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2009-06-23 16:40:00

Texas wildlife officials say there are six alligators living in the Rio Grande, east of Fort Hancock in Hudspeth County. There were approximately six alligators that were observed, three of them that were in the 2- to 4-foot range, and about three of them in the 5- to 6-foot range, Texas Game Warden Ray Spears told KFOX-TV, El Paso, Texas. Spears said the alligators are in a rural area, so they don't pose much danger to humans. He said it is believed they were dropped off in the area by...

2009-05-04 05:00:00

ELKHART, Ind., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- All American Building Systems, LLC (AABS, allamericanbuildings.com), the major projects division of Coachmen Industries, Inc. (OTC: COHM.PK), announced today it has signed a contract to build housing for the United States Army at Fort Bliss, located near El Paso, Texas. Construction is already underway with continuous shipments to Fort Bliss through late June for approximately $6.1 million. The contract is for two barracks buildings to house...

2009-04-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While many communities across the country are struggling with a down real estate market, there are some positive signs for Texas. The state is attracting more new residents and will likely continue to do so, according to a new study from Relocation.com, the leading online consumer resource for moving services. Austin ranked as the state's most popular destination. Relocation.com analyzed requests for moving services in 2007, 2008 and the first quarter of...

2009-04-03 23:18:39

Rickey Claitt scored 28 points Friday in leading Oregon State to an 81-73 win over Texas-El Paso and the championship of the College Basketball Invitational. After the teams split the first two games of the best-of-three championship series by winning on their own court, the Beavers pulled off a road victory that allowed them to finish their season at 18-18. Texas-El Paso cut what had been a 14-point deficit with 3:15 to play down to six with 2:06 to go, but Oregon State made 9-of-13 foul...

2009-04-01 23:29:43

Stefon Jackson scored 28 points Wednesday and Texas-El Paso held off Oregon State 70-63 to even the College Basketball Invitational final at a game each. The teams will meet in the third and deciding game Friday. Jackson made 9-of-20 shots from the field and hit 10-of-14 from the foul line, including three in the final minute while the Miners were scoring the game's final five points. Randy Culpepper added 17 points for Texas-El Paso (23-13). The Miners overcame a five-point halftime...

2009-03-31 00:53:05

Roeland Schaftenaar had 19 points and Lathen Wallace 18 Monday when Oregon State beat Texas-El Paso 75-69 in the opener of the College Basketball Invitational. Game 2 of the best-of-three series will be played Wednesday in El Paso. Seth Tarver scored 17 points and Rickey Claitt finished with 13 points and six assists for the Beavers (17-17) -- who shot 68.4 percent from field in the second half. Randy Culpepper led Texas-El Paso with 20 points. Stefon Jackson scored 17 and Arnett Moultrie...

2009-02-22 23:48:33

One-third of El Paso, Texas, residents cross the Texas-Mexico border to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, for medication and healthcare services, researchers said. Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health El Paso Regional campus found cross-border medication shopping and medical attention can present health dangers -- including medications laced with toxic substances that are banned in the U.S. market; incorrect medications or dosage prescribed by unqualified personnel; and...

2009-02-21 19:56:40

Tyreke Evans had 25 points and eight rebounds Saturday, powering sixth-ranked Memphis to a 70-63 win over Texas-El Paso. The victory extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games and gave the Tigers a 54-game win streak in conference play. Antonio Anderson had 10 points and eight rebounds for Memphis (24-3, 12-0 Conference-USA), whose last loss in league play was March 2, 2006, at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Stefon Jackson scored 24 points, and Randy Culpepper and...

2009-02-17 16:34:00

ELKHART, Ind., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coachmen Industries, Inc. (NYSE: COA) today announced that its major projects subsidiary, All American Building Systems, LLC (AABS), has received a letter of intent to build housing for the United States Army at Fort Bliss, located near El Paso Texas. The agreement represents a total potential value of $21.3 million to All American. It is expected that construction will begin in April this year with continuous shipments to Fort Bliss through...

2008-11-13 15:00:24

Doug Foshee, president and chief executive officer of El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP), will present tomorrow, November 14, at the Bank of America Energy Conference in Key Biscayne, Florida. The presentation will begin at 8:40 a.m. EST, 7:40 a.m. CST with an audio webcast available on the Investors page of El Paso's Web site at www.elpaso.com. Presentation slides will be available prior to the presentation on the Investors page of the company's Web site. El Paso Corporation provides natural...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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