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Boozman law expands TBI treatment for veterans

Boozman law expands TBI treatment for veterans

WASHINGTON — Veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury will receive broader rehabilitation services as part of a larger VA bill that President Obama signed into law on Monday.

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Appeals court upholds hate crime conviction

Appeals court upholds hate crime conviction

LITTLE ROCK — A Green Forest man’s 2011 conviction of federal hate crimes was upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis today.

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Extreme heat poses risk to fish population

Extreme heat poses risk to fish population

LITTLE ROCK —This summer’s extreme heat is taking a toll on fish in Arkansas, the state Game and Fish Commission says.

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State’s 12,000 bridges in relatively good shape, highway officials say

State’s 12,000 bridges in relatively good shape, highway officials say

LITTLE ROCK — Compared to the rest of the country, the bridges across Arkansas are in fairly good shape, but by the end of the decade a number of them will need major reconstruction or replacement, experts say.

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ASP sets new policy for troopers who work security for college teams

ASP sets new policy for troopers who work security for college teams

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Police today announced a new ethics policy for troopers who provide security for a college athletic programs.

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University of Arkansas enters deal with Panama

University of Arkansas enters deal with Panama

WASHINGTON – The University of Arkansas today signed a formal pledge to assist the Panama Ministry of Agriculture over the next five years.

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State’s second sales tax holiday is this weekend

State’s second sales tax holiday is this weekend

LITTLE ROCK — Shoppers at Arkansas stores will be able to buy certain items without paying a state sales tax during the state’s second back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend.

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LM Windpower cuts 234 jobs in Little Rock

LM Windpower cuts 234 jobs in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK — Citing uncertainty over a tax credit provision and a slowdown in production, Danish wind turbine maker LM Windpower said it would lay off more than two-thirds of its Little Rock workforce.

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Drought threatens poultry industry

Drought threatens poultry industry

WASHINGTON – A sharp spike in feed prices due to the continued drought is costing the nation’s poultry industry millions of dollars and threatening jobs.

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Stan Musial’s last uniform displayed at Clinton library

Stan Musial’s last uniform displayed at Clinton library

LITTLE ROCK — Starting Friday, visitors to the Clinton presidential library can view the uniform Stan Musial wore for his last game with the St. Louis Cardinals before retiring in 1963.

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