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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2019. There are 252 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History

On April 23, 1943, U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat, in the Solomon Islands during

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Public Affairs Calendar

Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.

Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Paragould City Hall.

Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Building.

Manila City Council, 5 p.m.,

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NYIT students shave for a cause


Adria Hyde The Sun
Jordan Lane, medical student at New York Institute of Technology of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, said that he was shaving his head in honor of a friend that has terminal brain cancer. Students at NYITCOM held a fundraiser for St. Baldrick's Friday night at the Jonesboro Gymnastic Academy to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

Sun Staff Writer
ahyde@jonesborosun.com

JONESBORO — Margaret Kell chose the enter the medical field after a close friend and classmate died of childhood cancer when they were in high school.

Kell, a second year medical student at New York I

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A-State gears up for summer work


ASU sports information
Wide receiver Brandon Bowling tries to elude defensive back Amir Howard during Arkansas State’s spring game Saturday.

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State closed spring football Monday by looking ahead to summer preparations.

The Red Wolves' 15th and final practice of the spring was a light, one-hour workout dedicated to organization. . . more »


Rivers, chicken, beer: All subjects for Randolph logo — A3
Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants — A5
Stock indexes end mostly lower — B3
Trump, organization sue Democratic House chair — B3

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

Britain's Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

LONDON (AP) — The youngest child of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone on Tuesday. He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, . . .

News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open

NEW YORK (AP) — News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret. The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, argued . . .


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