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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2019. There are 161 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On July 23, 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world's most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first

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Public Affairs Calendar

City Water and Light Board of Directors, 1:15 p.m., CWL headquarters, 400 East Monroe.

Jonesboro Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, 3 p.m., Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.

Sedgwick City Council, 6 p.m., Community Center.

Cave City

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Sounding the horn

Quentin Winstine The Sun
Mike Tyner (left) helps his daughter Ellie, 5, up into a military vehicle so she can blow the horn during Crossroads 2019, a vehicle showcase hosted by the Northeast Arkansas Jeep Club and the Arkansas National Guard, on Saturday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Jonesboro. Mike said he wanted to bring his daughter and son, Levi, to the event because he served with the unit during the Iraq War and he wanted to give his children hands on experience with some of the equipment he used.

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ASU's Anderson relishes Sun Belt seniority

Photo courtesy Sun Belt Conference |
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson addresses reporters during the Sun Belt Conference media day Monday in New Orleans. Anderson enters his sixth season over the ASU program as the longest-tenured coach in the conference.

NEW ORLEANS — From a football program that had five different head coaches in as many seasons to start the decade springs the senior statesman of the Sun Belt Conference coaching ranks, and he gets to view the rest of the league from that perspective. . . more »

Trump seeks Pakistan's help to end long Afghanistan war — A3
Woodstock 50 again denied permit — A8
Actor in original 'The Fly' dies at 92 — A8

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

Double take: Celebrities take mistaken identity in stride

NEW YORK (AP) — "Hey, aren't you ..." Well, no. As famous as they are, celebrities sometimes get misidentified as another A-list face, but many told The Associated Press that they take it in stride. "I get (mistaken for) everyone, anyone who has . . .

Review: Looking back at Mike Wallace, who made 'em squirm

Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Ku Klux Klan leader Eldon Edwards. Bette Davis, Barbra Streisand, Shirley MacLaine, Eleanor Roosevelt. If they were famous — or infamous — they likely sat across from newsman Mike Wallace at some . . .

July 2019