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      State police: No charges in comments about shooting legislators

      LITTLE ROCK (Arkansas News Bureau) -- No charges will be filed over comments made in a Benton County Republican Party newsletter and on Twitter about shooting public officials, an Arkansas State Police spokesman said Monday.

      The comments included a statement by Chris Nogy of Lowell, a member of the Benton County Republican Committee, in a Benton County Republican Party newsletter that was emailed to committee members and others on its email list.

      In the statement, titled "Scathing," Nogy expressed outrage over the Legislature's passage, with bipartisan support, of health care expansion under President Obama's Affordable Care Act

      Click here for more on this story from the Arkansas News Bureau.

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