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June 23, 2014

Morning Update, Monday, June 23

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





Weather: 





Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Tonight showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Best bet for today:

BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road at 7 p.m. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. 478-452-8538

On this day:

June is Fireworks Safety Month. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks are involved in thousands of injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms each year.

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 cafeterias? Vote in our online poll at www.unionrecorder.com.




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. KERRY IN BAGHDAD AS ISLAMIC MILITANT SURGE IN IRAQ RATTLES REGION

Neighboring countries like Jordan and Lebanon spring to action, fearing al-Qaida breakaway groups may set their sights on them next.

2. EGYPT SENTENCES JOURNALISTS TO 7 YEARS IN PRISON

The three reporters who work for Al-Jazeera's English channel are convicted of terrorism-related charges in a case that drew criticism of the state of media freedom in the Arab Spring country.

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