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

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MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities have charged a second suspect in the fatal shooting of a Southern Arkansas University football player and a former student. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says Timothy Johnson was charged with a terroristic act. The same charge was filed against Byron Dunn on Monday in the shooting. Brandon Hobdy and Wayne Payton were killed Sunday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock authorities say three sculptures worth $30,000 have been stolen from Riverfront Park. The city's Parks and Recreation director says he believes the statues were taken last night. They're made of bronze with copper detail and were sawed off at their base.

VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - A special prosecutor has been appointed in the case of a man convicted of killing a woman at a Crawford County transient camp in 2001. Fort Smith attorney Ron Fields was appointed on Wednesday. The Arkansas Supreme Court ordered a new trial for Rickey Dale Newman earlier this year. They say he was incompetent to stand trial when he was convicted in 2002 of killing Marie Cholette.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated the chairwoman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Colette Honorable has served on the Arkansas Public Service Commission since 2007 when she was appointed by Governor Mike Beebe. She also served as chief of staff for Beebe when he was the state's attorney general.

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