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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2019. There are 223 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 22, 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the final time (Jay Leno took

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Solid Waste Commission and Solid Waste Disposal Authority, noon, 238 Craighead 476.
Monday
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Para

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Tax supporters swarm Municipal Center


Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Jonesboro citizens fill the lobby of the Jonesboro Municipal Center for a chance to watch and listen to Team Jonesboro chairman Scott McDaniel pitch the group's proposal to the city council on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Jonesboro.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The city council chambers has a capacity for 92 people — but more than 300 wanted in Tuesday, Fire Chief Kevin Miller said.
Most were there in support of a proposed 1

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Valley View struggling to find offensive chemistry


Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Valley View quarterback Sam Fagan throws the ball during spring football practice Tuesday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Valley View began spring football practices a week ago in search of some offensive pieces. The Blazers are still searching as workouts continue this week.

Valley View coach Sean Cockrell said. . . more »


NYITCOM seeks applications for high school research program — A6
At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty — A8
Junior Auxiliary scholarship deadline approaching — A10
Exhibit celebrates Pfeiffer's journalism career — A10
Pink Palace celebrates landing on the moon — A10
Crowley Ridge's State Park plans Memorial Day events — A10
Taste: Sweet, refreshing summer snacks — A12

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

DJ Khaled on Nipsey Hussle: 'He's like a prophet'

NEW YORK (AP) — During the recording of what became one of Nipsey Hussle's final songs, the rapper and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about "our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love," Khaled recalls. The result of the session is . . .

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul." She died last August without a formal document to guide her sons . . .


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