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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2016. There are 97 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Sept. 25, 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Sept. 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.
Manila City Council, 5 p.m., City Hall.
Jackson County School District, 7

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Testing admin talks ACT, protocol


Dixon Land | The Sun
Anita Smith works on testing protocol at her desk. She currently serves as the testing director for Nettleton School District.

By Dixon Land, Sun Staff Writer, dland@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Administrators across Arkansas have dealt with the new testing system, ACT Aspire, differently. At Nettleton, the work done can be attributed in s large part to Anita Smith, the

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Shocker: Bears topple Red Wolves 28-23


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Blake Mack (#16) is pushed down on the ground by Central Arkansas's George Odum during Saturday's game at Centennial Bank Stadium. UCA beat A-State 28-23.

By Matthew V. Roberson Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State entered territory it hasn't seen since the darkest days of its football program. Central Arkansas opened the door. ASU self-destructed time and time again with four turnovers and FCS. . . more »


JPD probes commercial burglary, gun theft — A6
Final ward meeting scheduled Monday — A7
Police standoff closes center — A7
Northeast Arkansas District Fair holds final day — A8
Connecticut becoming hub for bioscience — A9
Art Advertising Inc. announces expansion — A9
Home would aid women after prison stay, abuse — A10
Harrison woman was stylist for eventual Miss America — A10
Johnson, Chappell tied for lead at Tour Championship — B5
Dreaming of hunts on the bucket list — B7
Keystone's unbeaten Steelers at unbeaten Eagles — B8
Shooting sows terror at mall; shooter on loose — B9
Clinton's experience could shape debate — B9
Sheriffs: Move cop's manslaughter trial — B9
Poll: Presidential race frustrates most Americans — B10
Police video leaves lingering doubts — B10
Austrian leader calls for better border protection — B11
India's PM: Pakistan a haven for terrorism — B11

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

Middleton's phone hacked, photos stolen

LONDON (AP) — London police say they are investigating the reported hacking of the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and the alleged theft of 3,000 photographs. The Sun newspaper said Saturday it had been . . .

Arquette died of heart attack, battled HIV

LOS ANGELES — Alexis Arquette died from a heart attack and battled HIV for 29 years, according to her death certificate. The transgender character actress and sibling of actors David, Rosanna, Richmond and Patricia Arquette died Sept. 11 in Los Angeles. . . .


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