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Today in History

Today is Saturday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2016. There are 70 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 22, 1926, Ernest Hemingway's first novel, "The Sun Also Rises," was published by Scribner's of New York.
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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Oct. 24
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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ASU hosts first Bio-Blitz

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Summer Jarosz, a sophomore biology of science and education major from Fort Mitchell, Ala., works on transcribing natural history data on NotesFromNature during the first Arkansas Center for Biodiversity Collections Bioblitz event Friday at Arkansas State University.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Logan Graves enjoys discovering what plants and animals make up the world around him. He said that data is important — it can show the health of the local ecosystem.
Graves, an

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JHS roars back after loss to rout Searcy

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Daishon Fountain tries to get around Searcy’s Jackson Hall during the second quarter. Jonesboro won 45-18.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Jonesboro got its swagger back Friday against Searcy. The Hurricane rebounded from their first loss of the season with a dominating performance, jumping out to a 31-3 halftime lead and rolling to an easy. . . more »

Judge sentences man to 30 years in rape try — A6
Police: Man accused of firearm theft — A6
Police: Jonesboro man robbed at gunpoint — A6
Work continues on disaster facility in W.R. — A6
Cyberattacks on Internet firm disrupt services — A7
Trump goes all-out; Clinton pursues his supporters — A8
Early vote: Democrats demonstrate strength — A8
Aleppo evacuations fail to materialize — A8
IS attacks another city — A8
Iraqi Christians hope to return home — A9
Accidental button push caused scare at BRTC — A10
JPD seeks support from community — A10
Nucor-Yamata donations help Monette — A11
City asks court to uphold LGBT rights — A12
Leaders skip hearing on train crash — A13
JHS tops Searcy 45-18 — B1
Arkansas, Auburn meet again after battle — B3
Stocks eke out gain for week — B6

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

Kardashian calls robbery 'a wake up call'

LOS ANGELES — Khloe Kardashian is calling her sister's robbery in Paris "a wake up call for everybody" but is pushing back against criticism that Kim Kardashian West had been too public in displaying her wealth. "Pulling back on social media I think is . . .

Wonder Woman named a special U.N. ambassador

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world . . .

October 2016