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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On Sept. 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina (the storm was blamed for 56 deaths in the Caribbean

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Beebe to donate for ASU gubernatorial archive, campus sites


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Gov. Mike Beebe points out the differences between his office at the state Capitol and the V.C. Kays House living room that will be used to re-create his office on the Arkansas State University campus. Beebe said Saturday that the living room "coincidently is perfectly laid out just like the governor's office only it is the mirror image reversed."

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — When Scott Darwin began the fight to save the home of Arkansas State University's first president, he never thought the historic building would one day house a reproduction of Gov.

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A-State rallies to win in OT


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State tight end Darion Griswold (#19) carries the ball during Saturday's game against Utah State at Centennial Bank Stadium. A-State rallied to win 21-14 in overtime.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State overcame itself and survived a night full of self-inflicted mistakes. The Red Wolves turned the ball over four times but somehow managed to avoid the fatal mistake, and Fredi Knighten. . . more »

What golfer bid a tearful farewell to fans after playing his last U.S. Open, in 1994?

How many of the five Dallas teams Tom Landry took to Super Bowls were victorious?

Who won the most popular NASCAR driver award in 2000 (Nationwide Series)?

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

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"?

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

Whose tennis serve was the fastest ever recorded?


Man cited after firing at prowler
Corgi owners rally around slain dog
Plans for Brookland census moving forward
Quorum court to consider tax endorsement
Jonesboro police catch wanted sex offender
School Internet study to receive $994,000
Garland County jail design restricts inmate movement
Hunt for fatal ambush suspect hits eight days
2nd man caught at White House
Obama may face push to grow military effort
Success can come any time in the woods
All those 0-2 teams better get started right now
Kurds head to Syria for fight
Chrysler recalling SUVs over fuel pump concern
Oculus touts prototype VR headset
Experts seek similarity in U.S. jihadis
1,000 people search for missing student
Little progress expected at UN climate summit
El-Sissi insists actions were to prevent civil war
Afghans await vote result

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

Dee memorialized with song and dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes . . .

Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was . . .


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