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Today in History

Today is Saturday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2014. There are 39 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally,

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Public Affairs Calendar

Events listed in this column are generally open to the public, although admission fees may be charged. To request changes or additions or notify The Sun of special meetings for this listing, call 935-5525 or 1-800-237-5341, fax to 935-5823 or

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Professor shares North Korea experience


Special to The Sun
A guide leads a tour outside a North Korean world heritage site in October. Located in the countryside, the site was formerly home to a university dedicated to the study of Confucius — a Chinese philosopher who lived about 2,400 years ago.

JONESBORO — While looking through binoculars on top of a hillside in Kaesong, North Korea — a city near the border with South Korea — Jacob Ausderan experienced something few get to see.
As a high-ranking North Korean general discussed the concrete wall

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JHS holds off Alma to advance


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro senior wide receiver Lamar Haynes (24) hauls in a 28-yard touchdown pass during the second quarter of Friday’s 32-27 victory over Alma in the 6A state quarterfinals at Cooksey-Johns Field.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Alma was in position for a possible upset Friday against Jonesboro, but the Hurricane made all the big plays down the stretch. Jonesboro used a big fourth-down conversion late in the game to finally seal. . . more »

Who's second to Sam Snead in PGA Tour wins?

What NFL team once had Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Maureen Reagan and Danny Thomas on its advisory board?

What is the most points scored in an NBA game and by what team?

Who holds the record for most career field goals?

Which team won the first NBA title and what year?

Against what opposing team did Babe Ruth hit his first career home run?

Who was the first black tennis player to win the US Open?

Which Summer Olympic Games was the first to be televised live?


A long road to immigration order
Stymied? GOP seeks immigration response
House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories
Al-Qaida in Yemen denounces Islamic State group
Iran nuke talks stall, despite Kerry efforts
Police: Kids died in murder-suicide try
Official: Ferguson jury still meeting
Zimbabwe: 11 die in service stampede
Sanitation routes vary for Thanksgiving holiday
Heritage sites, Hawkins honored
Churches feed football team
Lansing bar pairing church service, beer
Building donation honors late judge, lawyer
Recruit receives highest honor at police academy
Man hunts prehistoric game in Arctic
Obama order may affect 14,000

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

Handler apologizes again, calls his remark racist

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Handler apologized again for racial comments he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet. The best-selling author also known as "Lemony Snicket" tweeted Friday that his remarks . . .

Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting a special — and new — award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday's show. Swift is receiving the honor for . . .


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