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Today in History

Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 27, 1933, Germany's parliament building, the Reichstag, was gutted by fire. Chancellor Adolf Hitler, blaming the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Local organization kicks off walk


Cord Rapert | The Sun
Arden Tolleson feeds her baby, Sam, during the 2015 March of Dimes March for Babies Kickoff.

By Cord Rapert, Sun Staff Writer, cord@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — If you were born in the United States in the last 75 years you have one thing in common with millions of Americans — you are a March of Dimes baby.
If your mom took folic acid, you

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Livingston lifts ASU past UTA


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Anthony Livingston elevates for a jump shot during the second half of Thursday night’s game with Texas-Arlington at the Convocation Center. Livingston scored 31 points, including the game-winning basket with 15.8 seconds remaining, and also grabbed 15 rebounds in the Red Wolves’ 81-80 victory.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Far from dead, Arkansas State has a lot of fight left. ASU's Anthony Livingston scored a career-high 31 points, including a rebound putback with 15.8 seconds remaining for the go-ahead basket,. . . more »

What golfer ended nine years of final-round frustration by winning the 1996 Memorial Tournament?

Who holds the record for being the oldest driver to win a NASCAR race?

The Atlanta Hawks moved to Atlanta from what city?

Who scored the most points in a NBA game and how many?

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

Who's second to Sam Snead in PGA Tour wins?

Who was the first NFl quarterback to pass for 4000 yards in a season?

Who was tennis star Monica Seles playing in the 1993 Citizen's Cup Tournament in Hamburg, Germany, when she was stabbed in the back by a spectator?


Suspects face judge after drug arrests — A2
WR airport fuel contract restored — A2
Campus gun bill advances — A2
Homeland Security funds up in air — A5
Internet providers to face tougher rules — A5
Militants abduct more Christians — A5
Jihadi John' identified as college grad — A5
Non-violent burglary reported — A7
Rural educator happy with consolidation bill — A8
ASU bans e-cigarette use — A8
Counties opposing new bill — A8
Joseph leaves behind legacy of leadership — A8
Lawmaker proposing firing squad — A9

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

Dress Lupita Nyong'o wore at Oscars reported stolen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The $150,000 pearl-adorned dress Lupita Nyong'o wore to this year's Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff's officials said Thursday. Deputies responded to a West Hollywood hotel late Wednesday after the custom Calvin Klein . . .

Sawyer does prime-time prison special

NEW YORK (AP) — For her first big assignment after leaving as ABC "World News Tonight" anchor, Diane Sawyer went behind bars. The veteran journalist traveled to four prisons across the country for a special, "A Nation of Women Behind Bars," that will . . .


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