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Chamber biz expo to put on the fun

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Look for a job, listen to a band

The Gallup-McKinley Cham­ber of Com­merce plans on pulling out all the bells and whistles when they host the annual Gallup Business & Job Expo, Aug. 29 from 11- 3 pm in the parking lot west of the Gallup Cultural Center.

Chamber President David Hinkle said expect live music from local...

Shedding light on the life of a southwest frontiersman

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Book Review:  ‘Looking for Dan’

The Puzzling Life of a Frontier Character: Daniel Dubois

John Lewis Taylor, the author of this book issued in 2012, spent many years as a teacher and principal southwest of Gallup: at Chichiltah/Jones Ranch BIA school.  As he was married into the Navajo community he was fascinated by the many stories he would hear of a frontiersman and fellow Navajo ‘brother-in-law,’ who used to reside in the area: Daniel Dubois.  So, upon retirement he began to collect information and eventually produce a small but extremely informative book in which he brings to life the less than famous, but dashing Dubois.

Taylor does an exceptional job of using a wide...

HITMAN: AGENT 47 is Dead On Arrival

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out of 4 stars

Video games always make difficult transitions to film. In fact, the Hitman character was already adapted back in 2007. So is the new film, Hitman: Agent 47, a reboot or a sequel? Frankly, I’m still not entirely sure. All I can say is that despite constant barrage of blazing guns, there’s little in the way of excitement. In fact, it struggles mightily to hold any interest at all over its 90 minutes.

Agent 47 (Rupert Friend) is a genetically engineered assassin with near superhuman abilities. Part of a top secret program that no longer exists, he’s a ruthless killing machine who can wipe out rooms full of people without breaking a sweat. His target is Katia (Hannah...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for August 21, 2015

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It’s time once again to look at new rele1ase highlights on Blu-ray and DVD. Unfortunately, it’s a relatively quiet week, but there are plenty of fascinating older features being issued in high definition for your viewing pleasure. 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!

Cub - A tormented young boy scout on a weekend outing with his troop discovers that a mythic monster of legend in the woods may actually be real. Unfortunately, no one believes him, leaving the protagonist with some difficult decisions as to how to handle the matter. This foreign-language fright flick from Belgium garnered...

Local Rotarians receive distinguished award

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The Paul Harris Fellow is an honored bestowed upon a Rotarian in the name of the founder of Rotary International Paul Harris.  Paul Harris was a Chicago Attorney who founded Rotary International in 1905.

The Paul Harris Fellow is an individual award/recognition that is given to Rotarians by their respective clubs who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in not only their club but in their community.

The Rotary Club meets most Wednesdays at noon for lunch and business session.

They are known for bringing in prolific speakers to discuss issues important to Gallup.

They also honor a high school senior of the month as part of their scholarship program.

And they are always of...

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