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Boston Herald
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland video wasn't 1st choicePROVIDENCE, R.I. — The company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that incl
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland video wasn't 1st choice
Boston Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included footage from Iceland was selected based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior, documents show. A public relations firm running... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz onlinecontrol," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz online
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
control," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda, Livingston County. Dey, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, sort of stumbled upon making it all: a cake that looks like a bloodied heart, one covered in... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Cost of car insurance In every stateCost: $134 Monthly Premium Increase After a Speeding Violation: 13% Monthly P
Cost of car insurance In every state
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 minutes ago
Cost: $134 Monthly Premium Increase After a Speeding Violation: 13% Monthly Premium Increase After an Accident: 14%#42. Rhode Island Average Annual Premium Cost: $1,608 Annual Premium Compared to the National Average: +21% Average Monthly... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland video wasn't 1st choicePROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) � The company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland video wasn't 1st choice
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) � The company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included footage from Iceland was selected based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior, documents show. A public relations firm... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz onlinecontrol," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz online
The Record Searchlight / Posted 37 minutes ago
control," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda, Livingston County. Dey, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, sort of stumbled upon making it all: a cake that looks like a bloodied heart, one covered in... Read more
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Philboxing
BACK FOR ONE MORE ROUND, PROVIDENCE ICON MANFREDO JR. REFLECTS ON BALANCING LIFE IN AND OUT BOXINGthe reason I do it. I do it for my family. I don't do it to be a world champion
BACK FOR ONE MORE ROUND, PROVIDENCE ICON MANFREDO JR. REFLECTS ON BALANCING LIFE IN AND OUT BOXING
Philboxing / Posted 40 minutes ago
the reason I do it. I do it for my family. I don't do it to be a world champion anymore. I'm not trying to be the best in Rhode Island. I don't care about any of that. I do it just to make a paycheck and I do it for my family. People like that and... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Fishing Report: Rule aims to protect striped bass fisheryaims to protect striped bass fishery Posted May. 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted M
Fishing Report: Rule aims to protect striped bass fishery
The Providence Journal / Posted 52 minutes ago
aims to protect striped bass fishery Posted May. 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted May. 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM On Tuesday, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management enacted a new regulation to help prevent the illegal harvest and sale of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Teens are being hospitalized after eating seeds that mimic LSDto parents after a number of teenagers were hospitalized with extreme psychotic
Teens are being hospitalized after eating seeds that mimic LSD
Daily Mail / Posted 53 minutes ago
to parents after a number of teenagers were hospitalized with extreme psychotic reactions in Seekonk, near Providence, Rhode Island. And now Home Depot stores in the area are pulling the seeds from shelves in a bid to curb the... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsweekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discu
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 54 minutes ago
weekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsweekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discu
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 59 minutes ago
weekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
County committee stalls bill which calls for studying a State of Long Islandidea.” The legislative intent of the bill states that Nassau and Suffolk count
County committee stalls bill which calls for studying a State of Long Island
The Suffolk Times / Posted an hour ago
idea.” The legislative intent of the bill states that Nassau and Suffolk counties, combined, are geographically larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware, and its population of 2.8 million people is larger than that of 17 states. comm... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
County committee refuses to study idea of a State of Long Islandis, to get an idea.” The legislative intent of the bill states that Nassau and
County committee refuses to study idea of a State of Long Island
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted an hour ago
is, to get an idea.” The legislative intent of the bill states that Nassau and Suffolk counties, combined, are geographically larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware, and have a population that’s larger than that of 17 states. com... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz onlinecontrol," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda
Creepy or cool? Cake creations create buzz online
The Kitsap Sun / Posted an hour ago
control," said Dey, a 30-year-old registered nurse and mother of two from Nunda, Livingston County. Dey, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, sort of stumbled upon making it all: a cake that looks like a bloodied heart, one covered in... Read more
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Island Packet
RI chose Iceland video vendor over PR firm's recommendationDocuments show that the company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that inc
RI chose Iceland video vendor over PR firm's recommendation
Island Packet / Posted an hour ago
Documents show that the company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included a clip filmed in Iceland was selected in March based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior. The public relations firm running... Read more
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Providence Business News
HAVAS PR reducing fees to state by another $90K in connection with new tourism campaignto create and disseminate the marketing campaign. The campaign was criticized
HAVAS PR reducing fees to state by another $90K in connection with new tourism campaign
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
to create and disseminate the marketing campaign. The campaign was criticized for featuring a promotional video about Rhode Island with footage of Iceland, as well as for numerous mistakes on the state’s revamped tourism website,... Read more
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ABC News
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland Video Wasn't 1st ChoiceA public relations firm running Rhode Island's tourism campaign was overruled a
Vendor for Rhode Island's Iceland Video Wasn't 1st Choice
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
A public relations firm running Rhode Island's tourism campaign was overruled after they recommended that the state economic development agency use a different company, according to documents released to The Associated Press following a public... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsat St. George ™s School will be different this year. It ™ll involve discussions
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
The Record Searchlight / Posted an hour ago
at St. George ™s School will be different this year. It ™ll involve discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted an hour ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Cool/Breezy TODAY, but mainly dry!chance for rain today will be across eastern CT has an area of low pressure pas
Cool/Breezy TODAY, but mainly dry!
