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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials said Wednesday that they have extended into next year the deadline for applying for rental relief after little of the state's share of the federal funds for the program had been spent.

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At least two people were killed Friday night when a reported tornado ripped through an Arkansas nursing home, and emergency crews in southern Illinois were also responding to reports of injuries at an Amazon warehouse after a roof collapsed amid storms there.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Thursday approved the largest tax cut in state history, adjourning a special session without taking up an abortion ban modeled after Texas' or other measures some Republican lawmakers hoped to add to the agenda.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas legislators on Tuesday advanced a nearly $500 million income tax cut package, rejecting efforts to include a tax credit for law enforcement officers.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that he'll call the Legislature back into session next week to take up a tax cut plan, and that he hoped lawmakers would hold off on efforts to enact an abortion ban similar to one in neighboring Texas.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican panel on Monday approved new boundaries for Arkansas' state House and Senate seats that creates a new majority-Hispanic district but still drew complaints that it dilutes minority voters' representation in the Legislature.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police agreed to limit how a maneuver where troopers intentionally bump a car during a pursuit can be used under a tentative legal settlement announced Friday by attorneys for a woman injured when a trooper caused her vehicle to flip.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Friday delayed a vote on whether to allow state-run health care facilities to require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a move officials say is needed to protect millions of dollars in federal funding.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and the state's four U.S. House members on Friday endorsed Sarah Sanders' bid for governor, days after the former White House press secretary's path to the Republican nomination was cleared.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday dropped her bid for governor, clearing former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders' path to the Republican nomination for the post.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The state of Arkansas filed a consumer protection lawsuit Wednesday against a Virginia-based medical supplier for nearly $11 million for failing to deliver supplies during the coronavirus pandemic, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday backed off plans to call the Legislature back to the Capitol next week to take up income tax cuts as he continued negotiating with lawmakers on how much to reduce.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Thursday advanced legislation prohibiting businesses from requiring employees to disclose whether they've been vaccinated against COVID-19, a sweeping restriction that drew opposition from the state's hospital association, business groups and ho…

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Thursday sent the governor a congressional redistricting plan that critics say weakens the influence of minority voters in the Little Rock area by splitting the state's most populous county among three U.S. House districts.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring employers to let their workers opt out of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, a move opposed by the state's Republican governor, business groups and hospitals.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a new congressional map that splits up the state's most populous county into three U.S. House districts, drawing complaints that the move will dilute the influence of minority voters in the Little Rock area.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers struck a deal on congressional redistricting Tuesday, with legislative committees advancing a proposal that would split up the state's most populous and heavily Democratic county among three U.S. House districts.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House on Tuesday advanced legislation that would require employers to let workers opt out of taking the COVID-19 vaccine, despite warnings it would conflict with President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate and threaten millions in federal funding for health ca…

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers struck a deal on congressional redistricting Tuesday, with legislative committees advancing a proposal that would split up the state's most populous and heavily Democratic county among three U.S. House districts.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said it wouldn't allow the state to enforce its ban on mask mandates by schools and other government bodies, while lawmakers clashed over efforts to prohibit businesses from requiring employees get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Wednesday advanced legislation that would allow workers to opt out of their employer's COVID-19 vaccine requirement if they're tested weekly or can prove they have natural antibodies.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' majority Republican Legislature is meeting this week to redraw the state's four U.S. House districts, a task that has generated plenty of ideas but little consensus so far on how to do it.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday said he'd allowed the state's public health emergency for the coronavirus pandemic to end, saying he didn't need any additional powers to respond to it.

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LONOKE — A former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a white teenager whose death has drawn the attention of civil rights activists was released Monday on $15,000 bond.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed the Little Rock police chief's lawsuit against the local police union and several current and former officers that accused them of conspiring to force him out of his job.

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Fearing his parents wouldn't approve of his decision to get a COVID-19 vaccine but needing their signature, Andrew signed up for the appointment in secret, and then sprang it on them at the last minute.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday said President Joe Biden's mandate that many private businesses require employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is the wrong approach for boosting vaccination rates.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is easing rules for its rental relief program to prioritize the funds for tenants at immediate risk of being evicted after little of the state's share of the federal money has been spent so far.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Several inmates at a northwest Arkansas jail said they weren't told a medication they were given to treat COVID-19 was actually an anti-parasite drug that federal health officials have warned should not be used to treat the coronavirus.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators in Arkansas climbed again Tuesday, as the state's top health official said he was worried about a further surge in cases from the coming Labor Day weekend.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of Arkansas COVID-19 patients on a ventilator climbed to a new high on Monday as the state reported 33 new coronavirus deaths amid the summer surge driven by the highly contagious delta variant.

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