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Jaqueline Benitez pushes her cart down an aisle as she shops for groceries at a supermarket in Bellflower, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2023. Benitez, 21, who works as a preschool teacher, depends on California's SNAP benefits to help pay for food.
Allison Dinner
In an effort to avoid defaulting on the nation's loans, lawmakers created updates to SNAP, the nation's largest food assistance safety net. There are new work requirements as well as exemptions.
  • El Paso Opera presents the world’s most popular opera, La Traviata. Experience an opera, and love story, for the ages. With its incomparable score of sweeping and tragic music, Verdi’s version of the classic tale remains unmatched, though many have tried.
  • Richard Dayoub from Thunderbird Management welcomes the CEO of El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, Susan Gooddell to talk about all the novelties, initiatives, and programs that the Food Bank is implementing to help and support those in need around the El Paso region.
  • KTEP’s Louie Saenz interviews New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara on The Book Club to talk about his newest novel, The Old Lion.
  • In this episode, Daniel Chacón hangs out with Dr. Alicia Gaspar De Alba. They will be talking about her new collection of fiction and nonfiction, Crimes of the Tongue.
  • Denise, John and Jan talk about properly watering your plants in your garden on this week’s Good To Grow.
  • Host Louie Saenz welcomes KTEP's News Reporter Aaron Montes to discuss an audio diary of days leading to the end of Title 42.
CBP Officers stand near a barricade on Paso del Norte Bridge the night Title 42 expires.
Angela Kocherga
The large influx of migrants seeking asylum and "chaos" did not happen in the final hours as the pandemic heath order ended on the Texas-Mexico border.