Ross, Hutchinson to give views at convention

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson are both scheduled to address the annual convention of the Arkansas Municipal League in Little Rock.The convention began Wednesday and runs through Friday. The political forum is Thursday morning.Ross is the Democratic nominee and Hutchinson represents the Republican Party. They are to give their speeches, starting at 10 a.m., followed by other candidates for constitutional offices.Organizers say the convention will feature numerous workshop sessions on issues of interest to city government, including emergency preparedness, avoiding lawsuits, land use challenges and other topics.More than 1,200 municipal officials and other participants are expected to attend.