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June 30, 2014

Morning Update, Monday June 30

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





Weather: 





Patchy fog early then mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent. Tonight partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Then a slight chance of showersAnd thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Best bet for today:

The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center at 7:30 p.m.

On this day:

 Did you know June is National Rose Month? They come in so many different colors, shapes and styles.

Upcoming events:

Allied Arts will offer a photography workshop July 14-17. Cost is $65. For more information call 478-452-3950.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think Baldwin County needs a stronger ordinance on property upkeep to combat blight? 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. OBAMA PICKS VA CHIEF

If confirmed by the Senate, Robert McDonald, a former Proctor & Gamble executive, would succeed Eric Shinseki, who quit last month as head of the struggling agency.

2. ISLAMIC STATE DECLARED

The vast territory straddling Syria and Iraq that has been seized by an al-Qaida splinter group will be established as a state, the group announces.

3. REPORT SAYS PISTORIUS WAS NOT MENTALLY ILL WHEN HE SHOT GIRLFRIEND

The murder trial of the former Olympic athlete resumes in Pretoria after he underwent psychiatric examinations for a month.

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Excited boys and girls participate in the ‘Mommy and Me’ swim instruction class taught by Gail Oliver and Ansley Roberts.

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Chatter Boutique owner Amber Patitucci shows off a new shipment of jewelry. The former educator turned businesswoman is celebrating one year of business. To commemorate the event, the store is featuring a birthday bash sale with items at half price.

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The Baldwin County 12U All-Stars are state champions.

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