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  1. UTEP, other institutions secure $5M grant to prepare for less waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | El Paso Times

    ... groups in the Rio Grande Basin from Elephant Butte Dam to the spot where the Rio Conchos flows into the river at Presidio, said William Hargrove, director of UTEP's Center for Environmental Research, who is the co-leader of the project. UTEP was one ...

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  2. Student Finalists Announced in 2015 Frame My Future Scholarship...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | PR.com

    ... Channel Islands Michaela Gallegos from Vacaville, California University of California, Berkeley Tatum Galliete from Presidio, Texas The University of Texas at Austin Marie Frances Angela Gonzales from Richmond, Texas College of St. Benedict Rachel ...

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  3. Rita E. Madrid: Become an emerging leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | El Paso Times

    The Small Business Administration El Paso District has received authority to implement the Emerging Leaders Program offered as a no cost opportunity to businesses located in El Paso County and the far West Texas counties of Hudspeth, Culberson, Reeves, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos, Terrell, Brewster and Presidio. To qualify and be eligible as an Emerging Leader participant the small business candidate must be in business for at least three years, have at least one employee and have sales of at least $400,000.

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  4. Superintendent McEntire harnesses technology in Presidio ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | District Administration

    Presidio ISD, a remote, Title I, poverty-stricken Texas border district with a 98 percent Hispanic population, didn't let limited financial resources block its goal of cultivating college-going ambitions among its nearly 1,400 students. By leveraging a University of Texas partnership and creating a technology-infused community initiative, Superintendent Dennis McEntire and the district offered students remote access to learning opportunities over 200 miles away.

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  5. Border Patrol officers outside a bus in Presidio.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    If Congress fails to fund the Department of Homeland Security beyond next week, it will not only tell the world that the U.S. government can't get its act together, but also signal to transnational gangs that the southern border is easy pickings. Those are the assessments of key Texas lawmakers in the middle of a congressional gridlock that threatens to let DHS funding run out.

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  6. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | WMMV-AM Melbourne

    ... incident, which has been nicknamed "Mexico's Roswell," it took place in Coyame, Mexico, near the border town of Presidio, Texas, when a small plane crashed into a disc-shaped UFO. Afterward, both US and Mexican troops reportedly sifted through the ...

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  7. Traci Des Jardins Crowned Queen of the Presidio, Adds Third Dining ConceptRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Eater

    All hail Traci Des Jardins , Queen of the Presidio, as she announces plans to open her third dining concept in the heart of San Francisco's massive park and former military base. Inside Scoop reports that the new spot will take over the space previously occupied by The Transit CafA .

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  8. Suspect in 1993 El Monte slaying caught at Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    PRESIDIO, Texas >> A man wanted for the fatal shooting of a guest at an El Monte party 21 years ago was captured at a West Texas border crossing when he tried to renew an expired green card this week. He arrived at the port of entry from Mexico to get paperwork to renew his I-551 resident alien card under the name Jose Angel Barraza Gomez, according to Roger Maier, spokesman for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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  9. Marquez, Jesus CortezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... "Jess" Cortez Marquez entered eternal life on January 11th, 2015 in Lindsay, Ca. at the age of 71. Jess was born in Presidio Texas to Juan and Angela Marquez on December 10th 1943. He was the oldest of 12 children. The Marquez family moved to ...

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  10. Suspect in 1993 California Slaying Caught at Texas BorderRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | KRGV

    A man sought following a 1993 slaying in California has been captured at a West Texas border crossing after apparently living in Mexico for years. Presidio County jail records show 53-year-old Jose Angel Barraza Gomez was being held without bond Wednesday pending extradition to Los Angeles County.

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  11. Suspect in 1993 El Monte slaying caught at Texas borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    PRESIDIO, Texas >> A man sought following a 1993 slaying in California has been captured at a West Texas border crossing after apparently living in Mexico for years. Presidio County jail records show 53-year-old Jose Angel Barraza Gomez was being held without bond Wednesday pending extradition to Los Angeles County.

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  12. El Paso area employment centers expand hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande is expanding the operating hours of four El Paso employment centers and two in nearby counties, the agency announced this week. The centers are: 8825 North Loop in the Lower Valley, which will no longer be open Saturdays; 300 E. Main, Downtown; 9740 Dyer in the Northeast; 600 N.E. 4th Street, in Fabens; and the centers in Alpine and Presidio.

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  13. How one rural EMS agency shines at innovative patient careRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | EMS1

    In remote area stretching nearly 2,000 square miles on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border, a combination of paid and volunteer EMS providers at Presidio Emergency Services respond to an estimated 700 calls per year. Many employees travel long distances to the service the communities of Presidio, Texas, the neighboring community of Candelaria, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico, as well as rural highways and Big Bend Ranch state park.

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  14. US mother gives birth at border crossingRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... his plea on charges that he lied about being involved in a now-canceled $200 million Medicaid contract with CNSI. PRESIDIO, Texas (AP) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers helped deliver a baby boy when his mother arrived in labor at a West ...

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  15. "Dreams do come true"Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Horsetalk

    ... up rivers and making grazing harder to find. The journey across America had been hot, tough and lonely. But in Presidio, Texas a family dream came true when Filipe's father joined him. The Leite family had returned to Brazil, where Luis now owned a ...

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  16. Paraplegic attempts to smuggle methRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    PRESIDIO, TEXAS >> U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 1.3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine last week. The drugs were taped to the legs of a paraplegic man.

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  17. Smuggler in wheelchair caught with meth taped to legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... is accused of trying to smuggle more than a pound of methamphetamine into Texas. (Customs and Border Protection) Presidio, Texas is remote and generally quiet compared to other parts of the Texas-Mexico border in terms of smuggling drugs. (Google ...

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  18. Where there's a wheel, there's a way: Border agents find...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported Tuesday that they found more than a pound of crystal methamphetamine taped to the legs of a paraplegic man at the border between Mexico and Presidio, Texas. "Smugglers have no scruples when it comes to getting narcotics across the border," said John Deputy, CBP's Presidio port director.

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  19. CBP: Officers find meth taped to paraplegic man's legsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    A 41-year-old paraplegic man was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after they said they found 1.3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine taped to his legs at a Texas port of entry. Arturo Chavez Solis, of Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico, was the only passenger in a taxi crossing from Mexico at the Presidio, TX, port of entry about 3 p.m. Oct. 22, according to a CBP news release.

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  20. Paraplegic man found with meth taped to thighs at border crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | KTSM-AM El Paso

    PRESIDIO, Texas A 41-year-old paraplegic man faces drug smuggling charges after he tried to cross into the United States with crystal methamphetamine taped to his legs, federal officials said.

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