El Paso County

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Report: Dallas County Jail Still Shackling Those Oh-So-Dangerous Women in Labor

    When the contractions start, the restrictions end. In theory, anyway.​Chief Uterus Correspondent Anna Merlan is on assignment. I know Anna usually handles the lady stuff, but if it's OK with you guys, I'm going to dispense some quick advice to the Female Friends of Unfair Park: If you gals ha ... More >>

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    February 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2006

    Dallas to El Paso: Give Us All Y our Teachers

    Maybe that's not exactly true, but the El Paso Times is reporting this morning that Dallas Independent School District's chief teacher recruiter, Hector Flore, has been in the West Texas town...well, recruiting teachers, what else? Says in the piece that some 125 El Paso teachers have been hired by ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Death in the Desert

    Gary Patterson flew to El Paso for a job interview--and never returned. It took nearly two years for the Texas Rangers and Waco police to unravel the bizarre web of lies and treachery that led to his disappearance.

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Bully Pulpit

    Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Getting dumped

    Despite shoddy science, bad economics, and catastrophic health risks, a West Texas border community may become the nation's nuclear dumping ground

  • News

    April 10, 1997

    Not so fast, Sonny

    A sweetheart bill down at the Texas Legislature will let you pay to make one Dallas businessman richer