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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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Gamble delivers as ASU holds off pesky USA


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Jasmine Hunt, right, pulls down a rebound during Thursday's Sun Belt Conference game against South Alabama at the Convocation Center. Hunt had 20 points and 11 rebounds as ASU won 70-60.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Aundrea Gamble had been relatively quiet for most of the second half. But when Arkansas State needed her to make something happen, Gamble provided it just as she usually has the last two years. In a. . . more »

What golfer ended nine years of final-round frustration by winning the 1996 Memorial Tournament?

What Vikings quarterback has been called the NFL's "original scrambler"?

What record-setting quarterback was the NFL's 82nd draft pick in 1979?

Who was the NBA scoring leader in points per game in 2009-10?

Who is the All time NBA leader in rebounds?

Who followed his first winless season by winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in 1980?

Which team won the first NBA title and what year?

What did John Daly number the new iron he began teeing off with in 1996, because it had virtually no loft?


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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