The Union Recorder

Local News

April 29, 2014

Morning Update, Tuesday, April 29

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





Weather: 





Flood watch remains through late Wednesday. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early then occasional showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Tonight cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.

On this day:

The first solar eclipse of the year is taking place over Australia and small portions of Antarctica and south Asia today. A solar eclipse takes place when the moon blocks the sun.

Best bet for today:           

The Baldwin County Girl Scouts will hold a Parent Information Night in the Creekside Elementary School cafeteria at 6 p.m. Parents of girls from all schools who will be entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall are invited. Volunteers are welcomed. For information call Patsy Satterwhite at 478-968-5676 or e-mail patsysatterwhite@hotmail.com.

Upcoming events:

Baldwin High School presents ‘Grease’ at the Baldwin Fine Arts Center this week. Tickets are $7. For more information visit www.baldwinhighschool.net/theatre.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think the city and county 911 systems should be consolidated? 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 today:

1. MORE THAN TWO DOZEN DEAD IN SEVERE STORMS IN US

Tornadoes, flash floods, hail and thunderstorms rampage through the Midwest and South, leaving behind a wide swath of destruction and death.

2. OBAMA RATCHETS UP PRESSURE ON RUSSIA

Washington and the European Union impose new sanctions on Moscow over the escalation in Ukraine.

3. MORTAR ATTACK ON CENTRAL DAMASCUS KILLS 14

Four shells exploded in the middle of Syria's capital one day after President Bashar Assad announced he will run for a third term in the June elections.

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