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Today in History

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Food trucks roll into Jonesboro


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Eric Sorg prepares a lamb gyro for a customer at Partoviís Gyros and Falafel food truck on Main Street on Wednesday evening

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Popularity of food truck competitions on the Cooking Channel, Food Network and Travel Channel plus a growing desire for quick-serve gourmet items have opened people's eyes to

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Anderson focuses on work ahead


Associated Press
Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson speaks with reporters during the Sun Belt media day in New Orleans on Tuesday.

NEW ORLEANS — Sun Belt Conference football coaches expect Arkansas State to be in the running for a fourth consecutive conference title, based on the Red Wolves' second-place finish in the preseason coaches' poll. New ASU head coach Blake Anderson. . . more »

Who followed his first winless season by winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in 1980?

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

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

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?

What is the longest NASCAR oval track?

Who was the first athlete to rap at a Pro Bowl musical gala, in 1995?

At which Hills was US Open tennis played before it moved to Flushing Meadow?

In 2011 who held the record for the most starts at the Daytona 500?


State continues defending abortion ban
Power company reports 1,100 without power
40 bodies returned to Netherlands
House, Senate advance competing border proposals
U.S. pushes for a truce
Death sentence given in AP case
Senate agrees on highway funding
NEA Baptist parking lot expansion OK'd
Street improvements set for 11 NEA cities
State to consider ASU occupational therapy programs
Bidding process opens
for state-aid road work
Hospital tax vote approved
Man arrested in 2013 residential burglaries
Woman suspected of robbery after scuffle
Randolph County needs jail space
Police: Man dupes banks for $50,000
Military lifts lockdown at base near Little Rock
Sales tax collections jump 9 percent in May
Mobley to talk at historical meeting
4-day Comic-Con festival kicks off in San Diego

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

Colbert keeping CBS' 'Late Show' in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it on the same stage. CBS said Wednesday that Colbert, who is replacing Letterman as the "Late Show" host next year, will keep the show in New York . . .

Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

LONDON (AP) — Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. Coroner Roger Hatch said 25-year-old Geldof took a fatal dose of high-purity heroin . . .


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