Tuesday morning briefing: Spelling tests, video games and a little blood

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday briefing.

Video of the day: It’s joking around.

Can you spell Espanol?

Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. is the Spanish Spelling Bee at the Portales Municipal School office at 501 Abilene.

The winner advances to the state spelling bee.

Question of the day

What’s your dream spring break destination?

Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Video game of the week

Our own Jenna Zaime, not a Noob, searches the Web incessantly to find these.

Game: Final Fantasy XIII

Genre: Role-playing game

System: 360, PS3

What is it? The latest entry in the Final Fantasy series is highly linear with top-of-the-line graphics.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site: http://na.square-enix.com/e306/titles/fabula/ff13

Blood needed

The city of Clovis and Curry County are hosting a blood drive 9 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. Thursday in County Commission room, 700 North Main.

If you would like to schedule an appointment you can call Andrea at 575-763-6016, extension 165.

Blood types O positive, O negative and A negative are in great demand.

Today in history

The United States Military Academy — the first military school in the United States — was founded by Congress for the purpose of educating and training young men in the theory and practice of military science.

Located at West Point, New York, the U.S. Military Academy is often simply known as West Point.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/3/16

Weather

Today — Change for the better. Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Tonight — Still chilly. Clear. Lows in the 30s.