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White House to Capitol police chase ends in death of driver

Andrés Rodriguez, Nick Prete, Sihan Zhang and Gavin Stern, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire October 3, 2013

WASHINGTON – Police shot and killed a woman Thursday after she rammed a security barricade at the White House, then sped down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol. Two police officers were injured, neither seriously. The Capitol and House and Senate...

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Republicans tear down gates to World War II Memorial

Nick Prete, SHFWire reporter October 3, 2013

WASHINGTON - How many Republicans does it take to tear down a fence? Apparently quite a few. About a dozen senators and representatives, including Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.,  welcomed veterans from the Honor Flight program to the World War II...

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says Wednesday the time for immigration reform is now. Pelosi, along with a group of Democratic members of Congress, including Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., left, unveiled their immigration reform bill at a news conference.

House Democrats unveil immigration reform proposal

Andrés Rodríguez, SHFWire reporter October 2, 2013

WASHINGTON – Democratic House members unveiled a new immigration reform bill Wednesday and called on Republicans to act now on comprehensive reform. “The time is now to pass comprehensive immigration reform,” Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., said....

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus freshman representatives talk Tuesday about their first year in Congress. They expressed their concern about the government shutdown. From left, Democratic Reps. Tony Cárdenas, Calif.; Joaquin Castro, Texas; Joe Garcia, Fla., and Michelle Lujan Grisham, N.M.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus House members decry shutdown

October 1, 2013

WASHINGTON – House Democratic members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said Tuesday they’re disappointed and frustrated that House Republicans repeatedly blocked a vote on a continuing resolution that could have avoided a government shutdown....

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Government shut down in tweets

Government shut down in tweets

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief October 1, 2013

[View the story "Government shut down in tweets" on Storify]

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In previous years, students built floats in the P-9 parking lot and  were able to use trailers as floats. This year students will be limited to using a vehicle as a float. No trailers allowed.

Parade route changes due to inner campus construction

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor October 1, 2013

The 2013 annual homecoming parade, hosted by the Student Engagement and Leadership Center, will take place on the perimeter of campus and on a different day due to inner campus construction, which has forced other events such as Minerpalooza to relocate....

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People visit the Natural History Museum before its likely closing due to the government shutdown.

Shutdown to affect more than just government

Nick Prete, SHFWire reporter October 1, 2013

Editor’s note: This story was written Sept. 30. Due to the subject matter, some facts may have changed since the time it was written. WASHINGTON — Visitors to Washington may not think a government shutdown will affect them, but if they plan to...

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Campus brings Disney homecoming theme

Campus brings Disney homecoming theme

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter October 1, 2013

Disney characters will roam the campus this week in honor of this year’s homecoming theme–Minerland. Students will be able to participate in Disney-themed events and activities during homecoming week from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5. Sam Rodriguez, Student...

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Disney princesses are still a favorite, reaserchers discuss negative influence

Nadia Garcia, Staff Reporter October 1, 2013

In research conducted by Dawn Elizabeth England, Lara Descartes and Melissa A. Collier-Meek in their article entitled “Gender Role Portrayal,” the authors explored the feminist criticisms and claims of negative exemplification for young girls through...

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Distinguished Alumni, Gold Nuggets awards to stall for centennial year

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter October 1, 2013

This year’s Distinguished Alumni and Gold Nuggets will be the last selected for the next two years. Next year, in honor of the university’s centennial, the Alumni Association and the university will host a reunion of all past nominees. The traditional...

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Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, questions the value and costs of the biometric exit system at a hearing Thursday. Department of Homeland Security officials estimate upward of $3 billion for the exit system

Biometric plan to track entry, exit of foreign visitors won’t be ready until 2015

Andrés Rodríguez, SHFWire Reporter September 30, 2013

WASHINGTON – The number of foreign nationals who have overstayed their visas in the U.S. remains unknown, and Congress is pressuring the Department of Homeland Security for a solution. Under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of...

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UTEP senior Isaac Tauaefa has made it through the first round of competition on the X Factor. He is a former UTEP football player who played defensive line.

Former UTEP football player competes on the XFactor

Amanda Guillen, Staff reporter September 26, 2013

UTEP senior Isaac Tauaefa has made it through the first round of competition on the X Factor. The media advertising and communications major auditioned back on May 14 and the episode aired Wednesday night on Fox. Tauaefa sang James Morrison’s...

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