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      Russellville accepts convention center proposal

      RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Russellville city officials have accepted a proposal from a Tennessee firm to build a convention center and hotel complex in Arkansas.

      The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1kmKhbx ) the Russellville City Council called a special meeting Tuesday. They unanimously voted to authorize Russellville's mayor and city clerk to sign a development proposal with Hunt Properties.

      The CEO of Hunt Properties says he believes the company can have a drawing of the hotel and convention center toward the end of the year.

      The proposal calls for construction to start on the hotel and convention center within 180 days.

      Information from: The Courier, http://www.couriernews.com

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