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GYNECOLOGIST - VIDEO VOYEURISM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 23-year-old Rector woman who was a patient of a Paragould doctor accused of snapping photographs of her during a gynecology exam has filed a civil lawsuit against the medical practitioner. By Christina Huynh. 130 words by 2 p.m. 500 words by 3 p.m.

CLINTON DOCUMENTS

WASHINGTON - President Bill Clinton’s advisers estimated in 1993 that they would need at least 8 moderate Republicans in the Senate and more than 15 moderate Republicans in the House to pass their ill-fated health care reform bill. Newly released documents from the Clinton White House show how the president’s team tried to build support for health care reform. By Ken Thomas. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m.

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HOT SPRINGS-LAYOFFS

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Citing competition in the industry, a Hot Springs shoe manufacturer has announced plans to lay off more than half its workforce at its Lake Catherine Footwear facility, leaving 56 people out of work. SENT: 250 words.

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PARAGOULD HOSPITAL-WOMEN’S CLINIC, ARKANSAS STEEL MILL, HOT DOG CART-FATAL FIGHT, ARKANSAS UNEMPLOYMENT, INTERSTATE 40 FATAL CRASH, ENDANGERED MUSSELS.

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