Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: Providence and Rhode Island Pension Funds Hemorrhaging MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2011 | Go Local

    A series of reports have recently been released showing the State of Rhode Island and Providence Rhode Island are both in a full-fledged Pension Fund Crisis. Both the State of Rhode Island and the City of Providence actually LOST money for Calendar year 2015 while the market was up 2.5% and both funds are down significantly in January 2016.

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  2. RIDOH Releases Monthly Accidental Drug Overdose Death DataRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health is releasing the latest data today on confirmed accidental drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island.

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  3. Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer who charmed China to get own license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Mail

    ... after millions posted 'Dstrong' on social media to be given a license plate of the hashtag When 8-year-old Rhode Island resident Dorian Murray was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he made a wish to become famous in China - with spectacular results, ...

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  4. Hepatitis C Virus Treatment and Persons Who Inject DrugsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Annals of Internal Medicine

    Jason Grebely, PhD; Gregory J. Dore, MBBS, PhD; Robert Greenwald, JD; Tracy Swan; Soumitri Barua; and Lynn E. Taylor, MD From The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Treatment Action Group, New York, New York; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Brown University and Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island. Financial Support: The Kirby Institute is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

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  5. PawSox owners' relocation plans on back-burner, focusing on McCoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... letter released Monday states, "as the second year of new ownership begins, the club has heard the people of Rhode Island loud and clear and has refocused itself." "Having Mayor Grebien and Larry Lucchino put out a joint statement on this really ...

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  6. GoLocalProv | Business | Restivo and Monacelli Hit with $5.7 Million Judgement in Resource Recovery CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    ... the state landfill, after a 2009 state audit found that widespread corruption and gross mismanagement by the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, which manages the landfill, wasted $75 million in taxpayer money. The suits, which were filed by ...

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  7. Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer gets own license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WBNS

    An 8-year-old Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer whose final wish was to become famous in China is getting his own license plate. The state Division of Motor Vehicles says it will host Dorian Murray and his family at its Wakefield branch on Wednesday.

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  8. More Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... request indicates that Cardi Corporation agreed to repair the guardrail "under protest." A spokesman for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation says the state hasn't agreed to mediation and that repairs are the company's responsibility. The ...

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  9. Cape Air suspends serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Block Island Times

    ... offer flights to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard. Patti Goldstein, VP of Marketing and Communications for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation - the group that had requested the grant and had recommended Cape Air to be the recipient of the monies - ...

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  10. GoLocalProv | News | New: Ri Aclu Finds Multiple Violations of Open Meetings ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    The ACLU of Rhode Island has found numerous violations of a critical portion of the state's Open Meetings Act , and has recommended that the law be strengthened in order to protect the public's right to know. The report, "Hidden Agendas,' focuses on the Open Meetings Act's requirement that state and local agencies clearly specify in their agendas what is to be discussed at meetings, and that they post the agendas at least 48 hours before the meeting date.

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  11. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RI Independent Contractors Oppose New Toll PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Independent Contractors & Associates have announced their opposition to the new proposal of "collaboration" on the imposition of tolls in Rhode Island. "What is shocking is that all of the "collaborators" continue to maintain that their proposal doesn't impose any new taxes!" said Bob Lafleur, Executive Director of RIICA and Matt Olson, President said on Monday.

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  12. Project Aims to Mark Dozens of American Slave Trade PortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | CBS Local

    A project aimed at memorializing America's slave-trade ports is moving to Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched. The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project has been working to place markers at 40 ports along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts where slaves arrived or where ships were sent to be used in the trade.

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  13. Airport won't miss a beat,' says SavageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Warwickonline.com

    Peter Frazier has twice been the bridesmaid, and is hopeful that this time he'll be tapped as president and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

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  14. Local Neighbors Group will Learn Home Staging Tips for Better LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Patch.com

    ... in a news release. "She earned a Bachelors Degree in Textiles, Merchandising and Design from the University of Rhode Island, where she is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Business." The meeting will take place at the United Methodist Church ...

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  15. Elves for Elders' bring holiday cheer to seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Warwickonline.com

    Santa's elves are so busy making toys for all the little boys and girls on the nice list that he had to recruit a team of elves to take care of the senior population in Rhode Island.

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  16. GoLocalProv | News | Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House.

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  17. GoLocalProv | Politics | Moore: “Rhode Island is Famous For You,” BuddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Go Local

    It's happened many times. Whenever I've traveled outside of Rhode Island, and regardless of where I've gone--San Diego, Las Vegas, New York City, Memphis, Cleveland--when I've told people that I was from Rhode Island, they'd usually respond with a question: "Do you know Buddy Cianci?" So it was fitting that Cianci, when he began his second stint as a talk radio host after emerging from his stay at a federally-funded gated community, would feature Blossom Dearie's "Rhode Island is Famous For You" every day.

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  18. Obituary: Anne T. "Nancy" Kiernan, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Patch.com

    ... in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Gannon) Toohey. Nancy worked for the State of Rhode Island, Department of Elderly Affairs for several years before retiring. A devout Roman Catholic, Nancy was a strong advocate for the ...

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  19. Obituary: Kenneth "Ken" Pickering, 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Patch.com

    ... Foster Corp in Putnam, CT for over ten years, and most recently as a part-time business coach for AdviCoach in Rhode Island. