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Arkansas Continues to Rank Low in Reproductive Health Care

by Antoinette Grajeda, Arkansas Advocate Arkansas continues to find itself among the lowest-ranked states for women’s health and reproductive care, according to a new report released Thursday. The 2024 State Scorecard on Women’s Health and Reproductive Care marks the first comprehensive examination of women’s health care in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas’ reproductive health care challenges continue, study shows • Arkansas Advocate

Arkansas continues to find itself among the lowest-ranked states for women’s health and reproductive care, according to a new report released Thursday. The 2024 State Scorecard on Women’s Health and Reproductive Care marks the first comprehensive examination of women’s health care in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by the Commonwealth Fund, a […]

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OPINION: Another term for a unified Lake Oswego City Council | Newsletter | #citycouncil

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Election 2024: Which states could have abortion on the ballot?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Organizers of an effort to scale back Arkansas’ abortion ban said they have more than enough signatures to try to put their proposal before voters in November’s election. Arkansans for Limited Government submitted petitions said they turned in more than the 90,704 signatures from registered voters needed to qualify. Election […]

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City Council

City Council Legislation May Have Little Effect on Helicopter Noise | #citycouncil

In April we noted that the City Council was considering legislation that would ban unnecessary (tourist and charter) helicopter flights, including all such flights to or from the Downtown Heliport directly accross the East River from Brooklyn Heights, and the 34th Street (East Side) Heliport, which generate much traffic that passes above or near the Heights. Now, The […]

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Arkansas

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024? Arkansas organizers hope to join the list

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Organizers of an effort to scale back Arkansas’ abortion ban face a Friday deadline to submit enough signatures to try to put their proposal before voters in November’s election. If they’re successful, Arkansas would be the sixth state where election officials are validating signatures on abortion measures. They are already on […]

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Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024? Arkansas organizers hope to join the list.

The fate of the measures could reshape or confirm the trendlines that have developed in the two years since the U.S. Supreme Court removed the nationwide right to abortion. Since the ruling, most Republican-controlled states have new abortion restrictions in effect, including 14 that ban it at every stage of pregnancy. Most Democratic-led states have […]

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Arkansas

St. Bernards Unveils Latest Robotic Surgical Option, Performing Device’s First Procedure in Arkansas

(From left to right): Jeannie Smith, Dr. Willie Harper, Marlene Rodriguez, Ginger Byard and Hannah Aguedelo of the St. Bernards General Surgery Team and Trey Wilkins of Intuitive celebrate Arkansas’ first da Vinci 5 robotic surgical procedure. JONESBORO, Ark.  – Building upon 16 years of successful robotic surgeries, surgeons at St. Bernards Medical Center have […]

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Mass shooting in Arkansas leaves grieving community without its only grocery store

A steady rain was falling outside Fordyce High School, but that didn’t deter an army of volunteers who raced to hand out jugs of milk and bags of groceries to a line of cars snaked around the parking lot. In the days since a shooter killed four people and injured 11 others at the Mad Butcher […]

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