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Cyr: Britain and the European Union: Political Eurobusiness as usual http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:39:04 +0000 By Arthur I. Cyr, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual Dave Ramsey: No cash businesses? http://www.newportindependent.com/business/20180116/dave-ramsey-no-cash-businesses?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000 By Dave Ramsey, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/business/20180116/dave-ramsey-no-cash-businesses Mark L. Hopkins: The center cannot hold http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:47:36 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:45:41 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:02:40 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court Arkansas Farmers Can't Afford a Monsanto-Bayer Merger http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171231/arkansas-farmers-cant-afford-monsanto-bayer-merger?rssfeed=true Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:12:20 +0000 Senator Ron Caldwell http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171231/arkansas-farmers-cant-afford-monsanto-bayer-merger Looking Up: Winter moon, high and bright http://www.newportindependent.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:26:14 +0000 By Peter Becker, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright Ticket to Write: Mojave Desert oasis teems with wildlife worth seeing http://www.newportindependent.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:05:53 +0000 By Steve Stephens, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing Matthew T. Mangino: Drug court works, but enrollment is on the decline http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:49:31 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline Matthew T. Mangino: Escape into the world of courtroom noir http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:55:17 +0000 By Matthew T. 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Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:55 +0000 http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Charleston, the past is always present http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:02:43 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.newportindependent.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present