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Today in History

Today is Thursday, May 28, the 148th day of 2015. There are 217 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 28, 1945, the novel "Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh was published in London by Chapman & Hall.
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Public Affairs Calendar

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Two arrested in Monday murder

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Detective Jason Simpkins (right) and Detective Vic Brooks (left) escort Ladarius Lee to a police cruiser after questioning Lee on Wednesday at the Jonesboro Police Department.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two suspects in Monday's shooting death of a Jonesboro man are in custody, authorities confirmed late Wednesday.
Tonisha Mitchell, 21, of Jonesboro, turned herself in at the Craighead

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ASU’s George will pursue pro career

Arkansas State University
Infielder Zach George is planning to forgo a sixth year of eligibility at Arkansas State if his name is called in next month’s amateur baseball draft.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Zach George had the option to return for one more year of college or pursue a professional baseball career. George has decided it's time to hang up his college cleats and follow his lifelong. . . more »

Nebraska abolishes death penalty — A7
Texans clean up as death toll rises to 19 — A11
Health law case winner may be political loser — A11
Saudi airstrikes on police station kills dozens — A5
Tony Blair resigns as Mideast envoy — A5
Islamic State suicide attacks kill 17 troops — A5
Drilling cutbacks hamper job growth — B4
Wall Street recovers from slump — B4
Study finds gene testing flaws — B4
Lamborghini signs deal to build SUV — B4
Maher forges ahead with hit formula — B7

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

U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. U2 frontman Bono posted a statement Wednesday on the band's website about . . .

Late-night TV vet Bill Maher forges ahead with hit formula

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher strides into the weekly writers meeting for his HBO show and puts his feet up on the table. His team of scribes, many of whom he's worked with for 22 years, pepper him with ideas and information: the new Republican . . .

May 2015