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Today in History

Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2016. There are 29 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Dec. 2, 1816, the first savings bank in the United States, the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, opened for business.
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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Dec. 5
Valley View School Board, 6 p.m., superintendent's office.
Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Lake City.
Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Ravenden City Council, 7 p.m., Municipal Building.
Black Rock City Council, 7 p.m.,

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Families create Christmas tradition

Sarah Morris | The Sun
Heather Howard (center) and her daughter Charlotte, 13, study a Christmas tree as her husband Don holds it up Thursday. The family purchased the tree at the Optimist Club of Jonesboro’s annual Christmas tree sale at Arkansas State University’s Regional Farmers' Market.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Shayna McMillin and her mother are now banned from picking out their family's Christmas tree.
"Last year, mom and I came and got a tree too tall," McMillin, 20, Jonesboro, quipped.

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JHS thrashes Bay at Hurricane Classic

Kevin Turbeville | The Sun
Westside’s Avery Felts drives inside the 3-point line as Springdale Har-Ber’s Jack Ragsdale (20) and Ryan Taylor defend during the first quarter of their game Thursday in the Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.

By Cory Clark, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Bay couldn't match Jonesboro's talent and size Thursday in the first round of the 32nd annual Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic. Host Jonesboro was to much for the Class 1A Yellowjackets as the Hurricane. . . more »

Wisconsin presidential recount begins — A5
Crown prince becomes Thai king — A5
Aldrin evacuated from South Pole — A5
Tenn. wildfires' death toll increases — A5
Space ship breaks apart over Siberia — A12
Hollande rules out 2017 run — A12
Trump salutes Carrier, himself — A11
Police kill suspect, rescue children — A11
Women's registration for draft backed — A11
Oil, banks raise Dow average to new high — B5
Police make 5 arrests in cybercrime takedown — B5
Black Friday deals lift auto sales in Nov. — B5
House bill would relax bank rules — B5

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

How DirecTV Now compares to other online TV services

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Neil Diamond to celebrate career with world tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond took "Song Sung Blue" to the top of the charts, and now he promises to leave "no song unsung" when he takes the stage next year for a world tour. The 75-year-old singer-songwriter promises to play the highlights of his . . .

December 2016