State News

State delegates look for rebound in Philadelphia

LITTLE ROCK -- When Arkansas' delegates gather in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this week, they'll cast votes for a nominee the state claims as its adopted daughter. They also hope having Hillary Clinton at the top of the ticket will energize a state party that's been routed by Republicans over the past three elections.

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Supreme Court denies request for execution law hearing

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas' highest court on Thursday denied a request to reconsider its June ruling upholding the state's execution secrecy law, but justices issued a stay that prevents the state from setting new execution dates as some inmates appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Bill Clinton says wife can bridge partisan divide

NORTH LITTLE ROCK -- Bill Clinton touted his wife Friday as someone who can bridge the partisan divide and has the best experience to address the world's challenges, as the former president returned to Arkansas to help her White House bid and boost a state Democratic Party that has been routed by Republicans in recent years.

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