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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2018. There are 76 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Oct. 16, 1793, during the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, the queen of France, was beheaded.

On this date:

In 1758,

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Public Affairs Calendar

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., Jr. High School Library, 4208 Chieftain Lane.

Bono City Council, 6 p.m

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Aiming Her Axe


Quentin Winstine The Sun
Bonnie Marberry, seasonal interpreter for Jacksonport State Park, demonstrates how to throw an axe during the Ghost of Davidsonville Fall Festival on Saturday at Davidsonville State Park.

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Cook slips to 13th at CIMB


File photo | Associated Press
Austin Cook tees off during the FedEx St. Jude Classic during 2016 in this file photo. Cook shot an 18-under 270 to finish in 13th place at the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Austin Cook shot a 2-under par 70 but slipped seven spots from sixth place to a tie for 13th following the final round of the PGA CIMB Classic early Sunday morning.

Cook, a former University of Arkansas and Jonesboro Hig. . . more »


Intruders set dogs against each other — A2
Saudis reject threats after Trump comments — A5
Buffer zone brings calm to Syria’s Idlib — A5
Heitkamp scrambles to catch GOP Cramer — A5
Nonprofit helps youth aging out of foster care — A7
Assault charge dropped against ex-sheriff — A7
Trump on rally blitz, tries to stave off Dem gains — A8
Claims of vote suppression asserted in Georgia — A8
New vehicle safety standards called for — A8
Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash — A8
Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam — A8
Pope makes El Salvador’s Romero, Paul VI saints — A9
Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in election — A10
Israel warns of ‘painful’ strikes — A10
Aid groups decry killing of civilians — A10
Stars call for action at women’s luncheon — B5

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

Paul Stanley: Kiss farewell tour could include ex-members

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It won't be all night, but former members of Kiss might get the chance to rock 'n' roll with the band one last time. Kiss frontman Paul Stanley says the band's (second) farewell tour could include former members . . .

Groups fighting sexual violence awarded #MeToo funding

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. The groups, chosen in consultation with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, are focused on . . .


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