Things to Know Tuesday

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Weather Watch
Cloudy but a bit drier today.
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Augusta Commission Meets
The Augusta City Commission meets at 2 p.m. today at the Municipal Building on Greene Street.

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Boshears Skyfest Postponed
The 21st Annual Boshears SkyFest scheduled for this weekend has been postponed to April 26 and 27 due to the government shutdown, which includes parts of the Federal Aviation Administration, event organizers announced.

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Best of Augusta Bash
Augusta Magazine's annual Best of Augusta Bash is from 6 to 9 p.m.tonight at Sacred Heart. All ticket sales benefit Sacred Heart and the Greater Augusta Arts Council, two wonderful organizations that need our support.

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Richmond School Board Meets
The Richmond County School Board meets at 6 p.m. today at 864 Broad Street.


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Board of Elections Meets
The Richmond County Board of Elections is holding a public hearing today to collect input about a new precinct plan that will mean a change of polling location for about 13,000 voters.

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Voting Underway
Voting has begun for the open 127th District House seat.
Mail-out absentee ballots are available upon written request beginning Monday,
In-person Early Voting underway at the Board of Elections Office in the Municipal building, 530 Greene Street.
Information at (706) 821-2340 or .
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Dining Out?
Check out our restaurant reviews and health department databases.


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Federal Default
Military re-enactors in the uniforms of U.S. Marines from the War of 1812 hark to a time when the U.S. defaulted on its debts before.

More recently, lawmakers squabbled right down to the deadline before raising the debt limit in 1979, ultimately costing taxpayers billions of dollars.

Sort of makes you want to reach for a bayonet, doesn't it?
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Traffic Watch
Road construction will also mean a detour today through Oct. 28 at Georgia Highway 4 southbound at the I-520 overpass.
Motorists are asked to use caution, reduce their speed and be alert to changing traffic conditions in work zones.

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Monday Night Football
Did you fall asleep before the end of the Colts-Chargers game last night?
Well ... we stayed up for you.
San Diego won 19-9.

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