The Union Recorder

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April 21, 2014

Morning Update, Monday, April 21, 2014

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





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Monday night mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds becoming west up to 5 mph after midnight.

 

On this day:

The month is National Garden Month. Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve, kids perform better at school, and community spirit grows. Join the celebration and help to make America a greener, healthier, more livable place!

Best bet for today:           

Baldwin County Retired Educators meet today at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. They’ll be collecting caned food items, clothing and school supplies as well.  

Upcoming events:

Enjoy the Milledgeville Market Farmers Market Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the new city pavilion.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think the tobacco ban at Georgia’s public college campuses can curb tobacco use among students? 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 Monday:

1. FESTIVE BOSTON MARATHON ATMOSPHERE TINGED WITH SADNESS

"It's sadness, but it's also a kind of fortitude," says Scott Johnson, who will run in Monday's race one year after bombings killed three and injured 260 there. "Two people created the violence, but millions counter it with love and support."

2. WHAT MAY HAVE ADDED TO S. KOREA FERRY CONFUSION

Many passengers followed the captain's initial order to stay below deck, where it is feared they remained trapped in the sinking.

3. WHERE SHOOTOUT THREATENS FRAGILE PEACE

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