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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2017. There are 341 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 24, 1942, the Roberts Commission placed much of the blame for America's lack of preparedness for Imperial Japan's attack on

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Public Affairs Calendar

Today, Jan. 24
City Water and Light Board of Directors, 1:15 p.m., CWL headquarters, 400 East Monroe.
Nettleton School Board, 6:30 p.m., University Heights Intermediate School, 3901 Aggie Road.
Sedgwick City Council, 6 p.m., Community

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Mayor provides update on downtown issues


Keith Inman | The Sun
Downtown businessman Ted Herget stands in the alley behind his store Monday as he discusses the need for improved lighting and drainage work.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Downtown Jonesboro is the envy of many cities, but more work is needed, a local developer said Monday.
Ted Herget, who is building apartments on Cate Avenue, near Main Street,

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ASU rides momentum into S. Alabama


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State coach Grant McCasland watches intensely as the Red Wolves play Troy on Saturday night at the Convocation Center. The Red Wolves held on to defeat Troy 82-80 and face South Alabama in another Sun Belt Conference matchup tonight.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO � After getting knocked down at the start of Sun Belt Conference play, Arkansas State has picked itself up off the canvas. Now the Red Wolves aim to keep building on their momentum. Arkansas. . . more »


Lawsuit: Trump ties violate Constitution — A10
Trump moves to pull U.S. out TPP — A3
'Alternative facts' quip sparks mockery — A3
Storm death toll continues to increase — A3
Panel backs Tillerson's bid for SoS — A10
Talks on Syria's civil war off to rocky start — A5
Lawmakers propose sanctions for Venezuela — A5
Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear — A5
U.S. stock indexes close slightly lower — B3
Judge finds Snapchat immune from claim — B3
Canada well positioned for NAFTA negotiations — B3
Abortion foes pin hopes on Trump — A8
Gambia's new president names female VP — A8
Paris tests electric driverless minibus — A8
Court won't hear 'Sister Wives' bigamy appeal — B5

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

US Supreme Court won't hear 'Sister Wives' bigamy law appeal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy. The decision ends the family's long legal fight to overturn a seldom used and unique . . .

Alec Baldwin to host 'SNL' for record-setting 17th time

NEW YORK (AP) — At the dawn of the Donald Trump administration, "Saturday Night Live's" own Trump — Alec Baldwin — will be back as the show's guest host for the 17th time. The NBC show said Monday that Baldwin will host the Feb. 11 . . .


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