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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2014. There are 35 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 26, 1864, English mathematician and writer Charles Dodgson presented a handwritten and illustrated manuscript, "Alice's

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Restaurants serve up traditional Thanksgiving feasts


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Brent Moore, a manager at Cracker Barrel, begins moving another batch of pecan pies into the oven Tuesday afternoon at the restaurant's location on Phillips Drive.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Managers of area restaurants open for Thanksgiving say their staffs are prepared to serve up traditional Thanksgiving fare for record crowds.
Their assessment is on par with

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ASU drops second straight to open season


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas Stateís Kelvin Downs struggles to maintain control of the ball while being pressured by Lamarís Zachary Hollis during Tuesday nightís game at the Convocation Center.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State is still looking for its first win. ASU went cold in the second half from the floor and dropped its second straight game to start the season, losing 63-58 to Lamar in. . . more »

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

Who is the leader in NBA team titles and how many?

Who holds the record for most career fumbles?

How much is a tennis ball supposed to weigh?

Which NASCAR driver has finished second in the Sprint Cup Series Championship five times?

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

What golfer won nine tournaments during her 1978 rookie year on the LPGA Tour?

What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL football player to wear in a game, in 1977?


Emotion, evidence fuel Ferguson anger
Grand jury focused on key fatal 'tussle'
Judge overturns Ark. gay marriage ban
Thompson leaving as surgeon general
Soldiers to spend holiday in isolation
Two teen bombers kill dozens in Nigeria
Afghan official orders military review
Envoy: Ferguson shows U.S. racial woes
Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security steps
Airstrikes leave 60 dead in IS-held city
Stephanopoulos lands Wilson interview
Rain, snow could mar holiday travel
U.S. stocks dip; oil pushes energy lower
Economy has strongest growth in decade

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

'Cosby' author sorry for omitting assault charges

NEW YORK (AP) ‚€” The author of a new Bill Cosby biography is apologizing for not pursuing allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women. Mark Whitaker, whose "Cosby: His Life and Times" was published in . . .

Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') is complying with treatment ordered as part of a plea deal stemming from a bizarre episode during the Broadway show "Cabaret." The 28-year-old "Transformers" star appeared in a Manhattan court . . .


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