Friday morning briefing: Backyard video and Chamber awards

Happy New Year! And welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday briefing.

Video of the day

Check out our latest walk through an attraction… In your backyard.

And the winner is…

Have someone special in mind you’d like to honor?

You have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to nominate them for the Clovis/Curry County Chamber annual awards.

There are a fistful of categories.

Check it out at:

www.clovisnm.org

Today in history

On this day in 1959, facing a popular revolution spearheaded by Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement, Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista was forced into exile.

Batista and a number of his supporters fled Cuba for the Dominican Republic.

Amid celebration and chaos in the Cuban capitol of Havana, the U.S. debated how best to deal with the radicalCastro and the ominous rumblings of anti-Americanism in Cuba.

Check out the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=VideoArticle&id=52297

Question of the day

What is the best name for the last decade?

Feel free to share your ideas in the comment section below.

Web site of the day

This is a Facebook group page for Cannon Air Foce Bases veterans.

http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?v=wall&ref=search&gid=75104706162

Weather

Today — Hope it’s a trend. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight — Stoke the fire. Lows 15 to 25.