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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Dec. 18, 1944, in a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Korematsu v. United States, upheld, 6-3, the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Fire destroys Colton's Steak House


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro Fire Marshal Capt. Jason Wills observes the progress of the fire Wednesday as it consumes Colton's Steak House and Grill.

JONESBORO — In a Wednesday fire that took four engines and two ladder trucks to contain the flames, Colton's Steak House and Grill, 2309 E. Parker Road, sustained a total loss.
Alan Dunn, assistant fire chief, said the cause of the fire was still u

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Gardner carries ASU to win at Mississippi State


Photo courtesy Mississippi State
Arkansas State guard Cameron Golden (right) dribbles the ball as Mississippi State’s Oliver Black defends during a non-conference basketball game Wednesday night at Humprey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Golden scored 15 points and ASU defeated the Bulldogs 69-55 for its first win over a Southeastern Conference opponent since the 2004-05 season.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Arkansas State's Sean Gardner scored 22 points and the Red Wolves held Mississippi State to 32.3 shooting in a 69-55 victory over the Bulldogs Wednesday night at Humphrey Coliseum. It was Arkansas State's first win over a. . . more »

Who is the All time NBA leader in rebounds?

What was the name of the Philadelphia 76ers before they came to Philadelphia?

Who has the most MVP titles and how many?

Who was the first black tennis player to win the US Open?

The largest crowd to see an NBA game was how many?

What Grand Slam golf tournament has the most club housers sipping mint juleps?

Which NASCAR driver has finished second in the Sprint Cup Series Championship five times?

What quarterback got stuck with the given names Yelberton Abraham?


Congress: More fights than feats
Doctor says Oklahoma inmate suffered in execution
Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services
Medicaid experiment in GOP's crosshairs
Berry named to lead National Guard
Historic accord patches U.S., Cuba relationship
Kurdish Iraqi forces launch operation in Sinjar
Marines: Killer of 6 often fought with wife
Rebels announce unilateral cease-fire
Prosecutor says officer was justified in shooting
Man arrested after search warrant yields multiple drugs
Area teachers earn certification
Trumann churches seek help for Christmas meals
Two accused in home invasion robbery
Broadway named vice president of ASU system
Food bank receives grant

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

Van Zandt fretted directing Springsteen in 'Lilyhammer'

NEW YORK (AP) — It's always a bit uncomfortable having to tell your boss what to do. So imagine how Steven Van Zandt felt when he directed his longtime friend and E Street Band mate Bruce Springsteen when The Boss made his acting debut — appearing in . . .

Hottelet, last of original 'Murrow's Boys,' dies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97. CBS News spokesman Kevin Tedesco said that Hottelet died . . .


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