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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2018. There are 222 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1618, the Defenestration of Prague took place as Bohemian Protestants angry over what they saw as a threat to their

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Solid Waste Commission and Solid Waste Disposal Authority, noon, 238 Craighead 476.
Monday
Hillcrest School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office, Strawberry campus.
Tuesday
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30

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A new Day dawns in Craighead; CWL engineer wins judge's race


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Marvin Day chats with his family, friends and supporters during his election watch party Tuesday at Skinny J's.

By David Talley, Sun Staff Writer, dtalley@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Marvin Day will be Craighead County's next judge.
Day, a senior engineer at Jonesboro City Water & Light, swept opponent Jeff Presley by nearly 40 percentage points Tuesday,

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ASU exits Sun Belt tourney


Sun Belt Conference
Arkansas State's Jeremy Brown tags out Texas-Arlington's Easton Johnson during the fifth inning of Tuesday's game at the Sun Belt Conference tournament in Lafayette, La. UTA defeated ASU 5-4 in 10 innings.

LAFAYETTE, La. — Arkansas State's appearance at the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament was brief.

ASU's season ended Tuesday with a 5-4 loss in 10 innings to Texas-Arlington. Up 4-2 after a seventh-inning rally, the ninth-seeded Red W. . . more »


Recycling program in transition — A8
Palestinians ask for investigation — A9
Tear gas, violence disrupt Paris march — A9
Venezuelan president expels U.S. diplomat — A9
Free dental care offered to veterans — A10
Small companies, industrials fade — B4

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

'Roseanne' ends season with a hopeful note as storms brew

NEW YORK (AP) — The reboot of "Roseanne" ended the season Tuesday with a flood, a feast and a prayer. It was a hopeful climax to a show that's been popular and yet also divisive. Roseanne Barr, who plays the titular character on the hit ABC show, . . .

Trayvon's parents say Weinstein's company owes them $150,000

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired television series based on their son's . . .


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