No. 81-1865.

683 F.2d 1149 (1982)

Ray EDWARDS and Louise Edwards, his wife, Individually, and on Behalf of a Class Similarly Situated, Appellants, v. ARKANSAS POWER & LIGHT COMPANY, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided July 8, 1982.

Rehearing Denied August 18, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bill W. Bristow, Jonesboro, Ark., Steve Bell, John Norman Harkey, Batesville, Ark., for appellants.

Robert L. Robinson, Jr. and Wm. David Duke, House, Holmes & Jewell, P. A., Little Rock, Ark., for appellee.

Before HEANEY, McMILLIAN and ARNOLD, Circuit Judges.

HEANEY, Circuit Judge.

This matter is before the Court on the appeal of Ray and Louise Edwards from the decision of the district court, 519 F.Supp. 484, dismissing their section 1983 action against Arkansas Power & Light Company (AP&L). We reverse and remand to the district court with directions to abstain until the state court, in plaintiffs' pending state lawsuit, has had an opportunity to resolve certain unsettled questions...

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