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4 hrs ago | TCPalm

A tribute to Mother

The weather was stormy - rainy and cold. Our cousin had no coat or umbrella, so my mother Annie reached in the cellar entry and wrapped her coat around our guest, who said she did not have such a coat.

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8 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Ballard elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences

The University of Rhode Island oceanography professor best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, Cambridge, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Business at Silver Spoon Bakery Keeps Getting Sweeter

If you're starved for a small business success story, look no further than Silver Spoon Bakery on Main Street in East Greenwich.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Small Business, East Greenwich, RI, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, Wedding

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Wire

Two Federal Agencies Capture the Center for Plain Language's Top Awards

In contrast, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consent decree aimed at providing information to the owners of trucking and bus companies to improve safety captured the Grand WonderMark Award as the most confusing, complex document.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Health, AARP

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

TKE Welcomes Alpha-Rho Chapter at the Univ. of Rhode Island

This past weekend Providence, Rhode Island played site to the newest re-chartered group in TKE Nation.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Student Society, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Fraternities, Kappa Epsilon

WLNE-TV Providence

Union leaders to discuss plan to arm URI police

The leadership of the union that covers faculty at the University of Rhode Island is meeting to discuss further steps it can take in response to a plan to have campus police carry guns.

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Infection Control Today

URI Scientists, Collaborators Closer to Designing Vaccine for H. pylori

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island are championing a recent breakthrough in the laboratory with hopes it could lead to a vaccine against the pathogen responsible for stomach cancer and to therapeutics for inflammatory diseases.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Go Local

Here to Stay and on the Right Track

This past Thursday morning, there was an unusual substitute for press secretary Jay Carney at the daily White House news briefing - the President himself.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US Politics, Barack Obama

Cape Cod Times

Catch a tick? Get it tested

A deer tick under a microscope in March 2002 in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Amherst will test ticks from Cape Cod for Lyme and two other diseases for free.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, UMass Amherst, Barnstable County, MA, Nantucket County, MA, Nantucket, MA

Patch.com

Some Faculty Oppose URI Move to Arm Campus Cops

A contingent of University of Rhode Island professors opposes a decision to arm campus police officers.

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Go Local

Top Nat'l & Regional Progressives and Conservatives Debate at URI

Top progressives and conservatives from the region -- as well as national organizations -- will be debating the future of Rhode Island in an event on Saturday titled, What's Really in Our Best Interest? The debate will be held on April 26 at the University of Rhode Island, featuring nationally prominent and local political experts who will discuss ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Events, Brown University, Amherst College

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Not all want University of Rhode Island police armed

The University of Rhode Island's plan to arm campus police is drawing mixed reviews from students and faculty, with some saying it's long overdue at the nation's only public university where campus police do not carry firearms and others who fear it will lead to more violence.

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SFGate

Not all want University of Rhode Island cops armed

Some say it's a decision that's long overdue at the only public university in the country where campus police do not carry firearms.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Melissa Minto awarded RINLA's "Young Nurseryman of the Year"

The "Young Nurseryman of the Year" Award was presented to Melissa Minto of Watson Farm by the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Portsmouth, RI, Jamestown, RI, University of Connecticut, Nicaragua, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Orange Live

Amity Kicker Commits to University of Rhode Island

Amity Head Football Coach Bert Mozealous and Asst Coach Kevin Mozealous were on hand for the signing along with Lyle's parents.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Narragansett Times

Former URI basketball player charged with murder in Canada

Former URI basketball player Alwayne Bigby, seen here during a game in 2013 at The Ryan Center, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 33-year-old mother of four in Toronto.

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Dissident Voice

Ukraine Transitional Government Moves Militarily to Reclaim Seized Buildings

Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Turnto10.com

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Center at the URI campus.

Students, staff and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Center community said this center is long overdue.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

New Jersey Jewish News

9/11 fund's founder turns pain into healing

Her brother, Gary Lutnick, had an office in the ill-fated Cantor Fitzgerald firm, where a second brother, Howard, was president.

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Related Topix: Whippany, NJ

The Capital-Journal

Kansas science students get a taste of the Antarctic

Valley Heights high-schoolers conducted tests with brine shrimp - and did so with guidance and inspiration from scientists thousands of miles away, conducting similar experiments themselves.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Blue Rapids, KS, Rutgers University, Harveyville, KS, Washburn University

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