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Newport Business Institute

941 W 3rd St
Williamsport, PA 17701-5894

General Phone: 570-326-2869
Financial Aid Phone: 570-326-2869
Sector: Private for-profit
Classification: Associates Colleges

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A chicken coup, on a wing and a plan - Newsday

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