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted an hour ago
chance for rain today will be across eastern CT has an area of low pressure passes well offshore, bringing steadier rain to Rhode Island and points east. Tomorrow, we'll see a better chance (state-wide) for more rain as another disturbance pivots... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsthis year. Amid the cocktails, campus tours and squash matches will be discuss
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted an hour ago
this year. Amid the cocktails, campus tours and squash matches will be discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
How paid family leave could become a reality in the U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
How paid family leave could become a reality in the U.S.
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws — California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state — Washington — passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago, but... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsthis year. Amid the cocktails, campus tours and squash matches will be discuss
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 hours ago
this year. Amid the cocktails, campus tours and squash matches will be discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State Trooper injured in 3 car accident on Rt 99cruiser. State Police say the female Trooper was wearing her seatbelt at the t
State Trooper injured in 3 car accident on Rt 99
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 hours ago
cruiser. State Police say the female Trooper was wearing her seatbelt at the time. She was treated for facial injuries at Rhode Island Hospital and was released, but is expected to be fine. No word on injuries to the other drivers. (C) WLNE/TV... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
RI chose Iceland video vendor over PR firm's recommendationPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Documents show that the company that made a Rhode Islan
RI chose Iceland video vendor over PR firm's recommendation
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Documents show that the company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included a clip filmed in Iceland was selected in March based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior. The public... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsweekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discu
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
weekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendsweekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discu
Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
weekend at St. George’s School will be different this year. It’ll involve discussions about what has unfolded at the elite Rhode Island boarding school since December, when school officials acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients not visible, sleep disorder study showsapnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients are not visible, according to a sl
Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients not visible, sleep disorder study shows
Bel Marra Health / Posted 2 hours ago
apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients are not visible, according to a sleep disorder study. The researchers at the Rhode Island Hospital found that majority of bariatric surgery patients have clinical obstructive sleep apnea but report... Read more
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WALB Albany
Cost of car insurance In every stateCost: $134 Monthly Premium Increase After a Speeding Violation: 13% Monthly P
Cost of car insurance In every state
WALB Albany / Posted 2 hours ago
Cost: $134 Monthly Premium Increase After a Speeding Violation: 13% Monthly Premium Increase After an Accident: 14%#42. Rhode Island Average Annual Premium Cost: $1,608 Annual Premium Compared to the National Average: +21% Average Monthly... Read more
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My EastText
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
My EastText / Posted 2 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Former RI lawmaker arrested on vandalism chargesBy News Staff news@abc6.com Former Rhode Island House Minority leader Robert
Former RI lawmaker arrested on vandalism charges
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 hours ago
By News Staff news@abc6.com Former Rhode Island House Minority leader Robert Watson was arrested again Wednesday on charges of vandalism and disorderly conduct. Watson was picked up by East Greenwich Police at his home on South Pierce Road on a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Red Cross offers orientation for new volunteersfinancial assistance to 580 military families,” said Mario Bruno, who heads the
Red Cross offers orientation for new volunteers
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
financial assistance to 580 military families,” said Mario Bruno, who heads the American Red Cross in Connecticut and Rhode Island. “Our volunteers enable us to provide these services to our military family and we look forward to having more... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 3 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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News 8000
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passe
Paid family leave could become reality in U.S.
