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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2019. There are 76 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On Oct. 16, 1962, the Cuban missile crisis began as President John F. Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance photographs had

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Public Affairs Calendar

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.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Craighead County Super

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Raiders give back

Quentin Winstine The Sun
Ryan Bell, a junior at Nettleton High School, repaints the handrail in front of the Craighead County Courthouse as part of Raider Serve Day for NHS homecoming week on Tuesday in downtown Jonesboro. Nettleton EAST helped organize a variety of volunteer activities for NHS students to choose from.

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Stirn, Sale lead Red Wolves' romp

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Julien Sale lines up a putt during the final round of the 24th annual Bubba Barnett Intercollegiate on Tuesday at RidgePointe Country Club. Sale and teammate Zan Luka Stirn shared medalist honors as the Red Wolves rolled to the team title in their home tournament.

By Sean Saunders, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State senior Zan Luka Stirn fired the best round of his prolific career, and it still wasn't enough to win medalist. Instead, he shared the honor with classmate Julien Sale, a fitting finish for. . . more »

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing — A2
Building collapses in Brazil; 1 dead, others trapped — A2
Russia seeks to cement its role as power broker in Syria — A2
Democratic dbate rivals assail Warren — A3
Dems weigh formal impeachment vote as probe quickens — A3
Strong company earnings power broad rally for stocks — A7
Hunter Biden denies wrongdoing in China, Ukraine dealings — A7
Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam — A7
Families of slain police angry; policy defended — A8
Thieves break car windows — A9
Police: Daughters defend mother against boyfriend — A9
1 killed, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash — A9
Taste: Celebrate pork month — A10
LeBron James no longer King James for protesters — B5
Car Talk: With oil and luck, car can avoid the heap — B5
Dear Abby: Cross-dressing friend wants to go out — B5

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

Gooding faces new charges and a potential parade of accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing a growing cast of sexual misconduct accusers, with prosecutors Tuesday unveiling new criminal charges against the actor and telling a judge they intend to have up to a dozen women testify that he violated . . .

Q&A: Julie Andrews on new memoir and her 'second career'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julie Andrews hasn't appeared in front of the camera in a feature film for almost 10 years, but that doesn't mean the 84-year-old screen legend has slowed down. She's just moved on to other things, like voice work, book writing . . .

October 2019