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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party — giving rise

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Public Affairs Calendar

Randolph County Quorum Court, 7 p.m., Randolph County Courthouse.
Caraway City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Blytheville City Parks & Recreation Committee, 4:30 p.m., municipal courtroom.
Jackson County Quorum Court, 6 p.m., Jackson County Courthouse.

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Developers seek less A&P funding


Artist’s rendition
A rendering of the Keller hotel and convention center project is shown.

BY WILL BOWDEN, Sun Staff Writer, wbowden@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO � Developers of a hotel and convention center along U.S. 63 asked for a fraction of the public funding that developers of a similar project on the Arkansas State University campus

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Red Wolves seek historic win at UL-Lafayette


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Khadija Brown-Haywood hits a 3-pointer during last Saturday's 94-80 victory over Troy at the Convocation Center. A-State can equal its best start in school history tonight with a win on the road at Louisiana-Lafayette.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State can equal its best start in school history with a win tonight. But standing in the way is one of its biggest challengers in the Sun Belt Conference race. Arkansas State started the. . . more »


2 deputies, suspect dead in shopping area gunfire — A2
Defense for teen will ask to move to juvenile court — A3
Records stay sealed in Midway slayings — A3
Smaller GOP field focuses on South Carolina — A5
Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria — A5
2 bombers kill dozens of refugees — A5
House OKs bill for EPA notice in lead cases — A5
Leachville police search for fourth officer — A6
Judge won't lower bond for shooting suspect — A6
Student cited for marijuana possession — A6
MAPC endorses Matthews mixed use proposal — A7
JPs refinance bond for construction — A7
Pace of gym proposal frustrates residents — A8
ASU Delta Center gets $500,000 innovation grant — A8
Sheriff candidates discuss their goals — A8

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

Eagles members to honor Glenn Frey at Grammys

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will join members of the Eagles in a tribute to the band's founding member Glenn Frey during Monday's 58th annual Grammy Awards. Frey died Jan. 18 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, . . .

Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate's primary victory in New Hampshire. The . . .


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