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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 23, 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field, then called Weeghman Park, hosted its first major league game as the Chicago

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Public Affairs Calendar

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One killed, several injured in apartment complex fire


Rob Holt | The Sun
An Aspen Garden Apartments resident (left) is comforted by a loved one Tuesday afternoon as firefighters investigate the scene of a fire that killed one and injured several others.

BY Rob Holt, Sun Staff Writer, rholt@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — One person is confirmed dead and several others were injured after a fire Tuesday afternoon at Aspen Garden Apartments, 1011 Rains St.
Jonesboro Fire Department Battalion Chief Jerry

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UCA rallies to snap A-State streak


Sun file photo
Arkansas State pitcher Chandler Hawkins struck out 10 batters during Tuesday night's game at Central Arkansas.

CONWAY — Arkansas State was unable to score after the fourth inning Tuesday night as the Red Wolves fell 4-3 at Central Arkansas. ASU led 3-0 early in the game, but UCA scored once in the fourth, twice in the seventh to tie the game and won on. . . more »

Which Summer Olympic Games was the first to be televised live?

Who won the most popular NASCAR driver award in 2000 (Nationwide Series)?

What American sister and brother won the mixed double championship at Wimbledon in 1980?

True or False. Jo Jo White made the top 50 NBA players of all time?

How many games did the longest Wimbledon men's singles match on record last?

What golfer bid a tearful farewell to fans after playing his last U.S. Open, in 1994?

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

Which NASCAR driver has finished second in the Sprint Cup Series Championship five times?


Ukraine president orders 'anti-terror' operation
Teen stowaway shows airport security flaws
Woman who bit officer faces battery charge
'Piles' of bodies in South Sudan slaughter
Officials: Courthouse violence unpredictable
Grieving borrowers told to repay student loans
Last month was fourth hottest March on record
Discovery Channel covers Everest avalanche
Sen. Boozman recuperating from heart surgery
U.S. Rep. Cotton defends vote on Farm BIll

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

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi's hit tune "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" took on new meaning Tuesday as the rock star cut the ribbon on a namesake housing development for low-income residents and the formerly homeless in Philadelphia. The 55-unit JBJ . . .

DeGeneres making design series for HGTV

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is making a furniture design competition series for the HGTV network. HGTV said Tuesday that "Ellen's Design Challenge" is expected to air sometime next year. It will feature six competitors who sketch, design and build . . .


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