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Bill to end dual King, Lee holidays fails again

LITTLE ROCK — For at least another two years the state of Arkansas will continue the dual celebration of the birthdays of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee after a bill to separate the two holidays was voted down in a House committee Wednesday.

Senate panel considers duck hunt fix

WASHINGTON — Arkansas could decide for itself if duck hunting can occur on rolled rice fields under legislation that got a positive response Tuesday from some members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.