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May 7, 2014

Morning Update, Wednesday, May 7

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





Weather: 





Sunny. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night. Clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.

On this day:

It’s National Nurses Week, and today is National School Nurses Day, Established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting. Check out www.nasn.org for more details.

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:

Georgia Military College will hold a parade Friday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Grant Parade in order to honor all mothers for Mother’s Day. Employers are asked to allow mothers of GMC children to take off during that time in order to be present. The speaker will be Penny Hall, senior vice president of BB&T.

 

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 today:

1. SYRIAN REBELS BEGIN EVACUATION OF HOMS

Buses are transporting opposition fighters out of their last bastions in Syria's strategic central city which they are handing over to Assad's forces.

2. WHO THE GOP'S NEW POINT PERSON ON BENGHAZI IS

Rep. Trey Gowdy, who is tapped to head a special select committee investigating the attack, is a seasoned prosecutor with dogs called Judge, Jury and Bailiff.

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