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Officials to open second dog park in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock is expected to open its second dog park this weekend.

The dog park is set to open Saturday afternoon on the south side of MacArthur Park in downtown Little Rock.

Sharon Priest is the executive director of Downtown Little Rock Partnership. Priest says that as more people live downtown, it becomes important to have green space for people and their dogs.

City officials say a new sales tax will help pay for improvements to MacArthur Park and its upkeep.

The dog park has fire hydrants, a doggie splash pad and watering stations.

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