Clintons to attend LR airport dedication ceremony

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are scheduled to attend a May 3 ceremony to mark the first phase of renovations at the Little Rock airport that bears their names.

The airport announced Tuesday that its first round of renovations is nearly complete. Those renovations include a larger and modernized ticket lobby and a new baggage-screening system.

The ceremony will also serve as a formal dedication of the airport's new name. Last year, the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission voted to rename the facility as the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Both Clintons are scheduled to attend the event. The airport says the ceremony is open to the public, but those who wish to attend must request a free ticket from the airport.

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