Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Updated at 5:00 PM

A new poll conducted by CNN and ORC suggests that the majority of Americans are in favor of parents being forced to vaccinate their healthy children against diseases like polio, the measles and rubella.

Posted at 5:05 PM

The 87th Academy Awards are over! And while it was a great night for heartfelt speeches, it wasn't a great night for ratings. The ratings for Monday night's telecast of the awards show are in, and maybe people were washing their hair or...

Posted at 5:05 PM

Sesame Street is no stranger to mocking adult television. Remember

Updated at 4:24 PM

The Arkansas Center for Independence (ACI), formerly known as the Jackson County Learning Center, is hosting their "Third Annual Polar Bear Plunge" fundraiser, at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7 at Jacksonport State Park. All proceeds raised will directly...

Updated at 3:33 PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Arkansas have risen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,826 gas outlets in Arkansas. This compares with the national average that has...

Posted at 4:05 PM

Calista Flockhart has joined the expanding cast of CBS's Supergirl pilot, TVGuide.com...

Posted at 3:00 PM

It's become a popular Oscar night ritual: Watch the annual "In Memoriam" montage, wipe away a tear or two — and then take offense on behalf of the dearly departed not recognized in the segment.

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