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Arkansas Casinos Coming, But Some Details Remain Unclear

Arkansas Casinos Coming, But Some Details Remain Unclear
An architect's renditions of the proposed Quapaw-run casino for Pine Bluff, tentatively named Saracen Casino Resort, after a historic Quapaw Tribe chief. Issue 4, approved by Arkansans, will allow casinos in four counties.

Arkansas voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution allowing licenses for four casinos: two existing gambling facilities and two others that will be built. Now questions remain about where and when gambling will happen, and about how much revenue the casinos will generate.
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Courtney Goodson Calls Election A Win Over Outside Spending

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice who won re-election after conservative groups spent nearly $2.5 million trying to unseat her called the result a victory over outside groups trying to reshape state courts across the country.
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Frank Scott, Baker Kurrus in Runoff for Little Rock Mayor

Frank Scott Jr. and Baker Kurrus emerged from a historic scrum on Wednesday, setting their sites on a Dec. 4 decider.
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