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May 5, 2014

Morning Update Monday, May 5

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





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night clear. Lows around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

On this day:

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo — or the fifth of May — commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations. Cinco de Mayo traditions include parades, mariachi music performances and street festivals in cities and towns across Mexico and the United States.

Best bet for today:           

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week CVB will hold free historic trolley tours May 3-10. The tour will run Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., seating will be first come first serve. The Old Governor’s Mansion will also offer tours at $7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Upcoming events:

Sinclair Christian Academy will host an Open House Enrollment May 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. For information call 478-452-4242 or e-mail information@sinclairchristianacademy-sca.com.

Our poll question for the week:

How do you think the public response to House Bill 60, the new gun carry law, will be? 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 Monday:

1. WHAT'S TRIGGERING NEW ODESSA UNREST

Outrage over the deaths of pro-Russian activists during riots in the Ukrainian port city touched off more unrest as protesters freed their jailed allies.

2. WHO'S RELEASED AFTER QUESTIONING IN IRA KILLING

Police interrogated Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams for five days about whether he was involved in the 1972 killing of a Belfast mother of 10.

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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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