News 8000 / Posted 3 hours ago
guaranteed paid family leave insurance programs. Today, four states have passed such laws -- California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and, just last month, New York. A fifth state -- Washington -- passed a paid parental leave law 10 years ago,... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Offof Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were ann
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 3 hours ago
of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were announced Wednesday. Also in the field are Rhode Island, Penn State, Grand Canyon, Albany, Marist and Brown. The teams, split into two four-team brackets, will play... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials push for redevelopment of Superman building(AP) - Business and community leaders and elected officials are holding a news
Officials push for redevelopment of Superman building
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 hours ago
(AP) - Business and community leaders and elected officials are holding a news conference to push for the redevelopment of Rhode Island's tallest building, which has been vacant for more than three years. Among those speaking at Thursday's news... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials push for redevelopment of Superman building(AP) _ Business and community leaders and elected officials are holding a news
Officials push for redevelopment of Superman building
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 hours ago
(AP) _ Business and community leaders and elected officials are holding a news conference to push for the redevelopment of Rhode Island's tallest building, which has been vacant for more than three years. Among those speaking at Thursday's news... Read more
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ESPN
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off slateof Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were ann
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off slate
ESPN / Posted 4 hours ago
of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were announced Wednesday. Also in the field are Rhode Island, Penn State, Grand Canyon, Albany, Marist and Brown. The teams, split into two four-team brackets, will play... Read more
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Crosscut
Are Seattle schools prepared for heroin epidemic?the school setting.” Some states, like New York, Massachusetts, Delaware and Ve
Are Seattle schools prepared for heroin epidemic?
Crosscut / Posted 6 hours ago
the school setting.” Some states, like New York, Massachusetts, Delaware and Vermont, encourage schools to stock the drug; Rhode Island requires it. Drugmaker Adapt Pharma is going on a publicity blitz, offering the product free to high schools... Read more
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Al.com
OK Alabama, there's no way this ranking is rightTennessee; Syracuse, New York; Louisville, Kentucky; McAllen, Texas; Wichita, K
OK Alabama, there's no way this ranking is right
Al.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Tennessee; Syracuse, New York; Louisville, Kentucky; McAllen, Texas; Wichita, Kansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Providence, Rhode Island; Knoxville, Tennessee; and Buffalo, New York. Notice anything missing? The first Alabama city to land on the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Police investigating West Warwick stabbing, man in custodyWARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Police are investigating after a West Warwick man was stab
Police investigating West Warwick stabbing, man in custody
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 hours ago
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Police are investigating after a West Warwick man was stabbed twice inside an apartment in the central Rhode Island town. Police say they received a call around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday from the victim, a 23-year-old man, who... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Endeavour likely submerged in Rhode Islandbelieve the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail aroun
Endeavour likely submerged in Rhode Island
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor, but it'll take a lot of work and money to identify it. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Piece of Aussie history to stay in USto be the famous wreck. The search team is “80 to 100 per cent certain” the HM
Piece of Aussie history to stay in US
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
to be the famous wreck. The search team is “80 to 100 per cent certain” the HMS Endeavour is one of five wrecks sunk in Rhode Island’s Newport Harbour. Cook, the founding father of European-settled Australia, sailed the Endeavour on his first... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Offof Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were ann
Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off
Lake Placid News / Posted 11 hours ago
of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were announced Wednesday. Also in the field are Rhode Island, Penn State, Grand Canyon, Albany, Marist and Brown. The teams, split into two four-team brackets, will play... Read more
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News.com.au
HMS Endeavour: ‘Captain Cook’s ship will stay in US’to be the famous wreck. The search team is “80 to 100 per cent certain” the HM
HMS Endeavour: ‘Captain Cook’s ship will stay in US’
News.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
to be the famous wreck. The search team is “80 to 100 per cent certain” the HMS Endeavour is one of five wrecks sunk in Rhode Island’s Newport Harbour. Cook, the founding father of European-settled Australia, sailed the Endeavour on his first... Read more
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The Irish Times
We’re not in Ardee any more: meet the Irish director of the Angry Birds Movieanimation and visual effects, he works on story development and has taught at t
We’re not in Ardee any more: meet the Irish director of the Angry Birds Movie
The Irish Times / Posted 12 hours ago
animation and visual effects, he works on story development and has taught at the California Institute of the Arts and the Rhode Island School of Art and Design (which is, for animators, a little like lecturing at both Oxford and Cambridge). For... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
The 17 states with the highest unemployment rates1.02 million#16. Arizona Unemployment rate: 5.36 percent Total employed: 3.06
The 17 states with the highest unemployment rates
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 13 hours ago
1.02 million#16. Arizona Unemployment rate: 5.36 percent Total employed: 3.06 million Total unemployed: 173,172#15. Rhode Island Unemployment rate: 5.41 percent Total employed: 522,909 Total unemployed: 29,907#14. North... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
10 things to watch in Bergen County tournamentseason, but don’t overlook the Highlanders. They have an outstanding pitcher in
10 things to watch in Bergen County tournament
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 hours ago
season, but don’t overlook the Highlanders. They have an outstanding pitcher in senior Sarah Gunderson, who’s headed for Rhode Island. Junior C Kate Spence and junior SS Fiona Walley also have been having big seasons. 8. High-flying Eagles:... Read more
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