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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2016. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 14, 1849, President James K. Polk became the first U.S. chief executive to be photographed whi

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Feb. 15
Westside School Board, 6 p.m., high school library.
Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Brookland School Board, 6:30 p.m., superintendent's office boardroom.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Walnut Ridge

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Local gun show called 'family place'


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Brian Dunaway of Bono checks out a firearm for sale during the Jonesboro Gun and Knife Show on Saturday at the Northeast Arkansas Exposition and Conference Center.

By Molly Hilburn, Sun Staff Writer, molly@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — According to Junior Cliff, owner of Gee Street Pawn Shop for the past 30 years, the annual gun show at the Northeast Arkansas Exposition and Conference Center is a family place.
"If

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ASU sets record with win over ULM


Emrald McIntyre | ULM Sports
Arkansas State's Aundrea Gamble (#24) shoots over Louisiana-Monroe's Ashley Aune during Saturday's Sun Belt Confererence game in Monroe, La. A-State won 78-64 improving to 20-3 which is the best start in school history.

MONROE, La. — The Arkansas State women's basketball team's historic run continued Saturday afternoon with a 78-64 victory over Louisiana-Monroe at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. With the victory, A-State captured the best start in school history at 20-3 an. . . more »


Prison warden charged in riot — A2
Investigation continues into human remains — A6
Security system catches burglary in progress — A6
Trestle fire near New Orleans doused — A7
Crowds flock to Arkansas Sportshow — A8
5.1 and 3.9 magnitude quakes rattle Oklahoma — A9
Louisiana officers, suspect shot — A9
Lab confirms remains were missing toddler's — A10
Caution urged during cold snap — A11
Successful deer season coming to a finish — B7
Conservative Justice Scalia dies — B10
Columbine shooter's mom remembers dead — B10

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

Lawrence donating $2 million to hometown hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Lawrence is donating $2 million to a Kentucky hospital where she visited sick youngsters during a recent holiday trip home. The Oscar winner, a Louisville native, announced by video Friday that she's giving the . . .

Conan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economics

BOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom. The late-night TV host spoke to an audience of Harvard University students on Friday about the value of a liberal-arts . . .


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