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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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas officials are seeking answers after thousands of people fled the stands at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock amid talks of a possible gun threat. 250 words.


PINE BLUFF-SHOOTING — Authorities say one person was killed and three others injured in an early morning drive-by shooting in Pine Bluff.

POLICE OFFICERS-DOG KILLED — Prosecutors have found no criminal conduct concerning an Arkansas police chief who killed a family pet.

FATAL STABBING-OKLAHOMA — Law enforcement officers are hunting for a 31-year-old suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman in eastern Oklahoma, and are warning that the man could still be armed with a machete.



FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas sophomore Cole Kelley will start at quarterback when the Razorbacks open their season against Eastern Illinois on Saturday. First-year Arkansas coach Chad Morris announced the decision to start Kelley on Monday, adding that junior Ty Storey will also see action under center. By Kurt Voigt. 400 words.


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