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News Minute: Here is the latest Arkansas news from The Associated Press

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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Police in Pine Bluff say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on the city's west side. Police say Cedric Ginger died early yesterday at a Pine Bluff hospital after being shot Saturday night. Police say Ginger's father, uncle and another man were wounded in the shooting.

COTTON PLANT, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say three men have died in a single-vehicle crash. The crash happened early yesterday morning on State Highway 38 west of Cotton Plant. Police say the vehicle went off the road and struck a concrete culvert. The vehicle was launched into the air and hit an electric pole.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A Pulaski County assessor's office official says Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson improperly took a tax credit during four tax years before making a repayment shortly before he announced his campaign. Chief assessment administrator Joe Thompson says Hutchinson claimed the $350 per year homestead credit for homes in Benton and Pulaski counties. State law allows the credit on only one home.

HOPE, Ark. (AP) - An Asian beetle blamed for killing millions of ash trees in the United States has been found in southwestern Arkansas. The Arkansas Plant Board and the state Agriculture Department says the emerald ash borer has been found in Hot Spring, Clark and Nevada counties. The beetle was first seen in the U.S. when it was found in Michigan in 2002.

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