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April 11, 2014

Morning Update for Friday, April 11

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to15 mph. Friday night mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.

On this day:

Today is National Teach Children to Save Day! Established by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation, more than 12,000 bankers visit classrooms across America to teach children of all ages the importance of saving and making fiscal fitness a lifetime habit. 





Best bets for today: 





Relay for Life kicks off today at 6 p.m. at Baldwin Braves Stadium. An Easter egg hunt is slated for 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details: http://www.unionrecorder.com/features/x360399298/Rallying-for-Relay

Upcoming events:           

The Lockerly Arboretum Spring Plant Sale begins today and continues Saturday. Click here for details: http://www.unionrecorder.com/local/x787240474/Lockerly-spring-plant-sale-next-week

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think college athletes should be allowed to form unions and get paid?? Click here to vote:

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10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

1. KATHLEEN SEBELIUS QUITTING OBAMA CABINET

Her departure after five years as head of Health and Human Services follows the rocky rollout of 'Obamacare.'

2. BEARS BACK ON WALL STREET

The Nasdaq index sheds nearly 130 points — its worst day in three years — while the Dow plunges 266 points.

3. WHY NO SUBMERSIBLE DEPLOYED YET IN PLANE SEARCH

Searchers want to pinpoint the location of the pings as much as possible before sending the vessel underwater.

4. STEPHEN COLBERT TO REPLACE LETTERMAN

He'll leave his "Colbert Report" persona behind when he takes over the "Late Show" next year.

5. WHO'S SEEKING BILLIONS FROM UKRAINE

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    Former members of the Georgia College gymnastics team and alumni gathered together Saturday, July 12 for a reunion.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

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  • web break.jpg Full tuition grant for tech students

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    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

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    July 23, 2014 1 Photo 3 Stories

  • web break-1.jpg With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

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    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Morning update NEW.jpg Morning Update, Wednesday, July 23

    Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Election 2014 WEB.jpg Runoff election results

    The races for November’s general election ballot took shape Tuesday as voters turned out to decide primary runoff winners.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • web break-1.jpg UPDATE: Child dies in apparent drowning

    Law enforcement officials are investigating the Friday evening death of a toddler at a local residence.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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