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The Republican candidate for governor announced she had surgery for thyroid cancer on Friday. A doctor said she is now cancer free.
A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking the state from enforcing a law passed last year.
An attorney for a man beaten by Arkansas officers alleges the violent arrest is part of a pattern of excessive force by a deputy. Policing experts say some of the blows appear to be unjustified or even criminal.