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Early college high school initiative grows

El Paso Community College (EPCC), in partnership with the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD), is proud to announce the opening of its seventh Early College High School. 

Two roads in Central El Paso temporarly closed

The public is advised that Loretto Road and Howze Street both in Central El Paso will be temporarily closed to through traffic effective immediately, the City of El Paso Department Transportation (EPDoT) announced today.

5th grade EPISD teacher named Region 19 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Don Belnap was named the Region 19 Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2015 earlier this week.

Las Cruces teen named D.A.R.E. youth advisor

The New Mexico Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers’ Association held its annual training conference in Silver City this month, which was attended by D.A.R.E.

Veterans Court seeing success with 'treatment, not conviction' mission

The El Paso Veterans Court, an alternative criminal justice program that offers veterans the opportunity to undergo substance abuse and mental health treatment instead of being processed by the traditional court system, is applauding the &ldquo

Houston Medical Center considers ways to prevent Ebola

 

Texting while walking causing problems for teens

We've all seen it, maybe even done it. Texting and walking.

'Dawgs win first game of eight-game homestand, 8-2

The El Paso Chihuahuas took a six-run lead early and never looked back in their 8-2 win over the Nashville Sounds Tuesday at Southwest University Park. It was the first-ever meeting between the two clubs.

UTEP soccer holds media day, penalty kick challenge

The UTEP soccer team took a break from its demanding training camp to hold the Fifth-Annual Media Penalty Kick Challenge at a sun-soaked University Field Tuesday morning.

UTEP Camp Alpine: Transfers making dent

The Miners kicked off preseason fall camp by adding four transfers to the 2014 roster earlier this month.

A juicy treat for the animals at the El Paso Zoo

The animals at the El Paso Zoo are up for a juicy summertime favorite, Wednesday. Every Wednesday in August, animals will enjoy Watermelon Wednesdays by munching on, crawling in or stomping on this sticky treat.

Ice Bucket Challenge makes a splash in El Paso

A social media stunt has arrived in El Paso. If you have not heard of it, you will soon. The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a viral movement on social media sites.

Man allegedly throws kitchen knife at twin brother during argument

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies arrested Gerardo Luis Cruz, 25, of Anthony, New Mexico Monday night after Cruz allegedly threw a kitchen knife at his twin brother during an argument.

Jury selection begins Friday for alleged “Manhattan Heights” rapist

Jury selection will begin Friday in the case of the alleged “Manhattan Heights” rapist.

Cowboys' Scandrick suspended four games

A Dallas Cowboys defensive player will be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL'S performance-enhancing drugs policy.