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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2015. There are 32 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Nov. 29, 1890, the first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, New York; Navy defeated Army, 24-0. The Imperi

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Brookland teacher realizes dream

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Brady Vick (right), a fifth-grader at Brookland Middle School, explains how a raptor tail made of Legos can be controlled remotely with a phone or iPad on Thursday during Tabitha Ballard's class.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Tabitha Ballard has always encouraged her two daughters to follow their dreams.
"I was a cosmetologist for 20 years," Ballard, 48, said. "I wanted to be a teacher, but after high

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Red Wolves roll to share of SBC title

Andres Leighton | AP Photo
Arkansas State wide receiver J.D. McKissic (23) carries past the defense of New Mexico State defensive back Lewis Hill during the first half of Saturday's Sun Belt Conference game in Las Cruces, N.M. A-State won 52-28.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Arkansas State's march to an outright Sun Belt Conference championship is one step short of completion. The Red Wolves clinched a share of the Sun Belt championship, their fourth league title in five seasons, with Saturday's 52-28. . . more »

Man helps cancer patients enjoy Grand Prairie outdoors — A2
Migrants clash with authorities on Greek-Macedonian border — A3
Putin orders sanctions against Turkey after downing of warplane — A3
Human rights activist killed in attack — A3
Man accused of assault on pregnant girlfriend — A7
Officials ID waitress slain over patron's cigarette — A7
Teens create prosthetic hand — A8
Brookland teacher realizes dream — A8
Classic Christmas story coming to radio, stage — A8
Clinic attack suspect a recluse — A10
Race to settle fight over budget means resolving disputes — A10
Town demolishes veteran's house while he has surgery — A10

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

Jordan eager to get back in the ring with a 'Creed' sequel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With "Creed" knocking out audiences and critics alike, Michael B. Jordan acknowledges he would love to lace up the gloves again for a sequel. Jordan openly welcomed the possibility of an eventual "Creed 2" even before writer-director . . .

White's Third Man Records store opens in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Rocker Jack White has opened a Third Man Records store in his hometown, the Motor City. The Grammy-nominated White — the singer, guitarist, drummer and producer who rose to acclaim in the duo The White Stripes — was on hand Friday for the . . .

November 2015