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Balderas to hold free financial literacy trainings

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Española, N.M. — Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a series of financial literacy trainings May 2, which will be held throughout the state as part of the settlement with Visa and MasterCard, the United States’ two largest payment card networks, over a lawsuit brought by the New Mexico Office of the Attorney...

Opo Gallery to host ‘Candy Kitchen Show’

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Following Linda Bowlby’s death Jan. 26, her family is keeping her spirit alive with the reopening of Opo Gallery.

Opo will present “The Candy Kitchen Show” May 12 from 6-8 pm during Gallup ArtsCrawl, at their new location at Fitz’s, on 305 S. 2nd Street.

The gallery’s new hours will be Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 am-3 pm, and Tuesday evenings during nightly Indian dances.

For more information or appointment, call (505) 726-2497.

Passion, love of animals fueled Chris Cape’s heart and soul

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Constantly rescuing needy dogs and puppies—and felines—often burns out the most dedicated rescuer.

Trust me, I know. I have been at this nonstop since 2010, and it only gets more difficult to see animals suffer. It never gets easier. And it’s all human caused. Humans don’t see the “butterfly effect” of the choices they make on behalf of their animals.

To put it in perspective, it’s like the faucet that never shuts off; it’s always gushing out dogs and cats in desperate need of help—in need of rescue.

It’s dedicated folks like Christine Cape, 54, the former president of Blackhat Humane Society, who answer those calls for help. When dogs were rescued by her, it’s...

Tully lacks energy of director’s earlier projects

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Rating: «« out of ««««

Running Time: 96 minutes

Director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody have teamed up twice in the past with the films Juno and Young Adult. Their latest, Tully, is a little more subdued but features many of the same hallmarks of their previous collaborations, including quirky characters and a very specific manner of speaking. This character-based comedy/drama is well acted and draws attention to some of the horrible trials mothers go through. Still, it isn’t as memorable as the aforementioned movies.

Marlo (Charlize Theron) is a woman struggling after the birth of her third child. Worn down by the emotional and behavioral problems one of her children...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for May 4, 2018

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It’s time for another look at new Blu-ray and DVD releases. Once again, it is an incredibly busy edition with tons of new discs available in a wide variety of genres. 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!

12 Strong - Based on actual events taking place in Afghanistan after 9/11, this flick follows a group of Special Forces team members and their efforts to fight the Taliban. In this particular mission, they join up with a local warlord. Reaction towards this picture was split. Everyone agreed that the technical skills on display were impressive. About half suggested that the action was tense...

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