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LR voters approve jump in sales tax

Little Rock voters approved their first sales-tax increase in 18 years Tuesday, saving dozens of police officer and firefighter jobs on the chopping block next year when stimulus funds run out and paving the way for $196 million in road work and construction projects over the next decade, including a research park.

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  • Headline: LR voters approve jump in sales tax
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 09/14/2011
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