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Today in History

Today is Saturday, April 29, the 119th day of 2017. There are 246 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On April 29, 1992, a jury in Simi Valley, California, acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the

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Public Affairs Calendar

Valley View School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office.
Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Caraway.
Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Ravenden City Council, 7 p.m., Municipal Building.
Black Rock City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.

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2 finalists entered late

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Alan Shao (left) and Kelly Damphousse were 11th hour applicants for the Arkansas State University's chancellor position.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two of the three finalists for the Arkansas State University chancellor position submitted their applications at the 11th hour.
"One of the things I said to the committee on

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Lady Blazers win after fast start

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Valley View pitcher Montanna Smith delivers a pitch during Thursday’s conference game at home against Wynne. Smith struck out six as Valley View won 5-1.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer JONESBORO — Valley View avenged a softball loss from earlier in the week Thursday as the Lady Blazers took advantage of several Wynne mistakes in a 5-1 victory at Lady Blazer Field. With the win, Valley View finishes. . . more »

Owners of 2 pigs heading to court — A2
Governor: Full probe 'unjustified' — A5
Hutchinson announces $70M state budget cut — A5
Girl found dead after mom, relative killed — A5
Reporters describe problem executions — A5
Police: Jailed parents abandon children — A6
Man: Woman may have downloaded child porn — A6
Trump will zero in on trade agreements — A6
Police: Charges pending in shooting — A7
Congress settles for stopgap to avoid shutdown — A8
Trump, Congress: Lofty goals hit reality — A8
Trump blames Flynn's vetting on predecessor — A8
Court delays ruling on carbon restrictions — A8
Pope demands rejection of violence — A9
China, U.S. offer different plans on N. Korea — A10
Nazi history besets Le Pen — A10
U.S. troops deploy along tense border — A10
Montenegro lawmakers back NATO enrollment — A10
Stocks end short of milestone — B5
Economy growth weakest in 3 years — B5
Apple refusing to pay Qualcomm royalties — B5
Berkeley praises police for keeping peace — B7

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

Wilson sues publisher for defamation

SYDNEY — Rebel Wilson is suing an Australian publisher for defamation over a series of magazine articles the actress says cost her movie roles by painting her as a serial liar. Wilson's lawyer, Renee Enbom, said during a court hearing on Friday that the . . .

Miss. man sues R. Kelly, says singer ruined marriage

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. Deputy Kenneth Bryant, who married Asia Childress in Mississippi in 2012, filed suit last week . . .

April 2017