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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for March 25, 2016

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Hello folks, it’s another busy edition of DVD and Blu-ray highlights. In fact, a couple of the following films were big box office hits. 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!

Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs - Dinosaurs rise from...

Relay for Life - Team Bengals

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There are 15 teams in Gallup participating in Relay for Life, but only one from a school – Team Bengals of Gallup High.

Pam Yardley, who has been a counselor at Gallup High School for 16 years, started a relay team five years ago with a small group of students. The goal is to raise money for the American Cancer Society, who funds research and treatment for the deadly disease.

Relay for Life started in Washington in 1985, and has since spread around the world and has raised nearly $5 billion.

Team Bengals is led by captains Jesus Belleza and Michelle Rascon and includes 15-20 students. In the past two years, they have raised over $8,500 for ACS, and they show no sign of slowing...

Rotary Seniors of the Month

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Remembering a Legend …

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Artist Ric Sarracino donates Fellin painting to Octavia Fellin Library

GALLUP – The vibrant colors and wispy brush strokes merge into a figure that many consider a Gallup treasure. The portrait shows a woman wearing a dress and elegantly coiffed and facing forward.

The blue and brown outlines of the face jump out. The pink and green colors of the torso bring to the surface an almost three-dimensional feel. The painting is one of two of Fellin to ever be donated to the library. Gallup artist Jackie Cattaneo donated an oversized painting of Fellin to the library more than a decade ago.

“(Octavia) is an icon of Gallup,” artist Ric Sarracino said of the work. “She was a wealth of...

The Divergent Series: ‘Allegiant’ – silly, drawn out sequel

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 121 min.

The previous film in the series may not have been stellar, but it at least showed some promise for the next chapter by promising the characters will finally get out of their walled-in and cut-off existence. It may be due to the source material or the screenplay, but The Divergent Series: Allegiant never takes advantage of its potential. It’s an even sillier follow-up to a series that was already straining credibility.

After receiving a message from beyond the walls of Chicago, Tris (Shailene Woodley)

is ready to investigate with beau Four (Theo James). However, there’s still plenty of conflict going on. Rebel leader Evelyn...

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