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Fire crews battle duplex fire in Las Cruces

Las Cruces fire officials are investigating the cause of a duplex fire. The blaze broke out Tuesday night on the 2300 block of Dr. King Way in Las Cruces.

El Paso working to prevent mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

The City of El Paso says it is already working to help keep an emerging mosquito-borne virus at bay.

'Dawgs top 'Topes for first win in Albuquerque

Albuquerque put two on base in the bottom of the ninth inning but Chihuahuas reliever Hector Ambriz left both runners on in El Paso’s 4-3 win Tuesday night at Isotopes Park.

Almost 200 manufacturing jobs coming to El Paso

An electric distribution equipment company is expanding in El Paso, promising to bring almost 200 new manufacturing jobs to the city.

Task Force ‘Warhawg’ gets new commander

Just days before embarking on a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Lt. Col. William Stewart relinquished command of 5th Armored Brigade’s “Warhawg” Battalion to Lt. Col.

Despite success, some shortcomings in Texas higher ed

For nearly 14 years, the state's higher education policy has been guided by a plan, adopted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, called "Closing the Gaps by 2015." As the name suggests, time is running short.

City accepting waterpark proposals for site near Cohen Stadium

A new multi-million dollar water park is coming to Northeast El Paso and it’ll be built on city owned land. Cohen Stadium will be closed for months but the land surrounding it will be developed into a waterpark and indoor sports complex.

Amid cash flow issues, UMC votes to secure lines of credit

Amid cash-flow issues, University Medical Center’s Board of Managers unanimously voted Tuesday to secure a line of credit in 2014 and 2015.

Program seeks to give independence to those in recovery

The independence of living in your own home. That's what one new program is providing for those currently in nursing homes. El Pasoan Eustolia Garretson is one of the recipients.

Renovations nearly complete at Yucca Park

Spanning nearly 20 acres, Yucca Park in the lower valley has new grass, trees, landscaping and a jogging path.

UTEP Hoops: Meet Lew Stallworth

This summer, we are introducing you to the new UTEP freshman on the Men's Basketball team. Today, 6-1, 175-pound point guard Lew Stallworth from Hart HS in Newhall, California. Tune in!

Miners shine at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will be going for gold in the 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore, from July 22-27.

NMSU center named to Rimington Award watch list

The Rimington Trophy Committee has released its 2014 Fall Watch List, which features 66 of the best centers in Division I football, including New Mexico State’s Valerian Ume-Ezeoke.

UTEP Tight End named to Mackey Award watch list

Senior Eric Tomlinson was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List on Tuesday. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

NMSU football releases new turf design

The NM State athletic department today released the final design of the synthetic turf that is currently being installed at Aggie Memorial Stadium.