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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Parade, stump talks are picnic highlights


Christi Crawford | The Sun
Julie Stallings, 4, of Rector, enjoys a funnel cake Monday at the 73rd Annual Rector Labor Day Picnic.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
RECTOR — While people all over the country celebrate Labor Day with cookouts and one last splash in the pool, Rector has hosted a picnic and parade at the close of the past 73 summers

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A-State’s Rains out; Gordon fine for Tennessee


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Michael Gordon, shown during the first quarter of the Red Wolves’ 37-10 victory over Montana State last weekend, is expected to be ready for Saturday’s game at Tennessee despite missing most of the opener with bruised ribs.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State will be about full strength in time for Tennessee. While an unexpected number of Red Wolves exited the season opener with injuries, all of them will be back this week with the. . . more »

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

Who became the youngest and oldest player to win the Masters, in 1963 and 1986?

What golfer ended nine years of final-round frustration by winning the 1996 Memorial Tournament?

How many rounds must a golfer have have played to be eligible for a handicap?

Who holds the record for most career field goals?

What NFL team has spent the longest time in the city of its founding?

Who was the only player to win the U.S. Open on three different surfaces, grass and clay at Forest Hills and hardcourt at Flushing Meadows?

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


Surly electorate backs incumbents
Iraqi leader pledges to root out militants
Americans detained in NKorea seek help
Beliefs shape opinions of Ferguson killing
Protests challenge Pakistan's premier
Rebels lower demands in Ukraine talks
Islamic State to hit U.S., lawmaker says
President Obama pushing for wage increase
Arab satire targets Islamic State
Studio delivers drama, few results

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

Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

VENICE, Italy (AP) — "Jackie and Ryan" takes viewers into an America of tough times, train-hopping and old-time fiddle music. That sounds like the Great Depression, but it's set in the present day. The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a . . .

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

NEW YORK (AP) — Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. The couple tied the knot Sunday in a ceremony outside Chicago, McCarthy's publicist, Brad Cafarelli, confirmed. It's the second marriage for both 45-year-old Wahlberg and . . .


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