Today is Monday, September 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.
Today's Highlight in History: On September 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland.
On this date: In 1159,
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George Stewart (center) poses for a snapshot with two other FBI agents near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in this undated photo.
By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, email@example.com
JONESBORO — If ever there were two people who were meant to be together, George and Frieda Stewart were surely the ones.
Theirs was the type of love story popularized in film, and if
Arkansas State quarterback Fredi Knighten (center), finished with 368 yards of total offense in Saturday’s 37-10 season opening victory over Montana State at Centennial Bank Stadium.
By Matthew V. Roberson
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Fredi Knighten was sought by Arkansas State for his unique ability to create and extend plays. In the first start of his career, Knighten demonstrated what he's all about.
Knighten showed off his. . . more »
What Jets quarterback, asked if he preferred grass or Astroturf, replied: "I don't know, I never smoked Astroturf"?
Answer: Joe Namath.
What is the most points scored in an NBA game and by what team?
Answer: 185 Detroit Pistons
What colours make up the Olympic rings?
Answer: Blue, Black, Red, Yellow and Green
What Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets?
Answer: Georgia Tech's.
Which race is normally the start of the NASCAR season?
Answer: Daytona 500 - This race normally has the largest purse and is regarded as being the most prestigious.
What breakthrough was made by Lili de Alvarez on center court at Wimbledon in 1931?
Answer: She wore shorts. She was the first woman to do so at Wimbledon.
Who averaged the most points in a NBA game through a season and how many?
Answer: Wilt Chamberlain 23,924
Who hit his 700th home run on September 17, 2004?
Answer: At SBC Park on Sept. 17, 2004, Barry Bonds became the third player after legends Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth to hit 700 homers in his career.
Rebels fire on border guard ship
Iraqi troops break siege of Shiite town
Israel: Gaza must rebuild, disarm
Report says juveniles institutionalized too long
Medical center opens neuroscience institute
El Dorado investing in revitalization plan
Police: 2 televisions stolen during break-in
Trial by Jury Dinner Party set at state park
Ferguson shooting could shift county exec race
Sheriff has passion for pen-making
Executives helping seniors with college
Ferguson flashpoint sparks national outrage
Intel chiefs flag militant threat
Earthquake aftershock shakes up Napa Valley
Rebels release 5 Lebanese troops
Atlantic City casino closes after 27 years
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
Police in Southampton say the 54-year-old English was arrested at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on a county road on Long . . .
NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
"We are keeping our fingers crossed," her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement, . . .