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

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TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Federal authorities have charged a Guatemalan man arrested in Arkansas with transporting people who are in the country without legal permission. The Texarkana Gazette reports Isaias Elias-Pelico was transporting at least seven passengers when he was pulled over last week. A passenger told police he paid Elias-Pelico and another man $600 to take him from Houston to Pennsylvania.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is taking a look at developing its education programs for company executives to boost revenue. College of Business associate dean Matthew Waller says he believes customized courses for business leaders would be a way to raise revenue. Waller says executives can pay more than students can.

YELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Marion County officials are standing behind a decision to fire a librarian accused of throwing booklets about the Freedom of Information Act at board members. Quorum court members yesterday upheld the county library board's June termination of Anita Paulson. Paulson says the board violated the law when it didn't provide proper public notice before a vote.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A group advocating alcohol sales in dry Arkansas counties says it hasn't gathered sufficient support in Faulkner and Craighead counties. The group Our Community, Our Dollars says it will solely focus on Saline County. It says it has collected enough signatures there to put the issue on the November ballot.

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