Simmons, ex-AP bureau chief and reporter, dies
By: KELLY P. KISSEL - The Associated Press
AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat-GazetteBILL SIMMONS: Bill Simmons is shown in Little Rock on June 27. Simmons, a former Associated Press bureau chief who covered Arkansas politics for nearly a half-century at the AP and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette died Monday in Little Rock. He was 71.