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Today in History

Today is Friday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2014. There are 68 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 24, 1939, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra recorded their signature theme, "Let's Dance," for Columbia Records in New York.

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Crumbling bank property divided by 8

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
A worn side of what is commonly known as the old Citizens Bank Building faces Main Street offers a less than welcoming view of Downtown Jonesboro.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — No one person or entity owns the property at 100 W. Washington Ave., commonly known as the old Citizens Bank Building. There are eight.
In fact, even the parking lot is divided among

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Jonesboro running backs ready to roll

Cory Clark | The Sun
Jonesboro senior running backs Brian Mitchell (left) Darren Veasley (center) and Deavion Binion have all found success in the Hurricane backfield this year. Jonesboro hosts Searcy tonight for homecoming.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — With the Jonesboro passing game shredding the West Memphis defense a week ago in a 42-0 win, the Hurricane's stable of running backs will enter tonight's homecoming game against Searcy with fresh. . . more »

What American sister and brother won the mixed double championship at Wimbledon in 1980?

Who won a record six PGA Player of the Year Awards-Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer or Tom Watson?

What did a Buffalo fan hit Chuck Foreman in the eye with during a game, ending his chance of winning the NFC rushing title in 1975?

How many games did the longest Wimbledon men's singles match on record last?

Who won the NBA title in 2010?

Where does the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race occur?

What female golfer's high school nickname was "Taco"?

What golfer's worst finish at the British Open from 1966 to 1980 was sixth?

Mayor: New York doctor has Ebola
Local sales tax revenue increases in August
State lottery revenue drops by $6.2 million
Clinton supports Cuomo; GOP foe claims momentum
Gay marriage to hit 2 courts
Lake City courthouse to host vets open house
Lepanto man accused of meth possession
Failures in oversight worsen UNC scandal
Police: Officers shoot hatchet-wielding suspect
Sharp differences appear in District 60 race
Suspect surrenders after media coverage
Counterfeit movie cash makes new appearance
Caraway fire dispatch system to be upgraded with new radios
Frontier adds Memphis flight
Ghost Hours Show, tour set for Saturday
Cop shot teen from behind, autopsy shows
IS earns $1 million per day from oil
EU reaches gas emissions deal
Airstrike toll in Syria tops 500
Canada gunman wanted passport for Mideast

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show." Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits on Dec. 18. The show will continue to originate from Los Angeles. Corden, . . .

Berry: Underneath, most women love underwear

NEW YORK (AP) — What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all. The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale, a lingerie label born in France in 1932. "We've . . .

October 2014