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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for October 16th, 2015

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Well, it’s not quite as busy this week for new releases, but the ones arriving are certainly noteworthy and worth reading up on. 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!

Dope - A brainy teen living in inner-city Los Angeles juggles...

GGEDC unveils new logo

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Logo signals brand evolution

Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation, the nonprofit economic development organization undertaking business recruitment and attraction efforts on behalf of the City of Gallup and McKinley County, today unveiled a new logo that seeks to emphasize the organization’s commitment to advance the economy of the Gallup-McKinley County area.

“As GGEDC continues to expand Gallup-McKinley County’s national economic development footprint and with the successful launch of our website, we felt the timing was right to update our brand to better highlight the organization’s mission to create economic-base jobs and to reflect our commitment to growing...

DOH to issue medical cannabis licenses

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SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announced Oct. 5 that it will be issuing licenses to 12 applicants who applied to become licensed non-profit producers (LNPPs) in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program. Licensure is contingent upon the applicants’ acceptance and demonstration of regulatory compliance. This will bring the total number of LNPPs to 35.

Secretary of Health Retta Ward reviewed the 17 highest scoring applications, which represent the top 20 percent of total applications submitted. A four-member Scoring Committee of DOH employees recommended to Secretary Ward that she review the17 highest scoring applications, and that she make her selection from that...

St. Francis Fiesta Fun

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THE WALK Features Spectacular Views

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Rating: ««« out of 4 Stars

Running Time: 123 min.

It isn’t often that a movie reviewer will actually suggest paying a premium to check out a film. This week is an exception. The Walk takes the famous story of Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the World Trade Center skyscrapers and maximizes the visual content for full impact. The movie itself isn’t without some issues, but one cannot watch it without admitting that it looks spectacular. If you’ve ever considered seeing a movie in IMAX 3D, but were waiting for a title that really takes advantage of depth, this is the one.

The narrative is told through Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). Petit’s story was...

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