LITTLE ROCK — A Little Rock lawyer who was disqualified from the May ballot for a past administrative suspension filed a notice Friday that she is appealing the decision.
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To mark today’s celebration of the newly named Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, here is what Arkansas and national leaders are saying about the 38th governor of Arkansas and four-term U.S. senator:
By Peter Urban
LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved a request from Gov. Mike Beebe to transfer up to $2 million from the state’s “rainy day fund” to the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship program.
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s proposal to cut $30 million from the Fulbright Scholar Program next year is drawing criticism from a biographer of the Arkansas statesman, who conceived the idea for a scholarly exchange in the wake of World War II.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.9 percent in March, according to labor statistics released Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Police is currently accepting applications from certified law enforcement officers who want to become an Arkansas State Trooper.
LITTLE ROCK — Bond was set at $500,000 Thursday for a Paragould doctor charged with five counts of video voyeurism.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it will open a new public comment period in the near future on the proposed critical habitat designation for the Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot mussels.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday denied a petition asking it to weigh in on the issue of judicial candidates’ eligibility requirements, though the issue is still expected to reach the high court eventually.