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Group Denied Tribal Recognition (ARKANSAS) -- Worried about the possibility of Indian-run casinos opening in Arkansas, a legislative committee has rejected a resolution to recognize the Northern Cherokee Nation of Missouri and Arkansas as a Native American tribe.

Gambling Initiative Approved by attorney General (ARKANSAS) -- The state attorney general has approved the ballot title and popular name for a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow a statewide lottery and casinos in nine Arkansas counties.

Lottery virtues debated (ARKANSAS) -- The former head of the Little Rock School Board stood onstage at a Baptist church Tuesday and urged development of a state lottery, with proceeds flowing only to education.

Arctic Drilling Issue Draws Fire (WASHINGTON, DC) -- Pitching the president's energy agenda, Interior Secretary Gale Norton told a farm group in Arkansas last week that oil drilling in an Arctic wildlife refuge would produce more than 700,000 jobs.

Three Arkansans Making Trail Of Tears Trip (ARKANSAS) -- In remembrance of the thousands of Cherokees forced by the U.S. government to move from their homelands, a sculptor, a former astronaut, and an historian are walking the Trail of Tears.


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