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

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SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - A Bald Knob man accused of shooting his father-in-law to death goes before a judge on Wednesday. Investigators say Robert Draft attacked his wife Kathie at their home and then fatally shot Douglas Cloyes at his home down the street. Draft was arrested in Michigan after the May shooting.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A Lonoke County man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison on child porn charges. Thirty-year-old Ryan Oyen of Cabot was arrested last summer and pleaded guilty Monday to 20 counts.

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - The Union County Antique Dealers Association is hosting a big sale Friday and Saturday at the El Dorado Conference Center. The event is part of an initiative to make El Dorado and southern Arkansas the go-to destination for antique dealers and shoppers. Dealers from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas will be selling items.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas writer Mara Leveritt is receiving the 2014 Porter Fund Literary Prize. The $2,000 prize makes it one of the state's most lucrative as well as prestigious literary awards. The ceremony will be in Little Rock in October.

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