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In El Paso a Democratic congressman is fighting to save his seat for the first time in 16 years. His main challenger in the upcoming primary is young, well-liked and could alter the U.S. role in Mexico's drug war.
May 14, 2012
An attorney in El Paso is assisting the family of an American truck driver detained in Mexico.
May 03, 2012
DPS is being criticized for quietly contracting out part of the border security work to a private group — with questionable results.
April 13, 2012
Reporter Mónica Ortiz Uribe wanted to look at a typical family of Latino voters -- so she interviewed her own.
April 11, 2012
Karnes City, Texas, is home to the first immigration detention center built with softer conditions in mind.
March 29, 2012
'Lower Valley' or 'Mission Valley' in South El Paso County near the U.S.-Mexico border has a rich history as an active smuggling corridor for drugs and people. It is now getting a reputation as an area with many corrupt public officials.
March 08, 2012
Every student in the McAllen Independent School District district is about to get an iPad or iPod Touch that will replace traditional desktop computers. The cost would be about the same as purchasing new computers.
March 01, 2012
San Antonio has always been popular with Mexican tourists. But many no longer want to drive popular highways controlled by dangerous drug cartels. So many are flying and airlines are trying to serve the growing demand.
February 28, 2012
Spend a Saturday night in Juárez's nightclub district with well-dressed youngsters; hollering taco vendors; parking attendants with flashlights; and street vendors selling gum and flowers.
February 27, 2012
The highest court in the U.S. could overturn decades of law that allows higher education institutions to use race as a factor in admitting students. A decision could come as early as this summer.
February 22, 2012

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