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Yesterday | Arkansas Times

The Bagman Papers: Ethics report on Baker, Morton, Maggio and Co.

Political junkies might like to read the 46-page report by the Arkansas Ethics Commission staff that arose following complaints about campaign contributions to former judicial candidate Mike Maggio .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Democrat, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, Faulkner County, AR, Conway, AR

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Courier

Owens values Dover schools, community

If there is one principle Jerry Owens has learned in his seven years with the Dover School District, it's that a superintendent's work never ends.

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Related Topix: Dover, AR, Education Etc., Arkansas Tech University, Morrilton, AR, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Arkansas Times

Minimum wage drive needs some 15,000 signatures

I'm expecting a news release shortly on the precise number, but it appears the drive to put a minimum wage increase on the November ballot is roughly 15,000 signatures short of the 61,503 signatures of registered voters necessary to qualify the initiated act for the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Arkansas Times

Lawyer says statewide alcohol petitions invalid

Elizabeth Robben Murray, a Friday Firm lawyer and veteran of ballot initiative battles, wrote the secretary of state today in behalf of a committee that opposes a statewide vote on the sale of alcohol in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Hurt Veteran Tasered in Jail May Have a Case

A Vietnam veteran who says jail guards Tasered him multiple times after he claimed back pain kept him from sitting up may have a civil rights case, the 8th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

The money in the booze battles

More reports coming in to the state Ethics Commission from both sides in state and local battles over retail alcohol sales.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Poinsett County, AR, Little Rock, AR, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Arkansas Times

Liquor stores power opposition to Faulkner County wet campaign

FAVORS STATUS QUO: Owners of this liquor store at the Maumelle exit from I-40 are contributing to the campaign to prevent alcohol sales in neighboring Faulkner County.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Maumelle, AR

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Tri-county RITA going for 'equal representation' vote

Members of the Faulkner County Quorum Court that attended a Regional Intermodal Transportation Authority summit with the quorum courts of Conway and Perry counties on Friday expressed limited support, at best, for equal representation among the three counties.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Conway, AR

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Arkansas Online

Arkansas postcard past

Morrilton, 1908 This card shows Railroad Avenue, the Conway County seat's main street.

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Related Topix: Morrilton, AR

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Arkansas Times

Local option alcohol sales petitions filed in Craighead, Saline counties

Here's an update on petition drives for local option elections to allow alcohol sales in Craighead, Faulkner and Saline counties.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Mayflower, AR, Vilonia, AR, Craighead County, AR, Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Times

Statewide alcohol vote will meet first barrier, attorney says

David Couch , attorney for Let Arkansas Decide , says the petition drive for a constitutional amendment to allow alcohol sales in every Arkansas county had - in 30 days - met the threshold for signatures to qualify for the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas County, AR, Marijuana, Faulkner County, AR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Arkansas Times

Study touts economic benefit of expanding alcohol sales

The committee financed by Walmart and Kum & Go seeking elections to allow retail alcohol sales in Faulkner, Saline and Craighead counties commissioned a report from the University of Arkansas that touts the benefits of sales expansion.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Faulkner County, AR

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