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      Little Rock woman appointed to Arkansas Ethics Commission

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      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin has appointed a Little Rock woman to the Arkansas Ethics Commission.

      Ashley Driver Younger - a lawyer and the executive director of Central Arkansas Rescue Efforts for Animals - will join the commission on Jan. 1. She replaces Commissioner William Bird III, whose term expires Dec. 31. Younger's term will expire Dec. 31, 2020.

      Younger is a 2010 graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law and has worked as an assistant attorney general and in private practice.

      The governor, the lieutenant governor, the attorney general, the president pro tem of the Senate, and the speaker of the house each appoint one member to the five-member commission.

      (Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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