AHTD Uses Lessons Learned Last Winter

AHTD Uses Lessons Learned Last Winter
Kevin Robinson, a driver for FedEx, waits for a truck to move after it had become stuck on the ice along Petro Road last March in West Memphis. Many miles of highways in eastern Arkansas were shut down by inclement weather last winter, prompting the state Highway & Transportation Department to improve its plans for handling slippery roads.

It might not look it, but Arkansas has some of the most highway miles in the country with more than 16,000, ranking it 12th in the United States. Throw in more than 7,000 bridges, and the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department understandably can be overwhelmed when an ice storm sweeps though the state.
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Arkansas Legislator Drops Proposal to Ban California Wine

Arkansas Legislator Drops Proposal to Ban California Wine

An Arkansas lawmaker who wanted to outlaw California wine in retaliation for the West Coast state's egg regulations says he has pulled the bill and that it's effectively dead.
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#HB1228 Advances to House, Could Come Up Tuesday

#HB1228 Advances to House, Could Come Up Tuesday

A proposal aimed at protecting religious beliefs that opponents say allows widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians is advancing to the Arkansas House for a final vote.
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