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Ameli Baryla 30, a senior nursing student at the University of Texas at El Paso campus takes in some sun and reads a book during a break in beween classes while enjoying Monday afternoon's warm weather. Ruben R Ramirez/El Paso Times Continue reading
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SISD Superintendent Dr. Xavier De La Torre helps Maddy Strong, 14, with the operation of her new iPad 2, 300 students were surprised Monday morning with the new device at El Dorado 9th Grade Academy. The iPads came loaded with instructional material for their class work. Mark Lambie/El Paso Times Continue reading
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Jacob Galindo and Amanda Gomez dressed as Beaker from the Muppets, stood in line to get tickets for the "Muppets the Movie" Monday afternoon at the Plaza Theatre, just to find out that it had been sold out. FERNIE CASTILLO /EL PASO TIMES Continue reading
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Jose Luis Escobar took down a name and phone number from a driver at Bartlett and Le Conte Wednesday morning. Escobar, 58, said he was arrested for jaywalking and taken to jail by a police oficer who was conducting speed enforcement on Bartlett at last Friday. He held a sign... Continue reading
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County Judge Veronica Escobar convened a sometimes testy session and in the end she conceded that some of the department's problems might be due to a lack of resources - a shortcoming she offered to help remedy. Here Escobar motions towards 384th District Court Judge Patrick Garcia, one of those... Continue reading
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Amethyst Varela, 6, drives down Alabama Street in her pink Cadillac on Tuesday afternoon. Varela says she has been driving all her life. Vanessa Monsisvais/El Paso Times Continue reading
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Pat Montes mother of Eastwood student Jonathon Cervoni along with Margaret, Ashley and Fred Carrillo parents and sister of Montwood student Aaron Carrillo stand in a moment of silence for their sons and brother at a memorial service held in honor of the two students that were killed last week... Continue reading
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Surrounded by a flock of children and supporters all who joined in to celebrate the release of teacher Ana Isela Martinez from the Cereso prison during a party Monday night in Juarez. "I've realized how lucky I am to have so many people praying for me, that freedom is to... Continue reading
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Former city representaive Rachael Quintana walks into County Court at Law #7 accompanied by her sister Phyllis Quintana. Quintana was charged with misdemeanor forgery in October 2007, just four months after she took office. Jury selection started today. Ruben R Ramirez/El Paso Times Continue reading
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Mexican Federal Police respond to a shoot-out in central Juarez this afternoon. Continue reading
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Standing (l-r) are: Sara Walker Scott, Athlete, Tom Work, Coach, Butch Henry, Athlete and Alan Zinter, Athlete. Sitting (l-r) Benny "Ben" Brooks Jr., Coach, Nancy Barrett daughter of Mona Loper, Posthumous and Ernest Barnard Polk, Supporter. Three generations of inductees grandfather Bobby Goldfarb, class of 1973, Sarah Walker Scott, class... Continue reading
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Gunmen killed more than 20 people -- eight in one slaying -- on Wednesday in one of the bloodiest days of the year. There were multiple shootings outside a nightclub, outside a convenience store and outside an elementary school as the violence flared up with fury. Juárez police reported shootings... Continue reading
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Six federal agents and a female police officer were killed in shootings in Juárez April 23, 2010. Today Mexican authorities said they have arrested five members of the Carrillo Fuentes drug cartel in the Friday shootings that claimed the lives of seven law officers and another man in Juárez. Investigators... Continue reading
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A total of 29 bodies were unloaded from an unmarked truck as they waited to be buried in a mass grave at the San Rafael Cemetery in the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on the afternoon of April 20, 2010. Twenty five men and four women of various ages rested... Continue reading
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State Rep. Norma Chavez's 14-year run in the state Legislature is over. Assistant County Attorney Naomi Gonzalez, 31, (second from left) defeated Chavez in their bitter, high-dollar runoff election in House District 76. Gonzalez's supporters City Representative Susie Byrd, State Representative Marisa Marquez, her mother Rose Gonzalez and County Commissioner... Continue reading
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Antonio Escalante will take on Carlos Ricardo Rodriguez of Argentina May 7 in the Don Haskins Center on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights. Escalante, 23-2 (14 knockouts), has moved up to featherweight and is now ranked No. 3 in the world by the WBC. Rodriguez is 22-3 (12). "I'm loving it,"... Continue reading
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Students at Ascarate Elementary School grades K - 3rd were treated to an Easter Egg Hunt on the school grounds. Over 5,400 eggs were "hidden" for the 256 students that participated in the hunt to find. Including several "Golden Eggs," that when found could be traded in for an Easter... Continue reading
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For those of you wondering why northeast and portions of central El Paso are without Time Warner Cable and electricity, the answer is that two power poles that have both El Paso Electric and Time Warner lines on them snapped in half due to the high winds that are currently... Continue reading
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Parents encourage their children to hurry and cross the finish line during competition in the 3rd Annual James Butler Spring Games for students with disabilities. The students from all of the SISD schools competed in both track and field events as well as a parade of schools to kick off... Continue reading