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Inmates Bruce Ward(top row L to R), Don Davis, Ledell Lee, Stacy Johnson, Jack Jones (bottom row L to R), Marcel Williams, Kenneth Williams and Jason Mcgehee are shown in this booking photo provided March 21, 2017. Two were scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in Arkansas on April 17. Photo courtesy Arkansas Department of Corrections/Handout via Reuters
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Arkansas 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.

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