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Today in History

Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 25, 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan's King Hussein (hoo-SAYN') signed a declaration at the White

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Law hazy on removing names from petition

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Petition official Sherri Ferrell collects signatures for the wet counties petitions in front of Walmart on Highland Drive on Thursday.

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Some confusion has reared its head about whether a petition signer can remove a name prior to it being submitted, and state and local officials have raised more questions then

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Sun Belt features several new QBs

Kevin Turbeville | The Sun
Arkansas State quarterback Fredi Knighten calls out instructions during spring practice.

Experienced starting quarterbacks are in short supply around the Sun Belt Conference. Most of last season's leading passers in the Sun Belt have exhausted their eligibility, a list that includes all four quarterbacks on the 2013 all-confe. . . more »

What tournament did Arnold Palmer say he would play in as long as he could walk?

What NFL team introduced the no-huddle offense during the 1980s?

What city was the Lakers in before going to Los Angeles?

Whose tennis serve was the fastest ever recorded?

What was the last team from the Eastern division to win the NBA title?

What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL football player to wear in a game, in 1977?

Which college team holds the most National Championships records?

In 1999, who became only the fifth man to win all four major tournaments - Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open - completing a career Grand Slam?

UN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government's OK
Nettleton school projects on track for completion
College to probe plagiarism claims
Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division
Report: Vision, dental would cost $43 million
Study: Tolls are option to add lanes
Cash, checks reported stolen
Extradition scheduled for shooting suspect
Bank reports loss of mistaken deposit
Brookland hires schools superintendent
Playground dispute leads to teen's arrest
Strong winds ravage region again
Nettleton High School Annex flag slated to fly for last time
Animal lover asks for, gets $500,000 donation back
Base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity
Ramsey inducted into ATU Hall of Distinction
Air Algerie jet crash kills 116 on board near Mali
School caught in cross-fire
Dutch sending police to crash site

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

Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer. The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to "critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way." In announcing the . . .

Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Eric Clapton, the early 1970s were filled with drug addiction, personal difficulties and growing dissatisfaction with music. Singer-songwriter JJ Cale rescued him and gave him a direction, though the man known as the main . . .

July 2014