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May 22, 2014

Morning Update, Thursday, May 22

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





Weather: 





Sunny and windy. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to20 mph. Tonight mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

On this day:

May is National Photo Month. This monthlong celebration of the memories market is the perfect opportunity to capture special moments.

Best bet for today:

Bingo is held at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Call 478-452-1611.

Upcoming events:

Georgia Military College holds the grand opening for The Kidd Center, its new $17 million health and wellness facility, on Friday at 10 a.m. at 240 S. Elbert St. adjacent to the Cordell Events Center.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think the unification charter draft will be ready for the General Assembly legislative counsel office by the proposed Sept. 15 deadline? Click here to vote: 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. AP EXCLUSIVE: NUKE SECURITY FAILED CRUCIAL DRILL

Armed security forces at a Montana missile base were unable to regain control of a nuclear weapon in a simulation of a hostile takeover of the launch silo.

2. IN NYC JAIL, UNINTENDED DEATH SENTENCES

Experts say Bradley Ballard's death after seven days in Rikers Island jail is only the latest example of how poorly equipped the city's jail system is to handle the mentally ill, coming five months before another inmate suffocated in an overheated cell.

3. MARKETPLACE BOMBING KILLS 31 IN RESTIVE CHINESE REGION

The latest act of violence in Xinjiang involved two SUVs loaded with explosives that plowed through shoppers in a busy street.

4.ALMOST HALF OF AMERICANS INDIFFERENT ABOUT MIDTERM VOTE

Who cares which party controls Congress? Only about half of Americans. The other 46 percent, not so much, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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The H.E.A.T traffic enforcement and education initiative began in the Baldwin County Schools corridor Monday. The RADAR Speed Detection Trailer is positioned on Ga. Highway 49.

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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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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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