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Today in History

Today is Monday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2017. There are 314 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 20, 1942, Lt. Edward "Butch" O'Hare became the U.S. Navy's first flying ace of World War II by shooting

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Public Affairs Calendar

Today, Feb. 20
Westside School Board, 6 p.m., high school library.
Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Brookland School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office boardroom.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Walnut Ridge

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City still working on flood solutions


Staci Vandagriff | Sun file photo
Jonesboro officials search floodwaters for a boy who went missing May 25, 2016, near Southwest Drive. The boy was later rescued.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Following flash floods in March and again in May, the City of Jonesboro spent $1.6 million to stabilize the banks and add capacity to some drainage structures, bought additional

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Red Wolves complete sweep of NYIT


Suzhannah Dolle | Special to The Sun
Arkansas State cleanup hitter Justin Felix (10) watches a pitch sail high during an at-bat of the Red Wolves’ game against New York Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium. Felix walked four times and had a two-run single to lead ASU to a 13-5 victory and four-game series sweep.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State was patient at the plate, and it paid off. ASU took advantage of 16 walks and completed a four-game series sweep of New York Institute of Technology with a 13-5 victory Sunday. . . more »


Revised travel ban targets same countries — A2
Police ID 'main suspect' in girls' deaths — A2
Trump steps up search for security aide — A3
Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer — A3
Senators want materials kept for Russia inquiry — A3
Americans mark holiday with admiration, concern — A5
Scientists hold rally to protest threat — A5
Trump appointee dismissed — A5
Police: Man cut tires, door frame — B6
Major incident? Trump remarks confuse Swedes — A8
Iraqi forces take battle to IS — A8
Blast in Somalia marketplace kills dozens — A8
Flood fears renewed in California — A9
Health plans find higher costs for obese workers — A10
Man dies from gunshots after firing at police — A10
Red Wolves complete sweep of NYIT — B1
'Batman' conquers 'Great Wall' — B6

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

Presley says she's broke after ex seeks money

NEW YORK — Lisa Marie Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband of having hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer. Their . . .

LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city. The Albuquerque Journal reports that LaBeouf, along with two other artists, brought on Saturday a 24-hour . . .


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