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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2017. There are 73 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value (its biggest

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Superintendents Association, 11:30 a.m., Success Achievement Academy.
Greene County Tech School Board, 7 p.m., administration office.
Manila School Board, 7:30 p.m., administration office.
Cherokee Village City Council, 6:30 p.m., C

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Creamed for a cause


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

Kenzie Brown, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, laughs after getting pied in the face during a fundraiser for breast cancer education and awareness hosted by the sorority Wednesday at Arkansas State

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Red Wolves look to avenge loss to Cajuns


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State defensive ends Caleb Caston (54) and Ja’Von Rolland-Jones pressure Coastal Carolina quarterback Kilton Anderson during the Red Wolves’ 51-17 victory last Saturday. ASU hosts Louisiana-Lafayette tonight at Centennial Bank Stadium.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — There's little denying the bad blood between Arkansas State and Louisiana-Lafayette.

Last year's contest only adds to the emotion the two teams seem to play with when they get on the football. . . more »


Suspect in office park shooting apprehended — A2
Mother’s testimony at France terror trial enrages relatives — A2
Report: Excessive force used against Mexican protesters — A2
U.S.-led Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS — A5
GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance — A5
Witnesses claim Farmer confessed to murder — A8
Ex-cop fired during chase defied orders — A8
Judge to decide if video, audio appear in trial — A8
Arkansas State University professor examines propaganda strategy — A8
Highway funding plan may see delay — A9
Family: Trump showed ‘disrespect’ — A11
Record highs for major indexes — B5
Corporations to keep tax break lost by many — B5
Grammy museum tips hat to New Jersey offerings — B7

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

Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to act

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison says he can move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told Cameron Douglas Wednesday in a court hearing that he can . . .

Christy Turlington Burns: model harassment widely tolerated

NEW YORK (AP) — Sexual harassment and mistreatment of models have always been widely known and tolerated in the fashion industry, Christy Turlington Burns said. "The industry is surrounded by predators who thrive on the constant rejection and . . .


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