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News Minute: Here is the latest Arkansas news from The Associated Press

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas attorney general's office has rejected the wording of a ballot proposal that would make alcohol sales legal in all 75 of the state's counties. Yesterday's ruling by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said there were ambiguities in the text of the proposal. The measure, sponsored by David Couch of Little Rock, needs approval of the ballot wording before backers can begin gathering voter signatures.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says reconstruction work on the shoulders of Interstate 30 will mean lane closures on the interstate in Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas. The lane closures are between mile markers 22 and 30 and will continue until mid-July.

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Henderson State University has announced plans for a new education center in Hot Springs. The Arkadelphia school is partnering with National Park Community College for the new education center, which will be located in the Landmark Building in downtown Hot Springs. Officials tell The Sentinel-Record that plans for a Henderson location in Hot Springs had been in the works for years.

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services. The service, which will be available April 24th, allows its customers to transfer up to $900 to and from more than 4,000 Wal-Mart stores in the U.S.

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