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April 11, 2014

Morning Update for Friday, April 11

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

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





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to15 mph. Friday night mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.

On this day:

Today is National Teach Children to Save Day! Established by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation, more than 12,000 bankers visit classrooms across America to teach children of all ages the importance of saving and making fiscal fitness a lifetime habit. 





Best bets for today: 





Relay for Life kicks off today at 6 p.m. at Baldwin Braves Stadium. An Easter egg hunt is slated for 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details: http://www.unionrecorder.com/features/x360399298/Rallying-for-Relay

Upcoming events:           

The Lockerly Arboretum Spring Plant Sale begins today and continues Saturday. Click here for details: http://www.unionrecorder.com/local/x787240474/Lockerly-spring-plant-sale-next-week

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think college athletes should be allowed to form unions and get paid?? 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 Friday:

1. KATHLEEN SEBELIUS QUITTING OBAMA CABINET

Her departure after five years as head of Health and Human Services follows the rocky rollout of 'Obamacare.'

2. BEARS BACK ON WALL STREET

The Nasdaq index sheds nearly 130 points — its worst day in three years — while the Dow plunges 266 points.

3. WHY NO SUBMERSIBLE DEPLOYED YET IN PLANE SEARCH

Searchers want to pinpoint the location of the pings as much as possible before sending the vessel underwater.

4. STEPHEN COLBERT TO REPLACE LETTERMAN

He'll leave his "Colbert Report" persona behind when he takes over the "Late Show" next year.

5. WHO'S SEEKING BILLIONS FROM UKRAINE

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The Teen Club, as part of the Twin Lakes Library System's Summer Reading Club, and Reference Supervisor Dabney Kinser do candy science experiments to finish up the science themed reading club experience.

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Local dancers Shaveta Waller and Synethia Brookins are stepping up to the plate with their new dance business Sensational Steps. The two women provide dance lessons at affordable prices as well as a positive environment for youth interested in all areas of fine arts.

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