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

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Senator John Boozman's office says the Republican senator remains hospitalized after undergoing unexpected heart surgery for a tear in his aorta. His office said yesterday that Boozman was taken by his wife Cathy to Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers the day before for pain in the senator's chest and shoulder. Boozman spokesman Patrick Creamer says the 63-year-old Boozman responded well to the surgery, which lasted several hours.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - An electronics company affiliated with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has received a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a power module for a fighter jet. University officials announced Wednesday that Arkansas Power Electronics International will use the money to build a high-temperature, silicon carbide power module for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning consumers this week about an Internet ad scam that aims to take advantage of potential renters. For more information about the scam and tips to protect consumers, Arkansas residents can visit WWW DOT GotYourBackArkansas DOT org.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee has increased security after finding a broken window and a man sleeping inside. WMC-TV reports police responded to a call at the museum early yesterday after security officers noticed a smashed window on the second floor.

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