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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Dec. 8, 2017

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s some really interesting stuff coming... everything from family pictures to horror and even documentary. 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!

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Kids come get your toys

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Santa to make early trip for kids in need

McKinley County Toys for Tots welcomes all McKinley County children to the Larry Brian Mitchell Center, Located at 700 Montoya Boulevard in Gallup.

Dec. 17, from 10 am – 3 pm ONLY.

Toys for Tots – McKinley County Chapter will distribute toys to boys and girls ages one to 10 years old.

Parents and or Guardians: for your child to be eligible please bring and provide a proof of residence with a physical address in McKinley County (ex: utility bill, insurance, letter from your school stating residence, etc.). Thank you in advance for your participation.

Toys for Tots – McKinley County Chapter

Gallup shoppers snag bargains on Black Friday

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Shoppers less in quantity, spending more, official says

While most people from around greater McKinley County were still in the kitchen preparing Thanksgiving dinner at 2 pm on Nov.23, or perhaps getting up from the table after stuffing themselves silly with turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, a brave few were lining up outside stores at Gallup’s Rio West Mall hoping to snag deals in Black Friday sales.

Ella Cree and her 14-year-old-daughter, Nicole, were the first in line outside JCPenny at Rio West, arriving at around 1 pm. JCPenney didn’t open until 6 am Friday morning, but getting there early is part of the holiday hysteria that the Crees have come to like, they...

Winter Spanish Market showcases traditional arts in Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE – The Spanish Colonial Arts Society’s Winter Spanish Market returns to Albuquerque for the fifth successive year on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3. This year the NHCC campus will host the event. Founded in Santa Fe in 1988, this will be the Winter Market’s 29th year since it emerged as an offshoot from the original Spanish Market, which takes place in Santa Fe every summer.

This year’s Winter Market will bring 70 artists to Albuquerque, giving members of the general public and collectors alike an opportunity to make early holiday purchases while keeping away from the big box store madness after Thanksgiving. This event shoppers the opportunity to buy a piece of New Mexico...

Police participate in Thanksgiving CARE operation

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During the Thanksgiving holiday, the New Mexico State Police participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (CARE) operation across all roadways within the state. The traffic initiative began with the belief that a strong law enforcement presence will have a direct effect on the driving behaviors of motorists during the holiday weekend, thus reducing the number of crashes and increasing motorist safety.

The NMSP provided an increased patrol presence during this initiative on roadways throughout all State Police districts. Because of the increased volume of traffic during the holiday, the NMSP conducted high intensity traffic operations state wide on the busiest travel days of...

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