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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2018. There are 138 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, in a pre-recorded radio address, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced that his country had accepted terms of

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Public Affairs

Paragould City Light Water Cable Board of Commissioners, 7 a.m., CLWC boardroom.
Jonesboro Economical Transportation System Advisory Board, 4 p.m., first floor conference room, Municipal Center.
Craighead County Superintende

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Constructing the carnival

Jacob Wiegand | The Sun

Johnson's Rides and Concessions employee Ricky Lewis, of Texarkana, Texas, works to set up a carnival ride for the 2018 Poinsett County Fair on Tuesday in Harrisburg. Nina Thomason, who also works for Johnson's Rides and Concessions, said the carnival is

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Roles change for Red Wolves' tight ends

Sun file photo
Freshman tight end Reed Tyler finds running room after a reception during one of Arkansas State's spring scrimmages.

By Kevin Turbeville
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State's tight ends will still be involved in the passing game this fall, just not to the extent Blake Mack was a year ago.
Mack was one of ASU's leaders last season with 48 receptions for 618. . . more »

Faculty conference kicks of ASU year — A6
Report: Man headbutted woman holding child — A6
Disagreement leads to shooting — A6
Penn. AG: Over 1,000 kids molested by clergy — A8
Lavish court spending triggers scandal — A8
Claire latest U.S. park to be scorched — A8
3 injured in U.K. car attack — A9
Russia to help restore Syrian patrols — A9
Weekend events planned at Lake Charles — A10
Inclusion of the body scanners — B4
EPA challenged safety of mileage freeze — B4

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

Governor: Aerospace firm to create 350 jobs in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An aerospace manufacturer that produces unmanned aircraft plans to locate its operations center in Oklahoma City and create more than 350 jobs over the next five years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday. Nevada-based Valkyrie . . .

Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be . . .

August 2018