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Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 30, the 150th day of 2015. There are 215 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 30, 1935, Babe Ruth played in his last major league baseball game for the Boston Braves, leaving after the first inning

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Public Affairs Calendar

Events listed in this column are generally open to the public, although admission fees may be charged. To request changes or additions or notify The Sun of special meetings for this listing, call 935-5525 or 1-800-237-5341, fax to 935-5823 or

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Shootings inspire 'Prayer in the Park'


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Residents and city officials of Jonesboro join hands together as the Rev. Kenneth Thomas Sr. leads the crowd in a prayer during the Violence in the Black Community Rally on Friday at Parker Park.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — While recent shootings in Jonesboro are certainly part of what prompted community members to host "Prayer in the Park" this Sunday, organizers say it is much deeper than

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Cook shoots 65 in Byron Nelson


Associated Press
Austin Cook, shown during the Houston Open, shot a 4-under-par 65 Friday in the second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas.

IRVING, Texas — Austin Cook moved up the leaderboard Friday at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship while shooting a 4-under-par 65 on the rain-soaked TPC Four Seasons Resort course. Whether the former Jonesboro High School standout did enoug. . . more »


Texas governor says he'll sign bill for open carry of firearms A2
Indictment says little about Hastert's actions A3
Bus hijacking leaves 19 dead in Pakistan A3
Video: Theater shooter describes mental state A3
Officials: Anthrax deliveries broader than first thought A5
FEMA reviewing Sandy claims A5
Senators blamed for stalling Patriot Act A5
Church's music staff to hold benefit concert A8
Mormon leader plans to enter hospice care A8
Church in Portland was once strip club A8
UN: Iran nuke probe stalled A10
Nigerian president vows to fight militants A10
Sullivan keeps family legacy going with local businesses B1

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

Rutherford can't yet bring children back to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court order that granted actress Kelly Rutherford temporary custody of her children to allow her to bring them back to Los Angeles from Monaco was halted Thursday. Judge Maren E. Nelson, who presides over family law courts in Los . . .

Judge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion "Suge" Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges. The appearance of attorney Thomas . . .


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