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Hog farm foes: Map flawed, redo permit

Posted: February 21, 2014 at 5:24 a.m.

A coalition of environmentalists and lawyers is asking the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to reopen the permitting process for a Newton County hog farm because of discrepancies in the farm’s original permit application.

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Panel pivots on staff cuts in Darr office

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/20/14--
Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, bottom, and Senate President Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, marooned a bill in committee to curb spending on the lieutenant governor's office staff which continues to employ $267,000 a year on four-member staff.

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Activists pay respects to protesters killed in clashes with police, during clashes with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The flag held by one activist at rear reads 'For Ukraine.' Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine's capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen dozens bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment.  (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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