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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau;

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Public Affairs

Paragould City Light Water Cable Board of Commissioners, 7 a.m., CLWC boardroom.
Jonesboro Economical Transportation System Advisory Board, 4 p.m., first floor conference room, Municipal Center.
Craighead County Superintende

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Moment with a miniature zebu

Jacob Wiegand | The Sun

Hannah Gaskin, 9, of Bald Knob, meets with Darby, an 8-week-old miniature zebu, on Tuesday at the NEA District Fair in Jonesboro. Gaskin showed cattle in competition Tuesday at the fair. Various animals such as sheep, rabbits, goats and more are

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Red Wolves look to derail UNLV run game

Mark J. Terrill | Associated Press
UNLV quarterback Armani Rogers jumps away from a tackle by USC defensive back Greg Francis during the second half Sept. 1 in Los Angeles. UNLV visits Arkansas State on Saturday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State doesn't expect many surprises from its next opponent.

As ASU prepares for this week's contest with Nevada-Las Vegas, the Red Wolves' attention is focused on the Rebels' running. . . more »

WBU names new board chairman — A3
Hutchinson's nephew pleads not guilty — A3
$2,200 puppy reported stolen — A6
Greece to move 2,000 out of overcrowded camp — A9
NEA senior wins Arkansas Grown T-shirt contest — A10
Devon' confirmation hearing inspires stage drama — A11
Taste: Don't forget to eat your veggies — A12

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

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" hosted the awards . . .

'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album "Songs in the Key of A" — as in airport, abandoned and Amsterdam. The renowned orchestra very nearly missed the last stop on its 12-concert, eight-city . . .

September 2018