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Today in History

Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of "I Love Lucy" in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Jan. 22
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Walnut Ridge Airport

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Area program meeting students' hunger needs


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Sarah Bullington, a board member of Volunteer at A-State, gets food together for a family Thursday at the Arkansas State University Campus Food Pantry.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A lack of food should not be a barrier to education.
The Arkansas State University Campus Food Pantry is now open to alleviate that concern. Volunteer A-State coordinator

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Jonesboro routs Blytheville, 71-37


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Tony Hutson shoots over Blytheville’s Winston Peace and Jaurous Haynes (24) during Wednesday’s conference game against the Chickasaws at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Hutson scored nine points as Jonesboro won 71-37.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Having to wait an extra day to play Blytheville didn't seem to bother Jonesboro one bit Wednesday night.

The Hurricane got out to an early lead and rolled past Blytheville 71-37 in senior boys' basketball. . . more »


Struggling Food Giant to close in Osceola — A6
iPhone stolen from store — A6
Bids opened for Henson Road signal upgrades — A7
At least 10 deaths from cold in South — A7
Gubernatorial candidates in Illinois spent $28M — A7
Meteor credited for noise rattling in Michigan — A8
Ariz. senators slam Trump attacks on media — A8
Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team — A8
Democrats line up to oppose GOP budget bill — A8
Syrian Kurds appeal to U.N. as Turkey prepares attack — A9
Schools review AMI days as class opens after snow — A9
City looks to repair Fulbright home — A9
Family establishes Dudley teachers' scholarship — A10
RHS students selected for EAST leadership teams — A10
Hutchinson to speak to Craighead Republicans — A10
U.S. stock rally raises Dow Jones — B5
Officials withhold loan sought by Puerto Rico — B5
Senators grill social media companies over posts — B5
In honor of 'The Post,' the top 10 newspaper movies — B7

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

Rudd named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Paul Rudd, the versatile and forever young actor and screenwriter who stars in "Ant-Man" was named 2018 Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Thursday. Rudd, 48, will get his pudding pot during a roast . . .

Timberlake: Made peace with Janet Jackson

NEW YORK — Justin Timberlake says he has made up with Janet Jackson following the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl in 2004. When asked on a Beats 1 radio interview broadcast Thursday if he and Jackson have since made peace, Timberlake . . .


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