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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2017. There are 313 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 21, 1947, inventor Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his Polaroid Land camera, which used self-developing film to produce a

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Public Affairs Calendar

Today, Feb. 21
Jonesboro City Council, 5:30 p.m., Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.
Jonesboro Airport Commission, noon, Jonesboro Municipal Airport.
Nettleton School Board, 6:30 p.m., University Heights Elementary, 300 Bowling Lane.
Bono

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First ride


Sarah Morris | The Sun

Sara Saucedo (right), an Arkansas State University junior, completes her first ride Monday for her course in basic horseback riding as animal science graduate students Allie Kendall (from left) and Cassie Burdett lead her quarter horse

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Blytheville ends Blazers' season with rally


Kevin Turbeville | The Sun
Valley View’s Joseph Waleszonia looks for an opening as Blytheville’s Tony Newmy (11) and Tydarius Pope defend during the second half of Monday’s 5A-East conference tournament game at Blazer Arena. Second-seeded Blytheville advanced to the semifinals and earned a state tournament berth with a 60-44 victory.

By Sean Saunders, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — With 6:54 remaining in the third quarter, Valley View held a nine-point lead and was poised for a significant upset, but Blazer coach Jason Manchester was not confident in the face of Blytheville's. . . more »


U.S. to stay in Iraq for a while — A2
Iraqi troops move on western Mosul — A2
Court weighs case of boy slain across border — A2
Russian ambassador to UN dies suddenly — A5
UK officials debate downgrading Trump visit — A5
Pence tries to reassure shaken leaders — A5
Trump finds time for work, golf — A7
Bill would extend guns on campus to students — A7
Envoy demanding joint investigation — A7
Trump tries to move toward legislating — A7
Thousands protest 'Not My President' — A6
Trump, Jackson victories share similarities — A9
Eric Church invalidates 25,000 tickets — A10

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

Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with . . .

Jolie hopes family will come out 'stronger' after breakup

NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a "difficult time" since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt, but added that hopefully they would come out "stronger for it." The actress and filmmaker spoke . . .


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