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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 28, the 180th day of 2016. There are 186 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On June 28, 1778, the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; from this battle arose the legend of "Molly

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Public Affairs Calendar

City Water and Light Board of Directors, 1:15 p.m., CWL headquarters, 400 East Monroe.
Jonesboro Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, 3 p.m., Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.
Cave City City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Highland City Council, 7 p

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Safety for cyclists a priority after death


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The Jonesboro Police Department is making bike safety a priority, teaming up with Arkansas State University to create the “Howl Yes! Give Them Three Feet” campaign.

BY CHRIS PINKARD, Sun Staff Writer, cpinkard@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — After the tragic death of a local cyclist, the Jonesboro Police Department is looking to make roadways safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
When 42-year-old cyclist Jason McDonald

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Record participation, revenue for Triple Swing


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More than 220 golfers participated in Monday's St. Bernards Advocates Golf Classic at RidgePointe Country Club.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — The St. Bernards Advocates Golf Classic grows bigger by the year. Whether by participation or the amount of money it raises, the Triple Swing Golf Classic has set a record for both almost every. . . more »


France probes jet crash as accident — A3
Turkish leader sorry for downed plane — A3
Iraqis suffer in camps after fleeing — A3
Complacency led to inmate's escape — A5
Pine Bluff considers hotel project funding — A5
Rutledge evaluating abortion ruling's effect — A5
Clinton considers Senate in VP choice — A8
Clinton can combat Trump, Warren says — A8
Court: Gun ban covers all domestic violence — A8
McDonnell's conviction overturned by high court — A8
Judge to hear Prince estate case — A10
Stocks, pound fall with UK fears — B3
Study says Trump's plan will raise debt — B3
Cameron: Economy robust despite credit rating — B3
Coal plan pits jobs against environmental fears — B3

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

Judge says no hurry in determining Prince claims

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings surrounding Prince's estate said Monday there will be no quick decisions on who should be allowed to inherit from the late megastar. Prince died in late April of an accidental . . .

Grace Kelly's childhood home is up for sale in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is on the market. Philly.com reports (http://bit.ly/29gqYxy ) the six-bedroom, . . .


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