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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2019. There are 72 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On Oct. 20, 2011, Moammar Gadhafi, 69, Libya's dictator for 42 years, was killed as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of

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Public Affairs Calendar

Westside School Board, 7 p.m., high school library.

Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.

Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.

Walnut Ridge City Council, 6 p.m., Police Complex courtroom.

Greene County Quorum Court, 7 p.m.,

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Bringing the past into the present

Quentin Winstine The Sun
Rocky Clements presents a "flea circus" as part of his Show of Wonders during the annual Parker Homestead Festival on Saturday in Harrisburg. The festival will be open today from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. for the final day.

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No. 11 Auburn routs Arkansas 51-10

Michael Woods | AP Photo
Auburn running back Kam Martin is tackled by Arkansas defender Bumper Pool during the first half of Saturday’s game in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — Bo Nix was itching to get back on the field after struggling in a loss to Florida in his last start for No. 11 Auburn.
The problem was the wait took two weeks as the Tigers had a bye following the 24-13 loss.
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Thousands in Germany, France protest Turkish push into Syria — A2
Trump outstripping Obama on pace of executive orders — A5
Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border area, spokesman says —  A5
'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally — A5
Millions march in Iraq in annual pilgrimage — A6
Mosesso: European mounts are great alternative — B6
Ellis: First hunts of season prove fruitless — B6
Commission approves veterans waterfowl hunt — B6
U.K.'s Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it — B7
In many parts of Mexico, government ceded battle to cartels — B7
Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for others — B7
Impeachment inquiry highlights Perry — B7
AMMC honored for advertising, marketing with Diamond Award — B7
First Community Bank names Oliva Hispanic outreach officer — B7
Caraway student receives Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship — B7
Texas Roadhouse opens Monday in Jonesboro — B7
Simmons Bank launches mobile app — B7
Officials pledge to combat economic slowdown — B8
Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country — B8

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

Jane Fonda returns to civil disobedience for climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inspired by the climate activism of a Swedish teenager, Jane Fonda says she's returning to civil disobedience nearly a half-century after she was last arrested at a protest. Fonda, known for her opposition to the Vietnam War, was . . .

'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97. Macy died Thursday . . .

October 2019