BC-AR--Arkansas News Digest 1:30 pm, AR
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ARKANSAS SCHOOL VOUCHERS
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. _ Dueling press conferences by legislative Republicans and Democrats are meant to address a Republican-led bill to provide scholarship money for low-income students to attend private schools. By Hannah Grabenstein. 400 words.
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. _ The city of Fayetteville says anyone who cuts down a Bradford pear tree _ and offers photographic evidence _ will get a free tree as foresters work to combat the invasive species. 250 words.
_ SPRINGDALE-TEEN KILLED _ Authorities in northwest Arkansas say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy.
_ OBIT-GLOVER _ David “Mac” Glover, who served on the Arkansas Court of Appeals for more than a decade, has died. He was 74.
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