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    Summit in LR on children of incarcerated parents

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The National Summit Conference on Children and Families of the Incarcerated is scheduled for next month in Little Rock.

    The conference will be held at the Clarion Hotel on Nov. 16 and is to include experts and workshops to discuss the safety and well-being of children whose parents are in jail or prison.

    Officials say nearly 3 million children nationwide and about 65,000 in Arkansas have or have had parents who were incarcerated.

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