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Arkansas Tourism Website Reborn, With Advertising

Arkansas Tourism Website Reborn, With Advertising
Arkansas Parks & Tourism Department Director Kane Webb (inset) says he’s heard no industry complaints about the revamped Arkansas.com website since it was launched last month.

For all its images of scenic rivers, brooks and waterfalls, the most striking new feature on the state's overhauled tourism website may be a revenue stream.
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Pro-Casino Group Raises $1M in July for Arkansas Proposal

An organization working to legalize casinos in Arkansas says it raised more than $1 million last month from two American Indian tribes in neighboring Oklahoma.
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CJRW, Waymack & Crew Hit Award Jackpot for Lottery Spots

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