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

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning consumers about an Internet ad scam that aims to take advantage of potential renters. McDaniel says today that his Consumer Protection Division has received several complaints in recent months about scammers posting fake rental classifieds on Internet advertising sites.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox today scheduled a hearing for May 2nd over the motion for a preliminary injunction against the new law requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.

OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - The Osceola City Council has scheduled a meeting to discuss issuing $1.5 billion of economic development bonds for the Big River Steel mill. Mayor Dickie Kennemore tells the Jonesboro Sun the council will meet May 5th to discuss issuing $1.5 billion in Act 9 bonds for the project.

NEW YORK (AP) - The pay of Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated's outgoing CEO fell 73 percent in 2013 because he didn't get stock awards that are given in anticipation of future performance as well as a lower performance-based bonus. The Bentonville-based retailer gave 64-year-old Michael Duke a compensation package worth about $5.6 million including a base salary of $1.4 million and a performance-based bonus of $2.8 million for the fiscal year that ended on January 31st.

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