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Nation Jul 24Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws
A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close.
Nation Jul 22Federal judge hears challenge to Arkansas abortion laws
The clinic director of Little Rock Family Planning Services said during a hearing that the facility has only one physician who complies with the requirement that doctors performing abortions be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology.
Nation Jun 01Record floods breach Arkansas levee, overtop 2 in Missouri
Relentless flooding in the central U.S. on Friday inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in two states, and authorities discovered the body of a drowning victim at a Missouri lake.
Nation Mar 14Arkansas, Utah lawmakers pass 18-week abortion bans
The 18-week bans would be the strictest in the country if enacted.
Politics Oct 22Arkansas Democrat was left off one county’s ballot as early voting began
A Democrat running for secretary of state in Arkansas was left off a county's ballot on Monday, prompting officials to temporarily shutter polling sites as they scrambled to fix the problem.
Politics Oct 19PAC won’t pull ad suggesting ‘lynching’ if Democrats win
A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas next month.
Politics Sep 02Arkansas race shows Democrats’ hope for red state wins
Clarke Tucker's surprisingly competitive bid to unseat a Republican congressman is boosting his party's hopes that it can still find issues that attract voters in conservative places.
Nation Mar 24Arkansas governor signs bill to reinstate voter ID law
Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court more than two years ago.