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  1. UTEP column: UTEP alumni-owned businesses boost local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... there is a substantial UTEP presence in the workforce: 57 percent of graduating students opt to remain in El Paso County for at least one year after finishing their degrees, according to a 2013 study by Economic Modeling Specialists International. ...

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  2. University Medical Center of El Paso has yet to release information on bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... by the taxpayers," Escobar said. "There is no way to build public trust except through transparency." The El Paso County Commissioners Court, which Escobar heads, appoints the members of the medical center's Board of Managers. Hanson said the top ...

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  3. 68-year-old El Paso man arrested in shooting death of man in Lower ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | El Paso Times

    ... He died at the hospital, police said. Chavez was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on a bond totaling $100,000. Police are still investigating the shooting and will not release Chavez' mugshot until "its ...

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  4. Grand jury indicts El Paso man for statutory rape of Sunland Park teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | El Paso Times

    ... sexual penetration, court records show. His bond information form states Medina is a deputy clerk at the El Paso County tax office, but county human resources officials there could find no record of his employment Friday. Frank Ortiz, El Paso County ...

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  5. University Medical Center of El Paso have yet to release information on bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... by the taxpayers," Escobar said. "There is no way to build public trust except through transparency." The El Paso County Commissioners Court, which Escobar heads, appoints the members of the medical center's Board of Managers. Hanson said the top ...

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  6. EP unemployment rateRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    El Paso County's unemployment rate hit a six-year low in October at 6.9 percent, data released Friday show. That's the lowest unemployment rate of the year, and the lowest since October 2008, data from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas show.

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  7. El Paso Police charge 68-year-old with murder in Friday's Lower Valley shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... away from the victim who was laying on the sidewalk. Chavez has been charged with murder and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a bond of $100,000.

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  8. UMC bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | El Paso Times

    The EL Paso County Hospital District held a special board of managers meeting to discuss various legal options regarding the contract between EPCHD and the El Paso Children's Hospital. After meeting in executive session for over two hours no action was taken on the matter.

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  9. Officials identify man pinned under trailer, killed near Horizon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's officials have identified the man killed after he was pinned under a trailer near Horizon City. Officials said Javier Arteaga Loya, 40, had been working on the trailer at S&S Truck Sales, 14121 Gateway West, when it fell off a jack stand that had been holding it in place.

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  10. University Medical Center of El Paso officials mum on CEO, employee bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | El Paso Times

    ... to "discuss various legal options regarding the facility lease and other contractual agreements between the El Paso County Hospital District and the El Paso Children's Hospital," according to the agenda. After the meeting, Valenti declined to answer ...

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  11. Women With Concealed WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KKTV

    More women in El Paso County are getting their concealed carry permits than ever before. According to the sheriff's office, in 2005, 917 women in El Paso received permits.

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  12. Special Report: Food truck madness hits El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KVIA-TV El Paso

    Food trucks have hit the streets of El Paso County in the hundreds. Those who run them and those who eat the grub that comes out of them say they're not going away anytime soon.

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  13. Sheriff's officials seek men who stole beer from Canutillo dollar storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's deputies are looking for two men who walked out of a Canutillo dollar store in July with $70 worth of beer. Deputies said the men walked into the Dollar General store at 7308 Doniphan Drive on the afternoon of July 29 and grabbed five 18-packs of Bud Light.

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  14. Faulty furnace causes fire in Canutillo apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | El Paso Times

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office and the West Valley Fire Department responded to the fire at 8:25 a.m. at an apartment building on the 7000 block of First Street in Canutillo. Sheriff's deputies evacuated the six-unit apartment complex including the apartment where the fire was located.

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  15. West Texas worker killed under semitrailerRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities in West Texas say a worker has died after being crushed under a semitrailer that he was working on. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says the 40-year-old part-time employee of S&S Truck Sales in Horizon City died Wednesday evening.

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  16. Daniel VillegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | El Paso Times

    ... had planned to play nearly 40 calls Villegas made to his parents while he was in state prison and at the El Paso County Jail, Villegas' attorney Joe Spencer said. Spencer said he thinks the phone calls aren't relevant because Villegas doesn't make ...

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  17. El Paso County Commissioners: Umc Ceo Jim Valenti should not have accepted $120KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | El Paso Times

    In this file photo - University Medical Center President and CEO Jim Valenti listens to CFO Michael Nunez as he presented the proposed 2015 budget. Valenti came under fire when he recently accepted a $120K bonus.

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  18. Man re-bookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | El Paso Times

    A 29-year-old man arrested earlier this month in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old child was rebooked into El Paso County Jail on suspicion of possession and promotion of child pornography, officials said. Aaron Flores, of the 100 block of North Clark Drive, was arrested on Nov. 3 in connection with the aggravated sexual assault of child, according to jail records.

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  19. NADBank funds arsenic treatment facility near El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Business Journal

    The North American Development Bank has agreed to make a $3.25 million grant toward the construction of an arsenic treatment facility on behalf of the El Paso County Tornillo Water Improvement District.

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  20. Woman, child rescued from gas-filled home in TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KSWO

    Firefighters in West Texas have rescued a pregnant woman and her 3-year-old daughter from their home filled with carbon monoxide. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says the woman called 911 on Tuesday after feeling disoriented and weak at her Canutillo home.

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