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Today in History

Today is Sunday, April 26, the 116th day of 2015. There are 249 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 26, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Port

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Public Affairs Calendar

Events listed in this column are generally open to the public, although admission fees may be charged. To request changes or additions or notify The Sun of special meetings for this listing, call 935-5525 or 1-800-237-5341, fax to 935-5823 or

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Police: No change needed for K-9 traffic stops


Sun file photo
In this photo provided by the Jonesboro Police Department, officer Anthony Zaffarano and his K-9, Max, participate in training.

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Local law enforcement agencies are going about business as usual following Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that established the precedent that it violates a citizen's

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A-State, App State split pair


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State pitcher Adam Grantham tosses the ball to first base during the third inning of game two of the Red Wolves doubleheader against Appalachian State on Saturday at Tomlinson Stadium. Arkansas State won game one 6-1 and Appalachian State took game two 6-3.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State finally had the ball bounce its way. ASU right-hander David Owen escaped a bases-loaded jam with a fortunate bounce in the fifth inning and the Red Wolves scored five runs in the. . . more »


Autopsy: Indiana student was beaten to death A2
Almost 1,400 people killed in Nepal quake A3
Police: Kitchen knife used in threat to aunt A6
Outstanding fine arts graduates recognized A6
ASU-N students grab gold at event A7
Library hosts Ye Olde Arts & Crafts Fair A8
Rutledge unveils rural, military program plans A9
Airstrikes hit Aden amid street battles A10
Gunmen kill activist in Pakistan A10
Thousands in Baltimore rally for Freddie Gray A12
Condemned inmate claiming innocence A12
Crowley's Ridge bushytails offer a challenge B7
RBs remain devalued in NFL draft B8
Crowd honors Gallipoli soldiers B10
Italy marks uprising anniversary B10

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

White holds surprise show in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Former White Stripes front man Jack White played his first show in the Dakotas when his mysterious acoustic tour made a stop in Rapid City. Friday's show at the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City was one of five the rock and . . .

Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion . . .


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