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  1. College notesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Warwick Advertiser

    Erin Lynn Pawliczek, a 2011 graduate from S.S. Seward Institute, graduated Magna Cum Laude with dual bachelor degrees in Culinary: Baking and Pastry Arts and Business: Food Service Entrepreneurship from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Currently Pawliczek is a pastry chef at Chebeauge Island Inn in Chebeauge Island, Maine, where she will continue to work until the end of their season.


  2. HitchBOT's next ride could be with FedEx - destination: homeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    HitchBOT' in a Taco Bell in East Providence, R.I., with his local guide Kyle Silva. On Tuesday Silva said a local man had driven to Philadelphia to pick up the pieces of the hitchhiking robot, who was torn to pieces on the weekend.


  3. Obama hosts first Demo Day to promote entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Barack Obama meets with Aaron Horowitz and Hannah Chung, Providence, R.I., of Sproutel as he hosts top innovators and startup founders from across the country for the first White House Demo Day, Aug. 4, 2015, in ...


  4. Miami preservationist Jane Caporelli dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Jane Caporelli recalled idyllic days sailing on the bay, the neighborhood parks and playgrounds and wandering in the woods while growing up in Providence, Rhode Island. "We did what kids do I guess," she said in a 1999 interview with the University of Miami for its Institute for Public History Oral History Collection.


  5. A decades-old Medicare rule may be needlessly extending hospital staysRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A decades old Medicare rule requiring a three-day hospital stay before patients can transfer to skilled nursing facilities may needlessly prolong hospitalizations, a study suggests Researchers compared the average time patients were hospitalized between 2006 and 2010 in privately administered Medicare Advantage health plans that either stuck to this rule or allowed people to transfer to skilled nursing facilities sooner. "The three-day stay rule may inappropriately lengthen the time spent in a hospital for patients who could be transferred to a skilled nursing facility earlier," senior author Dr. Amal Trivedi, a health policy researcher at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, said by email.


  6. Some Might Not See Power Restored Until TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    National Grid crews have been working around the clock since the severe storm that pummeled parts of the state this morning, but some customers might not see their power restored until "late tomorrow evening," according to the electricty company. The storm, which plucked 100-year-old trees from the ground like a child picking dandelions, darkened the homes of 121,,000 electricity customers at its peak as it blitzed a trail of destruction through Cranston, Warwick and portions of Coventry and Providence.


  7. What happened to hitchBOT? No answers, only speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    ... d Germany, the Netherlands and Canada unscathed. On its last trip, it had gone from Salem, Mass., through Boston, Providence, R.I., New York before arriving in Philly.


  8. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | GoLocalTV: Waterfront Reggae Festival Comes to Providence This SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Go Local

    The 6th Annual Waterfront Reggae Festival is set to take place on Saturday, August 8th from noon to 10 p.m., rain or shine, at India Point Park in Providence.


  9. Powerful New England storms topple trees that kill driver, hurt campersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... in Rhode Island, and leaving as many as 150,000 electric customers without power at the height of the storms. PROVIDENCE, R.I. >> A line of powerful thunderstorms rolled through communities in southern New England on Tuesday, toppling trees that ...


  10. Heights school board may cap costs for high school projectRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    ... renovation at $10.7 million. Under the proposed guaranteed maximum price agreement, Gilbane Building Co. -- the Providence, R.I.-based construction manger -- would be on the hook if costs exceed $10.7 million, unless the district expands the scope ...


  11. Providence officer accused of altering gun's serial numberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The attorney general's office said Scott Logan was charged with one count of altering the identification of a firearm. Logan was in possession of a gun that had its serial number removed or altered.


  12. Woman charged with manslaughter in son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    A secret indictment unsealed Tuesday charges an East Providence woman with manslaughter in the death of her 6-year-old son. Michael Patino was convicted in April of second-degree murder in the beating death of Nieves.


  13. East Providence woman charged in beating death of sonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    An East Providence woman has been charged for her alleged role in the beating death of her 6-year-old son. Authorities say the 32-year-old woman caused the October 2009 death of her son, Marco Nieves, who was beaten by Oliver's then-boyfriend, 33-year-old Michael Patino of Central Falls.


  14. The Kraft Heinz Company Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties of Kraft ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    August 4, 2015 - Providence, RI. - The Kraft Heinz Company is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed.


  15. DataMentors and Relevate Merge to Form Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) PowerhouseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Freshnews

    DataMentors , a leader of data quality and integration, business intelligence and Data-as-a-Service, and Relevate , a leading marketing data and services provider have announced their merger, effective immediately. Financing was led by Brook Venture Partners of Wakefield, MA with co-investors Bay Capital of Providence, RI and Spring Capital Partners of Baltimore, MD.


  16. Women's Basketball Releases 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule8/4/2015 - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Providence Friars

    Providence College women's basketball Head Coach Susan Robinson Fruchtl released the program's 2015-16 non-conference schedule today [Aug. 4]. The schedule features 10 games, including six home games at Alumni Hall/Mullaney Gymnasium in Providence, R.I. The Friars will host Boston College in their season opener on Nov. 13, and follows with back-to-back road games versus Brown and Virginia Tech .


  17. Brutality and humanity: New WWI exhibit tells story of war through artists who lived itRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... exhibit opens Aug. 8 and will be on display through Nov. 15. The artwork is from the Brown University Library in Providence, R.I. and premiered last year in Washington D.C. The collection features works by French, British, Italian, German, Dutch, ...


  18. Severe Weather Targets Boston, Atlantic City TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... AccuWeather Meteorologist Becky Elliott said. Cities at risk include Bangor and Portland, Maine; Boston; Providence, Rhode Island; Atlantic City, New Jersey; Rehoboth Beach and Dover, Delaware; Ocean City and Salisbury, Maryland; and Wallops Island, ...


  19. Private School Roundup for Aug. 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 |

    Four seventh-grade students from St. Theresa School danced as part of an eight-person team in the North American Irish Dance Championships held in Providence, Rhode Island in early July. Teams from around the world competed.


  20. Best cheese in America? It's CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The best cheese at the American Cheese Society's annual competition held last week in Providence, R.I., was Canadian, and Los Angeles' own Karoun Dairies picked up seven awards, including two firsts. Celtic Blue Reserve from Glengarry Fine Cheese in Ontario was named "Best of Show" from a field of almost 1,800 entries at the ACS - in its 32rd year, the granddaddy of North American cheese competitions.


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