Tuesday morning briefing: A video game, rodeo days and Deep Throat revealed

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday morning briefing.

Video game of the week

Fresh from the desk of our own Jenna Zamie, who scours the web for these choice competitions.

Game: LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean

Genre: Action Adventure

System: PC, 360, PS3, DS, Wii, 3DS, PSP

What is it? A charming LEGO romp through the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+

Web site: http://www.disneyinteractivestudios.com

Compiled from Gamespot.com

Books on board

The state Rural Bookmobile is scheduled to stop in Roosevelt County June 9. The schedule is:

• Pep Post Office, 9-10 a.m.

• Causey Post Office, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• Elida City Hall, 1-2 p.m.

Website of the day

The Portales High School summer band camp schedule, which also includes supplies band students need for next school year, is available at this link: http://www.portalesschools.com

Rodeo days

The 41st annual Pioneer Days PRCS Rodeo kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and continues through Saturday at the Curry County Events Center.

Tickets are $15 & $20 for reserved seats and $10 for general admission.

Children 9 & under get in free.

Tickets are available at the Curry County Events Center, One Stop Feed, Joe’s Boot Shop, Bar-G Western Wear.

Quirky quote of the day

“Isn’t it strange? The same people who laugh at gypsy fortune tellers take economists seriously.” — Cincinnati Enquirer

Today in history

On this day in 2005, W. Mark Felt’s family ends 30 years of speculation, identifying Felt, the former FBI assistant director, as “Deep Throat,” the secret source who helped unravel the Watergate scandal.

The Felt family’s admission, made in an article in Vanity Fair magazine, took legendary reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who had promised to keep their source’s identity a secret until his death, by surprise.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/deep-throat-is-revealed

Weather

Today — Isolated showers before noon, then isolated thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight — A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind between 10 and 15 mph.