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  • On the healthful highway

    On the healthful highway
    For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow. But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
  • Census: Hispanic Population Passes 50 Million, White Population Falls

    Census: Hispanic Population Passes 50 Million, White Population Falls
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The growing Hispanic population in the United States has reached a new milestone, topping 50 million, or 16.3% of the nation, officially solidifying its position as the country's second-largest group, U.S. Census Bureau officials...
  • German Autobahn Has Been A Dream For Speedsters Everywhere. Well, Forget Germany... Head To El Paso!

    German Autobahn Has Been A Dream For Speedsters Everywhere. Well, Forget Germany... Head To El Paso!
    Since the dawn of time, the German autobahn has been a dream for speedsters everywhere. Well, forget Germany.....head to El Paso! That's right the Texas House of Representatives just passed a bill to raise the speed limit in portions of the lone star...
  • DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions

    DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions
    The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Transportation today released preliminary details on a program that would again open up U.S. roadways to Mexican truckers. Proponents of the program say it would be a boon to the Texas economy as three of Mexico&...
  • Annotated Documents: Texas Superintendent Contracts

    Annotated Documents: Texas Superintendent Contracts
    The Texas Tribune As Texas schools brace for what could be as much as an $8 billion gap in state funding, they are scrutinizing every last dollar they spend — from landscaping to teacher stipends to gas for school buses. About 80 percent of a...
  • A Dry Odessa Wonders if Desalination is the Answer

    A Dry Odessa Wonders if Desalination is the Answer
    Texas Tribune The city of Odessa, facing a dire drought situation, is looking to an unlikely example for help in finding water: the desert city of El Paso. Water pressure in Odessa dropped in August, and residents can only water their lawns during...
  • Teen Who Faked Cancer Raised $17,000 in Donations, police say

    Teen Who Faked Cancer Raised $17,000 in Donations, police say
    EL PASO, TEXAS -- A teenager is charged with 'theft by deception' for allegedly collecting $17,000 in donations after telling people she was dying of leukemia. Police say Ruth Angelica "Angie" Gomez, 18, told classmates and friends that she only had...
  • Hampton's Tron Martinez makes most of chance with Marshall

    Hampton's Tron Martinez makes most of chance with Marshall
    Standing outside coach Doc Holliday's office early in the summer of 2010, Marshall assistant coach Phil Ratliff still wasn't exactly sure what he'd have to tell Holliday to sell him on the fact Tron Martinez was the right fit for the Thundering Herd....
  • Kane Co. heroin seizure 'off the charts,' sheriff says

    Kane Co. heroin seizure 'off the charts,' sheriff says
    A driver's failure to signal as she exited the Jane Addams Tollway in Elgin led to what police are calling the largest heroin seizure ever in Kane County. A judge Wednesday set bail at $25 million for Claudia Chagoya, a 42-year-old El Paso, Texas,...
  • President Obama Visits Texas

    President Obama Visits Texas
    President Obama visits Texas. He talked immigration reform and border security in El Paso. Then detailing why fixing the system is important for the economy. Obama: "This change has to be driven by you. You've got to push for comprehensive reform....
  • Director Charles Minn On Film '8 Murders A Day'

    Director Charles Minn On Film '8 Murders A Day'
    Director Charlie Minn stopped by to talk about his film 8 Murders a Day. It's an examination into the social and economical situation in Juarez, Mexico which has turned the city into the murder capital of the world. Juarez, Mexico borders El Paso, Texas....
  • What Makes a Man (or Woman) on a Marriage License?

    What Makes a Man (or Woman) on a Marriage License?
    Texas Tribune In a state that bans same-sex marriage, it would seem to be easy to know who can legally marry. Texas county clerks will tell you it is not. A two-year-old state law says a court order recognizing a sex or name change is acceptable for...