Newport Independent - Newport, AR
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When I was a student in a Catholic grammar school many years ago, Columbus Day was a big deal. The nuns made sure we knew that the famous explorer embraced our own religion, and there was no mention of the revisionist history that has cast him in a negative light in more recent years. I […]

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Some say love... is Amy Poehler belting out

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In case you haven't seen it yet, this past weekend, Kanye West stopped by "American Idol," which was hosting the last-ever auditions for the final season of the singing competition in San Francisco.

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The Simpsons got classical on Sunday's episode. Not only did

Updated at 1:37 PM

SARASOTA — When the police pulled 5-year-old Pok-nam Shin out of school, the little girl who now goes by Holly Hoyle O’Brien asked the only question that mattered: Where’s my daddy?Her mother had died...

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Steven Tyler has threatened to sue

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Raven-Symoné is trying to explain herself after her

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For most Democrats, the time for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants is right now.

Updated at 11:33 AM

Suspended 3,500 feet above sea level, a brand-new glass-bottom bridge clinging to China’s Yuntai Mountain has left some tourists terrified. The U-shaped bridge spans the mountain’s face in Henan Province, giving tourists a...

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In "this would only happen to the Chicago Cubs news," there's this little gem: The team's closer, Hector Rondon, was briefly trapped inside the Busch Stadium bullpen bathroom during Game 1 of the playoff series against the St. Louis...

Updated at 10:48 AM

Stephen Colbert has promised to follow Hollywood's example in sucking up to China -- a practice that has become a huge moneymaker for American film studios. In an episode of the "Late Show" this week, the host fawned over China's...

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