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Cotton, Pryor agree to second debate

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, will participate in two televised debates in October but likely no more in what is among the most hotly contested Senate races of the 2014 election cycle.

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Congressman talks of threats to U.S.

FORT SMITH — In town to help break ground for the U.S. Marshals Museum, Arkansas’ 3rd District representative spent time Wednesday talking politics and national threats like Islamic State militants and an Ebola outbreak “wreaking havoc” in West Africa.

Arkansas AARP releases voter guide

The Arkansas chapter of the AARP on Wednesday released a “nonpartisan” voter guide featuring the positions of candidates in “key federal and state races — in their own words — on critical issues,” according to an AARP Arkansas news release.