Up in air on equal education, state says

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 12:02 a.m.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday whether the state still must provide all schools with equal funding, now that it’s been prevented from taking wealthy school districts’ property-tax revenue.

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Electors finalize votes for Romney

Jonathan Barnett (holding papers), Reta Hamilton and four other Republican electors meet at the state Capitol in Little Rock on Monday and cast the state’s six electoral votes for Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Similar meetings were held in capitals across the country.

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Club de Madrid stresses women’s rights

Eugene Yun (left), managing director of the P80 Group Foundation, and Carlos Westendorp, secretary-general of the Club de Madrid, sign the Little Rock Accord on Monday afternoon on the steps of the Old Statehouse. Supporters of the accord hope to persuade government-owned investment funds and other financial funds to back “sustainable growth” that is environmentally sensitive.

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