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Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to15 mph. Thursday night clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds.
On this day:
Happy National Siblings Day! A commemorative day to honor, appreciate and celebrate all brothers and sisters and memorialize those who are no longer with us. Recognizing the bond between siblings for the special gift it is. A day to hug, honor, and enjoy your sibling.
Best bets for today:
The 2014 Domestic Violence Walk and Candlelight Vigil is held beginning at Bonner Park and ending at the Baldwin County Courthouse beginning at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by the office of the solicitor general and the SAFE Program. Call 478-445-4445 for more information. Click here for more details: http://tinyurl.com/k3wqwzp
A ladies luncheon and fashion show will be held April 12 at noon in the Flannery O’Connor Hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The event is $10 and all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. There will be food, table favors and door prizes. To purchase a ticket call 478-452-2421, 478-452-8550 or e-mail email@example.com.
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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 Thursday:
1. TEEN WIELDING KNIVES SLASHES, STABS CLASSMATES
A 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" injures 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school.
2. WHAT ECONOMIC THREAT BY MOSCOW MIGHT SIGNAL
Putin's latest tactic suggests he may be aiming to secure Russia's clout with Ukraine without invading.
3. MORE PINGS RENEW HOPE OF FINDING MH370
The leader of the search says he believes crews are closing in on the "final resting place" of the missing Malaysian jetliner.
4. CAR SMASHES INTO FLORIDA DAY CARE
A child dies and 14 others are injured in the hit-and-run, chain-reaction crash.
5. INTERNET SECURITY LAPSE UNDETECTED FOR YEARS
Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information have been potentially vulnerable to hackers.
6. AFGHANS BEGIN PROBE OF AP PHOTOGRAPHER'S DEATH
The alleged gunman is being held in Kabul in a rare instance of a possible perpetrator of an insider shooting being captured alive.
7. WHERE TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS ARE CAUSING HEADACHES
The plants are rolling across the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking roads and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.
8. MORE RECALLS OVER SAFETY CONCERNS
Toyota is recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for various problems, including air bags that may fail to deploy.
9. NEW-FANGLED HUMAN HEART ON HORIZON
Researchers predict they'll be able to build an artificial heart with a 3-D printer in three to five years.
10. WHO STRUGGLES WITH FEDERAL TAX RETURNS
Not many. According to an AP-GfK poll, 90 percent of taxpayers use either a preparer or software and the majority say filing is easy.