Norma De La Rosa, President of the El Paso Teachers Association, and Georgina Perez, Director and Creator of Tu Libro, invite the community to attend free Empowerment Workshops designed to inspire local students, parents and teachers to reclaim quality education.
Information: Empowerment Workshops Guillen Middle School 900 S. Cotton Street Friday, January 24th from 5 to 9 pm Saturday, January 25th from 8 am to 5 pm
Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 1:28 pm
A bill introduced in the Missouri Statehouse adds a firing squad as an option for carrying out the death penalty in the state.
The bill would give the state another option besides lethal gas and lethal injection, which has run into speed bumps because pharmaceutical companies have halted the sale of one of the drugs used in those executions.
Denise & Norma talk with Master Gardener Marianela Milner, co-chair of the Ascarate Vegetable Garden. Hear about the different crops grown at the garden, the community educational opportunities the garden provides, and how the harvested crops benefit our local food bank. The public is invited to meet the Master Gardeners working the gardens on Mondays & Thursdays, 7-11 a.m., at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Information at 915-860-2515.
The newspaper reports that 38.6 percent of registered voters went to the polls and 98.1 percent of them voted in favor of the new constitution in the first vote since Mohammed Morsi was toppled in a 2013 coup.
At least 21 people — most of them foreigners — died when the Taliban struck a restaurant popular with Westerners in downtown Kabul on Friday. Two of them were Americans. It appeared to be a well-coordinated attack.