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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for August 7, 2020

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Welcome to yet another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Comparatively speaking, this edition represents a bit of a dip before bigger films start arriving over the next few editions. Still, there’s some quirky stuff here that may be worth checking out. So, since you likely can’t make it out to...

Business Improvement District hires artist for a little ‘touch up’

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State education department discusses school reentry plan

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The New Mexico Public Education Department spoke with the press about the state’s modified reentry plan to get students and staff safely back into schools in a July 24 meeting.

Cabinet Secretary Ryan Stewart represented the department, presented updates to the state’s plan, and answered questions from the audience.

The first announcement was that the start of in-person learning at state schools was being moved back until after Labor Day.

“First and foremost, we are going to prioritize the health and safety of students, staff and communities,” Stewart said. “We want to put as much distance between the recent surge of virus cases and our students coming back.”

Stewart said...

Torch Run for Special Olympics rolls on

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Cruising from coast to coast - at 5 mph

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‘The Great Grass Race’ picks up steam in New Mexico

It is roughly 2,450 miles from Los Angeles to New York City. This trip can be as short as a few hours by plane to several days by car.

But a ride-on lawnmower? That trip is now looking like several weeks or months.

That long trip is the basis for “The Great Grass Race,” an online series where five teams of two people each will race across the country in these lumbering vehicles.

“They get no gas, no food, and no shelter from the show,” Jon Sadler, of Menace Vision, the network that hosts the show said. “They have to drive across the country [at about 5 mph] and they have to rely on strangers for things like buying...

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