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Today in History

Today is Monday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2015. There are 339 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 26, 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created America's 10th national

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Brookland school construction remains on track


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Third-grade students Caitlyn Compton (from left), Kaytlynn Davis and Emmauel Herera take notes in their geometry book during class Friday at Brookland Elementary School.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Weston Speir has only been in his new classroom at Brookland Elementary for one day, but he already has plans to take advantage of the extra space the room provides.
The

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Krzyzewski picks up 1,000th win


Kathy Willens | AP photo
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski (center) celebrates with his players after his 1,000th career win, which came against St. John's at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday. Krzyzewski became the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins.

By MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Coach 1K. How grand. Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the. . . more »

How many of the five Dallas teams Tom Landry took to Super Bowls were victorious?

What golfer won nine tournaments during her 1978 rookie year on the LPGA Tour?

What record-setting quarterback was the NFL's 82nd draft pick in 1979?

What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?

Who had the most rushing yards in the NFL for the 1980s?

What year did Boston win their first NBA title?

What breakthrough was made by Lili de Alvarez on center court at Wimbledon in 1931?

Who was the first golfer since Jack Nicklaus to win eight PGA events his first six years on tour?


Judge stays gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks A2
U.S. Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys A2
Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city A3
Obama to seek wilderness designation A3
'Death-qualified' juror search slows court cases A3
Greek radical left wins elections A5
Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' A5
Egypt: 15 killed in clashes between Islamists, police A5
IS hostage death video stuns Japan A5
FBI: Hunt continues for bomb threat suspect A8
Santa Ana winds leave many without power A8
President of NAACP urges pursuit of justice A8
'Potentially historic' storm en route to Northeast A9

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

Talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chance, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88. He died . . .

UK reviewing security after hoax call to Cameron

LONDON (AP) — British officials are reviewing security measures Sunday after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government's eavesdropping agency managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone. Cameron ended the call . . .


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