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June 13, 2014

Morning Update, Friday, June 13 (Check it out: New look, new events)

Live Oak — Good morning. Here's a look at what's happening today. 

Weather:

Friday afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Friday night calls for a 20 percent of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph becoming light south after midnight. 

Best bets for today:

The annual farmers market at John H. Hale Park, 215 NE Duval St., Live Oak, is celebrating local harvest season and summer vacation for the kids with special activities from 12 to 6 p.m. today.

On this day:

The Miranda Rights are established

On this day in 1966, the Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before interrogation. Now considered standard police procedure, "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used against you in court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed to you," has been heard so many times in television and film dramas that it has become almost cliche.

Upcoming events:

Suwannee County Commissioners will hold their meeting on Monday, June 16. Click here for the agenda. 

Our poll question for the week:

What are your summer plans? Vote at suwanneedemocrat.com.

In case you missed it: 

New site chosen for consolidated elementary school in Hamilton County

Proposed EPA ruling could affect power customers. 

Live Oak bank robber's trial tentatively set. 

Traffic:

Hamilton County:

Hatley Street (U.S. 41) Daytime lane closures from Fifth Avenue Northwest to Second Street Northwest in Jasper for cleanup and final drainage improvements. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive  Daytime lane closures at the intersection with Central Avenue in Jasper for cleanup and final drainage improvements. 

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