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AMA honors Beebe

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday received the American Medical Association’s Award for Outstanding Government Service, the association said in a news release.

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval saying the bill attempted to circumvent “longstanding and proven processes” for determining if such a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest.