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Forum held for students interested in attending U.S. military academies

Students interested in attending one of the United States service academies received information at a forum Saturday held at the El Paso Community College Mission del Paso campus.

Orange, Blue and You hosts over 1000 students

 UTEP’s first open house hosted over 1,000 possible students and their families to learn what the campus has to offer. “Orange, Blue and You,” was an idea UTEP has wanted to make happen.

Borderland under wind advisory for Saturday

The borderland is under a wind advisory until 8 p.m. Saturday evening, with peak gusts of about 45mph.

Chihuahuas win 'home' opener over Reno

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Reno Aces 2-1 Friday, and in the process won back-to-back games for the first time. Reno scored the first run of the game in the second inning on an RBI single by Roger Kieschnick.

UTEP caps spring football with Orange and Blue game

The UTEP football team put the finishing touches on 2014 spring ball with a 90-minute scrimmage on Friday night in the Sun Bowl.

Padres OF Cameron Maybin joins Chihuahuas on injury rehab assignment

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin will join the El Paso Chihuahuas on a Major League injury rehab assignment starting tonight. Maybin is currently on San Diego’s disabled list with a left biceps tendon injury.

New uniform store sign of growing medical industry

With the medical industry growing in the Sun City comes a greater need for scrubs. Uniform Connection, 2260 Joe Battle Blvd., opened its doors today in far East El Paso.

Borderland Congressman discusses arming teachers with guns

One local congressman is speaking out about security in schools and the need to keep our kids safe.

Beaumont welcomes Dwyer as new senior enlisted advisor

More than 100 attended the William Beaumont Army Medical Center change of responsibility ceremony, on the Northeast Lawn, April 4.

El Paso Counsel of Judges will not increase indigent defense attorney pay

The County of El Paso will not increase indigent defense attorney's pay for now. The Counsel of Judges made the decision Friday.

Girlfriend convicted of killing with stiletto heel gets life in prison

(CNN) -- Ana Trujillo, convicted of killing her Texas boyfriend by repeatedly stabbing him with a stiletto heel, has been sentenced to life in prison, a legal assistant to her attorney said Friday.

El Dorado HS heightens security after man reportedly sneaks on campus, makes inappropriate comments to students

A Socorro High School is on alert after a "suspicious" man reportedly managed to sneak onto campus and scare several students.

University of Texas targeted in clever flower prank

Landscapers at the University of Texas at Austin think the school may be the target of a plant prank from their rival, Texas A&M.

Andress High School principal announces resignation, plans to retire

El Paso Independent School District officials announced Friday the principal of Andress High School has resigned and now plans to completely retire from the district.

Miners set to host Middle Tennessee in softball

The UTEP softball team returns to Conference USA action as it will play a three-game series against Middle Tennessee April 12 and 13. Saturday’s doubleheader will start at 2 p.m.