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Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smith
Jim Dunn

Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smith

Patrick Weeks will replace James "Jim" Dunn as head of the Marshals Museum on July 1, when Dunn will become president of the Museum Foundation and turn his full attention to fundraising for the $50 million-plus project.
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US Marshals Museum Names Patrick Weeks President (Movers & Shakers)

Patrick Weeks recently accepted the position of president and CEO of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, replacing Jim Dunn, who will now focus solely on fundraising.
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Cited by City, Repairs Underway at Hot Springs' Arlington Hotel

Repairs to remedy unsafe conditions are in motion at the Arlington Hotel & Spa, featuring nearly 500 rooms and suites at 239 Central Ave. in Hot Springs.
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Casino Campaign Announces Deal With Cherokee Nation

A group hoping to put a casino legalization measure on the Arkansas ballot this fall says it has signed an agreement with Cherokee Nation Entertainment to operate one of the casinos.
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