Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On July 31, 1964, the American space probe Ranger 7 reached the moon, transmitting pictures back to Earth before impacting the
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Taylor Wilson, a guest service team member of Target, smooths out the window decal for tax free weekend on the store’s door on Wednesday.
By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — Dating back to the Boston Tea Party, Americans have hated paying taxes, but this weekend Arkansans can enjoy a temporary holiday from state and local taxes on back to school
Kickers Luke Ferguson (left) and Dallas Kepler pass the time between interviews on their phones during Arkansas State’s football media day on Wednesday.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer
JONESBORO — Fast and Furious Football has arrived at Arkansas State.
From the hurry-up offense of Hugh Freeze to the faster Gus Malzahn to the methodical approach of Bryan Harsin, Arkansas State has seen its. . . more »
What golfer won nine tournaments during her 1978 rookie year on the LPGA Tour?
Answer: Nancy Lopez.
Who holds the record for most career fumbles?
Answer: Warren Moon 161 fumbles (1984-2000)
How many rounds must a golfer have have played to be eligible for a handicap?
Who followed his first winless season by winning the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in 1980?
Answer: Jack Nicklaus.
What NFL team introduced the no-huddle offense during the 1980s?
Answer: The Cincinnati Bengal's.
Who won the most popular NASCAR driver award in 2000 (Nationwide Series)?
Answer: Ron Hornaday Jr. - Ron has competed in all three NASCAR divisions. Both his father and his son are also racers.
What was the name of the Philadelphia 76ers before they came to Philadelphia?
Answer: Syracuse Nationals
As of Superbowl XLIV (Feb 2010), what 4 NFL teams have never played in a Superbowl?
Answer: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola
Hutchinson to pay for tax credits
ExxonMobil restarts Pegasus pipeline
UN school, shopping area hit as Gaza fighting intensifies
Obama takes tougher line against casualties
Congress cooperates — and fights — as recess nears
Iraq to assist those displaced by militants
Thousands flee to escape Libya fighting
GOP pushes toward Obama lawsuit
Murder suspect arrested in Blytheville
Prison, jail time ordered for convicted burglars
Man pleads guilty to ex-roommate assault
Ghost hunters get community service
A-State’s ROTC program expects cadet growth
School safety lessons learned at conference
Miracle League needs $500,000 to finish
Connect Arkansas to offer free digital literacy classes
Purple Heart Parking seeks expansion
DENVER (AP) — A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer's sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release.
A prison spokeswoman said Wednesday that Freddie Glenn's parole request has been denied for . . .
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams.
The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of "Peter Pan Live!" The live telecast of this musical . . .