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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:59am

Van de Putte Calls For Higher Minimum Wage

During a Spanish-language town hall on Friday, state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, advocated for a higher minimum wage in Texas.

Border conference addresses border trade, wait times, immigration

Several U.S. congressmen and other prominent political leaders were in El Paso at the convention center Friday to talk about some of the pressing issues facing border communities.

New Mexico pulling out of drought

Recent rains mean the drought in New Mexico is improving. The National Weather Service is reporting a big change from just three months ago.

El Pasoans pitch in to help pay for funeral of toddler

Several El Pasoans are pitching in to help pay for the funeral of a little girl who was allegedly killed by a former El Paso man.

Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted on felony charge of injury to a child

Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, a Texas sheriff's lieutenant said Friday.

Juarez: Man's body cut into pieces, placed in drum, covered in cement

A man's body was found cut into pieces inside a drum covered in cement at a home South Juarez.

UTEP tennis competes at Aggie Invitational

The UTEP women’s tennis team notched three doubles wins and six singles wins at day one of the 2014 Aggie Women’s Invitational on a cloudy and breezy Friday afternoon at the NM State Tennis Center.

Aggies win over a dozen matches during Aggie Invitational

The New Mexico State women’s tennis team went 11-3 in singles’ play and 3-2 in doubles’ play on Friday during the first day of the Aggie Invitational at the NM State Tennis Center.

Chili Pepper Bike Challenge comes to the Borderland

El Paso area’s biggest cycling event, the 33rd annual Chile Pepper Challenge, offers rides of 10, 22, 40, 62 and 100 miles on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. All rides will begin and end at La Viña Winery in La Union, N.M.

UTEP men's golf heads to Golfweek Conference Challenge

The UTEP men’s golf team is heading to Burlington, Iowa, to compete in the Golfweek Conference Challenge. The tournament will be held at the beautiful, but challenging Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

Fan Expo 2014 by Sun City SciFi in October

Sun City SciFi will hold "Fan Expo 2014" at El Paso Downtown Convention Center.

KCOS Gourmet Tasting Soiree coming Oct. 16

Western Refining presents the KCOS 11th annual Wine & Food Classic: A Gourmet Tasting Soirée that will feature delectable dishes and desserts from El Paso's top food establishments, as well as a varety of wines.

LCPD seeking Victim's Assistance Unit volunteers

The Las Cruces Police Department's Victims' Assistance Unit is accepting applications for volunteers interested in joining the Crisis Intervention Response Team.

School surveillance video captures the impact of children being struck by car

A mother is relieved her two daughters were able to walk away with just bumps and bruises after they were mowed down by a car.