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Today in History

Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain's future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey.
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Public Affairs

Westside School Board, 6 p.m., high school library.
Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Brookland School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office boardroom.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Walnut Ridge City Council, 6 p

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Cook wins PGA RSM Classic, earns more than $1 million for victory


Associated Press
Jonesboro golfer Austin Cook kisses his trophy after winning his first PGA event Sunday.

By The Associated Press
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic.
Now the Jonesboro player is one of them.
The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and

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ASU fine tunes attack for Howard


Suzhannah Dolle | Special to The Sun
Arkansas State guard Ty Cockfield (right) drives the basketball against Abilene Christian’s Jaylen Franklin (middle) and another defender during their game last week. ASU returns to action this evening when it hosts Howard University for a non-conference matchup.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State is learning to play fast under its new head coach this season.

There's an adjustment process that goes along with it. Mistakes will be made. But it's what the Red Wolves learn. . . more »


Zimbabwe president defies pressure to quit — A3
Conservative base still backs Moore — A3
Trump doesn't know who to believe about Moore — A3
Signals mixed on fate of tax bill's health provision — A5
Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor — A5
Shootings by officers in Kan. cloaked in secrecy — A5
WR facing costly sewer treatment plant repair — A6
Jonesboro police investigate Sunday shooting — A6
Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy — A7
German government talks collapse — A7
Arab League criticizes Iran — A8
Syria: IS fighters defeated in last stronghold — A8
Argentina unsure if signals came from sub — A8
Survivor, 102, meets long-lost nephew — A9
County passes background checks — A10
Hospitals blame hurricane for IV shortage — A10
Tillis was country music hitmaker — B6
Thanksgiving prayer seeks to unite world — B6

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

Cassidy remains in Florida hospital

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Television and music star David Cassidy remains in a Florida hospital where he is dealing with multiple organ failure. Publicist JoAnn Geffen said Sunday in an email that there is "no update" on the medical status of the . . .

Country singer, songwriter Tillis dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said . . .


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