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June 27, 2014

Morning Update, Friday, June 27

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

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

 

Weather:

Friday: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

 

Upcoming events:

9 a.m. to noon: The Green Farmer's Market (formerly known as the Greenway Farmer's Market) is open at the new Market Park Pavilion downtown. There will be live music, fresh produce and other vendors

 

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think soda and other sugary drinks should be allowed in school cafeterias? 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 Friday:

1. OBAMA SEEKS MILLIONS TO TRAIN, EQUIP VETTED SYRIAN REBELS

The request in effect opens a second front in the fight against Islamic militants threatening to overwhelm Iraq.

2. IRAQI PARLIAMENT PREPARES TO START WORK NEXT WEEK

The move is the first step toward forming a new government to present a united front against a rapidly advancing Sunni insurgency.

3. WHAT FAA, DEVELOPERS ARE CLASHING OVER

In the name of flight safety, the government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of potentially thousands buildings near U.S. airports.

4. HOW JUSTICES RULED IN ABORTION PROTEST CASE

The Supreme Court struck down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts, declaring it an unconstitutional restraint on free speech.

5. THOUSANDS FLEE UKRAINE AS TRUCE NEARS EXPIRATION

As a weeklong cease-fire nears an end, Ukrainians in cars stuffed with belongings line up at the eastern border to cross into Russia.

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