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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On August 20, 1914, German forces occupied Brussels, Belgium, during World War I.
On this date:
In 1833, Benjamin

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Questions remain for proposed Greensborough Village

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This artist's rendering provided by Littlejohn and Associates engineering and planning consulting firm of Nashville, Tenn., shows how Greensborough Village Town Center may look when fully developed. The master-planned mixed-use development would be the first of its kind in Jonesboro.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Questions surrounding a proposed 201-acre mixed use development centered Tuesday over how the city will make sure the mix will remain balanced.
The site at Hilltop borders property

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Red Wolves return to preparations

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson (left) and wide receivers coach Luke Paschall talk during the Red Wolves’ scrimmage Saturday at Centennial Bank Stadium. ASU returned to practice Tuesday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — After a couple of days off for the first time since preseason camp began, Arkansas State returned to practice on Tuesday with a tad of rust but hardly enough to concern new coach Blake. . . more »

What Native American language was Super Bowl XXX the first to be broadcast in?

Which NASCAR driver is featured in Jay-Z's music video, "Show Me What You Got"?

Who has the highest winning percentage as a coach in the NBA?

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

Who followed his first winless season by winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in 1980?

Which racket sport made its Olympic debut in 1992?

What year did Boston win their first NBA title?

In 2011 who held the record for the most starts at the Daytona 500?

Ferguson leaders pledge outreach after shooting
Saturday Night Live announcer Pardo dies at 96
Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse in Gaza war
Iraqi security forces battle militants in Tikrit outskirts
Mistrust of police still prevails for many
N.Y. eases tensions after death in custody
Wildfire near Yosemite holds steady as winds calm
Stocks rise; home construction rallies
Ballmer stepping down from Microsoft board
Consumer prices edge upward in July
McDonald's to start selling packaged coffee
Somalia television sales up amid violence
India's film censor arrested on bribery accusations

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

Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritage

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as one of the reasons for wanting to bury her late husband in Oslo, a spokeswoman for the funeral service agency there said Tuesday. Kasem, the . . .

Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

NEW YORK (AP) — A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year. Center Stage in Baltimore said Tuesday it would present the world premiere of "Marley," written and directed by company artistic . . .

August 2014