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The Real News for Parents on HPV Vaccine and Back to School Shots

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In the age of social media, drama travels fast.

Parents of pre-teens and teens whose doctors recommend they receive the cancer-preventing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine might find plenty of unsubstantiated reasons on the internet to not get the vaccine: it’s easy for stories—true or not—to be uploaded to a chat...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF AUGUST 18

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A solar eclipse occurs every 18-months marking the beginning of a new spiritual cycle. On Aug. 21, one will be visible form the U.S. mainland for the first time in 38 years. If you have a journal use it too look back over the last six months or use Facebook. Look how far you’ve come. What did you do? What are your current goals? Madame G says soar through your new journey.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Your heading on a new path and enlightenment. This is an exciting journey. Don’t lose yourself in the fear. Let go of preconceived notions about yourself. Open up to the possibility that you’re more than you’ve ever imagined. You don’t need to cling to the way things “used to...

Conference to feature business opportunities in local film industry

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The New Mexico film industry has been an economic bright spot for the past several years, helping businesses grow and weather the recession.  After state tax incentives for the industry kicked into gear in 2003, opportunities for individuals and businesses have been continually created. And industry leaders say there’s still room for growth.

Nick Maniatis, director of the New Mexico Film Office, said the industry is “as strong as it’s ever been,” with 2017 shaping up to be the third-consecutive year of record activity — defined by overall economic impact and job creation, among other markers.

Maniatis and his staff are preparing for the 2017 Film & Media Industry...

GMCS: Students given alternatives during solar eclipse

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We are allowing some alternative accommodations for students and parents acknowledging that they want their student(s) to participate in traditional practices involved in the rare upcoming eclipse. Please read the following information so that you understand what is to take place on August 21, 2017.

According to many Native American cultures, the time during a solar or lunar eclipse is a time for reverence. A common belief is that the moon, sun and earth are in a sacred time and place; and therefore, viewing this event may affect individuals mentally and physically.

In our area, a solar eclipse is scheduled on August 21, 2017. The eclipse will begin at approximately 10:21 am and end...

Lawmakers thrilled about increased public access to Sabinoso Wilderness

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From Sen. Tom Udall, Sen. Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Luján

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján welcomed on Aug.9, an announcement form the Department of interior (DOI)  that Secretary Ryan Zinke intends to finalize the process to consider whether to accept the donation of 3,595 acres, known as the Rimrock Rose Ranch, that are adjacent to Sabinoso Wilderness in New Mexico to be included as part of the wilderness.

Last year, the Wilderness Land Trust purchased the Rimrock Rose Ranch in order to donate the land to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) so it can be added to the existing wilderness and...
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