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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 4, the 125th day of 2016. There are 241 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 4, 1916, Germany, responding to an ultimatum from President Woodrow Wilson, agreed to limit its submarine warfare. (However,

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Public Affairs Calendar

Thursday, May 5
Blytheville City Street and Drainage Committee, 4 p.m., municipal courtroom.
Blytheville City Finance & Purchasing Committee, 4:30 p.m., municipal courtroom.
Monday, May 9
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county

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County jail refuses inmates for DID

Stan Morris | The Sun
Members of the Jonesboro University Heights Lion’s Club gather Tuesday morning to discuss the drunken, insane, or disorderly statute with Sheriff Marty Boyd in Jonesboro.

By Stan Morris, Sun Staff Writer, stan@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Craighead County Detention Center will not accept prisoners arrested under the state drunken, insane, or disorderly statute, Sheriff Marty Boyd said Tuesday morning.

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Blazers sweep into 5A state tournament

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Valley View’s Joe Waleszonia reaches first base before Blytheville’s Brandon Harvey (right) during Tuesday’s doubleheader at Valley View. The Blazers, who swept the Chickasaws, earned a Class 5A state tournament berth.

By Denton Postlewait, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Valley View swept Blytheville 10-0, 13-0 in 5A-East conference baseball Tuesday to secure a spot in next week's Class 5A state tournament. With the sweep of Blytheville, Valley View needed. . . more »

Trump virtually clinches presidential nomination — A11
SEAL's death reflects intensifying Iraq war — A11
Police expand body camera use — A11
Lawmakers advance new welfare benefit limits — A2
Carter blasts Russian aggression — A13
Strike on hospital drags Syrian city into violence — A12
Gilmore: 'Tone didn't fit room' in D.C. performance — B8

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

Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boomer-chella is on. Goldenvoice announced Tuesday that the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who will perform during a three-day concert in the Southern California desert where the . . .

Wilmore says his 'tone didn't fit room' in D.C. performance

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at the White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of the term "n---a" to address President Obama may open an important dialogue for the country. The . . .

May 2016