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Gallup Sun wins NMPA awards, again

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Sun closes out another productive year

BERNALILLO, N.M. —The Gallup Sun won three awards at the 2017 New Mexico Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The Sun is classified under the Weekly Class II category.

The awards ceremony, which was held at the Santa Ana Pueblo Hyatt Tamaya Resort, celebrated various...

A weak ‘Justice League’ offers few laughs, lots of CGI

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Running Time: 121 min.

Over the past four years, DC has pushed to create a grand cinematic universe, equivalent to the one created by its contemporary (and competitor) Marvel. It’s fair to say that while their latest attempts have resulted in box office success, the quality of the films has been uneven. Justice League is a team-up film along the lines of The Avengers, introducing and uniting several of the biggest characters in comics. This reviewer can report that the latest effort is slightly better than the previous Batman/Superman entry. However, it still manages to do more wrong than it does right.

Several months after the death of Superman (Henry...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Nov. 17, 2017

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It’s a really busy week once again with some intriguing Blu-ray and DVD releases coming your way. So if you can’t get out to the theater this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain - Based on a true account, this movie follows an ex-hockey player struggling with personal demons who decides to go snowboarding alone in the High Sierra mountains. Bad idea! When a snowstorm hits unexpectedly, he becomes lost and struggles to survive incredibly brutal conditions for several days. Reaction to this drama wasn’t particularly overwhelming. While admitting it was an interesting tale, the movie received criticism for...

‘Rockin’ his Mocs’

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Annual Gallup veterans event draws the community together

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Honoring all who served

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” – George S. Patton

Patton’s words rang true for many in Gallup on Nov. 11, as families, friends and officials honored the veterans for their courageous service this past Veterans Day.

The city enjoyed a day of festivities, including a wreath ceremony, a parade downtown, and the placement of a United States flag to fly high over Gallup, which local veterans erected.

The image of wholesome gratitude seemed to reflect a Norman Rockwell painting, as veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces marched their way to the McKinley County Courthouse plaza. Kids...

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