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Arkansas Republican admits abortion trigger law would cause ‘heartbreak’ if Roe is reversed

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The Republican governor of Arkansas, Asa Hutchinson, has admitted that an anti-abortion trigger law that he signed on to the books would lead to “heartbreaking circumstances” if Roe v Wade is overturned, in which girl...

Arkansas man who awoke from 19-year coma in 2003 has died aged 57

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An Arkansas man who woke up after spending 19 years in a coma has died. Terry Wayne Wallis, who woke up from an almost 20-year coma in 2003, died last Tuesday at the age of 57, according to an obituary posted by a fun...

Arkansas shooting at car show kills one and wounds 24, including children

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At least one person was killed and 24 others wounded, including children, in a shooting outside a car show in south-east Arkansas, police said. The Dumas police chief, Keith Finch, provided the number of casualties bu...

Arkansas jail’s ivermectin experiments recall historical medical abuse of imprisoned minorities

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In late August last year, four inmates at the Washington county detention center in north-west Arkansas contracted Covid-19. In the days that followed, the four men were relocated to a quarantine block in the prison. ...

Arkansas officials praise doctor accused of giving inmates ivermectin without consent

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An Arkansas doctor accused of prescribing ivermectin to inmates in his state without their consent has been praised by local officials for a “job well done” despite widespread outrage at his actions. In January, the A...

Arkansas tornado: one dead after nursing home ‘pretty much destroyed’

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One person was killed when a tornado ripped through an Arkansas nursing home, while a roof collapsed at an Amazon warehouse in Illinois, reportedly causing many injuries. Craighead county judge Marvin Day told the Ass...

Arkansas governor who vetoed anti-trans law defends other anti-trans bills

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Asa Hutchinson, the Republican governor of Arkansas, has defended his decision to veto a state law banning gender-confirming treatments for transgender youth – a veto the state legislature immediately overturned. “I...

Arkansas governor vetoes bill banning medical treatment for young trans people

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Asa Hutchinson veto followed pleas from pediatricians, social workers and parents who said measure would harm trans youthsThe Republican governor of Arkansas, Asa Hutchinson, has vetoed a controversial bill which woul...

Minari director Lee Isaac Chung: ‘My friends back in Arkansas are the audience I wanted to connect with’

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Oenanthe javanica, AKA water celery or Japanese parsley, is a herb used in various Asian cuisines; in Korea it’s known as minari. “It’s the type of plant you put into food to provide a little bit more of a kick,” says...