MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday night showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
On this day:
On this day in 1865 Pres. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Best bet for today:
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
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10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press :
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. HOW UKRAINE IS RESPONDING TO PRO-RUSSIAN INSURGENCY
Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov says he is sending troops to the vital industrial east in an attempt to ensure the Kremlin does not "repeat the Crimean scenario" there.
2. SHOOTINGS AT KANSAS JEWISH CENTERS KILL 3
A gunman in his 70s is in custody following the violence in Overland Park, Kansas, one day before the start of Passover.
3. WHY SPOTLIGHT IS ON SECRET GUANTANAMO CAMP
A report that's been declassified by the Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to be sharply critical of the treatment of terror prisoners, including some held in the enshrouded "Camp 7."
4. 'THE LONGER WE DELAY THE HIGHER WOULD BE THE COST'
The expense of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel reports.