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‘The Shallows’ is as silly as it is suspenseful

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 87 min.

If you’re going surfing, remember to always do so with a friend. Rip currents and sharp coral are dangerous, not to mention the stinging jellyfish and, well, sharks that make the Great White from Jaws look like a mild-mannered aquarium pet. At least, that’s what The...

Stronger state economy requires shared vision and collaboration

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As elected city leaders, New Mexico Municipal League members understand the importance of creating jobs in a state where recovery from the 2008-2009 recession has been slow at best.

Because the Municipal League represents the state’s 106 cities, towns, and villages — from small towns like Tatum and Chama to urban hubs like Albuquerque and Las Cruces — we have a statewide perspective on economic development. That’s why the league has taken a leadership role in initiatives that stimulate job creation in every corner of this diverse state.

As league director, I’ve had the privilege of serving on several boards, councils, and committees dedicated to strengthening the state’s...

George Malti Memorial Service

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December 11, 1938 - May 13, 2016

Memorial Services for Millennium Media executive George Malti will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 30.

Location: First Baptist Church, 2112 College Dr., Gallup

Phone: (505) 722-4401

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 24, 2016

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Looking for something to rent this week? Well, look no further. There’s plenty of interesting stuff coming your way. So if you can’t make it out to the movies, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Anesthesia - A professor at Columbia University is brutally attacked at the outset of this indie drama. The movie then follows the many troubled lives of the people he intersected with before the violent incident. Despite a big cast, critics were not taken at all with the feature. They found the characters and situations inauthentic and complained that events weren’t really pulled together to make a cohesive or thematic whole. It stars Glenn Close, K. Todd...

‘Central Intelligence’ has some chuckles but lacks smarts

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Rating: 2 out of 4 * *



Running Time: 114 min.

By Glenn Kay

For the the Sun



It seems as though the secret agent genre has been undergoing something of a resurgence recently, with titles like Kingsman: The Secret Service, Spy, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Spectre and Bridge of Spies hitting cinemas over the past year. Central Intelligence is the latest effort to hit the big screen. It has its moments, but compared to the others listed, opts to pick lower-hanging fruit from the branch.



Calvin (Kevin Hart) was once the shining star of his high school, destined for greatness. Now a mild-manned accountant, he can't help but feel disappointed at...

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