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KTEP Newscast

Newscast from Monday through Friday from the KTEP Newsroom. Hosted by Aaron Montes with direction from Angela Kocherga, KTEP News Director.

  • The El Paso City Council voted to begin the process of having the proposed Multipurpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center back on a ballot in November. The center is one of three signature projects envisioned from the 2012 Quality of Life Bond Initiative.
  • A district court decision that prevented the closure of a Catholic nonprofit in El Paso is now being appealed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
  • The city of El Paso narrowed down its search for a city manager to four people and two alternates. Each of the four finalists all work for the city of El Paso today.
  • District 1 city representative Brian Kennedy declared his candidacy for mayor today. Kennedy’s candidacy triggers the state’s resign to run law, which requires an office holder to vacate their position if they seek another office more than a year and 30 days prior to the end of their term.
  • The city of El Paso projects an increase of $26.3 million of revenue for fiscal year 2025. And, the city expects to use $14.8 million of that money to pay for investments in the police and fire departments.