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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, where he

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Petition for alcohol short on signatures

Dustin Azlin | The Sun
Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday (right) and Deputy Clerk Derrick Palmer take one last look at a petition before numbers were releaseed Monday afternoon. The group pushing for a retail alcohol ballot intiative in the county didn’t gather enough names on petitions and must seek more names by July 31.

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — The group pushing for a ballot initiative to allow retail alcohol sales in Craighead County came up short on petition signatures and has less than two weeks to collect the rest.
The group organizing the

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Lee leads A-State’s All-SBC selections

G.M. Andrews | AP
Arkansas State linebacker Qushaun Lee relays a defensive signal before a play during the Red Wolves’ GoDaddy Bowl victory over Ball State in January. Lee was announced as the Sun Belt Conference preseason Defensive Player of the Year on Monday.

NEW ORLEANS — Senior linebacker Qushaun Lee was named preseason Defensive Player of the Year as Arkansas State had a league-best 11 selections on the preseason All-Sun Belt Conference football team announced Monday. Picked second in the Sun Belt. . . more »

What golfer won nine tournaments during her 1978 rookie year on the LPGA Tour?

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

Who stormed off court at the end of the 1999 French Open and had to have her mother coax her back?

What is the shortest NASCAR oval track?

Who has the most MVP titles and how many?

Which racket sport made its Olympic debut in 1992?

Who's the most successful Zimbabwean golfer of all time?

Who won the NBA title in 2010?

One arrested in soldier deaths
Rebels release train with bodies
Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. protection for jobs
Afghanistan vet receives Medal of Honor
Israeli mood darkens amid rising casualties
Panel approves leasing space for state prisoners
Police want more security footage frames
Microsoft designing to future
Casino closings offer far-reaching pain
U.S. stocks start week with loss
Oil prices rise above $104; natural gas sinks

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

ABC's Paula Faris gets weekend anchor job

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Faris is replacing the departing Bianna Golodryga as the news anchor on the weekend edition of "Good Morning America." ABC News said Monday that Faris will start Aug. 8. The "World News Now" anchor joined the network in 2012 from . . .

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

WORLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in the northwest Idaho city of Worley was because of the . . .

July 2014