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Housing rights program aids Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK – Two years ago, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined with other state attorneys general and the federal government to announce a multibillion-dollar settlement with the country’s five largest mortgage servicers. Of Arkansas’s share of that settlement, $2 million was directed to the state Access to Justice Commission to provide support and assistance to Arkansas consumers who have been adversely impacted by the crisis.

Food safety inspections 9-20-14

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Healthbytes - Why take vitamin D?

Vitamin D, “the sunshine vitamin,” is created by our bodies after sun exposure and is not available in most foods. As society has moved indoors, sun exposure has declined, as have vitamin D levels, which may affect your health in a negative manner.

Burkhalter goes after Griffin with attack ad

LITTLE ROCK — Democrat John Burkhalter went on the offensive Thursday in the lieutenant governor’s race, launching a new television ad that labels Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin as a career politician with a record of votes that hurt Arkansas workers.