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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, September 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On September 30, 1954, the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was commissioned by the U.S. Navy.
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Public Affairs Calendar

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ASU marks student union's 50th year

Sunshine Crump | The Sun
Arkansas State University senior Samantha Hendrix strolls past the historical photo and yearbook display Monday at the Carl R. Reng Student Union. As part of homecoming week observances, A-State is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the student union named for the university's fourth president.

By Sunshine Crump, Sun Staff Writer, crump@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — As an Arkansas State University student during the end of her father's administration, Barbara Reng remembers rough times of civil unrest.
"It was a period of time when no one was

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ASU’s Gordon expected back for ULM

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas Stateís Michael Gordon battles for yardage during the Red Wolvesí season-opening victory over Montana State. Gordon hasnít played since the second game of the season because of bruised ribs, but is expected to return Saturday night when ASU plays Louisiana-Monroe at Centennial Bank Stadium.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Michael Gordon is feeling much more like himself. Gordon's contagious smile has returned. He's back to sleeping in his bed. Most importantly to Arkansas State, Gordon is running the football. . . more »

Who was involved as a player or coach in three Super Bowls with the Cowboys, two with the Eagles and one with the Bears?

What's a golfer said to have if he is entitled to tee off first?

London hosts/hosted the 2012 Olympic Games. In which previous years have London hosted the games?

Who won the NBA title in 2009?

How many football teams play in the Big Ten Conference?

What is the standard width between goal posts?

In 1985, the NFL adopted this limited method for coaches to "challenge" on field calls of play?

What Division 1-A football team's fans cheer for the Yellow Jackets?

Obama: Feds underestimated Islamic State threat
Islamic State fight fosters new Middle East alliances
Grand jury to review '13 case on Ferguson officer
Number of kids in foster care increases after dip
Bill Clinton to headline Democratic rallies in Ark.
Botanical garden cuts its $5.7 million deficit
Man arrested in disappearance of Realtor
Mayflower accident kills Bigelow man
Texarkana man gets 11 years in teen sex case
New study: Recessions decrease births
Survey: ATM fees continue to increase
U.S. consumer spending increases in Aug.
Clooney, Alamuddin get married in Italy ó again

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

They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin said "I do" for a second time Monday, celebrating a . . .

Amanda Bynes arrested for DUI

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former actress Amanda Bynes was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while under the influence of a drug, authorities said Monday. Bynes, 28, was stopped by a California Highway Patrol officer after she stopped in the . . .

September 2014