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Purple Heart Highway designated in Southwest Arkansas

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TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) -

I30 from the Arkansas/Texas line in Texarkana to Little Rock has been designated as a "Purple Heart Highway."

The announcement was made by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and representatives of the Arkansas Military Order of the Purple Heart.

The purple heart is given to military personnel who are injured while serving.

The commander of the order said signs will be posted along I30 to remind motorists of the sacrifices made by the military so they can be free.

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