The Union Recorder

July 7, 2014

Morning Update, Monday, July 7 2014


The Union-Recorder

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





Weather: 





Patchy fog early then mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Tonight partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Light and variable winds.

Best bet for today:

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

On this day:           

Today marks the beginning of Spain’s Running of the Bulls. The Running of the Bulls is a practice that involves running in front of a small group (typically a dozen) of bulls that have been let loose, on a course of a sectioned-off subset of a town's streets. The most famous running of the bulls is that of the seven-day festival of Sanfermines in honour of San Fermín in Pamplona although they are held in towns and villages across Spain, Portugal, and in some cities in Mexico Mesquite, Nevada, and southern France , during the summer. Unlike bullfights, which are performed by professionals, anyone older than 18 may participate in an encierro.

Upcoming events:

Georgia’s Old Capital Museum Society will host the eighth annual Artifact Identification Day in the museum’s

Native American Gallery July 12 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and everyone who attends is invited to bring found objects or family heirlooms. Items can include, but are not limited to: rocks, Indian artifacts, pottery, farm implements and Civil War items.

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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 Monday:

1. JEWISH SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN SLAYING OF ARAB TEEN

Israel's leader calls for calm after authorities mark a breakthrough in a case that touched off violent protests in Arab sections of Jerusalem and northern Israel.

2. IRAQ ANALYZING TAPE SHOWING TOP MILITANT

The video believed to show Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon at a mosque in Mosul would be the first public appearance for the Islamic State group leader.

3. WHAT THE TSA IS DOING AT AIRPORTS ABROAD

With concern about al-Qaida efforts to produce a bomb that would go undetected through security, some passengers will be asked to power on their electronic devices.

4. WHAT PRO-RUSSIA SEPARATISTS VOW TO DO

After being pushed out of Slovyansk, rebels pledge to keep fighting the military from Donetsk, the largest city in eastern Ukraine.

5. ' IT LOOKED AT ME AND ATTACKED ME RIGHT ON THE SIDE OF MY CHEST'

That's what great white shark attack victim Steven Robles says happened to him when he was swimming in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

6. WHAT SOME STATES ARE DOING TO PREVENT MASS SHOOTINGS

California and New Jersey are considering laws that allow officials to seize guns owned by someone police have declared dangerous.

7. CLIPPERS OWNERSHIP DISPUTE HEADS TO COURT

The trial will focus on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife has the authority to unilaterally negotiate the deal to sell the team.

8. POLICE DESCRIBE CHAOTIC SCENE IN MIAMI CRASH

Four young adults are dead after their 32-foot boat crashed violently with another vessel after a Fourth of July fireworks display.

9. WHO WON THE BOX OFFICE THIS WEEKEND

With $36.4 million in its second week, the morphing robot series "Transformers" edges the Midwest road trip romp "Tammy."

10. HOW DJOKOVIC STOPPED FEDERER FROM MAKING HISTORY

The Serbian tennis star captured his second title at Wimbledon, preventing the Swiss legend from winning a record eighth.