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Today in History

Today is Saturday, June 25, the 177th day of 2016. There are 189 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 25, 1906, architect Stanford White was shot to death atop New York's (second) Madison Square Garden, which he had designed, by

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, June 27
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 7 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital-Lawrence Hall Nursing Center, hospital boardroom,

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Downtown Jonesboro growing


Sarah Morris | The Sun
Arkansas State University students visit with community members during a Friday morning meet and greet for a mural they created at 209 Union in Downtown Jonesboro.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Arkansas State University seniors Darian Stewart and Kylee Westerman have always enjoyed mingling and eating meals in Downtown Jonesboro.
But Stewart, a graphic design major from

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Jackals reach Armor Seed final


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Will Batson fields a ground ball to start a double play during Friday’s game against Paragould in the Armor Seed Classic at Raider Field. Jonesboro defeated Paragould 1-0 to move into today’s championship game against Valley View.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — The Integrity First Bank Jonesboro Jackals booked a spot in the Armor Seed Classic championship game Friday by beating Paragould Glen Sain Ford 1-0 at Raider Field. With the victory, Jonesboro will play. . . more »


Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK exit — A5
First U.S. airstrikes hit Afghan Taliban — A5
Trump sees Brexit vote as validation — A5
Officials: No evidence club gunman gay — A5
Manslaughter gets roommate 10 years — A6
Man may face murder charges in burning — A6
Police: Man attacks woman holding baby — A6
IS captures 900 Kurdish civilians in Syria — A8
A-bomb survivor trusts promise will be kept — A8
Pope denounces 'genocide' in Armenia — A9
N.D. spent $491,000 on failed abortion law — A10
2 die in fast-moving California wildfire — A10
Caraway Fire Department receives Firewise funds — A11
Street named for fallen Marine — A12
ASP reviews city's use of speed traps — A12
Lawyer's errant text damaging to Manziel — B5

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

Liz Garbus makes a music video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — What does it take to get an Oscar-nominated documentarian to direct a music video? A call from Glenn Close. That's how Liz Garbus, director of "What Happened, Miss Simone?" came to make the video for "Ghost Story," which is being . . .

Lucas abandons plan for Chicago museum

CHICAGO (AP) — "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the city's prized lakefront. The filmmaker . . .


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