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Task force arrests 12 in drug-trafficking probe


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Drug Enforcement Administration; Arkansas State Police; Newport Police Department; Army National Guard; and Alcoholic Beverage Control participated in the investigation, Boyce said.

Sweet deals for European rail travel and more


Rates $159-$459 per night, Inspired by the iconic American Beauty Rose, the Newport Flower Show celebrates its 20th ...
Browns Canyon — located in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation area — is a pristine, nearly 22,000-acre park for camping, mountain ...

Effingham residents indicted on identical crimes


Her preliminary hearing is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday. She is free on $750 bail. • Lloyd D. Jackson, 43, of Newport, Arkansas, aggravated DUI/alcohol, a Class 2 felony; aggravated DUI while license revoked, a Class 4 felony. Jackson is accused of driving a ...

Newport seniors named Arkansas Scholars


This program was developed in Texas and has been in Arkansas since 1994. It encourages academic achievement by high school students (grades 9-12) and begins with in-class presentations by local business leaders to second semester eighth graders. Through a ...

Carrying the Flame of Hope


Searcy and Bald Knob police officers, along with Arkansas State Police officers and White County deputies, held a torch run in five cities — Newport, Bradford, Bald Knob, Judsonia and Searcy — on Wednesday to promote the Special Olympics of Arkansas ...

Noranda Aluminum - Buyout Candidate


The rolling mills are located in: Huntingdon, Tennessee, Salisbury, North Carolina and Newport, Arkansas. The company owns 49% of the mining operation in St. Ann, Jamaica. The Jamaican government owns the other 51% plus surface rights. Its primary ...

Arkansas National Guard wants to combine 2 armories into one


WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas National Guard says budget cuts and weak recruitment numbers has led it to ask Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his approval in consolidating two armories into one based in Newport. Guard Lt. Col. Joel Lynch tells The ...

(With archival information) Wendi Cox unsuccessful in latest attempt to have appeal heard in Mulerider Stables theft case


Cox, 41, remains incarcerated in the McPherson Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction at Newport. She becomes eligible for parole in April 2023.

Mary Steenburgen on being busier than ever and her love for Arkansas


Meanwhile, Steenburgen, a Newport native who grew up in North Little Rock, continues to be closely engaged with Arkansas. She and her husband, Ted Danson, are co-owners of South on Main (with Steenburgen's niece, Amy Kelley Bell, and her husband ...

National Guard Representative Visit Rector


Newport was shut down last August and its unit was moved south ...
The findings were constructed by looking at the fore-structure of the Arkansas National Guard and the 2010 census information combined, and an efficiency rating was determined based upon ...

More Racing with the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport


It was a great 3 days of in-port racing here in Newport with the Pro-Am on Friday, the official in-port race on Saturday and then the beginning of Leg 7 on to Lisbon, Portugal. With the boats now a f…

Ocean Summit on Marine Debris Held In Newport


An Ocean Summit On Marine Debris was held in Newport RI in May as part of a ten day stopover during the 9 month long, 42,000 mile Volvo Ocean Race Ocean Summit on Marine Debris Held In Newport was o…

Summer and Skin Cancer Care in Newport Beach, CA


Summer is just around the corner which brings to mind many things: longer days filled with sunshine and outdoor meals, tourists flocking to Blackie’s Beach and Corona del Mar Beach to catch some waves…

Blood Drive Today in Newport at The First Presbyterian Church on 12th St.


The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood this month right before the busy summer season kicks off. Blood and platelet donation…

Man Sought for Grabbing Woman, Stealing Rolex Off Her Wrist in Newport Beach


A man was being sought by Newport Beach police Wednesday after grabbing a woman in a parking structure off Newport Center Drive and removing a Rolex watch from her wrist. The woman sustained a minor …

Sailing In Newport With Team SCA Was Out of My Comfort Zone


Sailing In Newport With Team SCA Was Out of My Comfort Zone Last week, I got to go down to Newport, RI to hang out with Team SCA, the only all women’s team competing in the sailing race across the wor…

