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Nurse educator Katie Demelis and nurse manager Nydia White wrap the the body of a patient who died of COVID-19 at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., on April 15, 2020.
Jeffrey Basinger
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The virus became the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and caused so many to die in the prime of life that the country experienced the biggest drop in life expectancy since World War II.
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Sals-Sanchez family
The El Paso City Council approved a settlement agreement in the fatal 2015 police shooting of a 22-year-old
Local News
  • La Nube, is taking shape right before our eyes. El Paso’s forthcoming children’s science center invites us to reach for the clouds. Here to catch us up on all the happenings is Executive Director Barry Van Deman.
  • Janette Terrazas (Mustang Jane) merges politics and art in her powerful, multidisciplinary work. She is an illustrator, radio host, and textile artist who pushes decorative arts to new limits.
Local Programming
  • Gustavo Martinez is passionate about connecting with communities through ceramics and indigenous traditions. He practices his cultural heritage through traditional indigenous ceremonies with The Hueco Tanks All Nations Sundance Community here in El Paso.
  • Pablo Hernandez is the glassblower behind Milintica Glassworks, and you can see his hand blown glass and lamp work at several local markets.
  • Portal 1 is a massive abstract mural by artist Ricardo Chavarria. The mural will welcome El Pasoans and visitors to the El Paso International Airport.
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