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Camille’s Sidewalk Café ‘Teacher of the Month’

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Laura Ippel shows excellence for teaching through love and support

Indian Hills Elementary school second-grade teacher Laura Ippel’s suggestion to others who want to follow in her chosen profession: keep pushing for excellence.

Ippel is Gallup’s most recent recipient of the Teacher of the Month award. Given by...

Captain Marvel isn’t marvelous, but does enough to keep fans entertained

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Running Time: 124 minutes

This week marks the first of three Marvel Cinematic Universe movies arriving in theaters this year. Set well before the events of the previous Avengers movie, Captain Marvel isn’t a familiar superhero for the average moviegoer, and in some respects feels like a film that has been wedged into the franchise. It certainly isn’t one of the best entries in the lengthy series, but does improve as it progresses and will provide enough fun to earn it a pass from comic book cinephiles.

The story introduces viewers to Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), a Kree warrior who possesses the ability to shoot a powerful energy beam...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for March 8, 2019

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s an incredibly busy time with more than 20 new releases and a generous helping of older flicks arriving on disc. 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!

Back Roads - After a mother shoots and kills her abusive husband, she’s sent to jail, leaving her three daughters in the custody of their older, poorly educated brother. The lead struggles, working several jobs to put food on the table. He then connects with a married woman, beginning an affair. His life starts to spiral out of control as complications arise. This drama earned...

RMCH expands pediatric services

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Offers advanced hearing and vision care for infants and toddlers

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services announced Feb. 18 that advanced pediatric medical testing devices will be available to residents for testing their youngest family members for vision and hearing ability.

Toddlers as young as 18 months old can now have their eyes examined locally, while six-month-old babies can be tested for hearing. These services will be provided at the hospital’s College Clinic of Internal Medicine, Family Practice and Pediatrics.

“Parents can rest assured that their youngest children can have their sight and hearing evaluated routinely, being especially valuable when parents...

Navajo Police Training Academy Class 53 graduates

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CHINLE, Ariz – Despite significant snowfall hitting the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Police Training Academy Class 53 graduated on Feb. 22, in front of a large crowd who braved the weather to witness the freshman becoming Navajo Police officers.

Family, friends, community members and honored dignitaries gathered at the Chinle Convention Center to congratulate and welcome 16 new men and women in uniform. Class 53, comprised of 12 men and four women, will be assigned to several districts throughout the Navajo Nation.  This is the second class of freshman officers to graduate from the Academy since it reopened in early 2018.

Throughout the course of the ceremony, Class 53 listened...

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