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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2014. There are 36 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Nov. 25, 1984, William Schroeder of Jasper, Indiana, became the second man to receive a Jarvik-7 artificial heart, at Humana

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Couple opens Sensory Shop in response to special needs

Christi Crawford | The Sun
Cassidy Todd, owner of The Sensory Shop located at 1702 Stone St., adjusts the store’s stock of Thinking Putty on Monday.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — When Cassidy and Ricky Todd realized how difficult it was to find toys and sensory objects for their daughter with special needs, they took action.
The couple first opened

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Walk-on takes over kicking chores for ASU

Andrew Ferguson | Arkansas State
Arkansas State kicker Logan Spry watches one of his attempts sail toward the uprights during last Thursday’s game at Texas State.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — When Logan Spry booted a football on a line into his deep snapper during warmups last Thursday night, Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson didn't blink. It might have helped that the ball skipped. . . more »

Who won the NBA title in 2010?

What Baltimore Colts great led the NFL in passing in the 1960s, with 26548 yards?

In what year did the NFL require all teams to display the names of players on their jerseys?

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

The largest crowd to see an NBA game was how many?

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

Who was the NBA leader in rebounds per game during the 2009-10 season?

Who was the first tennis player from an Iron Curtin country to win the United States Open?

Emotion, evidence fuel Ferguson anger
Grand jury focused on key fatal 'tussle'
Judge overturns Ark. gay marriage ban
Thompson leaving as surgeon general
Soldiers to spend holiday in isolation
Two teen bombers kill dozens in Nigeria
Afghan official orders military review
Envoy: Ferguson shows U.S. racial woes
Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security steps
Airstrikes leave 60 dead in IS-held city
Stephanopoulos lands Wilson interview
Rain, snow could mar holiday travel
U.S. stocks dip; oil pushes energy lower
Economy has strongest growth in decade

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

Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre surfaced last week no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and former publishing agent from New Jersey. For more than 50 years Gerd Stern has been . . .

Sting tries to help his ailing Broadway musical

NEW YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship. The singer-songwriter will play the role of an inspirational foreman onstage in "The Last Ship" starting Dec. 9 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The musical, for which Sting supplied . . .

November 2014