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Today in History

Today is Friday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2017. There are 282 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 24, 1765, Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British

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Public Affairs Calendar

Legal Aid of Arkansas Board of Directors, 9 a.m., Comfort Inn & Suites, 1510 E. Main St., Blytheville.
Monday
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 7 p.m.

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Cemetery up for historic recognition


Neal Embry | The Sun
Harold White examines one of the graves at Scott Cemetery, an African-American cemetery in Walnut Ridge. White, who serves on a committee overseeing the cemetery, has several family members buried at the site, located on Arkansas 91.

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — Reflecting on loved ones buried at Scott Cemetery reminds Fayth Hill Washington of a time in her life she "cherished," a time she said the African-American community was "truly

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Pitino influence will guide ASU's Balado


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
New Arkansas State men's basketball coach Mike Balado displays a jersey with his name after being hired on Monday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Mike Balado spent the last four years at one of the most prestigious programs, learning from one of the most respected coaches in college basketball. It's only natural he'd bring a similar style. . . more »


White House demands make-or-break health vote — A3
Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on centers — A3
White House backs decision to brief Trump — A5
Utah man killed in London attack — A5
Police: Vehicle chase ends in drug arrest — A6
Loaded gun found in donated clothes — A6
Police: Ex-employee stole vehicles from dealership — A6
State reconsiders guns in stadiums — A7
Business, leadership conference slated for women — A7
Officials weigh in on repeat offenders — A8
Locals weigh in on high court decision — A8
JP says new courthouse needed — A8
Concerns issued on efficiency bill — A8
ASU-Newport to offer adult fitness, health class — A10
Bass tournament to benefit Children's Home — A10
U.S. to approve Keystone XL pipeline — A11
Rally stalls after vote delayed — B4
SEC pick: Wall Street work won't be problem — B4
Officials to save Franklin home — B6
Dylan gives rare, lengthy interview — B6

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

Corden felt a 'long way from home' amid London attack

LOS ANGELES — James Corden has taken a moment to pay respects to his native London following a deadly attack there. The British host of CBS' "Late Late Show" said on Wednesday's show that he "felt a really long, long way from home" while watching news . . .

Nelson not deathly ill, publicist says

LOS ANGELES — Willie Nelson has played nearly a dozen shows in recent weeks and is not deathly ill, his publicist said, despite a series of reports claiming the country music legend is struggling to breathe. A March 13 Radar Online report quoted an . . .


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