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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
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September 20Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Dayquixotic \ kwik-SOT-ik \ adjective; Foolishly impractical; also, capricious, impulsive. — Dictionary.comThis Day in HistorySept. 20, 1973: In a widely hyped and nationally televised match held in the Astrodome in Houston, Texas, female tennis player Billie Jean King defeats male player Bobby Riggs, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.Number to Know

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In Arkansas, AmeriCorps members have been vital in addressing our most critical needs in the areas of education and poverty relief. No matter what tasks they undertake, AmeriCorps volunteers provide a collaborative, cost-effective solution for the...

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Every day, you can witness Arkansas’s volunteer spirit in action. You may see individuals, families and groups who show up to lend a hand at the site of a natural disaster. There are many in our...

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There are several ways to register.  You can apply by mail by obtaining an application from your county clerk or the Secretary of State’s office.You can also fill out an application in person at your local:

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We are rapidly approaching an important deadline in Arkansas. October 5 is the last day you can register to vote and still cast a ballot in the November general election.  Because the deadline...

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* A year later concerned about the direction the group was going, Kenny and three others in the Christy Minstrels left and started a group called The First Edition (later changed to Kenny Rogers and The First Edition). Over the next nine years, The...

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Folks, I admit it. I'm pretty pumped about Kenny Rogers' upcoming appearance in Arkansas. He will be at the beautiful Finish Line Theatre at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs on September 25 (more...

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The mortgage crisis dealt a significant blow to the U.S. economy and affected many American consumers, including some Arkansans. Fortunately, the economy is recovering, and the banks and mortgage servicers that contributed to the crisis have been...

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Arkansas State University-Newport announced Friday that its enrollment of 2,494 students for the Fall 2014 semester represents a new high-enrollment mark for the two-year college.

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Joan Rivers might be at the gates of heaven asking new entrants what they're wearing, but here on...

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