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Monday morning briefing: A look at a local hero, parents night and a revolution.


Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Monday morning briefing.

Video of the day

At your’s our local video of some of the folks who help make your day go a little better, safer or smoother.

Check out a day in the life of a Clovis emergency dispatcher.

Question of the day?

Did your favorite movie or actor win at last night’s Oscars?

Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Video game of the week

Our own copy editor, page makeup artist extraordinaire and sometimes video game guru Jenna Zamie shares her expertise on some of the best games out there. Here’s one:

Game: Megaman 10

Genre: 2D platformer

System: Wii, 360, PS3

What is it? Capcom's blue bomber returns to run another gauntlet of evil robot bosses.

ESRB Rating: Everyone

Web site:

New jobs

Swearing-in ceremony for new Clovis City Commissioners is 3 p.m. today at City Hall.

Open to the public.

Parents invited and a show

Parent night for the incoming freshman class is 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today in the gym at the Clovis High School Freshman Academy.

Also, the Lincoln Jackson Family Center’s variety show is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today Admission is $1 per adult and $.25 per child.

Today in history

The February Revolution (known as such because of Russia's use of the Julian calendar) begins when riots and strikes over the scarcity of food erupt in Petrograd.

One week later, centuries of czarist rule in Russia end with the abdication of Nicholas II, and Russia takes a dramatic step closer toward communist revolution.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Yuk. Windy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms in the morning... then numerous rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest wind gusts up to 45 mph.

Tonight — No let up. Windy...colder. Lows in the 30s. West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.


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