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RMCHCS Valentine’s dinner raises funds for Gallup’s Battered Families Services

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Brings in nearly $7,000

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services hosted a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance for Gallup’s Battered Families Services. The fundraiser turned out 100 residents and netted the non-profit organization close to $7,000.

Couples and singles swayed to the R&B mixes of Marvis Wynn, aka DJ...

‘The Call of the Wild’ has a nice message

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Dependence on CGI feels false

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Running Time: 100 minutes

The written work of Jack London has been celebrated for more than 100 years, with some of his most popular stories set in the Yukon where he once traveled and lived. His naturalist fiction loosely based on his experiences strove to detail both the beauty and harshness of the wild and all lifeforms who either live there or are drawn to it. His work has been adapted into film a few times over the years and the latest attempt is The Call of the Wild, which uses new technology to tell its story. While advancements have no doubt assisted the filmmakers in accomplishing some of the trickier aspects of...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for February 21, 2020

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Time for another look at all of the highlights headed your way on Blu-ray and DVD. 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!

21 Bridges - A Manhattan detective finds himself on a citywide hunt for a pair of cop-killers. Things get even more complicated after a massive conspiracy behind the assassination is uncovered. Soon escape from the city via the numerous bridges is cut-off, and the protagonist discovers that he is in as much danger as those being pursued. This action picture split reviewers.

It stars Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David, Taylor Kitsch and J.K...

Community challenge to deliver 65 pints of blood

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Bikers, Fire Department help out

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is holding its Auxiliary Blood Drive on Feb. 14 from 8 am-1 pm at the RMCH Third Floor Solarium at 1901 Red Rock Drive, Gallup. The drive began on Feb. 13.

The hospital is requesting type O and Rh Negative types A- and B- which are currently in shorter supply. The drive is also looking for donations of double red cells which carry oxygen to organs and tissue. When they donate double red cells, volunteers can safely donate enough for two red cell transfusions. This type of blood is needed by patients having surgery, organ transplants or cancer treatment. People with life-threatening conditions often...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ won’t make a lasting impression

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Movies based around video games are a risky proposition. When Pokemon: Detective Pikachu serves as the most critic-friendly highlight in adaptations over the past few years, it means that enthusiasts have had to endure some less-than-stellar material. Recent examples include misfires like Assassin’s Creed, Hitman: Agent 47 and Need for Speed. Sonic the Hedgehog does its best to break the trend and make its mark with both audiences and reviewers, but this particular feature will only impress the youngest of viewers.

Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) is a blue-tinged, talking mammal from another world who possesses...

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