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Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 21, the 80th day of 2019. There are 285 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 21, 2006, the social media website Twitter was established with the sending of the first "tweet" by co-founder Jack Dorsey,

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Superintendents Association, 11:30 a.m., Success Achievement Academy.
Buffalo Island Central School Board, 6:30 p.m., Administration Building, Monette.
Greene County Tech School Board, 7 p.m., administration office.
Manila Sc

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Fixing up the ballpark

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Todd Metcalf, a worker with Gibson Sign-Mart, attaches a new sign outside the Jonesboro High School softball field on Wednesday in Jonesboro. The sign is part of several enhancements at the softball field including new netting, outfield fence, press box

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Hurricane draws attention with strong start

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Garrett Childers fields a ball during practice Wednesday at Woodland Field. The Hurricane has opened the season with a 7-0 record and is ranked nationally No. 22 in the nation by MaxPreps this week.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — With the majority of the roster returning from a baseball team that made the state semifinals a year ago, Jonesboro entered the season with high hopes.

So far, the Hurricane is living up to those lofty. . . more »

BRTC accreditation probation removed — A2
Governor signs a ‘truth in labeling’ bill — A2
Trump: Mueller report silly but should be released — A5
Trump reminds Ohio voters of economy — A5
‘Whack job’: President escalates feud with Conway’s husband — A5
Court troubled by jury selection bias — A5
Former restaurant worker charged with voyeurism — A7
Victim uses hammer to break free from violence — A7
Pompeo boosts Netanyahu ahead of election — A8
UK’s May requests wary EU to delay Brexit — A8
Erdogan sparks spat with Australia, New Zealand — A8
Cyclone Idai toll surpassses 300 — A8
Rail route stopped, evacuations continue — A9
Hurricane draws attention with strong start — B1
Ichiro cheered, Mariners top A's in opener — B1
Fed news sends bond yields lower — B4
Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes — B4
Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets — B4
Review: Peele’s ‘Us’ holds mirror to America — B6

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

Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house'

NEW YORK — Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles. The 54-year-old talk show host tearfully revealed the information Tuesday to the audience at "The Wendy Williams Show." She says the only other people . . .

Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz . . .

March 2019