The Union Recorder

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June 25, 2014

Morning Update, Wednesday, June 25

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





Weather: 





Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.

Best bet for today:

Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

On this day:

June 25, 1862 — In an effort to prevent an attack on Richmond, Va., Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched a series of engagements that became known as the Seven Days Campaign. Battles at Oak Grove, Gaine's Mills, Garnett's Farm, Golding's Farm, Savage's Station, White Oak Swamp and finally Malvern Hill left more than 35,000 casualties on both sides. Despite losing the final assault at Malvern Hill, the Confederates succeeded in preventing the Union army from taking Richmond. 

Upcoming events:

A mobile mammography center will be at Belk Thursday, June 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free mammograms will be offered to the community to spread breast cancer awareness. For more information call 478-452-5572 ext. 210. To make an appointment call 855-655-2662.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think soda and other sugary drinks should be allowed in school cafeterias? Vote in our online poll at www.unionrecorder.com.




10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press

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10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press:

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

1. AL-MALIKI'S NEW GAME PLAN FOR IRAQ

The prime minister is ready to concede the loss of much of the country to Sunni insurgents and is instead deploying the military to defend Baghdad.

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