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BC-AR--Arkansas News Digest 1:30 pm, AR

December 31, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arkansas. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Little Rock bureau aparkansas@ap.org or 1-800-715-7291.

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FROM AP MEMBERS:

RAINY YEAR-POTHOLES

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. _ An unusually rainy year for most counties in Arkansas has left the state’s roadways marked with potholes. 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

STOLEN SNEAKERS _ Police in Little Rock say a man armed with a pistol forced his way into a home and stole dozens of pairs of Air Jordan sneakers.

WINTRY WEATHER-ARKANSAS _ Forecasters say some parts of northern Arkansas could see light wintry precipitation later this week.

SNAIL-PRESUMED EXTINCT _ The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a small snail native to Arkansas and Missouri is now presumed extinct.

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