Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 20, 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte (LAY'-tee) in the Philippines, 2 1/2 years
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Whitney Teague (left), Aspen Gardens property manager, poses with resident Alberta Thompson and her dog Daisy on Friday in the reopened apartment complex located at 1011 Rains St.
By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — After nearly six months of staying with family, Alberta Thompson is glad to be home.
According to Whitney Teague, Aspen Gardens property manager, Thompson and other residents
Arkansas State running back Michael Gordon (34) runs behind offensive tackle Jemar Clark (79) during the Red Wolves’ victory over Louisiana-Monroe. ASU visits Louisiana-Lafayette on Tuesday.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State believes establishing control at the line of scrimmage will be the key. But finding a way against Louisiana-Lafayette presents a challenge the Red Wolves haven't faced all. . . more »
Which college team holds the most National Championships records?
Answer: University of Alabama has 14 and Notre Dame has 13.
What is the standard width between goal posts?
Answer: 18 feet 6 inches
What Vikings quarterback has been called the NFL's "original scrambler"?
Answer: Fran Tarkenton.
How many years must a player be retired to be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame?
As of Superbowl XLIV (Feb 2010), what 4 NFL teams have never played in a Superbowl?
Answer: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Who summed up a playoff loss to Jack Nicklaus at the 1991 U. S. Senior Open with "the Bear crushed the Mouse"?
Answer: Chi Chi Rodriguez.
What NFL team once had Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Maureen Reagan and Danny Thomas on its advisory board?
Answer: The Los Angeles Rams.
What Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets?
Answer: Georgia Tech's.
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Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestone
United Nations says Iraq has executed 60 in 2014
Clinton seeks to boost Arkansas Dems
Arkansas man helping township with genealogy
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Panic phone alerts police to assault and theft
CDC to revise Ebola protocol
Obama switches gears on Ebola
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5 Kenya bomb suspects killed
Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76.
The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday at a Nashville hospital "after years of deteriorating health."
Craft penned the words to . . .
WASHINGTON (AP) — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize.
Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld and Wanda Sykes celebrated Leno's famous work ethic and poked fun as he . . .