Today is Sunday, March 9, the 68th day of 2014. There are 297 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On March 9, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court, in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, raised the standard for proving libel, unanimously
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Shannon Williams of Paragould looks through shirts Saturday on a rack outside Adara Boutique in Downtown Jonesboro. Williams, like many others across Northeast Arkansas, took advantage of Saturday’s warmer weather to be out and about.
By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — The beautiful weather and clear streets Saturday were a welcome site for thousands of Northeast Arkansas residents, who hit the streets of Jonesboro in force.
Area stores and
Arkansas State senior Ed Townsel, right, drives past UL Lafayette's Bryant Mbamalu during Saturday's game at the Convocation Center. Lafayette beat ASU 77-76.
By Matthew V. Roberson
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Senior Day had a sour taste and a bitter end for Arkansas State.
Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton scored the final eight points of the game, including a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds left, and the. . . more »
Who is the All time NBA leader in rebounds?
Answer: Wilt Chamberlain 100
What is the longest race that NASCAR permits?
Answer: 600 miles - The longest race permitted is 600 miles. This race is normally run on Memorial Day.
What golfer won nine tournaments during her 1978 rookie year on the LPGA Tour?
Answer: Nancy Lopez.
What is the most points scored in an NBA game and by what team?
Answer: 185 Detroit Pistons
Who scored the most points in a NBA game and how many?
Answer: Wilt Chamberlain 50
What connects the following athletes: runners Zola Budd and Bernard Lagat and basketball player Becky Hammon?
Answer: They each changed their citizenship in order to compete at the Olympics
How many rounds must a golfer have have played to be eligible for a handicap?
Which tennis player famously yelled "You cannot be serious!" at an umpire?
Answer: John McEnroe
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NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after losing much of his left arm, science correspondent Miles O'Brien appeared on the "PBS NewsHour" to declare "I'll be OK" and to announce he had tied his necktie Friday morning.
"It's good to be here," he told "NewsHour" . . .
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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," . . .