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Today in History

Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 27, 1933, Germany's parliament building, the Reichstag, was gutted by fire. Chancellor Adolf Hitler, blaming the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Local organization kicks off walk

Cord Rapert | The Sun
Arden Tolleson feeds her baby, Sam, during the 2015 March of Dimes March for Babies Kickoff.

By Cord Rapert, Sun Staff Writer, cord@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — If you were born in the United States in the last 75 years you have one thing in common with millions of Americans — you are a March of Dimes baby.
If your mom took folic acid, you

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Livingston lifts ASU past UTA

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Anthony Livingston elevates for a jump shot during the second half of Thursday night’s game with Texas-Arlington at the Convocation Center. Livingston scored 31 points, including the game-winning basket with 15.8 seconds remaining, and also grabbed 15 rebounds in the Red Wolves’ 81-80 victory.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Far from dead, Arkansas State has a lot of fight left. ASU's Anthony Livingston scored a career-high 31 points, including a rebound putback with 15.8 seconds remaining for the go-ahead basket,. . . more »

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

In what year did the NFL adopt the sudden-death overtime period? A. 1954 B. 1964 C. 1974 D. 1984

What Pittsburgh Steelers great was the first wide receiver to be named super Bowl MVP?

Who holds the record for most career field goals?

What nickname did NFL great Lance Alworth share with a Disney movie title character?

Who scored the most points in a NBA game and how many?

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

What elusive Detroit running back has been dubbed "the Lion King"?

Suspects face judge after drug arrests — A2
WR airport fuel contract restored — A2
Campus gun bill advances — A2
Homeland Security funds up in air — A5
Internet providers to face tougher rules — A5
Militants abduct more Christians — A5
Jihadi John' identified as college grad — A5
Non-violent burglary reported — A7
Rural educator happy with consolidation bill — A8
ASU bans e-cigarette use — A8
Counties opposing new bill — A8
Joseph leaves behind legacy of leadership — A8
Lawmaker proposing firing squad — A9

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

Dress Lupita Nyong'o wore at Oscars reported stolen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The $150,000 pearl-adorned dress Lupita Nyong'o wore to this year's Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff's officials said Thursday. Deputies responded to a West Hollywood hotel late Wednesday after the custom Calvin Klein . . .

Sawyer does prime-time prison special

NEW YORK (AP) — For her first big assignment after leaving as ABC "World News Tonight" anchor, Diane Sawyer went behind bars. The veteran journalist traveled to four prisons across the country for a special, "A Nation of Women Behind Bars," that will . . .

February 2015