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June 25, 2014

Morning Update, Wednesday, June 25

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

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

 

Weather:

Wednesday: 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:

1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with five sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information call 478-453-4241.

 

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 soda and other sugary drinks should be allowed in school cafeteries? 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. 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.

2. UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT WARNS HE COULD END CEASE-FIRE

The admonition comes after pro-Russian insurgents in Slovyansk down a military helicopter, killing nine servicemen.

3. WHAT CHURNED TWO CLOSELY WATCHED VOTES

Race factored in the re-election bids of both Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi and Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York.

4. SUAREZ LEAVING HIS MARK

The star Uruguay striker could be in trouble again and facing a long ban after appearing to bite an Italian opponent in a key World Cup game.

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