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Today in History

Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 25, 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan's King Hussein (hoo-SAYN') signed a declaration at the White

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Law hazy on removing names from petition

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Petition official Sherri Ferrell collects signatures for the wet counties petitions in front of Walmart on Highland Drive on Thursday.

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Some confusion has reared its head about whether a petition signer can remove a name prior to it being submitted, and state and local officials have raised more questions then

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Sun Belt features several new QBs

Kevin Turbeville | The Sun
Arkansas State quarterback Fredi Knighten calls out instructions during spring practice.

Experienced starting quarterbacks are in short supply around the Sun Belt Conference. Most of last season's leading passers in the Sun Belt have exhausted their eligibility, a list that includes all four quarterbacks on the 2013 all-confe. . . more »

What is the most points scored in an NBA game and by what team?

Where does the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race occur?

Who was the NBA leader in rebounds per game during the 2009-10 season?

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

Who was the first tennis player from an Iron Curtin country to win the United States Open?

Who was involved as a player or coach in three Super Bowls with the Cowboys, two with the Eagles and one with the Bears?

What golfer's worst finish at the British Open from 1966 to 1980 was sixth?

What NFL team has spent the longest time in the city of its founding?

UN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government's OK
Nettleton school projects on track for completion
College to probe plagiarism claims
Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division
Report: Vision, dental would cost $43 million
Study: Tolls are option to add lanes
Cash, checks reported stolen
Extradition scheduled for shooting suspect
Bank reports loss of mistaken deposit
Brookland hires schools superintendent
Playground dispute leads to teen's arrest
Strong winds ravage region again
Nettleton High School Annex flag slated to fly for last time
Animal lover asks for, gets $500,000 donation back
Base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity
Ramsey inducted into ATU Hall of Distinction
Air Algerie jet crash kills 116 on board near Mali
School caught in cross-fire
Dutch sending police to crash site

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

Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer. The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to "critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way." In announcing the . . .

Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Eric Clapton, the early 1970s were filled with drug addiction, personal difficulties and growing dissatisfaction with music. Singer-songwriter JJ Cale rescued him and gave him a direction, though the man known as the main . . .

July 2014