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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Oct. 27, the 301st day of 2016. There are 65 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 27, 1787, the first of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays calling for ratification of the United States Constitution,

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Oct. 31
Gosnell School Board, 7:30 p.m., school administration building.
Hillcrest School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office, Strawberry campus.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
Jonesboro City Council, 5:30 p.m., Municipal Center, 300 S.

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Roundabout builder may face penalties

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Isaiah Richardson, a laborer for Seagraves Construction, directs traffic Wednesday at the construction site of the new roundabout at the intersection of Aggie and Airport roads.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Halloween has a scary significance for the contractor building a roundabout at Airport and Aggie roads.
That's because Seagraves Construction of Maynard faces financial penalties if

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ASU run game picking up steam

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Johnston White finds room to run during the Red Wolves’ 17-7 victory over South Alabama. White has helped ASU average 273.5 rushing yards in two Sun Belt Conference victories.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State is clearly running the football better than it did early in the season. After rushing for just over 300 yards the first four games of the year, the Red Wolves have seemingly. . . more »

Man jailed in murder as juvenile to be freed — A3
Agreement reached on Entergy rate hike — A3
Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of decisive win — A5
Trump: I'll run U.S. like my business — A5
Venezuelans rally against 'takeover' — A5
Man tells officers to bring 'boxing gloves' — A6
Police say woman's vehicle stolen, sold — A6
Woman sent to ER after bitten by dog — A6
Police say road rage resulted in threats — A7
Repeated shoplifters could face felony charge — A8
Police investigate teacher for assault — A8
Woman lost daughter to drunk driver — A8
Greene County Museum to host author Wright — A10
U.S. stocks slip but steer clear of larger losses — B4
U.S. abstains from Cuba embargo vote — B4
Customers start to see NBC effect on Comcast — B7

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

Ciara, Seahawks' Wilson announce pregnancy

SEATTLE — Ciara is expecting her first child with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, three months after the couple tied the knot. Both stars announced the pregnancy by sharing the same photo on Instagram on Tuesday night. Ciara, who turned 31 . . .

Man arrested outside Kerr's home charged

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man in an attack on a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Shaun Anthony Haywood was . . .

October 2016