Today is Wednesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2014. There are 294 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On March 12, 1664, England's King Charles II granted an area of land on the East Coast of present-day North America known as
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Gavin Grubbs (right), a seventh-grader at Concordia Christian Academy, talks with classmate Matthew Oyervides during recess at school Tuesday.
By Sherry F. Pruitt, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — Concordia Christian Academy students have rallied around one of their own — Gavin Grubbs — for years, and they're not done yet.
Gavin is a 12-year-old seventh-grader at
Jonesboro’s Kahron Ross (left) protects the basketball as Benton’s Clay Anderson stumbles during the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class 6A state semifinal game at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Jonesboro defeated Benton 63-53 to earn its third consecutive trip to the state finals.
By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Entering Tuesday's Class 6A state semifinal, no team had come to Don Riggs Hurricane Gym and beaten Jonesboro on its home floor this season. Benton became just another victim.
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What is the most points scored in an NBA game and by what team?
Answer: 185 Detroit Pistons
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?
Answer: Magdalena Maleeva.
Who followed his first winless season by winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in 1980?
Answer: Jack Nicklaus.
What's the only Grand Slam event Lee Trevino never won?
Answer: The Masters.
In 2011 who held the record for the most starts at the Daytona 500?
Answer: Dave Marcis - Dave was born on the first of March, 1941. In 2011 he had 33 Daytona starts.
Which NASCAR driver has finished second in the Sprint Cup Series Championship five times?
Answer: Mark Martin - Mark has been referred to as the best driver to never win a Championship. Mark Martin was born on the 9th of January 1959.
What connects the following athletes: runners Zola Budd and Bernard Lagat and basketball player Becky Hammon?
Answer: They each changed their citizenship in order to compete at the Olympics
What Baltimore Colts great led the NFL in passing in the 1960s, with 26548 yards?
Answer: Johnny Unitas.
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Gov. Christie aides seek to quash subpoenas
Brig. Gen. Sinclair will try to renegotiate plea deal
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Screen legend Doris Day is celebrating a landmark birthday with an auction to benefit her favorite cause: animals.
A spokesman for Day said Tuesday the nonprofit Doris Day Animal Foundation will mark her 90th birthday in April with a . . .
MIAMI (AP) — A May 5 trial date was set Tuesday for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's license.
Prosecutor Daniel Diaz-Balart also said at a brief hearing . . .