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West El Paso massage parlor temporarily shut down, accused of ill...

A West El Paso massage parlor was temporarily shut down over alleged habitually illegal activities, including sexual contact with clients.

Professional
Community raises $1.1m for 6th Annual El...

Community members once again stepped up for their favorite non-profits last week, netting the groups a collective $1.1 million in donations. According to organizers, thanks

Business
Texas District 16 congressional candidat...

Texas’ new congressional district maps remain under litigation, but already two Republicans have stepped up to challenge Democratic incumbent Veronica

Events
Caught on Cam: Teenagers break into new El Paso homes, cause thou...

It’s being called the tip of the iceberg in new home thefts. Break-ins that are happening in El Paso and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. According to

National News
El Paso Electric, Mitsubishi Power colla...

Texas-based utility El Paso Electric has signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Power to develop renewable energy and storage projects that can contribute to the utility’s target of carbon neutrality by 2045.

National News
Man killed after falling of dirt bike in...

The El Paso Police Department (EPPD) says a man is dead after an incident in an East El Paso drainage canal. Sunday evening, EPPD officers from the Mission Valley Regional

Local News
El Paso Electric to transition newest generating unit to hydrogen...

The facility currently uses all natural gas and will start with a blend of 30 percent H2. El Paso Electric and Mitsubishi Power Americas have agreed to develop

News
Look what's coming, Joe: Group of 2,000 ...

A group of 2,000 Central American migrants were seen continuing their march towards the US border on Sunday after previously pushing past police during the first day of their march on Saturday

Local News
9 Exclusive: TX AG Ken Paxton leaves El ...

One of the most powerful people in the the lone Star State, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, made a stop in El Paso and was gracious enough to give us an exclusive one on

News
El Paso’s Khalid shares new song ‘Present’ & announces ‘Scenic Dr...

Khalid has dropped a new song, which is our first taste of an EP he plans to release in December. The song is called "Present," and in a statement, Khalid explains "My mom raised me on R&B and whether it’s the harmonies or melodies,

Entertainment
Missouri paid for Schmitt’s Texas trip t...

Missouri taxpayers paid for state Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s trip to Texas last week to announce a lawsuit he filed seeking to force the restart of construction of a southern border wall.

News
El Paso DEA: Fentanyl smuggled across th...

According to Kyle Williamson, the former Special Agent in charge for the El Paso Drug Enforcement Agency, the demand for Opioids in the United States is alarmingly

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Kao Dirichi Goes From From Nigeria To St...

Kao Dirichi (pronounced K-O), who has created the buzz, says “the dunk coach for the NBA dunk contest….we text and he says I can’t wait til you get here”. The NBA….three letters Kao Dirichi never dreamed of when he moved as a youngster from Nigeria to Mesquite.

Sports
Texas Longhorns Week 9 Opponent Preview: No. 16 Baylor Bears

After facing a tough midseason stretch against Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, the Texas Longhorns will travel to Waco to face Dave Aranda and the upstart Baylor Bears. The Bears, wh

Professional
Formula One race weekend brings in welco...

An estimated 140,000 people, many of whom reside outside Texas, attended the F1 this year, a COTA record and well above the estimated 105,000 in 2019.

National News
Austin Diaper Bank adjusting to rising p...

Earlier this year, two of the largest diaper manufacturers announced they would raise prices to adjust for supply chain issues and inflation.

Local Culture
Texas pediatricians to play large role in vaccinations of younger...

Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration’s committee on vaccines could approve smaller doses of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children with emergency FDA and CDC approvals possible in the

Wellness
First United Bank Announces Grand Openin...

First United Bank (First United), a Spend Life Wisely Company® and one of the nation’s premier financial institutions, announces the grand opening of its fifth location in Austin, Texas. The launch of the Austin-Seven Oaks community bank deepens First United’s commitment to serving the Texas capital area through educating and encouraging more people to Spend Life Wisely®.

Travel
Meet the ladies behind the Houston Astro...

While Astros fans know the players, how well do you know their significant others? Meet the ladies supporting our guys on and off the field.

National News
Editorial: Scandal-scarred Astros have won their place back in Ho...

The confetti was still gently cascading from the Minute Maid Park ceiling, showering the raucous crowd of 42,718 orange-clad partisans still frenzied from the dizzying excitement of the Houston Astros’ 5-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday,

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Woman killed after abandoned 18-wheeler ...

A woman was killed early Tuesday after an abandoned 18-wheeler crashed into her northwest Harris County mobile home, police said. Authorities are pursuing charges including felony murder against a man who they say stole the 18-wheeler,

Local News
Jewish communities in Austin and San Ant...

Police in Austin and San Antonio are investigating acts of antisemitism after members of a neo-Nazi group traveled through both cities in recent days.

Local News
Gov. Abbott signs off on Texas’ new political maps: GOP majoritie...

The maps were drawn to keep Texas Republicans in power for the next decade. They simultaneously diminish the power of voters of color — despite new census numbers pointing to Texans of color as

Lifestyle
Lawlessness Once Reigned On ‘Hell’s Half...

Hell's Half Acre, or "the Acre" as it was casually referred to, thrived from about 1870 to 1920 in downtown Fort Worth.

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National Articles
Pet Safety Tips to Keep in Mind This Hal...

There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure this Halloween is as safe and comfortable as possible for your four-legged companions.

Wellness
Coors Is Launching Its Own Whiskey

Molson Coors Beverage Company, best known for serving beers, will release a new whiskey called Five Trail Blended American Whiskey this December. This move of making whiskey trends with other beverage companies exploring alcoholic drinks outside their norm.

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Review: 'Dune' Is A Sci-Fi All-Star. Here's Why.

Denis Villeneuve's desert sci-fi, "Dune," isn't just another "Star Wars" knockoff. The beautiful, moving epic deserves to be seen.

Film
Truly Launching Holiday Seltzer Pack

The party includes holiday flavors including cranberry, pomegranate and spiced apples.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkins on National...

From pumpkin-carving parties to festive pumpkin garb, here are seven ways to celebrate National Pumpkin Day, October 26.

Events
Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound in Human Skin?

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

Local Culture
Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

Sports
4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

Style
The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

Local Culture
Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World
The Story of 'Grizzly Man' Timothy Treadwell, Whose Obsession Wit...

He wanted to befriend the wild. Timothy Treadwell was an American bear enthusiast, environmentalist, and documentary filmmaker.

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