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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2018. There are 40 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On this date:
In 1789, North Carolina became

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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.

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Thanksgiving prices slightly lower this year


Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Kayla May, a worker at Harps Food Store, restocks the shelves with crispy fried onions for shoppers on Tuesday in Jonesboro.

By William B. Carroll, Sun Staff Writer, wcarroll@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — For area residents looking for the best Thanksgiving deals, Jonesboro has a number of options available for the frugal shopper.
The traditional Thanksgiving includes

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ASU falls to Louisiana Tech


Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Arkansas State forward Peyton Martin attempts a shot under the basket while being defending by Louisiana Tech guard Grayson Bright during the first half Tuesday at First National Bank Arena.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State began the Thanksgiving holiday break a couple of days early.

A slow start doomed Arkansas State as it fell behind early, too far to come back from, and lost to Louisiana Tech 80-70. . . more »


2-year college looking to merge with larger system — A3
State denies permit to hog farm — A3
AG asks court to reconsider ruling — A3
Trump: No penalty for Saudi prince for murder — A8
Wildfire victims' families urged to give DNA — A8
Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police — A8
Single parent scholarship applications available — A10
Tech giants plunge; market in red — B4
Heat turns up on Facebook's Sandberg — B4
Dear Abby: Gamer kicked out of house shames dad online — B6

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

Joanna Gaines tells how to make a house a home in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Joanna Gaines, known for her cozy-yet-cool designs including open-concept floor plans, farmhouse sinks and sliding barn doors, admits having to scale back on the vision of her own home in Waco, Texas, to allow her children to add . . .

Woman claims Avenatti dragged her by arm across floor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti alleges he dragged her by the arm across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument. Court papers obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press detail . . .


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