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Cibola Medical Foundation endows nursing scholarships at UNM-Gallup

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Students in the UNM-Gallup branch campus nursing program will soon benefit from scholarships endowed by the Cibola Medical Foundation.

Dr. Phil Kamps, president of the Cibola Medical Foundation, recently presented UNM-Gallup with a check in the amount of $100,000 to establish an endowment that will continue in perpetuity...

State partners with public and private entities to promote tourism

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New Mexico attracts more visitors every year, but the state wants to further boost tourism and related revenue by expanding on successful programs like New Mexico True and the Cooperative Marketing Program.

New Mexico True is a brand that businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations can use by partnering with the New Mexico Tourism Department. The partnership involves demonstrating how the organization expresses or evokes the state’s distinctive landscapes, cultures, food, art or history.

The Co-Op program gives local nonprofits, municipalities and tribal governments a financial incentive to market what’s uniquely New Mexican about their event or location, and even...

Exploring the beauty of winter

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‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ makes the cut for genial family entertainment

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Running Time: 104 minutes

Based on a series of children’s books, the original How to Train Your Dragon was surprisingly entertaining and effective, following a young Viking who decided to upset societal norms and befriend a dragon instead of slaying it. The second feature took a darker turn, so much so that sections of it distressed younger audience members.

Following a TV series, the third and reportedly final chapter in the series has now arrived. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a more genial effort that will certainly please children.

Truthfully, it lacks the same kind of drama seen in previous installments. However, some parents may...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for February 22, 2019

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It’s time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There are more Oscar nominees arriving as well as plenty of genre fare; essentially, lots to choose from. 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!

Backtrace - A bank robber suffers a brain injury, develops amnesia and ends up locked away for years in a psychiatric institution. After a doctor gives the man a serum that begins to heal his broken mind, the criminal breaks out and heads out to retrieve the cash. Critics were disappointed by this thriller. It stars Sylvester Stallone, Matthew Modine, Ryan Guzman and Christopher...

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