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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
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All hope is lost.An Iranian exile who received asylum in the United States was trying his best to restore that hope and raise money for children in need, but he failed.Modern-day “Bubble Boy meets Forrest Gump” Reza Baluchi received asylum in the United States a little more than a decade ago. Since then, he has been doing a lot of interesting things, like extreme distance running.

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Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics for creating the LED light. The Nobel committee said the LED light was groundbreaking and that they "hold great promise for increasing the quality of life for over 1.5 billion people around the world...

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It's Talk Like a Pirate Day a few days early on the set of NCIS, at least for one guest actor who is...

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A friend gave me a wonderful children’s book called “Cat in the City,” by Julie Salamon. Intended for 8- to 12-year-olds, it is a wonderful story for children with a level of sophistication that speaks to adults. It is a story about friendship...

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It’s a reflection of our networked, wired world that many TV shows feature smart people sitting in front of computers speed typing and rattling off tech jargon before brilliantly tracking down a bad guy or solving a crime. When done with the...

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I’m great at loving my neighbors in theory and from a distance. But the neighbors who live the closest — my family — see me at my best and at my worst. And those precious neighbors? They need to see more of my best. Some things...

Updated Oct 6, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Dancing with the Stars went from high school hallways to federal prison Monday night,...

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