn shops. El Paso City Council voted 6-2 to put new restrictions on new lenders and pawn shops. Representatives Carl Robinson and Larry Romero voted against the ordinance.

City of Sunland Park considers annexing Santa Teresa Country Club

At Tuesday’s Sunland Park City Council meeting, Santa Teresa New Mexico residents will square off against Sunland Park city officials on why the country club area should remain independent from the New Mexico city.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Hyundai Sun Bowl, YMCA CFB National Championship Contest

The Sun Bowl Association and the YMCA of El Paso are giving football fans around the country the chance to win tickets to the 2015 College Football National Championship by participating in the YMCA Hyundai Sun Bowl National Championship Challe

UTEP men's golf struggles at Golfweek Challenge

The UTEP men’s golf team struggled to find a rhythm at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. The Miners finished with a 55-over par 919 (304-315-300).

UTEP Women’s Golf Ties For 13th at Dick McGuire

The UTEP women’s golf team posted its best round of the young season on Tuesday and concluded the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational tied for 13th place.

NMSU to host New Mexico in Battle of I-25

The New Mexico State football team goes head-to-head with their in-state rivals the New Mexico Lobos in the 106th meeting of the Rio Grande Rivalry Saturday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. (MT) in Las Cruces, N.M.