Arkansas Tuesday news

According to Razorback head coach Bobby Petrino, Ryan Mallett’s broken foot may have been a result of previous stress-related injuries, dating back as far as August.

Congressman Mike Ross will vote against President Obama’s health-care reform, a spokesman told The Daily Caller political blog.

Filing for state and federal offices is over. Jim Holt’s entry brings the number of Republican contenders for U. S. Senate to eight. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, Secretary of State Charlie Daniels and Treasurer Martha Shoffner have no primary or Republican opposition.

Ousted Pulaski Circuit Coourt Judge Willard Proctor did not attempt to file for any judicial post, from which he has been banned for life.

Carlton Jones, chief deputy prosecutor in Arkansas’s Miller and Lafayette counties. has taken himself out of the running for an Arkansas U.S. Attorney post amid confusion about the nominating process and rising tensions between African-American leaders and state Democrats over a lack of black judicial appointees.

No one knows how much sales and use tax the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has avoided through a special exemption approved by the state Legislature before Wal-Mart heir Alice Walton and the Walton Family Foundation formally announced plans for the project.

According to the Geological Survey, there remains no clear evidence that natural gas exploration is causing the small earthquakes recorded — and sometimes felt — in the Greenbrier area over the last few months.

The pristine waters of the Mulberry River are being threatened by runoff from a state highway project in the Ozark National Forest and the environmental agency is investigating.

If you have a liquor permit and and are delinquent paying your business personal property tax bill, County tax collectors are getting extra collection help from the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Administration.

Construction has begun on the Fayetteville Express Pipeline, a $1.25 billion, 185-mile natural gas pipeline that will serve the Fayetteville Shale region.

An investigation into a possible hazing at a University of Arkansas fraternity event was declared inactive when the purported victim refused to file a complaint, university police said.

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About patlynch
I am a broadcaster in Arkansas, a former freelance writer and political columnist in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Writing Coach. Speaker. Director of the Christian Foundations for Ministry program, and presently enrolled in the Anglican School of Ministry Master of Ministry program.

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