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Lawyers for Martha Shoffner Continue Pushing for Acquittal

Lawyers for Martha Shoffner Continue Pushing for Acquittal
Martha Shoffner, leaving the federal courthouse after a hearing last year.

Lawyers for former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner say prosecutors failed to show Shoffner was paid with any business funds as her legal team continues pushing for her acquittal on 14 bribery and extortion charges.
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Company President Ralph Bradbury Ruled Liable for Tax Bill

In a cautionary tale for other non-owner executives, a federal judge has ruled that Ralph Bradbury, former president of the defunct Continental Express of Little Rock, is responsible for an unpaid $750,000 payroll tax bill.
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GOP Hopefuls for Arkansas Attorney General Vow to Fight Federal Government

The three Republicans running for Arkansas attorney general are all vowing to use the post to fight what they call the federal government's "overreach" on issues ranging from health care to the environment, but differ on how to do so.
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