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  1. Coast Guard Pacific Area Command ChangeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    ... Ministry of Interior, and as the Military Advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Ray, a Newport, Ark., native, is a 1981 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy. After an assignment as a deck watch officer aboard Coast Guard ...

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  2. Police Find, Arrest Escaped InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | FOX16

    ... around 8 p.m. after walking away from work detail earlier today. Investigators say Ronald Kile Hartsell, 27, of Newport was arrested without an incident in Tuckerman. According to Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson, Hartsell walked away from work ...

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  3. DEVELOPING: Hospital service allows patients access to records anytimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Harris Hospital has rolled out a new online portal that allows patients to access their hospital records at any time.

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  4. Alumnus commits estate gift of $7.8 million to UA College of EngineeringRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | The City Wire

    ... of Engineering to make impressive advances and contribute greatly to its future success." Biggadike, a native of Newport, Ark., who now lives in West Covina, Calif., received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the university in ...

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  5. Newport expands, improves schools with community helpRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Arkansas Online

    NEWPORT - The original two-story portion of the high school in Newport has its place literally cemented in history.

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  6. Jackson County woman still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Tasha Garner - Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Office NEWPORT, Ark. - Authorities are searching for a Jackson County woman who's been missing for more than a month.

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  7. For Tommy Young it's all in the detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Deltafarmpress

    ... to adopt new technologies, to change with the times. "I treat every crop as though it is a 'garden' crop," says the Newport, Arkansas, producer. "I try my best to soil sample all over. Then, we apply whatever the soil test shows we need. We also use ... 1 comment

  8. House, Senate endorse Sakonnet toll hike delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Trucker

    ... board voted Wednesday to hike the Sakonnet toll effective May 16. If that increase is blocked, tolls on the Newport Bridge will go up instead. The new approved Sakonnet rate is 50 cents for cars with Rhode Island E-ZPass transponders and $3.75 for ...

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  9. House, Senate to vote on Sakonnet toll hike delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Trucker

    ... board voted Wednesday to hike the Sakonnet toll effective May 16. If that increase is blocked, tolls on the Newport Bridge will go up instead. The new approved Sakonnet rate is 50 cents for cars with Rhode Island E-ZPass transponders and $3.75 for ...

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  10. ORU tennis has former coach Bernis Duke to thankRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... He was asked to take over the tennis teams in 1969. He had some success coaching tennis at the high school level in Newport, Arkansas, so it didn't take much convincing to getting him switch to that sport. It proved to be a great move both for Duke ...

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  11. Man killed in accident at Newport plantRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Courier

    ... accident. Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas says the accident occurred Tuesday at the Norandal USA plant in Newport. The sheriff says 56-year-old Larry Ball of Floral was pinned between two pieces of machinery after an aluminum rolling mill cradle ...

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  12. Arkansas Man Killed in Accident at Norandal USA Plant in NewportRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas says the accident occurred Tuesday at the Norandal USA plant in Newport.

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  13. Worker injured at factory later diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    An Independence County man died Tuesday after he was pinned by heavy machinery at a Newport factory, Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said Wednesday.

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  14. Martha Shoffner Verdict Reached: GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | FOX16

    Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and David Resch, Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced today that a federal jury found former Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Ann Shoffner, age 68, of Newport, guilty on six counts of extortion under ... (more)

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  15. Recording from day of Shoffner's arrest on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - Jurors in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner's federal bribery trial are to hear an hour-long recording made on the day of her arrest at her Newport home in May. Shoffner's attorney, Chuck Banks, may get his first chance Monday to cross-examine bond dealer Steele Stephens, who was given immunity for help he gave the FBI in ... (more)

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  16. Little Rock's Vantage PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Daily Record

    ... scene, and I had seen that the food trailer was kind of the way to go if you have a small budget." Originally from Newport, Ark., Pearson was representing his roots when he came up with the name for the truck. "I've got to give some love to them," ...

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  17. Japanese plant worker dies after 13 tonnes of molten metal heated to 1,300C spills over himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... 1,300C Last week, a man died died when a kettle of liquid steel spilled in the melt shop of an industrial plant in Newport, Arkansas. Michael Myers, 49, of Bald Knob was found dead at the plant. One other person was sent to the hospital to be ...

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  18. Man dead after Newport industrial accident, fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - One man is dead following an industrial accident at Arkansas Steel Associates in Newport, according to Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas.

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  19. Art show grows by leaps and boundsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    NEWPORT - An unlikely venture that takes place each year on the banks of the White River in Newport has become wildly successful.

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  20. Kettle of Molton Steel Tips Over, Kills Bald Knob ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | FOX16

    ... County Sheriff's Office received a call about an accident at the Arkansas Steel Associates on Van Dyke Road in Newport. The initial investigation shows as the kettle was being moved, the cable on the crane system broke. That caused that kettle to ...

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