Sailing In Newport With Team SCA Was Out of My Comfort Zone


Last week, I got to go down to Newport, RI to hang out with Team SCA, the only all women’s team competing in the sailing race across the world, the Volvo Ocean Race Series. Along with Nicole of Pumps …

Part of human skull found in Newport News


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say part of a human skull was found near the 300 block of 65th Street in Newport News, Tuesday. According to Newport News police, a plumb er was digging to put in a s…

Facial reconstruction made from skeletal remains found in Newport News


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — She’s been a faceless statistic, until now. Local detectives hope you can help them identify a woman found dead last year, and they have a tool to help. Back on June 6, 201…

Man found dead in Newport News bank drive-through


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Authorities found an elderly man deceased inside of his vehicle Sunday in a bank drive-through lane in the 8000 block of Madison Avenue. At 10:59 a.m., dispatch communicati…




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Buying prescription drugs via the Internet: A consumer guide to NEWPORT ARKANSAS

The Internet has changed the way we live, work and even as bought. The advance of the Internet has made it possible to compare prices and buy products without having to leave the house. But when used for medicine is important to be very careful. Some websites sell drugs that are not legitimate, putting their health at risk.

For example, some websites that sell medicines:

  • They are not licensed pharmacies with state of the United States or are not really pharmacies.

  • They can give an incorrect diagnosis or sell you a drug that is not appropriate for your medical condition.

  • Do not protect your personal data (eg social security number and credit cards).

Some of the drugs that are sold on the Internet:

  • They are fake (counterfeit or adulterated).

  • They are very strong medicine dose or very low concentration.

  • They contain ingredients that can be harmful to your health.

  • They are expired or expired medicines.

  • They have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA for its acronym in English), or have not been studied for their safety and efficacy.

  • They have been prepared using safe standards.

  • They are not safe for use with other medicines or products you use.

  • No right or have not been properly stored or shipped labels.

TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING ANY MEDICINE FOR THE FIRST TIME

  • Talk to your doctor and get a physical before taking any medicine for the first time.

  • Use only medications that have been prescribed by your doctor or other health professional you trust, who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Ask your doctor if you have to do something specific for your prescription.

The following information will help protect (a) if you purchase medicines via the Internet:

KNOW WHERE YOUR MEDICINES COME TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE SAFE

Make sure that the website where you buy your drugs is state-licensed pharmacy in the United States and you are located in the United States. Pharmacies and pharmacists in the United States must be licensed by a state pharmacy board. The pharmacy board of the state where you reside, you can tell if the website you use is a state-licensed pharmacy if you have good reputation, and if you are located in the United States. For a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) whose website is:www.nabp.net . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645), the Li line Telefónica Health National Hispanic Family.

The NABP is a professional association of pharmaceutical state boards. This association has a program that will help you find some of the pharmacies that are licensed to sell through the Internet. The websites where the hallmark of this program appears, have been checked to ensure they comply with federal and state regulations. For more information in English about this program and for a list of pharmacies where VIPPS® (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites ™) seal appears, visit the website: www.vipps.info . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

. Find the websites whose practices are designed to protect you a secure website should:

  • Be located in the United States and be licensed by the state pharmacy board which operates the website (visit the website www.nabp.net for a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English). For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

  • Have a licensed pharmacist who can answer your questions.

  • Require a prescription from your doctor or other health professional who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Having a medium through which you can talk to a person if you have any problem.

MAKE SURE YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED

Note that the privacy and security of the site you will find easy to use and understand.

Do not give any personal information (such as your Social Security number, the number of your credit card or your medical history) unless you are sure the website will keep the protected information and not made public.

Ensure that the website will not sell your personal information unless you authorize it.

PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS

Report the web sites you do not feel safe (a), or those for which you have complaints. Visit the website www.fda.gov/buyonline and click under "Notify the FDA sites web troubled "to fill the form in Spanish.

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The importance of local education funding in NEWPORT ARKANSAS

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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Giving Every Young Person in NEWPORT ARKANSAS a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.

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