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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.

Winter storm causes travel problems

LITTLE ROCK — A late-winter storm contributed to at least one fatal crash Wednesday as well as numerous accidents Thursday that slowed or stopped traffic in Central Arkansas, according to the Arkansas State Police.