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Sunday
June 17, 2018
Magnolia Banner News

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EDITORIAL

It will have been a 32 year wait when the first kick off of the 2026 FIFA World Cup happens in North American again.

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Arkansas House Weekly

Although budget hearings for the next fiscal year do not begin until the fall, we frequently review revenue reports to ensure our budget is on track.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi. (In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 2001.)

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State Capitol Week in Review

From Senator Bruce Maloch

Legislators and business leaders have made it a priority to encourage more Arkansas students to graduate from college with a degree or a certificate proving that they have learned a core set of job skills.

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EDITORIAL

We were surprised by some recent crime statistics from central Arkansas, particularly in our belief, and we presume a wide belief, that a higher number of law enforcement officers translates to a lower crime rate.

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EDITORIAL

The right to refuse service is an item of discussion on the tips of tongues at water coolers across America this fine Wednesday.

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Working Together for Rural Arkansas

By: Senator John Boozman

Washington is working together to help our rural communities, which is good news for the forty-two percent of Arkansans who live outside our urban areas.

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EDITORIAL

At a time when we had just heard a radio program about long-time student loan debts - even life-long, as one individual described it - it was refreshing to report the news about tuition at Southern Arkansas University.

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