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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2016. There are 94 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Sept. 28, 1066, William the Conqueror invaded England to claim the English throne.
On this date:
In 1542, Portuguese navigator

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Public Affairs Calendar

Today, Sept. 28
Craighead County Solid Waste Commission, 3:30 p.m., 238 County Road 476.
Saturday, Oct. 1
Terrapin Derby in Lepanto, parade at 2 p.m. and turtle race at 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 3
Valley View School Board, 6 p.m.,

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Panel recommends pay raises for all

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Brian Shannon, a Jonesboro firefighter, washes one of the department’s trucks Tuesday at Station 2 on Nettleton Avenue.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Several city employees felt like they were left in the dark about proposed pay raises, but others expressed appreciation for what Jonesboro City Council members were trying to do on

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Anderson shows support for Faulkner

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson encourages his team during Saturday’s game against Central Arkansas. The Red Wolves open Sun Belt Conference play at home Oct. 5 against Georgia Southern.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson is sticking with his new offensive coordinator. With the Red Wolves winless through the first four games and the offense struggling, there had been some. . . more »

Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown — A3
Fight for Syrian city of Aleppo ramps up — A12
Senators press FBI on terror response — A7
Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate — A11
Christie happy about gridlock, ex-ally says — A11
Both candidates make error on stop-and-frisk — A11

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

Prosecutors charge men after Ryan Lochte protest on TV show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of "Dancing with the Stars" in a protest against Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. The Los Angeles city attorney's office says Sam Sotoodeh and Barzeen Soroudi were charged . . .

New film academy members talk #OscarsSoWhite

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. At a private reception Monday for the latest academy inductees, actors Chadwick Boseman and Rita Wilson were among . . .

September 2016