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June 18, 2014

Morning Update, Wednesday, June 18

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

MILLEDGEVILLE — Weather:

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.

 

Best bet for today:

5 p.m.: The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority meets at the Powell Building on the CSH campus.

 

Upcoming events:

A mobile mammography center will be at Belk 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 City Manager Barry Jarrett should resign? Click here to vote: www.unionrecorder.com

 

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. 'KEY LEADER' CAPTURED IN BENGHAZI EMBASSY ATTACK

The Obama administration says Ahmed Abu Khattala, allegedly a terror chieftan in Libya, will be tried in a federal court in the U.S.

2. WHERE US IS DRAWING THE LINE WITH IRAN

As the longtime foes discuss the possibility of cooperating to deter insurgents in Iraq, the White House rules out any coordinated military operations.

3. IN IRAQ, EVIDENCE OF BLOODY REPRISALS

The deadly violence between Shiites and Sunnis is a grim reminder of the sectarian warfare that nearly tore the country apart in 2006 and 2007.

4. WHAT WAS UNUSUAL ABOUT DEADLY TORNADOES IN NEBRASKA

The two twisters tracked nearly side-by-side before touching down within about a mile of each other.

5. AMAZON POISED TO UNVEIL NEW PRODUCT

Media reports indicate it'll be an Amazon phone — perhaps one with multiple cameras that can produce 3-D photos.

6. MORE IRS EMAILS MISSING

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