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Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' Reagan film, says spokesman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Ferrell is not pursuing a film project about President Ronald Reagan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday. The actor had read and considered the script for "Reagan" but had never committed to developing or starring in the

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Andrew McCarthy is downright creepy in ABC's 'The Family'

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew McCarthy has been recognized in some pretty odd places.
He was there when the Berlin Wall came down and was singled out by an East German guard as he tried to take a piece of the wall as a souvenir.
"It was chaos and these

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Collection documents NEA history

Molly Hilburn | The Sun
Anna Cook’s collection of feed and flour sacks date back to the earliest plain white bags that were used in the 1850s to the printed bags that were used from the 1920s into the 1950s. She said her collection of almost 1,400 items range from the sacks to the clothing they made.

By Molly Hilburn, Sun Staff Writer, molly@jonesborosun.com
POCAHONTAS — The basement of Anna Cook's Pocahontas home houses one of the largest collection of feed and flour sacks in the United States.
Cook, 75, said the sacks are a part of American

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A-State, App State split doubleheader

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Tyler Zuber pitched 7 1/3 innings in relief to help the Red Wolves beat Appalachian State 9-7 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday in Boone, N.C.

BOONE, N.C. — Arkansas State got a gritty relief effort Friday from pitcher Tyler Zuber in game one of a Sun Belt Conference baseball doubleheader against Appalachian State to win 9-7, but fell 9-2 to the Mountaineers in the nightcap to end a. . . more »

Syria violence kills over 200 in week — A5
16 in hospital strike punished — A5
North Korea detains another U.S. citizen — A5
Indiana leader endorses Cruz — A7
Rowdy Trump protests portend California primary — A8
Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race — A8
Friend of Charleston suspect pleads guilty — A8
Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe — A8
Kentucky Confederate monument to be moved — A8
ASU prepares to start parkway’s phase three — A10
A drone for loan? Agency eager to help — A12
Abortion rules’ phrasing gets OK from board — A12

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Today in History

Today is Saturday, April 30, the 121st day of 2016. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30, 1789, George Washington took the oath of office in New York as the first president of the United States. On this . . .

Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, May 2 Valley View School Board, 6 p.m., superintendent's office. Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Caraway Junior High School. Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall. Biggers City Council, 7 p.m., Community Building. Ravenden City . . .

April 2016