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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, July 17, the 198th day of 2019. There are 167 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Europe-bound Boeing 747, exploded and crashed off Long Island, New York, shortly after departing

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Public Affairs

Wednesday, July 17
Paragould City Light Water Cable Board of Commissioners, 7 a.m., CLWC boardroom.
Jonesboro Economical Transportation System Advisory Board, 4 p.m., first floor conference room, Municipal

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UAMS Northeast celebrates 40 years


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Doctors currently in the residency program at the UAMS Northeast Regional Campus enjoy snacks and conversation with each other Tuesday during a celebration of the 40th anniversary for the campus in

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A-State schedules football series with UMass


Sun file photo
Arkansas State's Terry Mohajir

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State is stepping out of its geographic footprint for a non-conference football series.

While Athletic Director Terry Mohajir has stated in the past that he prefers to play regional. . . more »


'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis — A7
Community Foundation accepting grant proposals — A8
Taste: Gorgeous gourds for summer — A10
Dear Abby: Parents are unsure how to have 'the talk' — B5

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

R. Kelly expected to appear for court hearing Tuesday

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in a Chicago jail without bond on sex-related charges, saying that the R&B singer had failed to convince the court that he would not commit new crimes if released. U.S. District Judge . . .

'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the . . .


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