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Today in History

Today is Sunday, June 25, the 176th day of 2017. There are 189 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 25, 1967, the Beatles performed their new song "All You Need Is Love" during the closing segment of "Our World," the first-ever

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, June 26
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 7 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital-Lawrence Hall Nursing Center, hospital boardroom,

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Jonesboro prepares for medical marijuana

Special to The Sun
Jonesboro officials are preparing for the possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries coming to the city.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — While some cities are scheming to keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of their city limits, Jonesboro's planning staff and city attorney are taking the opposite

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Mountain Home handles Jackals 8-0

Cole Turbeville | Daily Press
Jonesboro’s Thomas Fletcher fires a pitch from the rubber in Saturday’s Danny Ford Classic at Bland Park in Paragould.

Paxton News Bureau PARAGOULD — After being delayed a day due to stormy weather, the Danny Ford Classic at Bland Park finally got underway on Saturday. After the Charleston Flying Squirrels out of Missouri owned Kennett, Mo. 7-1, the Jonesboro Jackals. . . more »

Koch chief: Health bill not conservative — A2
Concert honors London attack victim — A2
One dead, two injured in Saturday accident — A6
Man accused of beating 6-year-old son — A6
Two killed during storms — A6
Landslide buries scores in China — A7
Syrians release detainees ahead of holiday — A8
CIA chief says intel leaks on the rise — A8
Mayors may shape national climate policy — A8
Israeli airstrike targets Syrian positions — A8
Style vs. safety: Are some football helmets risky? — B6
Ice Cube has high hopes for his Big3 3-on-3 league — B6
Arkansas' trout fishing is second to none — B7
Waterfowl survey reveals WMA use — B7
Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit — B8
Death toll from Pakistan attacks up to 85 — B8
Supreme Court approaches summer break — B8
Over 800 homes fail safety tests in Britain — B8

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

Hutton to be honored at Maine film festival

WATERVILLE, Maine — Lauren Hutton is going to be this year's honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life Achievement Award next month in Waterville, . . .

Corbyn gets rock star welcome at festival

LONDON — Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn, 68, received a rock star welcome from thousands of festival-goers, who chanted his name and held up signs that . . .

June 2017