Newport Independent - Newport, AR
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Hi Mom,It’s been awhile since I spoke to you. You’ve been gone for exactly two years as of today, and I can’t lie, it’s been hard sometimes. I miss you dearly and still think about you often.I know …

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The idea of Internet censorship often brings to mind countries such as China or Cuba. However, a key Federal Communications Commission ruling could allow telecom companies to essentially censor what their customers can see ... effectively ending the...

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I was forced by recent events to take a walk on the wild side.My story begins in the gutter, like so many tales of criminality.Not some horrible, seamy world where you have to fight to survive and the fight’s never fair.

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August 24Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Day

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The music has stopped (again) for Danity Kane.The girl group announced Friday that they have...

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In our ongoing efforts to increase the number of Arkansans completing college degrees, a new program shows promise for rapid results. This new initiative, called Degree Matters, targets...

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One of the reports revealed that southern state residents drive more and have more vehicles per person than the national average.  The average U.S. motorist drives just over 14,000 miles a year.  In Southern states, we drive an average of 15,500...

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This week we welcomed legislators from 15 southern states.  The 68thAnnual Southern Legislative Conference held in Little...

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Jimmy C. enjoyed great success on the charts. He had 12 Top 10 songs and five more in the top 15. "A Fallen Star" was the song that enjoyed the most chart success, pausing at the runnerup spot, but it was a massive song that even crossed over onto...

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On September 10, 2006, we attended an event at Arkansas Tech University's Tucker Coliseum that had all kinds of significance. That significance continues to grow even more incidentally with the...

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Dave Granlund cartoon on the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation.

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