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City asks to shuffle sales tax

Plan would offset expiring 0.5% tax

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 4 a.m.

Voters in Jonesboro will be asked in August to reallocate sales-tax money to help replace funds lost when a temporary tax expires at the end of the year.

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University of Arkansas System archaeologist John House, who is based at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, looks through 19th century artifacts recently unearthed at a construction site near downtown Pine Bluff. The artifacts were discovered during the groundbreaking for a new water park.

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