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State Capitol in review - April 23, 2014

Apr 23, 2014 9:20am

Arkansas highway officials have announced that they will rename a section of Interstate 540 and U.S. 71 in western Arkansas as I-49. This is a stretch of highway between Alma and Bella Vista.


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I hope each and every one of you had a happy and safe Thanksgiving.

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