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Ruli’s International Kitchen was one of a handful of restaurants that was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fierri. The episode which features Ruli’s is set to air on the Food Network on August 16, 2019.

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On a special edition of The Weekend: moving past the horror and heartbreak to slowly begin healing after the Walmart attack. Angela Kocherga interviews El Paso's First Lady Adair Margo, Rabbi Jeffery Meyers of the Tree of life synagogue in Pittsburg the target of a deadly hate crime last October. Plus, she talks to a mental health professional with information on coping with trauma and where to get help.

Amalia Mondragon and Tereso Contreras are cousins.  Amalia preforms in both english and spanish and also writes songs and manages Tereso's career. 

Gitzel Moncivais is an El Paso based artist.  Her practice focuses on showing how divine the feminine is, as she aims to create beautiful images that people can identify with. With three successful exhibitions under her belt, she continues to follow her path toward becoming a fine artist.

Ruli’s International Kitchen was one of a handful of restaurants that was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fierri. The episode which features Ruli’s is set to air on the Food Network on August 16, 2019.

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Her main focus at La Femme is to encourage her team to view themselves as independent, strong, confident women and to help them understand how to love and respect themselves, all while booking professional dance jobs locally and out of town.

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