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Today in History

Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2014. There are 67 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and television; during the

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Camp Raider kids learn disaster prep

Sunshine Crump | The Sun
Nettleton student Kennedy Massey, 6, decorates her pillowcase Friday at Camp Raiderís pillowcase project. Part of a Red Cross disaster preparedness lesson, students learned about physical and emotional skills for coping in a disaster situation.

By Sunshine Crump, Sun Staff Writer, crump@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — After a lesson in disaster preparedness, 10-year-old Laura Starnes said she was ready to go home and promptly check her family's smoke detectors.
The kids at Nettleton's Camp

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Second-half surge sends JHS to victory

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Jonesboro running back Darren Veasley tries to squeeze through a hole during Fridayís 56-21 win over Searcy at Cooksey-Johns Field. Veasley rushed for 99 yards on 17 carries as the Hurricane racked up 419 rushing yards.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Jonesboro got all it wanted and more from Searcy in the opening half on Friday at Cooksey-Johns Field. The second half, however, was all Hurricane. Jonesboro turned a 21-all halftime game into a 56-21. . . more »

In what year did the NFL adopt the sudden-death overtime period? A. 1954 B. 1964 C. 1974 D. 1984

Who won the NASCAR Rookie of the Year award in 2010?

Which track athlete won the gold medal in both the 200 and 400 metres in gold shoes at the 1996 Olympics?

Who is the All time leading Scorer in NBA history?

What is the standard width between goal posts?

Who won the ladies singles most times at Wimbledon in the 80s?

Which NASCAR driver is featured in Jay-Z's music video, "Show Me What You Got"?

Who summed up a playoff loss to Jack Nicklaus at the 1991 U. S. Senior Open with "the Bear crushed the Mouse"?

Shooter, 1 other die in school attack
2 states require Ebola isolation
Mali case put many at risk for Ebola, WHO says
Emergency declared in northern Sinai
Harrisburg shooting suspects' bond set
Remains believed to be of missing teen
Former postal worker sentenced in federal court
Sons of Thunder hosting The Gathering event
Dallas nurse healthy after treatment for Ebola
Remains belong to missing student
Republicans question federal Ebola response
Suspect arrested in death of deputies
Senate Democrats borrow $10 million
Womack has easy path to House
Police: Skull matches arson suspect's DNA
City surveys tornado damage
Stark contrasts seen in District 61 House race
Jackson County gas leak repair cost about $190,000
Suspect appears in court for home invasion, armed robbery

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

McCarthy brings her personality to radio

NEW YORK (AP) — For those who wonder if that so-called "honeymoon period" for a newly married couple is real, look no further than TV-radio personality Jenny McCarthy and actor-singer Donnie Wahlberg. The two wed in late August and have no problem in . . .

Shakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price

NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms. The Mattel, Inc.-owned company announced Friday that the First Steps collection of toys and baby gear would be available in November. . . .

October 2014