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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 16, 1964, The Rolling Stones' first album, eponymously titled "The Rolling Stones," was released in the United

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Airport preparing for construction

Rob Holt | The Sun
Drew Shelton, a lineman with Arkansas Air Center, cleans a Super Decathalon plane Tuesday in one of Jonesboro Municipal Airport's hangars. The airport will be adding new hangars.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Municipal Airport Commission will advertise for bids in early May for the first phase of a project to provide more hangar space to private pilots.
Mike Stengal, a

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Red Wolves rally past Tigers

Rob Holt | The Sun
Lucas Feddersen, shown during Arkansas State's home victory over Memphis, was 2-for-5 Tuesday night as the Red Wolves beat the Tigers 6-4 at FedExPark.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer MEMPHIS — Arkansas State blue-collared its way to a series sweep of its rival. ASU freshman reliever Tyler Zuber pitched five shutout innings and the Red Wolves rallied from two-run deficits on two occasions. . . more »

Who became the youngest and oldest player to win the Masters, in 1963 and 1986?

Who summed up a playoff loss to Jack Nicklaus at the 1991 U. S. Senior Open with "the Bear crushed the Mouse"?

Who had the most rushing yards in the NFL for the 1980s?

What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?

Who won the NASCAR Rookie of the Year award in 2010?

What is the longest race that NASCAR permits?

What elusive Detroit running back has been dubbed "the Lion King"?

Who was the youngest Wimbledon women's champion of the 20th century?

Solemn tributes mark Boston bombing anniversary
Man faces murder charges in Kansas shootings
Ukrainian military repels attack by 30 at airport
Robot sub returns to water in search for airplane
European Union agrees to work closely with NATO
U.N. Security Council views images of war victims
Anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas shooting
U.S. eyes more action if Ukraine talks fail with Russia
Highway Trust Fund shortage giving states the blues
U.S. stock market rebounds after choppy Tuesday
Immigration activists urge bold moves from Obama
Fed Yellen could get more aggressive on banks
Federal appeals court upholds emission standards

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

Colbert to visit future home of CBS' 'Late Show'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to CBS' "Late Show," his future home. The network said Tuesday that Colbert will be a guest on "Late Show with David Letterman" on April 22. Last week, the network announced that the host of . . .

Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November. Caleb Walker and Cody Walker have been enlisted to complete their brother's action . . .

April 2014