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Newport voters approve sales tax extension

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT)— Newport voters on Tuesday decided to extend the Economic Development Tax.

By a vote of 592 to 176, voters approved extending the half-cent sales tax.

City officials say the tax has helped create jobs and economic development revenue.

 

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