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Woody Hunt Family Foundation donates $500,000 to UTHealth Houston El Paso campus

The Woody Hunt Family Foundation has donated $500,000 to the UTHealth Houston El Paso campus. Find out more.


Interstate 10 closes eastbound by West El Paso due to vehicle fire

Lanes eastbound on I-10 East and Redd Road are closed due to a vehicle fire, El Paso Police Department officials said.


Man with knife arrested after Central El Paso police shooting

A man was arrested after an El Paso police officer-involved shooting during a standoff on Altura Avenue.


Concerns for Texas' proposed 'Border Patrol Unit' now include unknown cost estimate

House Bill 20 from Rep. Matt Schaefer tests the state's legal authority to enforce immigration laws on the U.S.-Mexico border.


Socorro police stash house raid on Flor Celosia Drive

The Socorro Police Emergency Response Team raids a suspected migrant trafficking stash house.


Socorro police find sex trafficking signs during migrant stash house raid

A Socorro migrant stash house raid uncovers possible signs of sex trafficking at a house on a residential street.


Texas' education savings account bills attract hours of testimony to House committee

A week after the Texas House opposed school choice or voucher-like programs in a test vote, people flooded a committee to testify about programs.


18,000 cows killed in explosion, fire at Texas dairy farm may be largest cattle killing ever

The biggest single-incident death of cattle in the country in at least a decade leaves officials asking, "How do you dispose of 18,000 carcasses?"


Texas Senate approves ban on local governments using public funds on lobbyists

The Texas Senate voted to restrict how local governments fund lobbyists, but critics worry the bill creates different standards for different entities


Texas Senate OKs 'critical race theory' bill for colleges. Here's what's proposed.

Texas Senate Bill 16, which Lt. Gov. Patrick called a ban on CRT, bans college faculty from attempting to 'compel' students to adopt certain beliefs.


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