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Gas price in El Paso: EPA steps in to ease gasoline shortage

Gas prices spiked in the region after the Alon Big Spring and Marathon Petroleum Corporation refineries experienced unplanned outages.


Dan Patrick appoints new counsel to help him preside over Ken Paxton's impeachment trial

In 2009, former Gov. Rick Perry appointed Lana Myers to serve on the Fifth Court of Appeals. She won reelection in 2010 and went unchallenged in 2016.


Texas National Guard shoots man found wounded on Juárez bank of Rio Grande

A Texas National Guard soldier on duty in El Paso fired a shot toward a Mexican national, who was found wounded along the banks of the Rio Grande.


New complaint seeks to stop AG Ken Paxton from practicing law in Texas

Three former State Bar of Texas presidents signed onto a complaint that says Ken Paxton engaged in bribery, aggravated perjury and organized crime.


El Paso taxes: Homeowners to see some relief in school district tax bills

The average-value home in the county's three largest districts will see school tax savings of $533 to $783.


Texas ban on hormone therapy for trans kids goes into effect despite legal fight

Texas lawmakers joined 19 other states attempting to ban the use of transition-related care.


Welcome back: UTEP celebrates 'success of our students'

Last year, UTEP reported its highest level of freshman enrollment in fall 2022. The 24,000-student university is on track to beat last year's record.


Juárez Juangabrilisimo! Music, dance honor Juan Gabriel on memorial anniversary

Juárez's favorite adopted son, the late Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel, is celebrated at the Juárez Juangabrilisimo festival 2023.


El Paso woman accused of DWI manslaughter in highway crash that killed San Elizario woman

A San Elizario woman was killed when the SUV she was riding in was hit from behind by a suspected drunken driver on Loop 375.


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