Thursday morning briefing: A video game and a Valentine dance

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

Video game of the week

Our own video game guru Jenna Zamie’s pick for the week:

Game: Final Fantasy XIII-2

Genre: RPG

System: 360, PS3

What is it? The follow-up to the popular JRPG, starring Lightning’s younger sister.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site: http://na.square-enix.com/ffxiii-2/

Compiled from Gamespot.com

Valentine dance

Just in time for Valentine Day, there’s a First Sweethearts Ball 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St.

Information: 762-8700.

Kitchen tip

When making pie, sprinkle the sugar under the fruit instead of on top. This prevents pie from boiling over.

It’s a fact

Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate.

Today in history

On this day in 1971, pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige becomes the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/satchel-paige-nominated-to-baseball-hall-of-fame

Weather

Today — Rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. North wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Tonight — A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.