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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 6, 1965, after a Rolling Stones concert in Clearwater, Florida, was cut short by rowdy fans, Keith Richards composed the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Downtown association receives advice on recruiting businesses

Christi Crawford | The Sun
Hilary Greenberg, president of Greenberg Development Services of Charlotte, N.C., offers tips to Downtown Jonesboro Association staff and members for filling vacancies downtown.

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The key to success for Downtown Jonesboro, according to Hilary Greenberg, is to remember that Jonesboro cannot copy another town.
"You have to understand who you are and what

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Jonesboro rolls to key victory

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Ben Barre (right) is congratulated by teammate Sam Rainwater after Barre’s three-run home run in the second inning Tuesday at Woodland Field. Jonesboro beat Mountain Home 12-2.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Jonesboro wrapped up its home baseball schedule with a crucial and emphatic victory Tuesday. Sam Rainwater provided stellar pitching and fellow senior Ben Barre went 3-for-3 with four RBIs as the. . . more »

Energy-rich states move to quash drilling limits — A2
Baltimore police reform will take time, money — A3
60 bodies found in valley hit by mudslide — A3
Doubts raised about militants’ claim in attack — A5
Bomber’s lawyer points to family woes — A5
Marine general chosen as Joint Chiefs chairman — A7
Huckabee enters race — A8
UK election hopefuls make final campaign push — A10

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

Fonda, Tomlin play it 'fierce' in comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Age rarely catches a break in pop culture. But when Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin lend their outsized talents to a sitcom, expect something far removed from old-lady cliches and self-negating punchlines. "Grace and Frankie," the . . .

Foxx says anthem performance was not 'a sin against America'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx is defending his national anthem performance at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight against online criticism. On "Entertainment Tonight" Tuesday, Foxx says that his earpiece fell off just before he started to sing . . .

May 2015