State News

Court won't reconsider ruling on defunding PP

LITTLE ROCK -- A federal appeals court said Monday it won't reconsider a ruling that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, setting up a potential showdown over defunding efforts by conservative states over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

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The Associated Press Man admits to stealing from American Legion post BENTONVILLE -- A former commander of a northwestern Arkansas American Legion post has pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of more than $100,000 from the group.

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Tombstone of state's first congressman crumbling FAYETTEVILLE -- Organizers hope that a public campaign will raise enough money to replace the crumbling tombstone of Arkansas' first congressman.

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