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New Mexican Houston Astro players honored by governor

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SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez proclaimed November 9, 2017 as “Congratulations to 2017 World Series Champions Alex Bregman and Ken Giles Day” throughout New Mexico. Alex Bregman and Ken Giles, both of Albuquerque, made significant contributions to the Houston Astros’ 2017 World Series championship-winning...

Murder on the Orient Express takes a familiar route

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Running Time: 114 min.

First published in 1934, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is perhaps one of the most well known mystery books ever written. Over the years, it has been adapted for film and TV on numerous occasions. The latest attempt is certainly a lavish and pretty one. However, the movie suffers from being overly faithful to the occasionally creaky, train-based source material. It’s capably made, but doesn’t do enough to stand apart from all of the other adaptations.

The story begins with detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) wrapping up an investigation and preparing himself for a much needed vacation. He winds up on the...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Nov. 10, 2017

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Another edition, another busy slate of releases on Blu-ray and DVD. Of course, we’ve got all of the highlights right here. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


Cars 3 - The second animated sequel to Pixar’s smash hit Cars finds Lightning McQueen beginning to consider retirement. However, he hopes to make one last winning dash across the finish line and take down an arrogant young opponent. This follow-up earned decent reviews. Some complained that it will only appeal to youngsters, but others enjoyed the impressive animation and attempts at a deeper theme enough to earn it a pass...

Teacher of the Month

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Indian Hills Elementary teacher honored as Camille’s Teacher of the Month

Camille’s Sidewalk Café announced Stephani Fabela, fourth grade teacher of Indian Hills Elementary, as Teacher of the Month for October

“I’m very surprised. I’m really shocked, it’s an honor,” she said. “It’s really nice to hear that, it’s really awesome!”

Born and raised in Gallup, Fabela has been teaching for a total of 17 years to which 11 of it has been at Indian Hills. She started out as a third-grade teacher, now she teaches fourth grade and she loves her job.

“It’s the first time I’ve been told that I was teacher of the month …. of being honored that way,” she said...

Narcotic Wasteland rocks Gallup

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Inspired by addiction … fueled by Metal!

Interviewing different bands, you’re always interested in what makes them click, whether it be their passion in the music they play or simply just being on stage and doing what they love. With that in mind, they also possess the elements that make a great band with all gears in sync and taking you away in a memory bliss.

Narcotic Wasteland, a death metal band from Fayetteville, N.C., is one band that has all gears cranking away, and yet stand out simply by their name of the band, and the story behind it.

On their Narcotic Wasteland 2017 North American Tour, the band made a stop Oct. 28 at the Juggernaut promoting their brand-new album...

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