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  1. El Paso County Commissioners Court adopts 2-cent tax rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... tax rate was set after Commissioners Court approved a new five-year collective bargaining agreement with the El Paso County Sheriff's Officers' Association. The contract will impact the new 2015 fiscal budget by approximately $2.67 million for a ...

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  2. County Commissioners nix proposed early voting site in West El Paso near CanutilloRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    A proposed early voting site near Canutillo was nixed from the list of polling places approved by the county on Monday after some members of the Republican party questioned whether it met Texas Election Code rules. The El Paso County Commissioners Court on Monday approved the list of early voting locations for the Nov. 4 election, including a polling site at the Canutillo Nutrition Center, 7351 Bosque Road.

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  3. County approves budget, tax rate for FY 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... over last year's rate of about 43 cents. The 1.9 cent rise will raise taxes about $20 on a $100,000 home in El Paso County. That rate will allow the county to build a $34 million reserve, about 13.5 percent of the overall budget, to have cash on ...

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  4. Sixteen dogs captured near Horizon during sheriff's sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Sixteen dogs on the loose in the Agua Dulce area near Horizon City were impounded this morning during a sweep by El Paso County sheriff's animal control officials. Sheriff's officials said the sweep was conducted in response to complaints made through the sheriff's office website.

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  5. El Paso County debates tax hike, budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    The El Paso County Commissioners Court today will consider adopting a tax rate that, if approved, will increase county taxes by about $17 a year. That rate could be dependent on a tentative collective bargaining agreement county negotiators reached with the El Paso County Sheriff's Officers' Association late last week, County Judge Veronica Escobar said.

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  6. Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    ... it mandatory for Americans to have health care insurance or face increasing financial penalties each year. El Paso County had the sixth-largest enrollment of all the major urban counties in Texas, the report shows. Harris County (Houston) had ...

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  7. Most wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Crime Stoppers of El Paso each week releases photos and descriptions of El Paso's most-wanted fugitives for the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information on the profiled fugitives may call 566-8477.

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  8. El Paso's most wanted fugitives of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Crime Stoppers of El Paso each week releases photos and descriptions of El Paso's most-wanted fugitives for the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information on the profiled fugitives may call 566-8477.

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  9. Judge eases concerns about Child Welfare Court's elimination in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | El Paso Times

    State District Judge Yahara Lisa Gutierrez said she has addressed the concerns of some attorneys regarding the elimination of the Child Welfare Court by taking the court's cases herself beginning Monday. The recent elimination of the Child Welfare Court, which specializes in Child Protective Services cases, generated concerns among some attorneys fearing the cases would be overlooked.

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  10. San Elizario woman allegedly uses apron to strangle husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    El Paso County sheriff's detectives arrested Martha Acevedo on Thursday in connection with the death of her husband, Jose Acevedo, officials said Friday. Martha Acevedo was booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of murder.

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  11. El Paso Man Gets 50 Years For Killing WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CBS Local

    El Paso County jurors on Thursday found the 50-year-old Torres guilty of murder in the April 2013 death of his spouse, Lilia Torres. The El Paso Times reports attorneys for Torres say he was acting in self-defense as his wife allegedly punched and kicked him.

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  12. West Texas woman charged with killing husband ... strangling him with apronRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him. El Paso County jail records show 61-year-old Martha Acevedo of San Elizario was being held Saturday on a murder charge.

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  13. Husband killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's detectives arrested Martha Acevedo on Thursday in connection with the death of her husband, Jose Acevedo, officials said Friday. Martha Acevedo was booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of murder.

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  14. Lanes reopen on I-10 East near VintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | El Paso Times

    Update 4:50 p.m.: Interstate 10 East has been opened near Vinton except for the right lane, which remains closed, the Texas Department of Transportation said. Interstate 10 East is closed near Vinton this afternoon because of an accident in West El Paso County, according to the the Texas Department of Transportation.

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  15. El Paso County woman arrested in connection with husband's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | El Paso Times

    A 61-year-old woman was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in connection with the death of her husband, sheriff's officials said this morning. El Paso Sheriff's officers were dispatched to the residence of Martha and Jose Acevedo in the 12000 block of Palenque Drive at about 6 a.m. Thursday on a call of an unresponsive person, officials said.

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  16. UTEP centennial: Campus readies for next 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | El Paso Times

    ... the city's fifth largest employer with an annual $400 million budget, contributes $1.3 billion a year to El Paso County's economy, according to a report compiled by UTEP's Center for Institutional Evaluation, Research and Planning. Overall, the ...

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  17. Cargo theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | El Paso Times

    ... comprising officers and agents from the El Paso Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, FBI, El Paso County Sheriff's Office and Department of Homeland Security. The task force had been investigating the thefts since 2013, but the ... 3 comments

  18. 2 alleged Barrio Azteca members among 15 arrested in relation to cargo theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | El Paso Times

    ... comprising officers and agents from the El Paso Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, FBI, El Paso County Sheriff's Office and Department of Homeland Security. The people arrested were allegedly involved in a ring that would steal ...

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  19. El Paso appeals court reinstates lawsuit filed by parents against Clint ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | El Paso Times

    ... district court's jurisdiction. CISD stretches across more than 370 square miles, making it the largest of all El Paso County school districts. It serves about 11,800 students, from Clint to Horizon City to the state line with New Mexico. COEUR ...

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  20. El Paso appeals court reinstates lawsuit filed by parents against Clint ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | El Paso Times

    ... district court's jurisdiction. CISD stretches across more than 370 square miles, making it the largest of all El Paso County school districts. It serves about 11,800 students, from Clint to Horizon City to the state line with New Mexico. DETROIT ...

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