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Is President Trump a racist?

Here’s what bothers me about the minimum wage discussion making headlines across the country this week.

WACO – At a niece’s wedding here last weekend one question popped up repeatedly when people heard we were from El Paso: “What’s going on at the border?”

Throughout June, my husband and I sat down with the kids to watch HBO’s “Chernobyl.” It’s a mini-series on – you guessed it – the April 26, 1986 explosion of a nuclear power plant in the former Soviet Union, now Ukraine, which has been called the world’s worst nuclear power disaster.

Two things: 1) nominations are now open for the 2019 Women of Impact and 2) with Mother’s Day in mind, I offer you some nuggets of wisdom provided by some of our previous 48 honorees.

In addition to the loss of Andy Krafsur this past week (page 3A), we are also saddened to report the death of Mark Fry at age 70.

HOUSTON – Ask anyone in El Paso about their experience at MD Anderson Cancer Center and it’s a good bet you will get an overwhelmingly enthusiastic and positive response. Wife Ellie has been receiving treatment for breast cancer here over much of the last year, and we are among those who wou…

The unfolding of the Julian Assange story has all the makings of a good “Scandal” episode if the nighttime TV soap opera were still on the air.

Most nights our family sits down for dinner together. We try to visit with one another without competing electronic devices or TV.

Now that Beto O’Rourke has thrown his hat and maybe his skateboard into the presidential arena, he is being savaged by the national press corps not to mention by a few of his fellow candidates.

AUSTIN – Let’s not kid ourselves. Beto O’Rourke has been running long before his announcement Thursday. And nowhere was this more evident than on March 9 in Austin where more than 1,200 people queued before jamming the sold-out Paramount Theater for the first showing of “Running With Beto.”

Subscribers will begin to receive El Paso Inc.’s Book of Lists this weekend.

At the conclusion of our El Pasoan of the Year luncheon every year, we wonder what in the world we’ll do for the next round.

Permit me a few observations on a topic that has become a political football – aggressively espoused by people who have little knowledge of what they are talking about, like President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

HOUSTON – As El Paso nourishes its aspirations and adds many of the attractions and advantages found in other major cities, there is one thing it can never hope to achieve – a deep water port.

Do you know what’s one of the hardest parts about running a business?

UTEP was buzzing this week with the announcement that the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education had bestowed the coveted R1 status on the university. The designation puts UTEP into a class of elite “top tier” research institutions.

It is El Paso Inc.’s honor to name the El Pasoan of the Year and Community Spirit Award recipients this week. Never before have we had two honorees represent El Paso in the national spotlight like this.

In watching Central American migrants pile up at our southern border, it occurs to me to try to offer some insight into the background, given all of the time I have spent there. I admit my information is dated, but some observations I will offer are timeless.

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