Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On July 28, 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.
On this date: In 1540, King Henry VIII's
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Ralph Chester, 94, shows his wife Doris, 89, pictures taken while he was stationed at Kodiak Island, Alaska, from 1942 to 1943 during World War II. The couple married in 1944, just months before Chester was sent to the serve on the war’s front line across Europe. They celebrated their 70th anniversary on April 29.
By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — Ralph Chester admits he's lucky to have survived World War II's front line so he could celebrate his 70th wedding anniversary with his wife Doris on April 29.
"The high point of my
Guarantee from Kickoff Classic similar to offer for ASU game
Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir speaks at a media function recently.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer
JONESBORO — Information provided to The Sun in Saturday's edition from a media source stating there was no guaranteed dollar amount for the AdvoCare Kickoff Classic between Oklahoma State and Mississippi State. . . more »
What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL football player to wear in a game, in 1977?
Against what opposing team did Babe Ruth hit his first career home run?
Answer: While playing for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run against the New York Yankees on May 6, 1915.
Who was the first Swedish golfer to win the U.S. Womens's Open two straight times?
Answer: Annika Sorenstam.
Which racket sport made its Olympic debut in 1992?
What quarterback got stuck with the given names Yelberton Abraham?
Answer: Y.A. Tittle.
Who's the most successful Zimbabwean golfer of all time?
Answer: Nick Price.
In 1999, who became only the fifth man to win all four major tournaments - Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open - completing a career Grand Slam?
Answer: Andre Agassi.
What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?
Answer: The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers.
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Official finds Hutchinson tax flap
Asian beetle discovered in southwest Arkansas
Columbia man fulfills dream
as professional rodeo contractor
Drugmaker fights docs' advice
Hospital shooting suspect charged
Plan to simplify health renewals may backfire
38 killed as Libyan forces battle
Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France for analysis
Wrecked cruise liner reaches Genoa
Three days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killers
Taliban attack police chief's home
Envoy worried over displaced Muslims
SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.
Schell died Sunday morning at a Seattle hospital surrounded by family, according to Mayor Ed Murray's . . .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.
Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday . . .