Maggio's exit from bench to be forever

Online comments by judge cited in sanctions he accepts

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio and a state agency have agreed to sanctions that would suspend him from all judicial duties until year's end and then prohibit him from ever serving as a judge again in Arkansas, the agency announced Wednesday.

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Rules create way to get off registry

Mischa Martin (left) of the Office of Policy and Legal Services at the state Department of Human Services and Christin Harper, policy unit manager with the Children and Family Services Division, answer lawmakers’ questions Wednesday.

More people accused of child abuse can request removal from the state's maltreatment registry. Read »

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New Ebola cases stir Nigerian fears

A Nigerian port health official takes a temperature reading Wednesday of an arriving passenger at the airport in Lagos as part of stepped-up measures to check the spread of the Ebola virus.

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