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

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Senator John Boozman is out of intensive care after heart surgery this week. His spokesman says the 63-year-old Republican has been up and walking but it's not clear how much longer he'll be in the hospital. Doctors say he had a tear in his aorta.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Dangerous weather could be on the way for a large section of the Midwest and South in the coming days. The Storm Prediction Center in Oklahoma is advising people to make sure that they can receive weather warnings during their weekend activities. The biggest threat in Arkansas will be Sunday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - FEMA is giving Polk County more than $1 million in disaster funding to recover from winter storm damage. The money will be used to help Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative in Mena repair its damaged distribution center.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision that threw out a $1.2 billion judgment against a drug company over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel had argued that the court was wrong when it said the state misapplied a Medicaid fraud law in its case against Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary.

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