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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for November 13, 2020

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Welcome back to an extraordinarily busy column detailing the latest highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There are several big movies arriving, as well as some well-received smaller features and older titles that have been given high definition upgrades. So, since you can’t or likely shouldn’t go out to the...

OBITUARY: Glenda L. Mirabal

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Glenda L. Mirabal 68, of Gallup died Nov. 2, 2020.

For over 20 years she worked at the Gallup Independent and was most recently employed by Amigo Chevrolet. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her three grandkids. She enjoyed cooking, dancing and doing her nails.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Patricio and Jessie Jaramillo of Grants, N.M.

She is survived by her sons Anthony Mirabal and Robert (Danie) Mirabal of Phoenix, Ariz., her daughter Jessica Mirabal of Phoenix, Ariz., her brother Patrick (Connie) Jaramillo of Grants, N.M, her sisters Wanda Berg of Grants, N.M., and Ellen (John) Felty of Flagstaff, Ariz., and her three grandkids, Isaac...

Strengthening Nations hosts first telethon

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Fundraising for new shelter

Domestic violence can occur anywhere, and victims may not be willing to speak publicly about the abuse they face. However, there are groups that are willing to give victims the support and resources they need to recover.

Strengthening Nations is one of those groups. Founded in 2019 by Pat Nelson and Christian Vasques, it is a non-profit organization that advocates and provides support for victims of domestic violence. They also offer domestic violence education, awareness and resources to the community.

Being just over a year old, Nelson said the group is looking to expand its reach and provide more assistance to victims. To achieve the goal...

Beautifying downtown Gallup

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Artist Jerry Brown has just finished a mural in downtown Gallup entitled Resilience.

It can be viewed at 214 W. Aztec Ave. in the alley on the side of Dental Innovations.

Brown, who says his Diné culture influences his work, describes the mural on the gallupmainstreet.org web site.

“The birds are all found in our region of New Mexico. The Bluebird is made up of cool colors, It represents joy, happiness, and peace. The Varied Thrush is made up of warm colors,” he said in his description. “It is a symbol of speaking our truth and to pay attention to the language we use. The Hummingbird is painted in vibrant in colors. It represents good luck.

“The bee is a symbol of...

‘Let Him Go’ has fine performances, but few surprises

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Running Time: 114 minutes

This film from Focus Features opens Nov. 6 at drive-ins and cinemas.

In-laws can be a pain, but few are as much trouble as those featured in the new period drama, Let Him Go. The plot of this feature has a great deal of potential, pitting two families against each other over the welfare of a young infant. Yet, like its lead characters the movie too often follows the straight and narrow. While the performances are strong and the finale is admittedly effective, early sections end up coming across in many respects like a predictable revenge potboiler.

Rancher/ex-sheriff George Blackledge (Kevin Costner) and his opinionated wife...

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