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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 21, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon began his historic visit to China as he and his wife, Pat, arrived in Beijing.
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Public Affairs

Craighead County Superintendents Association, 11:30 a.m., Success Achievement Academy.
Buffalo Island Central School Board, 6:30 p.m., Administration Building, Monette.
Greene County Tech School Board, 7 p.m., administration office.

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Walking over a waterfall

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

A woman walks her dog Wednesday along the pedestrian bridge as water pours down the rock dam below them from Craighead Forest Lake at Craighead Forest Park in

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Raiders nip Hurricane in defensive battle

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Nettleton’s Marion McFadden rises up for a dunk during Tuesday’s game against Jonesboro at Raider Gym. Nettleton defeated Jonesboro 49-45.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Nettleton made all the plays and the shots it needed to make Tuesday against Jonesboro.

The Raiders pulled into a tie for third place in the 5A-East conference with the Hurricane after pulling out a. . . more »

HUD official trapped during housing visit — A2
EAST program wins award, students share lessons — A3
Transportation planner reaches out for volunteer help — A3
Liberty groups to discuss gun rights — A6
Man charged with raping 10-year-old girl — A6
Governor signs bill to cut top income tax rate — A6
Chief: Police won't use no-knock warrants — A7
Governor signs 'triggered' abortion ban into law — A7
JPD investigates forgery cases — A7
Trump says he has right to declare emergency — A8
Voting problems highlighted in hearing — A8
Judge OKs suit aimed at halting Obama library — A8
N.C. poll workers: County's results counted early — A8
Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands — A9
Thousands rally to oppose anti-Semitic acts — A9
Pressure builds to get civilians out of IS-held enclave — A9
Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort — A9
NEA Baptist to host Heart Day event — A10
Designer Lagerfeld dies in Paris — A11
Taste: National Cherry Month, no lie — A12
Stocks bounce back from bad start — B5
Berko: CVS or Walgreens, why pick one? — B5
Automakers: Don't slap tariffs on imported cars — B5
Walmart flexes in fourth quarter — B5
Police: Tip that Smollett, brothers together in elevator — B6
Car Talk: Is dealer on up and up about transmission? — B6
Dear Abby: Grandma collateral damage in war with mother — B6

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

Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

NEW YORK — Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower. The 37-year-old pregnant Meghan, formally known as the Duchess of Sussex, . . .

Moore helps unveil sex misconduct policies

NEW YORK — Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York. Moore joined Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday at . . .

February 2019