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Today in History

Today is Friday, March 6, the 65th day of 2015. There are 300 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v. Sandford that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Snow days are work daysSnow days are work days


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Catrina Grimes, an EMT for Emerson Ambulance Service, checks over the medical equipment in the back of her ambulance Thursday at the center on Nettleton Avenue.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — While schools are out and most of Northeast Arkansas closes up shop to enjoy snow days, certain career choices leave no room for free play.
Police, fire and other emergency

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Red Wolves, Jags chase tourney berth


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s C.J. Foster scores against Texas-Arlington during a recent home game. The Red Wolves take on South Alabama tonight at the Convocation Center.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — There just isn't much slack left. While a few scenarios remain that could keep Arkansas State alive for the postseason, the best route to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament resides with the Red. . . more »

How many of the five Dallas teams Tom Landry took to Super Bowls were victorious?

What was the last team from the Eastern division to win the NBA title?

What NFL team has spent the longest time in the city of its founding?

Which team won the first NBA title and what year?

What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?

Who has the highest winning percentage as a coach in the NBA?

The NBA logo is patterned after what player?

What Cowboy's 99-yard run from scrimmage put him in the NFL football record book in 1983?


NATO, Russia exchange barbs — A2
State House approves foreign law court ban — A2
Envoy's attack adds to violence — A5
Justices: Same-day audio for April 28 gay marriage cases — A5
Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, hits fence — A5
Actor Ford crash-lands plane on golf course — A5
ASU: Roommate threatens student; complaint filed — A6
Arkansas State closed today — A6
Experts: City must rebuild trust — A7
Iraq: Islamic militants 'bulldozed' ancient site — A7
Schools eye make-up day options under new laws — A8
Lawrence County has lack of housing — A8
Plan dropped to transfer money to state highways — A9
House OKs abortion pill rules — A9
Attempt fails to cut lottery scholarships — A9

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

Kelly Clarkson's new album fails to woo

Kelly Clarkson, "Piece By Piece" (RCA, 19) As one of the most successful "American Idol" winners, Kelly Clarkson can hold her head up high — she's still in the game after 13 years. That doesn't mean her new album, "Piece By Piece," gets any . . .

Willis to star on Broadway in 'Misery'

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Willis will make his Broadway debut this fall in a tale of torture and suspense — a stage adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Misery." Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures said Wednesday the "Die Hard" star will star opposite Elizabeth . . .


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