Friday morning briefing: Superstition, jazz and a country jamboree

Good morning and welcome to the Friday briefing.

Superstitions

Eastern New Mexico University's Department of Art is presenting the national juried illustration exhibit "Superstition" Tuesday through April 27 in the Runnels Gallery of the Golden Library.

It's a look through artists' eyes at some our most fervent superstitions.

Free and open to the public during library hours.

Jamboree

The annual Floyd Jamboree continues at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

It's at the Floyd school old gym.

Information: 760-0924.

Jazz

The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors perform 7 p.m. Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium.

Admission is free, however, advance tickets are required to attend.

Tickets can be obtained at the cashiers window at Clovis Community College. Limit four.

It's a fact

Human taste buds are less sensitive at higher altitudes.

Kitchen tip

If the dough sticks to the rolling pin, place it in freezer for a few minutes.

Today in history

On this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by deranged drifter John Hinckley Jr.

Here's the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-reagan-shot

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Tonight — Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

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