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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:50:16 +0000 Kent Bush: The Fourth Estate clings to the truth http://www.news-star.com/news/20180116/kent-bush-fourth-estate-clings-to-truth?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:16:18 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180116/kent-bush-fourth-estate-clings-to-truth Kent Bush: Dialing back the clock on civil rights http://www.news-star.com/news/20180113/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180113/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights Kent Bush: Dialing back the clock on civil rights http://www.news-star.com/news/20180112/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180112/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:46:12 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history Kent Bush: A moment that transcended sports http://www.news-star.com/news/20180111/kent-bush-moment-that-transcended-sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:48:17 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180111/kent-bush-moment-that-transcended-sports Kent Bush: Racist rhetoric revived in marijuana debate http://www.news-star.com/news/20180108/kent-bush-racist-rhetoric-revived-in-marijuana-debate?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:41:36 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180108/kent-bush-racist-rhetoric-revived-in-marijuana-debate On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:03:21 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court Kent Bush: Romney would be another hollow voice in the Senate http://www.news-star.com/news/20180103/kent-bush-romney-would-be-another-hollow-voice-in-senate?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Jan 2018 02:51:07 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180103/kent-bush-romney-would-be-another-hollow-voice-in-senate Kent Bush: I'm going to keep being wrong in 2018 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171230/kent-bush-im-going-to-keep-being-wrong-in-2018?rssfeed=true Sat, 30 Dec 2017 05:42:23 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171230/kent-bush-im-going-to-keep-being-wrong-in-2018 Looking Up: Winter moon, high and bright http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:26:00 +0000 By Peter Becker, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright Ticket to Write: Mojave Desert oasis teems with wildlife worth seeing http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:06:47 +0000 By Steve Stephens, More Content Now http://www.news-star.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.news-star.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:49:27 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline Kent Bush: My favorite present this Christmas http://www.news-star.com/news/20171225/kent-bush-my-favorite-present-this-christmas?rssfeed=true Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:44:29 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20171225/kent-bush-my-favorite-present-this-christmas Kent Bush: Shepherds share the story http://www.news-star.com/news/20171223/kent-bush-shepherds-share-story?rssfeed=true Sat, 23 Dec 2017 13:41:08 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20171223/kent-bush-shepherds-share-story Kent Bush: Shepherds share the story http://www.news-star.com/news/20171222/kent-bush-shepherds-share-story?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 22:02:41 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171222/kent-bush-shepherds-share-story Matthew T. Mangino: Escape into the world of courtroom noir http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:55:31 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir On the Road with Rick Holmes: Community in a box http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:35:26 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box Kent Bush: Please don't ruin a great TV series http://www.news-star.com/news/20171220/kent-bush-please-dont-ruin-great-tv-series?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Dec 2017 03:12:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171220/kent-bush-please-dont-ruin-great-tv-series Kent Bush: Santa and I sought the same seat for different reasons http://www.news-star.com/news/20171216/kent-bush-santa-and-i-sought-same-seat-for-different-reasons?rssfeed=true Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:29:45 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20171216/kent-bush-santa-and-i-sought-same-seat-for-different-reasons Matthew T. Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:26:03 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision