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  1. Lorraine Kubala: El Paso couple honored as 2015 Texas Bandmasters of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | El Paso Times

    The Texas Music Educators Association convention was last week in San Antonio, and an El Paso couple received a big honor while in attendance at the event. Rick and Barbara Lambrecht were named the 2015 Texas Bandmasters of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Texas Bandmasters Association.

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  2. Texas Tribune: Price plunge adds new wrinkle to Mexican energy reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | El Paso Times

    After years of political wrangling, Mexico is poised to open up its state-run energy monopoly to private investment - pumping excitement into Texas, where officials have talked about oil-tinged partnerships that might lift border towns out of poverty. Oil's value has tumbled roughly 50 percent since June, triggering layoffs and big budget cuts across the industry.

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  3. Texas Tribune: Price plunge adds new wrinkle to Mexican energy reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | El Paso Times

    After years of political wrangling, Mexico is poised to open up its state-run energy monopoly to private investment - pumping excitement into Texas, where officials have talked about oil-tinged partnerships that might lift border towns out of poverty. Oil's value has tumbled roughly 50 percent since June, triggering layoffs and big budget cuts across the industry.

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  4. Lorraine Kubala: EP Wind Symphony concert to help kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | El Paso Times

    The El Paso Wind Symphony will present its third concert of the season today at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. The ensemble is making this season a season of helping, with a charitable drive of some sort being held in conjunction with each of the five concerts in the performance series.

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  5. New historic surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | El Paso Times

    The Texas Historical Commission has awarded the city a $56,000-matching grant to conduct a new historic survey of Downtown El Paso. The survey, once completed, is expected to be used to nominate Downtown for listing as a national historic district, which opens the door to tax credits to renovate and preserve historic buildings as well as to revitalize tourism and economic development in the area, according to officials.

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  6. All-district concert highlights bands' bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | El Paso Times

    The first is the TMEA region 22 all-district band concert Saturday night, and the other is the West Texas Color Guard Association field day, to take place Saturday afternoon. The regional band concert will feature three ensembles, including a ninth-grade-only band, and two concert bands made up of members from all four high school grade levels.

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  7. Restoration underway on one of Trost's Downtown El Paso buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Rudy GutierrezEl Paso Times Small Fleur de Lis decorate the front facade of a Henry Trost designed building at 215 San Antonio Street in downtown El Paso. The facade of the W. S. Hills building, sandwiched between San Antonio and Texas avenues, will be restored to how it looked in 1926 when Trost & Trost designed the former department store.

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  8. Weekend calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Downtown ghost tour: The tour, including a visit inside the remains of the Palace and Wigwam Saloon, will start at 9 p.m. Saturday, at the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society, 108 E. San Antonio. 10. 274-9531.

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  9. Weekend calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Downtown ghost tour: The tour, including a visit inside the remains of the Palace and Wigwam Saloon, will start at 9 p.m. Saturday, at the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society, 108 E. San Antonio. 10. 274-9531.

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  10. Tiempo calendar: Jay's Pix, Billy Townes Quartet, "I Heard The News Today: A Beatles Tribute"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Downtown ghost tour: The tour, including a visit inside the remains of the Palace and Wigwam Saloon, will start at 9 p.m. Saturday, at the Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society, 108 E. San Antonio. 10. 274-9531.

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  11. Two new faces to join El Paso County Commissioners Court in the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | El Paso Times

    El Paso Times Andrew Haggerty, Republican candidate for County Comissioner Precinct 4 speaks at a debate Thursday night put on by the West El Paso Republican Women. Haggerty hopes to serve in the seat his uncle, Dan Haggerty held for 18 years.

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  12. Natalicio calls on local businesses to create jobs for UTEP gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | El Paso Times

    University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio delivers the State of Education address, hosted by the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday afternoon at the Camino Real Hotel. She urged leaders to help create jobs to keep UTEP graduates in the area.

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  13. Commissioners Court to take first steps to appointing a replacement for Constable WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County Commissioners Court will take the first step on Monday in filling the vacant Precinct 1 constable spot left after the death of Robert White, who was killed in a fight in Canutillo earlier this month. "The commissioners court can appoint someone who meets the qualifications of the office," said Betsy C. Keller, El Paso County's director of human resources.

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  14. Tiempo calendar: Chris Tucker, Deepak Chopra, Go Blue on the Border CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | El Paso Times

    Shrine Circus: The 51st edition of the popular show is set for this weekend at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Nov. 14; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 15; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 16. The Circus Pre-Party takes place an hour prior to each show and will feature elephant and pony rides, face painting, a meet-and-greet with the circus stars and other activities.

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  15. Immigrant rights activist Alexi Cruz released from El Paso detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | El Paso Times

    Protesters earlier in the evening demanded the release of Alexi Cruz who was detained at an El Paso immigration detention center. A dozen protesters, including a group of Aztec dancers, had a rally across Hawkins Boulevard from the Department of Homeland Security building.

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  16. US health care unprepared for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | El Paso Times

    The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network. Experts broadly agree that a widespread outbreak across the country is extremely unlikely, but they also concur that it is impossible to predict with certainty, since previous Ebola epidemics have been confined to remote areas of Africa.

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  17. UTEP football: Miners shut out UTSA Roadrunners, 34-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | El Paso Times

    UTEP's Aaron Jones runs for a 24-yard touch down against UTSA during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Antonio. The Miners defied that all that by making the most surprising, positive history imaginable.

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  18. Trish Long: El Paso area street name's origin shrouded in mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | El Paso Times

    HI, TRISH >> I was at a Discover El Paso meeting last week and your name was brought up. We were wondering where the name came from for Ange Street.

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  19. 1914: 'Fiddlin' Wiley used El Paso milestones to protect his longtime home from street projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | El Paso Times

    I found this article from Dec. 9, 1914, on a lawsuit brought by the city against W.W. Wiley, that gives a look into early El Paso history. Please note that it uses the vernacular of the time, including sometimes referring to people of color by race instead of by name.

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  20. Will Hurd, Republican candidate for Congressional District 23, visits El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | El Paso Times

    Will Hurd, GOP candidate for U.S. representative, said Monday during a campaign stop in El Paso that he knows he's in a tight race against Democrat incumbent Pete Gallego. "I spent Sunday and Monday campaigning here, knocking on doors in Horizon and Socorro, doing interviews, and going to meetings and fundraisers," Hurd said.

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