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Today in History

Today is Friday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2015. There are 335 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Jan. 30, 1945, during World War II, more than 500 Allied captives held at the Japanese prison camp in Cabanatuan in the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Residents may view land use, street plans


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Craig Light, Jonesboro’s chief engineer, holds a map that shows recommended classification of current and proposed future streets in Jonesboro.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two committees charged with developing plans for future growth in the city have completed their tasks.
Now local residents will have a chance to view the plans and provide their

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Home woes continue for A-State


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Anthony Livingston (#24) goes up for the ball along with Arkansas-Little Rock's Mareik Isom during Thursday's Sun Belt Conference game at the Convocation Center. UALR defeated A-State 75-65.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State wasn't ready for full-court pressure, and Arkansas-Little Rock figured it out. Arkansas State turned the ball over 19 times, including six turnovers during a crucial second-half. . . more »

What connects the following athletes: runners Zola Budd and Bernard Lagat and basketball player Becky Hammon?

Where does the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race occur?

How many cars get to start at the Indianapolis 500?

Who summed up a playoff loss to Jack Nicklaus at the 1991 U. S. Senior Open with "the Bear crushed the Mouse"?

Who was the only player to win the U.S. Open on three different surfaces, grass and clay at Forest Hills and hardcourt at Flushing Meadows?

Who had the most rushing yards in the NFL for the 1980s?

What did John Daly number the new iron he began teeing off with in 1996, because it had virtually no loft?

What team hired the NFL's first professional cheerleading squad, in 1972?


ASU board OKs deal for foundation lease — A2
Detectives probe vandalism — A2
Obama calls for spending surge — A5
Senate OKs Keystone pipeline — A5
Trio could face life in prison — A7
Three accused of burglary plot — A7
Families plead for hostages as swap hopes fade — A8
Anti-vaccine patients refused — A9
9/11 trial may lose 1 of 5 defendents — A9
Deal could bring new truck stop in Portia — B1
Residents may view land use, street plans — B1
Miles and years apart, Harrisburg natives connect — B2
State Senate OKs private option Medicaid plan — B3
House approves tax cut plan — B3

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

Seyfried replaces Maslany off-Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Orphan Black is out. But a Cosette is taking her place. Second Stage Theatre said Thursday that Amanda Seyfried will replace BBC America star Tatiana Maslany in the world premiere of Neil LaBute's "The Way We Get By." Maslany, star of . . .

Parsons to play God in Broadway's 'An Act of God'

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Parsons is going from a scientific nerd in "The Big Bang Theory" to a pretty big religious role — the Almighty. Producers on Thursday said Parsons will star in a stage adaptation of the humor book "The Last Testament: A Memoir by . . .


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