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April 12, 2014

Morning Update for Saturday, April 12

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





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to15 mph. Saturday night mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

On this day:

Today is National Licorice Day, celebrating black licorice, its history, health benefits and word renown as a delightful confection — www.ilovelicorice.com. If you’re just not into licorice, it’s also national Drop Everything and Read Day. National DEAR Day is a special reading celebration to remind and encourage families to make reading together on a daily basis a family priority. National DEAR Day falls on author Beverly Cleary's birthday. 





Best bets for today: 





The Green Farmer’s Market (formerly known as the Greenway Farmer’s Market) is open at the

new Market Park Pavilion downtown from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be live music, fresh produce and other vendors.

Upcoming events:           

Congressman Paul Broun will host a town hall at Allen’s Market, 104 E. McIntosh St. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more details: http://tinyurl.com/ome2msc

Our poll question for the week:

If you saw someone littering would you report them? 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. HOPES GETTING HIGHER IN SEARCH FOR PLANE'S BLACK BOXES

Australia's prime minister says authorities are confident they're hearing signals from the recording devices. But it's a race against time as the batteries weaken.

2. A COLLEGE TOUR THAT TURNED TRAGIC

A Northern California crash involving a FedEx tractor-trailer and a bus carrying high school students to visit Humboldt State University killed 10 people.

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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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