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Friday, December 31, 2010

Thyer sworn in as U.S. attorney

Posted By on Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Chris Thyer, the former Jonesboro legislator, was sworn in today as U.S. attorney in a private ceremony by Judge Leon Holmes. He was nominated Dec. 1 by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate Dec. 22. He'll go right to work. A formal ceremony will be held later.

In a prepared release, he said:

"I am humbled and honored that the President and the Senate have entrusted me to fill this important position. I truly stand on the shoulders of the great men and women who have held this position before me. And, just as important, I am very excited to work with some of the finest attorneys in Arkansas who work tirelessly on behalf of our country," Thyer said.

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