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Study: Gay marriage would boost the Texas economy

 

Chihuahuas snap skid with 16-7 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas earned a 16-7 win over the Sacramento River Cats Wednesday night, snapping a 5-game losing streak. Jason Lane pitched six solid innings, giving up seven hits, two earned runs and striking out four.

Five injured after large military vehicle overturns in Fort Bliss

At least five people have been rushed to the hospital after a large military vehicle overturned in a training area on Fort Bliss, according to spokesperson Lt. Cl. Lee Peters

DIVARTY back in Army ‘Iron Steel’ Brigade comes to Bliss, 212th FB bids farewell

The 1st Armored Division Artillery was the very last ‘DIVARTY’ to stand down in order to make room for a fires brigade in May 2007, but now they are the first to stand up as the Army brings back Division Artillery to the ranks and c

Cooking class combo offers appetite, spiritual fulfillment for Soldiers

When Spc. Hyunjun Yoo and Spc. Marta Villanueva first started preparing and sharing evening meals in their rooms, they realized the family setting helped reduce the loneliness and some of their post-deployment symptoms.

Drinking water systems draw federal concerns

More than 310 public drinking water systems in Texas — nearly 4.5 percent of the state's regulated public water systems — have quality issues that haven’t been adequately addressed, federal officials told the Texas Commiss

9 year-old El Paso girl killed in rollover crash

A 9 year-old El Paso girl has died following a rollover crash near Almogordo, New Mexico. The accident happened just before 7 Wednesday morning on U.S. 54 between Carrizozo and Corona.

Game on in pivotal Georgia Senate race

The general election race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat is kicking into high gear now that the GOP has a nominee.

Jurors read capital murder trial defendant's Facebook message, hours after fatal beating

A 19-year-old El Paso man’s capital murder trial is underway. Juan Antonio Gonzalez is accused of beating an off-duty El Paso Police Officer to death in 2012 in Central El Paso.

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.

Padres promote Jeff Francoeur from Chihuahuas

The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.

Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day Quotes

UTEP football head coach Sean Kugler Conference USA Media Day quotes from member of the press in Dallas, Texas on July 23, 2014.

Stiverne Set to Compete at World Junior Championships

UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will represent the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships on Saturday.

Jeff Francoeur pranked by Chihuahuas teammates, again

For the second time this season, Chihuahuas outfielder Jeff Francoeur was the subject of a prank orchestrated by his El Paso teammates and documented on video by ringleader/utility player Cody Decker.

Chihuahuas fall in 13-inning pitchers duel, 3-2

Shane Peterson’s bases loaded infield single with two outs in the top of the 13th inning provided the decisive run in Sacramento’s 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas at Southwest University Park Tuesday night.