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Today in History

Today is Friday, May 29, the 149th day of 2015. There are 216 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 29, 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act before Virginia's House of Burgesses.
On this date:
In 1790, Rhode

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Heart for teaching fuels 42-year career


Christi Crawford | The Sun
Max Carter, a junior at Jonesboro High School, turns in a book on Thursday in Karen Hart’s biology classroom. Hart is retiring after 42 years as a Jonesboro Public Schools teacher.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — When Karen Hart began her teaching career at Annie Camp Junior High School in 1972, she was given "real chalk" to use with a chalkboard.
While biology terms appear on a dry

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ASU considering changes at The Tom


Hannah Dolle | Special to The Sun
Arkansas State is considering alterations to Tomlinson Stadium, the Red Wolves’ home baseball stadium since 1993.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — The Tom may never be the same. Arkansas State is considering changes that would make Tomlinson Stadium look and play a lot differently than the way the ballpark plays today. ASU athletic. . . more »


Former speaker charged in relation to hush money case — A5
U.S. to 'fine tune' Iraq strategy — A5
Holmes remorseful on attack — A5
UNC-Chapel Hill building to drop name of KKK head — A5
House fire prompts drug arrest — A6
Police: Man threatens niece with knife — A7
Soiree raises funds for Komen Foundation — A8
Lawmakers OK bond incentive — A9
No new arguments in marriage case — A9
The ABCs of diabetes — A10
Saudis hit Yemen rebels as conflict rages in east — A12
Kurds march against IS in Syria — A12

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

Hulu pulls '19 Kids' after allegations against Josh Duggar

NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. Although the streaming-video . . .

Morgan happy Wal-Mart crash lawsuit behind him

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, . . .


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