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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2018. There are 48 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On Nov. 13, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure lowering the minimum draft age from 21 to 18.

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Public Affairs Calendar

Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex; Public Service, Transportation and Finance committees meeting.

Jonesboro School Board, 6 p.m., Central Office, 2506 Southwest Squar

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Flying the flag


Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Jonesboro firefighter Brandon Clayton looks out over an American flag the fire department hung between two fire truck ladders over Main Street for the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday in downtown Jonesboro. Many people braved the cold weather to attend the parade and honor local veterans.

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Red Wolves roll past Missouri Baptist


Suzhannah Dolle | Special to The Sun
Arkansas State’s Grantham Gillard drives around Missouri Baptist’s Jesus Castillo during Monday night’s game. Gillard scored a game-high 22 points as ASU rolled to an 89-54 victory.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Message sent. Message received.

Arkansas State bounced back from a lopsided loss in its season opener with a strong defensive effort and a convincing 89-54 victory over NAIA member Missouri. . . more »


N. Calif. fire death toll at 29 — A3
New way of voting faces test in Maine — A3
Bishops delay vote regarding abuse — A5
Lynching remark puts spotlight on Miss. runoff — A5
Lawsuit alleges guard shot while holding suspect — A6
Ex-groundskeeper pleads not guilty to rape charge — A6
Human rights commission expresses concern over Brazil — A7
Leaders meet to find settlement in Libya — A8
N. Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid — A8
Marvel Comics' Stan Lee dead at 95 — A10
Dear Abby: Cheating husband bad-mouths wife — A10
Tools help travelers judge airline safety — B4

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

Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL's voice, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian actor Douglas Rain, who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" has . . .

Mira Sorvino urges #MeToo to do more than 'name and shame'

NEW YORK (AP) — Mira Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in "naming and shaming" the perpetrators. The Oscar-winning actress was one of the first to come forward with allegations of abuse . . .


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