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‘The Grinch’ delivers the holiday turkey

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Running Time: 86 minutes

The Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! has been a children’s mainstay on reading lists since its publication in 1957. For many, the iconic 1966 television version of the story, featuring the booming voice of Boris Karloff, will always be the perfect...

‘Overlord’ sparks off a few B-movie thrills

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Running Time: 109 minutes

Taken on their own, war movies can be pretty traumatic and disturbing. This week, Overlord attempts to combine elements of a WWII picture with, oddly enough, a creature feature. For audiences, that means an extra helping of bloodshed between the battles.

The end result is a bit trashy and something of a mixed bag, but one that should entertain those primarily looking for simple horror thrills over serious war drama.

The story involves a U.S. airborne regiment on a mission behind enemy lines in France.

With Allied forces ready to storm the beaches on D-Day, the group are tasked with destroying an enemy radio tower in a village...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Nov. 9, 2018

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Time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s yet another busy week with loads of options for viewers. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

American Dresser - A man suddenly and unexpectedly becomes a widower in this drama. Guilt-ridden with regret and struggling to rebuild a relationship with his estranged daughters, the protagonist and his best friend decide to ride their motorcycles from New York to the California. Along the way they take in the scenery, meet new people and come to some personal revelations. Reviews were poor for this independent feature. It has been...

Gallup honors its veterans in red, white and blue

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2018 Veterans Benefit Ball. Photos by Ana Hudgeons

It's Guinness World Records Day and local school helps set new record

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David Skeet Elementary School participates in world's largest sport stacking event

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Did you know stacking and un-stacking plastic cups is an energizing, brain-activating and world-record-setting activity?

Thousands of participants will take part in what Guinness World Records terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event” Nov. 8. Students at David Skeet Elementary in Vanderwagen stack it up at 9:30 am.

During the course of Guinness World Records Day, sport stackers from all reaches of the world will be up stacking and down stacking various pyramids in prescribed patterns at lightning speed for at least 30 minutes, all combined with a variety of fitness activities...

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