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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 »

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

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 Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets?

What is the shortest NASCAR oval track?

Who has the highest winning percentage as a coach in the NBA?

What did a Buffalo fan hit Chuck Foreman in the eye with during a game, ending his chance of winning the NFC rushing title in 1975?

Who won the most popular NASCAR driver award in 2000 (Nationwide Series)?

Who is the All time leading Scorer in NBA history?

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 . . .

March 2015