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In 2012, by the slimmest of margins, Arkansas missed being the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana — less than 2 percent. Nearly two years later, another push to legalize the drug failed to even muster enough signatures ...
Arkansas is trying to overturn 40 years of court precedent that abortion is legal until the point a fetus can live outside the womb, opponents of a state law that would ban the procedure 12 weeks into a pregnancy argued Thursday.
Arkansas voters may have the chance this fall to decide whether to raise the state's minimum wage and expand alcohol sales, but won't get a vote on legalizing marijuana after Monday's deadline to qualify for the ballot passed.
In a story July 3 about the deadline to submit petitions for ballot measures, The Associated Press reported erroneously that alcohol sales are illegal in 35 of the state's counties. Alcohol sales are illegal in 37 counties.
Candidates in the closely watched Senate race in Arkansas sparred after Republican Rep. Tom Cotton said Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor believes "faith is something that only happens at 11 o'clock on Sunday mornings."
A proposal barring the Arkansas lottery from starting monitor-style games such as keno until next spring was advanced by lawmakers Monday, under a compromise that eases a plan to outright ban the expanded gambling.