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House elects Williams; likely 1st black speaker

The Arkansas House of Representatives voted 54 to 46 Friday to elect Rep. Darrin Williams of Little Rock as House speaker-designate of Arkansas, making him possibly the first black man to hold the position.

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  • Headline: House elects Williams; likely 1st black speaker
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 03/10/2012
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