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By Christina Huynh

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ Board of Education offered some spring sunshine Thursday to winter-weary parents: School districts that tallied a month’s worth of snow days won’t have to extend their academic years well into June.

Full story here: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/after-20-plus-snow-days-arkansas-cuts-school-year

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Arkansas Lawmakers Seek Answers From Highway Officials

By Christina Huynh

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Legislators alarmed by complaints from motorists who spent hours stranded on a pair of icy interstates in eastern Arkansas want state highway officials to explain their response, or lack of response, as sleet and snow piled up.

Full story here: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/9/ark-lawmakers-seek-answers-from-highway-officials/?page=all