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Arizona: The Latest State To End Dog Racing04:28

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The starting boxes at the Tucson Greyhound Park (Jimmy Jenkins/KJZZ)

Dog racing has been a part of American society since the 1920’s. For decades, tracks across the country have drawn millions of spectators, but the sport is falling out of favor. There are now only six states that still allow live dog racing. As Jimmy Jenkins reports from Here & Now contributor KJZZ, Arizona is set to end dog racing at the last track in the West.

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This segment aired on May 18, 2016.

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