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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2017. There are 38 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day.
Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure establishing the U.S.

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Public Affairs

Monday, Nov. 27
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 7 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Building.
Jackson County

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Shoppers ready to hunt for deals on Black Friday


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
David Beck, co-owner of Full Sun Gifts, arranges ornaments on a Christmas tree Wednesday while getting the shop ready for Black Friday.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A "sucker for sales," Abby Vaughn said her family has made Black Friday shopping a family tradition.
"Crowds don't bother me," Vaughn said, "and I enjoy the 'rush' of it when

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Indiana pulls away from A-State


Darron Cummings | Associated Press
Indiana’s Josh Newkirk defends Arkansas State’s Ty Cockfield during the first half Wednesday night in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana defeated ASU 87-70.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — While Arkansas State was able to get back in Wednesday night's game after trailing by 14 points at halftime, the Red Wolves couldn't stay in it to the finish.

ASU whittled Indiana's lead to three points in the second half,. . . more »


Police: Women injure officer during robbery — A6
Man accused of raping babysitter — A6
Police: Man robs relative for cash — A7
Security tight for NYC Thanksgiving parade — A8
Pence visits injured service members at military hospital — A9
Melendez attorney: Hung jury supported friendship defense — A9
Police investigate fraternity for sexual assault allegations — A9
Student arrested on explosives charge — A9
Marco, Saunders honored at advisor luncheon — A10
Syria talks in Saudi Arabia, Russia aim to unify rivals — A11
Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home — A11
Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump — A13
Man president criticized has put felons in prison — A13
Thousands pay respects to slain police officer — A13
Hope dwindles for families of lost Argentina submarine crew — A14
Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55 — A16
Lebanese prime minister puts resignation on hold — A16
U.S. stocks slip from latest highs — B6
Airlines settle 9/11 lawsuit for $95 million — B6
Ski resort owner reaches tentative deal in $200M fraud case — B6

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

Q&A: Denzel on 'Roman J. Israel,' 'Malcolm X' and 'Shaft'

NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better. In Dan Gilroy's "Roman J. Israel, Esq.," Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The . . .

Anthony Gonzalez, and his mama, living a dream with 'Coco'

NEW YORK (AP) — Like the character he plays in the film "Coco," Anthony Gonzalez has always wanted to be an artist. But unlike the role he plays, the young actor has been lucky to have the full support of his Mexican family. "My parents have . . .


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