Milligan staffer’s emails raise questions

LITTLE ROCK — Emails sent by a former employee of the nonprofit American Cancer Society Action Network who now serves on the staff of state Treasurer Dennis Milligan raise questions about whether restrictions on political activity by a nonprofit group were violated during Milligan’s campaign.

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Milligan staffer’s emails raise questions

LITTLE ROCK — Emails sent by a former employee of the nonprofit American Cancer Society Action Network who now serves on the staff of state Treasurer Dennis Milligan raise questions about whether restrictions on political activity by a nonprofit group were violated during Milligan’s campaign.

Moratorium on hog farm permits renewed

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted Friday to approve a third 180-day moratorium on issuing hog farm permits in the Buffalo River watershed.

Lawmakers formally adjourn legislative session

LITTLE ROCK — State legislators on Wednesday formally adjourned the 2015 regular session, acknowledging that they likely will return at some point for a special session to address Medicaid expansion and possibly other issues.

Sports

Near-Record Crowd Watches Hogs Clinch Series Against MSU

FAYETTEVILLE – Dominic Taccolini needed Saturday. He needed it about as much as Arkansas needed a team win. The sophomore right-hander was bad his last two times out, giving up 14 earned runs over his last eight innings in two starts.

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PATE: From ashes to prosperity

In 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius near modern Naples, Italy, erupted, burying the city of Pompeii in a thick blanket of volcanic ash. As one witness to the calamity wrote, the dust “poured across the land” like a flood. Nearly two thousand people died; and the city was abandoned for the next 1,700 years.

PATE: Now Serving Student Number Six

Recently, I attended a meeting where an administrator from a small public university treated the audience to a review of his institution’s new “brand identity campaign.” There’s a lot I don’t like about the current direction of higher education in America. This is the thing I despise the most.

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