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Marcus assuming management of two downtown El Paso hotels – Milwaukee – Milwaukee Business Journal

Posted by Roberto Cline on April 18, 2018 (Comments Closed)

Marcus Hotels & Resorts said Tuesday that it is assuming management of two hotels in downtown El Paso, Texas, expanding the Milwaukee hospitality company’s portfolio in Texas. Marcus Hotels, a division of The Marcus Corp. (NYSE: MCS) of Milwaukee, assumed management of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel El Paso Downtown effective April 4. The company […]

Land sale issue raised in affordable housing project for Colorado Springs seniors

Posted by Roberto Cline on April 12, 2018 (Comments Closed)

An apartment complex on Colorado Springs’ northeast side would reduce the city’s significant affordable housing shortage for senior citizens. The City Council approved selling nearly 11/2 acres at 4921 Templeton Gap Road for $1 to Greccio Housing, a local affordable housing nonprofit, on March 27. One councilman complained that other agencies didn’t have a chance […]

El Paso Mayor On National Guard Deployments To Mexican Border

Posted by Roberto Cline on April 6, 2018 (Comments Closed)

President Trump is sending the National Guard to the U.S.- Mexico border. David Greene talks to Dee Margo, mayor of El Paso, Texas, who says he’s not convinced that his city needs additional forces. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR stories you don’t want to […]

Reader disheartened by Animal Control

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 31, 2018 (Comments Closed)

(Photo: Courtesy of El Paso County Sheriff’s Office) I will probably open a can of worms with this, but here it goes. This morning I attempted to rescue a dog that had reportedly been in the desert for about three weeks. I found the dog, it ran, I ran (through the desert). Luckily, it ran […]

Here’s How Much You Need To Earn To Live In El Paso County

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 25, 2018 (Comments Closed)

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — El Paso County is one of the least expensive large metropolis areas to live in Colorado, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America’s 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The group […]

Texas bomb probe may turn on trace of lint or random video clip

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 19, 2018 (Comments Closed)

In the hunt for whoever is responsible for four bombings in Texas, investigators hope to crack the case by finding a sliver of forensic evidence or a telling video clip linking the attacker to the scene of at least one of the attacks, in which two people died and four were wounded. Experts who have […]

Another explosion rocks Texas capital and injures woman

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 13, 2018 (Comments Closed)

Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they’re considering whether race was a factor because all of the victims were black. Shortly after police Chief Brian Manley held […]

Preview: Race for El Paso County Judge

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 7, 2018 (Comments Closed)

County Judge Candidates: John Cook (left) Laura Enriquez (middle) and Ricardo Samaniego (right) EL PASO, Texas – The winner of Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the County Judge race will run unopposed in November since no Republican candidates entered the race. The democrats include former El Paso Mayor John Cook, attorney Laura Enriquez and entrepreneur Ricardo […]

El Paso Joins the United Soccer League for 2019 Season

Posted by Roberto Cline on March 1, 2018 (Comments Closed)

EL PASO, Texas – United Soccer League (USL) officials announced today that El Paso, Texas will be the next addition to the league for the 2019 season, continuing the USL’s growth in the Southwest United States. The new club will be led by MountainStar Sports Group (MSSG), which also owns and operates the El Paso […]

Alabama, Texas, Florida set to hold executions on same night

Posted by Roberto Cline on February 23, 2018 (Comments Closed)

If executions set for Alabama, Texas and Florida are carried out Thursday as scheduled, it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers were put to death in the U.S. on the same day. According to statistics kept by the Washington, D.C.-based Death Penalty Information Center, it’s not uncommon […]