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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2015. There are 340 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 25, 1915, America's first official transcontinental telephone call took place as Alexander Graham Bell, who was in New

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Public Affairs Calendar

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CCSO reorganizes Mounted Patrol

Sarah Morris | The Sun
Rick Davis poses with his quarter horse Star. Davis is a member of the revitalized Craighead County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol. Sheriff Marty Boyd said they are accepting applications to join the organization.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — In the 11 years Bob Holloway has served on the Craighead County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol, he has never forgotten the day he helped a man and his wheelchair-bound son experience

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Red Wolves rally for 64-55 win

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Anthony Livingston, shown in this Sun file photo, scored 16 points and added 13 rebounds Saturday as ASU beat Troy 64-55.

TROY, Ala. — Arkansas State found itself in a second half hole once again on Saturday at Troy. This time, the Red Wolves climbed out of it. Trailing 38-27 with 18:09 remaining, Arkansas State used a 27-5 run to gain an 11-point lead and went on to def. . . more »

What connects the following athletes: runners Zola Budd and Bernard Lagat and basketball player Becky Hammon?

What is the shortest NASCAR oval track?

How many national Olympic committees exist (Plus or minus five)?

What Grand Slam golf tournament has the most club housers sipping mint juleps?

Who was the first black tennis player to win the US Open?

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

What golfer had played 87 straight Grand Slam tournaments until a shoulder injury forded him to miss the 1996 British Open?

London hosts/hosted the 2012 Olympic Games. In which previous years have London hosted the games?

1st attempt to lift AirAsia fuselage fails — A2
Spain arrests 4 suspected jihadi cell members — A2
Funeral home, director choose to lose licenses — A3
Park given Battle of Pea Ridge diary — A3
Flu deaths up to 25, health officials say — A3
Detention center continues to release inmates — A6
Jonesboro Police investigate domestic dispute — A6
Floyd honored to serve as interim WRPD chief — A8
Harrisburg retooling for new focus on retail — A8
High schools crown homecoming royalty — A8
No bombs found on planes after threat — B9
Obama shortens India trip to pay call on Saudis — B9
Libyan extremists: Leader has been killed — B10

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

Hathaway: 'It's not like the world has gotten nicer'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Hathaway was not supposed to star in "Song One," an indie musical about a disconnected 20-something in a crisis who finds herself in folk music. One year after its Sundance Film Festival premiere, the actress laughed about the . . .

Cooper's 'Elephant Man' to open in London in May

LONDON (AP) — Bradley Cooper is swapping Broadway for London's West End. Producers announced Friday that a Cooper-led production of "The Elephant Man" will open in London in May. The actor — a three-time Academy Award nominee, most recently for . . .

January 2015