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Today in History

Today is Thursday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2016. There are 184 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 30, 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded in Washington, D.C.
On this date:
In 1859, French acrobat

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, July 4
Valley View School Board, 6 p.m., superintendent's office.
Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Caraway Junior High School.
Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Biggers City Council, 7 p.m., Community Building.
Ravenden City

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Program averages 1,136 daily meals


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From May 31 to Monday, the district has served 22,710 meals — 8,266 at breakfast and 14,444 at lunch.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro School District provided 22,710 meals to community residents in the past 20 days.
The meals are part of the district's second Summer Feeding Program — a free meal

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Wright working for another MLB call-up


Mark J. Terrill | AP
Former Arkansas State standout Daniel Wright throws a pitch during his debut with the Cincinnati Reds on May 24 in Los Angeles. Wright appeared in four games with the Reds, two as a starter and two as a reliever, before returning to Cincinnati’s Triple-A team in Louisville, Ky.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Daniel Wright began his fourth season of professional baseball in Double-A of the minor leagues. A little more than a month later he made his Major League debut. In what Wright describes as a. . . more »


Brit indicted in botched attempt to shoot Trump — A2
Wal-Mart tries to get ahead of Amazon Prime Day — A3
B&B inns in Eureka Springs receive moratorium — A3
Boy killed in hit-andrun; driver turns self in — A3
Governor announces appointments — A6
Police: Man stabs uncle in argument — A7
Police: Pizza man robbed and ignored — A7
Biden threatens funding cut — A8
CIA director: Attack bears IS hallmarks — A8
More Republicans go anti-trade — A8
Rapper who tried to stop violence gunned down — A8
EU to Britain: No trade access without migration — A9
Turkey airport attackers seized on chaos — A9
UK Conservatives vie to be next PM — A9
Exchange Club presents awards, installs officers — A10
Storm brings nightmare floods — A11
Scotty Moore, Elvis' first guitarist, dies at 84 — A12

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

Quaid's wife files for divorce after 12 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Dennis Quaid's nearly 12-year marriage is coming to an end. Quaid's wife, Kimberly, filed for divorce Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Her filing seeks joint legal custody of their . . .

Hundreds attend funeral of Stanley

MCCLURE, Va. (AP) — Legendary bluegrass musician Ralph Stanley has been laid to rest in his hometown of McClure, Virginia. Media outlets report that hundreds of friends, neighbors and music fans turned out for Stanley's funeral Tuesday evening. Stanley . . .


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