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Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire,

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Stores stocked for panic purchases

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Bruce Hill, dairy manager for Bill’s Fresh Market, stocks the refrigerated shelves with jugs of milk Wednesday morning at the store located on East Johnson Avenue.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — There's no need to panic — area stores still have all the ingredients for bread pudding and French toast.
When it comes to encouraging Northeast Arkansans to flock to area

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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 »

As of Superbowl XLIV (Feb 2010), what 4 NFL teams have never played in a Superbowl?

The Atlanta Hawks moved to Atlanta from what city?

How many years must a player be retired to be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Who was the first tennis player from an Iron Curtin country to win the United States Open?

Which team won the first NBA title and what year?

Who is the All time NBA assist leader and how many?

Who was tennis star Monica Seles playing in the 1993 Citizen's Cup Tournament in Hamburg, Germany, when she was stabbed in the back by a spectator?

What Baltimore Colts great led the NFL in passing in the 1960s, with 26548 yards?

Senate votes to hold state exchange plans — A2
Suspect in Realtor's killing to represent self — A2
Anti-fluoridation proposal clogs in panel — A2
Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies — A3
U.S. clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force — A3
Panel backs changes to scholarships — A5
Judge won't lift stay in gay marriage lawsuit — A5
Senate panel OKs Planned Parenthood state funding cut — A5
Man accused of selling crack — A6
Jonesboro police warn of tax scam — A6
Committee subpoenas Clinton emails — A7
Freeman to abolish jail committee — A8
Missing woman found dead in overturned van — A8
Police: Sexual assault suspect violates order for no contact — A8
Nucor boosts center fundraising — A8
Storm could be last big snow — A9
'Kim Jong-Il Production' fascinates — A10

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

Geffen donates $100 million to Lincoln Center

NEW YORK (AP) — Entertainment industry executive David Geffen has donated $100 million to New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The performing arts building — long known as Avery Fisher Hall — will be renamed David Geffen Hall in September, . . .

'The Girl on the Train' a hit for Paula Hawkins

LONDON (AP) — The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkins. Journeys spent staring out railway-carriage windows inspired the former journalist's first thriller, "The Girl on the Train," whose title character . . .

March 2015