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Lang Holland, the chief of police in tiny Marshall, Arkansas, believes the threat of the coronavirus has been overstated and only wears a face mask if he is inside a business that requires them.
He does not make his officers wear them either. So the day after Republican governor Asa Hutchinson signed an order requiring masks to be worn in public throughout Arkansas, Holland made it clear his department was not going to enforce the mandate in the Ozarks town of about 1,300, calling it an unconstitutional overreach.