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Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 22, the 81st day of 2018. There are 284 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History: On March 22, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that Gen. William C. Westmoreland, the commander of American forces in

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Public Affairs Calendar

Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Building.
Manila City Council, 5 p.m., City Ha

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Judge nixes medical pot licenses

Associated Press
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen said Wednesday that the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission's Feb. 27 decision to award licenses to five companies is null and void.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two local companies that planned to build medical marijuana cultivation centers may have to go through the lengthy regulatory process a second time.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge

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Missouri completes sweep of A-State

Sun file photo
Arkansas State's Kyle MacDonald was 4-for-5 Wednesday in the Red Wolves' 14-9 loss at Missouri.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri capitalized on 13 hits, 12 walks and three Arkansas State errors to complete a two-game sweep of the Red Wolves with a 14-9 victory Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.

The 25th-ranked Tigers (17-5) seized control of a back-. . . more »

NYC agency investigating Kushner — A2
Experts: Uber system should have spotted woman — A2
2 new committees to advocate better housing — A3
State appeal: Speedy trial not violated — A3
IS suicide bomber kills at least 33 — A5
Peru's president resigns amid political turmoil — A5
Russia, Britain's war of words gets uglier — A5
President supports large spending bill — A5
Wynne man charged with rape — A6
ASU grad named state historian — A6
ASU women's conference offers 6 speakers — A6
Vehicle thieves strike county, Bono — A7
Police: Man answers door smoking marijuana — A7
Police: Neighbor witnesses break-in — A7
Cities, counties sue drugmakers over opioid crisis — A7
Trump-Putin call turns into flap over leaks — A8
Police warn of other bombs after suspect blows self up — A8
2nd high bond set in school-shooting-related case — A8
Boko Haram returns Nigerian girls — A9
Jonesboro resident earns degree from WGU — A10
Fed raises rates, stocks wobble — B3
Experts: Facebook mishandling data scandal — B3
Study: Medical bankruptcies uncommon — B3
Documentary offers civil rights images — B5

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

Gomez responds after bikini pics show scar

NEW YORK — Selena Gomez took to Instagram after bikini photos of her in Australia showing a scar drew social media comments that she looked "thick." The singer wrote that the beauty myth was "an obsession with physical perfection that traps modern woman . . .

Kimmel brings Couric to his colonoscopy

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She was with him before and after . . .

March 2018