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Behind doctor Jeannine Giovanni, Kent Hospital is now offering a comprehensive surgical weight loss program to help those who suffer from obesity and other weight-related diseases. "We combine that with the ability for people to make changes in their life, eat healthier, exercise, and with all of that put together, the success rate is about eighty percent.
Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would use New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island's Quonset Point for the staging and construction of a proposed 130-turbine wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, bringing jobs and economic activity to both states.
The Rhode Island Department of Health said Monday there was an increase of children with respiratory infections over the weekend, and that they are being tested for an illness suspected of sickening dozens of boys and girls in at least 12 other states. Health officials told NBC 10 the children have symptoms similar to those of enterovirus 68, but they are awaiting test results that will take 10 to 14 days.
It seems preposterous to argue that an obscure primary in a state with a million people could alter the debate inside the Democratic Party - much less to claim that the race could transform the broader national conversation about how to achieve progressive goals in an aging America. But that's exactly what's in store after Tuesday's election in Rhode Island, when state treasurer Gina Raimondo won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination over her union-backed foes.
By: Melissa Randall firstname.lastname@example.org The flags above the Rhode Island State House few at half staff Thursday in tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. At 8:46 AM people across the state paused for a moment of silence.
If you were writing a script for a movie about the start-up of a microbrewery, it would almost definitely include a few beer-loving, beer-drinking guys with a dream to start their own business. Several young, entrepreneurial Rhode Islanders fit this archetype, and while their stories seem implausible, these upstarts now produce a terrific selection of locally-made artisan brews.
Three women are about to enter the general election in Rhode Island for high-profile statewide jobs -- Gina Raimondo for governor, Catherine Taylor for lieutenant governor and Nellie Gorbea for secretary of state. All three women are Ivy League educated and have extensive experience working in government.
By Alana Cerrone email@example.com Governor Lincoln Chafee has called for a statewide moment of silence Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The voluntary moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. will honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Tonight voters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island go to the polls for state and federal party primaries, while New York will hold a primary for state-level offices only . Delaware is also up, but there isn't much to see there.
The six-term mayor defeated Secretary of State Ralph Mollis and departing state Rep. Frank Ferri in Tuesday's primary. Mollis had led in the polls and enjoyed the most name recognition.
Rhode Island voters are choosing a Democratic nominee for governor Tuesday after a hard-fought and expensive race pitting the state's treasurer against the mayor of Providence and a newcomer with deep pockets and a well-known political name. Treasurer Gina Raimondo, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Clay Pell, the grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell, are contenders for the nomination.
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Chafee's spokeswoman Faye Zuckerman confirmed Monday night the governor plans to vote for Pell on Tuesday, and released a Chafee statement saying Pell is the best candidate to continue positive growth in the state. Chafee said Rhode Island is off to its best start in 30 years, and Pell "will continue this momentum by ensuring that people are working together."
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:45 pm
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