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Arkansas governor forms panel to look at school security


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson formed a commission Thursday to look at improving security at Arkansas schools in light of the recent school massacre in Florida, though he said he would oppose gun control measures such as raising the minimum age to buy firearms.

The Republican governor stopped short of endorsing any specific changes or legislation as he announced the 11-member Arkansas School Safety Commission. The panel faces a July 1 deadline to issue an initial report, with final recommendations due by the end of November.

Hutchinson said the panel will look at several iss...

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