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April 4, 2014

Morning Update for Friday, April 4

Early traffic, weather and community news for your day

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

Weather: 





Today Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds10 to 15 mph. Tonight mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.





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It’s First Friday! Come out and join the celebration! Check out details here: http://tinyurl.com/qyxc876

Upcoming events:

The Baldwin County Special Olympics will be held April 9 at the BHS field at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the events, including: huggers, timers, escorts, cheerers or spectators. If you would like to volunteer contact Shannon New-Diaz at 478-445-2509 or sanew@dhr.state.ga.us.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think the county should bring back recreation sports associations? Click here to vote:

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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 today:

1. WHAT'S NEXT IN MALAYSIAN PLANE SEARCH

An intensive hunt for pings from Flight 370's black boxes begins with two ships covering a 150-mile stretch of the Indian Ocean.

2. AP PHOTOGRAPHER KILLED, REPORTER WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN

Anja Niedringhaus died instantly after an Afghan policeman opened fire while she and reporter Kathy Gannon sat in their car. Gannon is reported in stable condition.

3. FORT HOOD VICTIM'S MOM: FROM JOY TO SORROW

Just two weeks ago, the mother of a soldier killed in the attack was reunited with the daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.

4. QUESTIONS FOR HEAD OF U.S. AGENCY BEHIND SECRET 'CUBAN TWITTER'

The USAID official is to testify in a hearing that could resolve key questions, including whether the Obama administration adequately informed lawmakers.

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Local dancers Shaveta Waller and Synethia Brookins are stepping up to the plate with their new dance business Sensational Steps. The two women provide dance lessons at affordable prices as well as a positive environment for youth interested in all areas of fine arts.

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