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Today in History

Today is Saturday, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On August 30, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Cotton blasts Pryor, Obama

George Jared | The Sun
Congressman Tom Cotton speaks Friday during the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals meeting at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce.

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Congressman Tom Cotton fired numerous shots at his U.S. Senate opponent, incumbent Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Friday at the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals meeting in

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Anderson era kicks off with Montana State

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
New head coach Blake Anderson, shown during Thursday's practice, leads Arkansas State into the 2014 football season tonight as the Red Wolves take on Montana State at Centennial Bank Stadium.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — It's time to see where Arkansas State stands. Following eight months of off-season work, planning and implementation, Arkansas State embarks on yet another new chapter under another new head coach.. . . more »

How many games did the longest Wimbledon men's singles match on record last?

What Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets?

How old was Linford Christie when he won gold for the 100m in Barcelona (a record age)?

Which speedway was built in 2001?

Who was the youngest Wimbledon women's champion of the 20th century?

Who was the first golfer since Jack Nicklaus to win eight PGA events his first six years on tour?

What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?

Who is the All time NBA leader in rebounds?

GOP lawsuit for records denied
Opponents of abortion urge Pryor to back ban
At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home
Pilot in jet crash was decorated veteran
Iraq operations cost $560 million so far
Ebola drug heals all 18 monkeys in study
Trumann man killed in 1-vehicle accident
Police investigate 3 vehicle break-ins
Officer facing multiple charges
Community youth rally to be held next Saturday
Laundromat becomes place of faith
Church to commemorate Civil Rights Act
Professor: Future is now with precision agriculture
Donations making team party possible
Police probe suspected shooting death
Police: Man stabbed woman
Civil War markers unveiled
Town holds out against militants
Bobcats expected to push game's pace, too
Stocks end high after strong run

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

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC reporter

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's daughter had been working at the . . .

Daughter: Rivers is in 'serious condition

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. Melissa Rivers said in a statement Friday that her mother was "receiving the best treatment and . . .

August 2014