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#ARWX: Officials Say Storm Damage Less Than Expected

#ARWX: Officials Say Storm Damage Less Than Expected
Entergy Arkansas estimated about 26,500 customers were without power late Monday afternoon, the majority in southwest Arkansas.

Arkansas safety and transportation officials on Monday said the fallout from sleet and snow wasn't as bad as officials feared after temperatures dropped more than 40 degrees in two days.
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Update: Fewer Than 9,000 Entergy Arkansas Customers Without Power

Entergy Arkansas says the number of customers still without power after a winter storm moved across the state is now below 9,000.
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Arkansas House Panel OKs Rollback on Fluoride Requirement

Arkansas water providers would be able to opt out of providing cavity-fighting fluoride under a bill endorsed by a House panel.
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