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Stories from Sunday, January 15, 2012

2012 starts with government rush to meet 2013 deadline (01/15/12)
Police, emergency responders and government agencies were put on notice 20 years ago, and, in 2004, they were given a deadline to meet. But many Arkansas agencies and counties will spend 2012 rushing to make sure they have "narrow band" two way radios and towers in use by Jan. 1, 2013. Failure to comply could cause interference with other emergency communication systems, and result in hefty federal fines...
Missouri State Highway Patrol seeking new troopers (01/15/12)
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 96th Recruit Class, scheduled to begin training on Jan. 16, 2013. The application deadline is March 4...
Watkins Announces Candidacy (01/15/12)
I, Michalle Watkins, am formally announcing my candidacy for the office of Fulton County Tax Collector. Many of you know me, if not by name, perhaps by sight, as I have served in the Fulton County Tax Collection Office for fifteen years. My tenure as a Deputy Tax Collector has afforded me a great deal of experience...
New laws take effect in Arkansas (01/15/12)
As 2012 arrived, several new state laws took effect, including new requirements on facilities that provide the abortion pill, and a tax cut on the purchase of used cars. There is also a new law authorizing a pilot program to offer morbid obesity coverage, and a requirement that new homes include carbon monoxide detectors...