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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...

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 28--City will discuss rules for spas, pools, tubs EL PASO -- City officials will host a community workshop to discuss a proposed ordinance on hot tubs, spas and swimming pools. City Reps. Beto O'Rourke and Melina Castro, and the city's Development Services Department, will host the workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday in the 10th-floor conference room at City Hall. The ordinance is scheduled to be discussed further Wednesday at the Health and Public Safety...

2006-08-04 15:20:57

HOUSTON (Reuters) - About 2,000 people were evacuated from their homes in the west Texas border city of El Paso on Thursday due to fears a nearby dam in Mexico might burst and cause flooding, a city spokeswoman said on Friday. El Paso has received more than seven inches of rain since Tuesday and is still under a flash flood warning. The rain has put pressure on the earthen La Montada Dam, which cannot withstand further heavy rains, officials from Juarez, Mexico told the El Paso Times...

2005-07-22 15:34:59

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A rash of drunken driving crashes in El Paso, Texas, has prompted U.S. border agents to help local police catch drivers coming from Mexico who appear to be intoxicated. Beginning on Friday, El Paso police will station officers at each of the three bridges leading into the city from Mexico on weekend nights. If border officials believe a driver is drunk, they will signal police. "Now the police department has really stepped up enforcement as a result of what's been going...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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