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Today in History

Today is Thursday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2016. There are 184 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 30, 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded in Washington, D.C.
On this date:
In 1859, French acrobat

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, July 4
Valley View School Board, 6 p.m., superintendent's office.
Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Caraway Junior High School.
Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Biggers City Council, 7 p.m., Community Building.
Ravenden City

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Program averages 1,136 daily meals

Sun graphic
From May 31 to Monday, the district has served 22,710 meals — 8,266 at breakfast and 14,444 at lunch.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro School District provided 22,710 meals to community residents in the past 20 days.
The meals are part of the district's second Summer Feeding Program — a free meal

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Gibson claims Jonesboro Memorial title

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Wil Gibson of Jonesboro plays the 17th hole during Tuesday’s second round of the Jonesboro Memorial at Jonesboro Country Club. Gibson fired a 68 Tuesday to finish with a two-day score of 138 to win the tournament.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Wil Gibson thrives when the stakes are raised. Gibson and Logan Greer were tied atop the leaderboard at the Jonesboro Memorial with five holes to play. That's when Gibson answered his challenger. . . more »

2 blasts hit Istanbul airport — A3
3 missing after train collision — A3
UK politics consumed by Brexit concerns — A11
Israel's security takes aim at Netanyahu — A11
Brett endangers EU's most common language — A7
Trump opposes GOP orthodoxy on trade — A7
Justices will weigh service dog dispute — A7
NOAA reminds people not to touch seal pups — A7
Hawaii: Stop touting closed site — A6
Stocks rebound as UK anxiety eases — B4
Feds: Act immediately on Ikea recall — B4
Better training may boost airport security — B4

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

Quaid's wife files for divorce after 12 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Dennis Quaid's nearly 12-year marriage is coming to an end. Quaid's wife, Kimberly, filed for divorce Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Her filing seeks joint legal custody of their . . .

Hundreds attend funeral of Stanley

MCCLURE, Va. (AP) — Legendary bluegrass musician Ralph Stanley has been laid to rest in his hometown of McClure, Virginia. Media outlets report that hundreds of friends, neighbors and music fans turned out for Stanley's funeral Tuesday evening. Stanley . . .

June 2016