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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 30, the 181st day of 2015. There are 184 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 30, 1865, eight people, including Mary Surratt and Dr. Samuel Mudd, were convicted by a military commission of

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Public Affairs Calendar

Events listed in this column are generally open to the public, although admission fees may be charged. To request changes or additions or notify The Sun of special meetings for this listing, call 935-5525 or 1-800-237-5341, fax to 935-5823 or

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Fan collection begins for elderly


Sarah Morris | The Sun
David Mosesso (left), publisher of The Jonesboro Sun, and Ruth Baker, accountant for United Way of Northeast Arkansas, unload fans Monday at the Helping Neighbors Food Pantry. The Sun and United Way will host a fan collection starting Wednesday through July 29 for senior citizens and people with medical conditions.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Liz Ivener knows of at least five senior citizens who sought help last week alone in staying cool during rising summer temperatures.
While she wanted to help, Ivener, the Helping

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Triple Swing tourney ends strong


Ben Cowens | The Sun
Daniel Robinson (right) hits a shot on the 18th hole as teammate Wayne Bond watches during Monday afternoon’s play in the St. Bernards Advocates Triple Swing golf tournament at RidgePointe Country Club.

By Ben Cowens, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Wayne Bond has worked at Simmons First Bank for more than 30 years, and for a good chunk of his professional career, he and his bank have participated in the St. Bernards Advocates Triple Swing. Monday. . . more »


Governor: Inmates had sights on Mexico — A3
Victim remembered in funeral at church — A3
New arrests in Tunisia as victims honored — A3
Few options remain if Iran talks fall apart — A3
Three arrested in theft ring — A5
Hutchinson to state: Get execution drugs — A5
State joins lawsuit over EPA water rule — A5
Tips sought in fatal hit-and-run — A5
NBC to Donald Trump: You're Fired! — A10

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

NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. The network said it would no . . .

Diddy's son Quincy calls father's arrest a 'hiccup'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diddy's son Quincy Brown has dismissed his father's recent arrest as a "hiccup." Brown walked the red carpet of the BET Awards with Diddy's three young daughters. He brushed aside questions about Diddy's arrest last week. The music . . .


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