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80 gather in Fort Smith to take up deep-river shipping

About 80 people, including port officials and business executives, gathered Monday in Fort Smith to talk about how to jump-start federal plans to deepen the Arkansas River from 9 feet to 12 feet to accommodate barges moving more freight on the river.

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  • Headline: 80 gather in Fort Smith to take up deep-river shipping
  • Publication: Arkansas, Pages 10 on 03/06/2012
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