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A child who is read aloud to and has a rich language environment enjoys distinct advantages, the report argues, which linger well into the school years.
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The state Department of Environmental Management says staff members will tag maple and ash trees at risk of being infested by the Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borer.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
When you hear the word "revolutionary" you don't think of a little old Asian American lady tottering around on a walker in Detroit.
Bullets have been flying at an alarming rate around the capital city this summer, and local non-violence advocates are calling for the shooting to stop.
Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: @samanthalavien Providence police are beefing up patrols in the area in and around the Chad Brown Housing Complex after five people were shot Tuesday night.
Emma Stone is smiling, but Andrew Garfield is nowhere to be seen. In fact, her joy and enthusiasm are aimed at Joaquin Phoenix .
A new type of sensor for people with diabetes is being developed to measure sugar levels in the body using saliva instead of blood, researchers report.
A security specialist at the Rhode Island prisons department is charged with using credit the department had at a police supply company to purchase nearly $5,000 worth of personal ammunition.
This weekend, and for about six months after, commuters will give way to construction workers at Kennedy Plaza, as work begins on a re-arrangement planners hope will create a more socially welcoming and logistically efficient plaza.
General Assembly 2014 was a resounding success. More than 4,700 Unitarian Universalists came together in Providence, RI, for insightful workshops and a chance to connect with our larger faith community.
Being one of the largest departments in the state, getting every officer trained took longer than other forces.
Warwick Detectives have arrested a Providence man who they say forced his way into a home and assaulted 3 residents.
A Providence man was charged with leaving his dog in a hot car while he shopped at BJ's Wholesale Club in Johnston on Monday.
The suit alleges that public stock exchanges, trading firms, and brokerage firm were using high-speed trading to manipulate market and profit at the cost of institutional and public investors including 's retirees.
DOG BITE On June 30, a High Hawk Road woman told police that her adopted dog bit her daughter causing a minor injury.
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