Morning Briefing: Who Will You Vote For?

Here's what's happening in Canton this Monday.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service predicts mostly cloudy skies over Canton today with a high of 54 degrees. Tonight's low will be around 38 degrees. There is a 40 percent chance of rain after 1 a.m. Tuesday.

2. In Case You Missed It: House District 21 candidate Brian Laurens has found himself at the center of another controversy, just one day before the special election for the House seat. Find out what Laurens is accused of doing.

3. Happening Now: Sen. Barry Loudermilk has brought forth legislation that would allow 18-21 year old Georgians with military training to acquire carry permits for their weapons. Do you think this is a good idea? Tell us in the comments!

4. Looking Ahead: Tomorrow is the long-awaited runoff election for the House District 21 race between Scot Turner and Brian Laurens. Find out how we got to this point and learn how many District 21 residents voted early!

5. On This Date in History: On Feb. 4, 1703, 46 of the legendary Forty-seven Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) in Tokyo for avenging the death of their master Asano Takumi-no-Kami Naganori due to his actions the previous Jan. 30. The attack of the 47 Ronin on Kira Kozuke-no-Suke Yoshinaka is seen as the prime example of bushido, the Japanese warrior code.


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