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May 2, 2014

Morning Update, Friday, May 2

MILLEDGEVILLE — 



Weather: 





Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the Southwest in the afternoon. Friday night mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 50. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

On this day:

May is National Bike Month. Celebrate with the Bicycling Club of Milledgeville. Find out more about the club at http://mvillebikes.com/

Best bet for today:           

Allied Arts will host bluegrass favorite Tom Brantley and Missionary Ridge at Allen’s Market at 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming events:

Belk will host its Spring Charity Sale May 3 from 6 to 10 a.m. with special discounts from 20 to 70 percent off. Tickets for the event are $5 and are sold by individual charities, which receive the proceeds. They may also be purchased at the store, proceeds from those tickets are divided among participating charities and schools.

Our poll question for the week:

Do you think the city and county 911 systems should be consolidated? 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 Friday:

1. VIDEO SHOWS TEENS ON SINKING FERRY

The heartbreaking footage was found on the cellphone of a 17-year-old whose body was recovered after the disaster off South Korea.

2. OKLAHOMA PRISONS CHIEF DETAILS DIFFICULTIES DURING BOTCHED EXECUTION

An intravenous tap was placed at the inmate's groin because suitable veins couldn't be found elsewhere. That vein later collapsed, disrupting delivery of the lethal drugs.

3. 'OBAMACARE' ENROLLMENT HITS 8 MILLION

The latest sign-up numbers also show subpar enrollment among Hispanics, the nation's largest minority group and also its least insured.

4. MILITARY RESPONSE TO BENGHAZI ATTACK FAULTED

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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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