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Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 30, the 89th day of 2017. There are 276 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 30, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia to purchase the territory of Alaska for

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Woods surprised by questions about nonprofit organization

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Local kids eat their snacks as Rennell Woods, director of Whole Youth Services Inc., speaks to them Wednesday at Parker Park Community Center in Jonesboro.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Rennell Woods, director of Whole Youth Services Inc., said he was surprised to learn members of a Jonesboro City Council committee had questions about his proposed service

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Red Wolves bowling team receives NCAA bid

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
The Arkansas State women’s bowling team watches Wednesday’s announcement of the eight-team field for the NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship. ASU was selected for the tournament for the 10th consecutive season.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State didn't have to wait long to see it will participate in the NCAA women's bowling national championship tournament. ASU was announced as the third seed for the eight-team tournament,. . . more »

Arkansas 'bathroom bill' dead for session — A2
Park arrives at Seoul court for hearing — A2
Board urges rejection of execution clemency bid — A3
UK files for divorce from EU — A5
Arab leaders ready to work with Trump — A5
Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad — A5
Congo to investigate deaths of UN experts — A5
Police: Man called officers on himself — A6
Suspects caught burglarizing home — A6
Arrest made in connection to recent break-ins — A6
12 dead, 3 hurt in church van-truck crash — A7
A-State leaders seeking bids for report — A7
Jonesboro Auto Show this weekend — A7
Homeowners at sinking high-rise sue developer — A7
Zinke: Border wall faces geographic challenges — A8
Judge extends order blocking travel ban — A8
Trump climate actions bring lawsuits — A8
Putin critic escaped death after poisoning — A8
Severe storms threaten central U.S. — A9
Legal analyst returns to Fox — A10
Poll: Americans dislike health care overhaul — B4

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

Rossum thanks LAPD amid $150K burglary report

LOS ANGELES — Actress Emmy Rossum is thanking Los Angeles police amid reports of a jewelry heist at her home. The Los Angeles Times reports $150,000 worth of jewelry and other items were taken during a break-in at Rossum's home last week. The LAPD . . .

Baldwin 'stunned' at popularity of Trump impression

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin says he's "stunned" at the popularity of his impression of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live." Baldwin tells Vanity Fair that he took up "SNL" producer Lorne Michaels' offer to play the Republican billionaire after a . . .

March 2017