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  1. Game and Fish NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Courier

    Commission hears proposals on hunting regulations LITTLE ROCK - During the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's March meeting, Commissioners received a briefing on the public response from hunting regulations the agency has proposed. More than 12,800 people have responded to the public input survey.

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  2. Inhofe's Revenge on FAA, Round 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roll Call

    Sen. James M. Inhofe kicked off budget week with a floor speech on the sequel to his Pilot's Bill of Rights, which the Oklahoma Republican acknowledged Monday "is not a big deal to the general public, but it is to anyone who is a pilot." It's been nearly five years since Inhofe "scared the crap out of" construction workers at a south Texas airport as he tried to land his Cessna 340 on a closed runway.

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  3. State sidelines 56 road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Continuing uncertainty over the future of the Federal Highway Trust Fund has forced state highway officials to suspend 56 construction projects totaling an estimated $112 million from its April bid letting. The move marks the third time this year the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has withdrawn projects from bid letting, amounting to 61 projects worth an estimated $162 million.

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  4. 40/29 News talks to Arkansas legislators in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | 4029TV.com

    AND A HALF MONTHS BUT HE IS CAUSING A LOT OF STIR IN WASHINGTON. THIS IS MOST RECENTLY DUE TO HIS OPEN LETTER TO IRAN.

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  5. 5 in D.C. favor drug-screen billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | NWAonline

    On Thursday, most of the Arkansas congressional delegation sponsored legislation aimed to improve road and highway safety by changing what is allowed in the pre-employment drug screening process for the commercial trucking industry. U.S. Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduced the Senate version.

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  6. NLR neurosurgeon sues former patient for defamationRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    A North Little Rock neurosurgeon is suing a former patient for defamation after the patient protested and distributed pages of negative comments about him at his Conway location on Dave Ward Drive. Dr. James Calhoun of Central Arkansas Neurosurgery has filed a lawsuit against James Blazier, requesting a jury trial and compensatory damages for the toll his actions have taken on the physician's practice.

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  7. Rice field rolling gets a look in CongressRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The issue is "rolling" of rice fields. This is a farming practice after rice harvesting in the fall when fields are rolled instead of burned or disced.

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  8. Commission hears proposals on hunting regulationsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    During today's meeting, Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission received a briefing on the public response from hunting regulations the agency has proposed. The AGFC has provided an online survey for public comment.

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  9. New bill seeks DOT approval for alternative drug screen for truckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    A new bill to recognize hair testing as an alternative pre-employment screen and random drug check for truck drivers is being praised by trucking industry groups and some carriers. The Drug Free Commercial Truck Driver Act of 2015 will allow the U.S. Department of Transportation to recognize hair testing as an option to give companies greater flexibility when conducting drug and alcohol testing.

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  10. Bill Aims to Give Hair-Testing Equal FootingRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    U.S. Senators John Boozman and Joe Manchin today introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the Department of Transportation "to recognize hair testing as an alternative option to give companies greater flexibility when conducting drug and alcohol testing," according to a news release issued by the Senate. is also cosponsored by Senator Heidi Heitkamp .

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  11. ATA urges Congress to back bipartisan hair testing legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Trucker

    The American Trucking Associations asked lawmakers to support bipartisan legislation introduced today that would allow trucking companies to use hair testing to meet federal requirements and prevent drug users from getting behind the wheel of trucks. "ATA is committed to improving highway safety, including doing all we can to prevent individuals who use drugs or alcohol from driving trucks," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves.

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  12. Bills Introduced to Allow Hair Testing to Replace Urinalysis for Drug UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Transport Topics

    Long-sought legislation among many in the trucking and safety communities to allow carriers to use hair testing in place of urinalysis to detect drug use in drivers was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate March 19. "Preventing drug users from operating commercial trucks will improve safety on our roads and enhance industry standards," Sen. John Boozman said. "This legislation eliminates the duplicative drug-testing process and allows trucking companies to use the more effective option without having to pay for two tests."

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  13. Riff Raff | Passions of the Sen. CottonRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The City Wire

    The good Senator Tom Cotton isn't acting like the farm boy from Yell County who was dominant in his campaign commercials. Those small town, farm values he loaded up in Dardanelle on the half-ton farm truck for his trip to D.C. must have fallen off somewhere around Walnut Ridge.

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  14. U.S. can't turn back on allies, Womack says on U.S. returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    After a nine-day tour of several conflict-ridden countries including Ukraine, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack said Tuesday that the United States can't financially turn its back on its allies. During last week's House recess, the Rogers Republican and seven other members of the House Appropriations Committee's Defense Subcommittee traveled to Egypt, Cyprus, London and Ukraine on a trip paid for by the Department of Defense, the committee and the congressmen.

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  15. The nation in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    The return of Robert Durst to face murder charges in Los Angeles will be delayed for at least five days as New Orleans authorities determine how to handle allegations related to possession of a firearm and marijuana. The 71-year-old real estate scion, who is implicated in the murder of a friend and the disappearance of his wife, appeared briefly in a New Orleans courtroom Tuesday, shackled and wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and rubber sandals.

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  16. Fund the military so U.S. dominates, Cotton tells peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NWAonline

    In his first official speech on the Senate floor Monday, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton called for dramatic increases in defense spending, saying budget cuts over the past few years have left the United States military unprepared. "Our enemies and allies alike must know that aggressors will pay an unspeakable price for challenging the United States," he said.

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  17. Sen. Cotton defends letter, says more Iranian sanctions neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The City Wire

    After a high-profile week centered around a controversial letter to Iranian leaders authored by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, Arkansas' junior senator and a Republican, said he's far from done with his efforts interjecting himself in the U.S.-Iran discussion. Cotton, who appeared on this week's TV edition of Talk Business & Politics on KATV Ch.

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  18. A few signers now pull back on Iran letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    At least a few of the Republican senators are expressing some second thoughts after signing an open letter drafted by Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and sent to Iran's leaders. As criticism mounted from allies, home-state editorial boards and colleagues who opted not to sign the missive, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin became the latest Republican to suggest he might do things differently if given another chance.

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  19. Brawner: That letter to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    We may have reached the point where the U.S. government has moved past "does not work" to "cannot work" - not in the current environment, anyway, and we need to decide what to do about that. One is Congress' inability to respond to President Obama's decision not to enforce part of immigration law.

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  20. Boozman: Obama won't 'talk about the problem' of Islamist terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Hill

    Sen. John Boozman on Thursday said President Obama has been silent on religious persecution perpetrated by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . "If we don't identify or talk about the problem, we can't solve it," Boozman said in a statement.

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