AP-AR--Arkansas News Digest 1:30 pm, AR
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Water quality experts who investigated complaints of brown and dirty water at some Arkansas prisons say the water poses no immediate health risks. 250 words.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s Republican governor has lost another round in a legal fight over his efforts to require poor people to get a job to keep their Medicaid benefits. A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday dismissed Gov. Matt Bevin’s lawsuit seeking a ruling that his proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program were lawful. 400 words.
ARKANSAS-VETERANS HOME — The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs will receive more of the state’s “rainy day” funds to subsidize the operations of a new veterans nursing home.
LITTLE ROCK-STOLEN COINS — Police in Little Rock say about $10,000 worth of collectible coins and silverware were stolen from the home of a well-known public relations executive who died last week.
ARKANSAS FLOODING — Storms moved across northern Arkansas, dumping heavy rain and causing flooding in the town of Clinton.
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