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May 29th, 2014
The swimming area at Hurricane Lake Estates has been closed due to an E. coli threat, Arkansas Health Department officials reported.
The Health Department also has closed the following other areas at this time: Beaverfork Lake in Conway, Cove Lake near Paris, Spring Lake in Yell County, Storm Creek in Phillips County and Camp Joshua in Benton.
LITTLE ROCK â€” A Jonesboro orthodontist has filed a federal court challenge to an Arkansas law that bars dental specialists from offering stand-alone basic services such as cleanings and X-rays.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Little Rock argues that it is unconstitutional to prohibit orthodontists â€” dentists who specialize in straightening teeth â€” from performing nonemergency stand-alone services outside of their specialty.
LITTLE ROCK â€” Two dozen ballots weren't counted in Arkansas' most populous county after voters who didn't show identification at the polls in last week's primary failed to return by a Tuesday deadline to present ID under a new state law, election officials said.