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El Paso Matters

Fridays at 8:45 a.m.

Fridays at 8:45 a.m. on Morning Edition, KC Counts speaks with editors from El Paso Matters.  El Paso Matters is a member-supported nonpartisan media organization that uses journalism to expand civic capacity in our region. They inform and engage with people in El Paso, Ciudad Juarez and neighboring communities to create solutions-driven conversations about complex issues shaping our region.

El Paso Matters

Sep 18, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

A woman who claims she was sexually abused in detention has been deported, COVID numbers rise after the Labor Day weekend and cartels use U.S. teens to get drugs across the border. El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore covers these stories.

El Paso Matters

Sep 11, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore explores the history of wild temperature swings in the area, an expansion of COVID testing technology and the bologna black market.

El Paso Matters

Sep 4, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore covers the story of a health care worker whose husband (also a healthcare worker) died of COVID-19. She believes a delay in testing may have played a role in his death. Moore also reports on the mounting evidence of climate change locally. El Paso Matters is named a finalist for the Online News Association's General Excellence in Online Journalism Award.   

El Paso Matters

Aug 28, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters looks into the COVID death of a WWII Veteran in a Northeast El Paso Veterans' home, the city sees some improvement in new COVID cases, and the road to recovery could be longer for businesses that depend on cross-border traffic. KC Counts talks with CEO Bob Moore.

El Paso Matters

Aug 21, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore covers some of the Sun City's top stories including under-reporting of COVID cases by the state of Texas, tech challenges for rural schools and turmoil at the Public Defender's Office.

El Paso Matters

Aug 14, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore covers some of the Sun City’s top stories with KC Counts, including concerns over back to school plans, discourse among city council members and a rapid and radical transformation in El Paso’s music and arts scene amidst widespread sexual assault accusations.

El Paso Matters

Aug 7, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

President Donald Trump is raising far more money in El Paso than rival Joe Biden, ICE is moving to deport a witness to a fatal crash and after decreases in COVID cases, El Paso goes back in the wrong direction. El Paso Matters update with CEO Bob Moore and KC Counts.

El Paso Matters

Jul 31, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

As the city of El Paso approaches the anniversary of the mass shooting that took almost 2 dozen lives, the death toll from COVID 19 continues to climb. El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore talked with KC Counts.

El Paso Matters

Jul 24, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore covers a controversial El Paso City Council decision not to release information about where COVID-19 outbreaks are located, The Equestrian statue at the airport and the decision to change the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary. 

El Paso Matters

Jul 17, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

A migrant woman dies after reaching U.S. soil and no investigation was taking place; El Paso police searches may indicate racial profiling; the latest on coronavirus numbers and patient diversions.

El Paso Matters

Jul 10, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

A migrant is run over by a Border Patrol agent, last day of early voting ahead of the runoff election and increasing COVID-19 numbers in the Sun City.

El Paso Matters

Jul 3, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

El Paso Matters CEO Bob Moore discusses a crash that killed 7 young people and what the Border Patrol is saying about their policies related to giving chase; El Paso COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate.

El Paso Matters

Jun 26, 2020
El Paso Matters CEO Robert Moore

KRWG is committed to bringing you news that matters from around our region. We’re launching a new segment with Bob Moore, CEO of El Paso Matters, a non-profit, digital news organization. KC Counts talked with Moore about some of the stories they’re following including rising coronavirus cases in El Paso and a local ER nurse who shares her experience treating COVID patients.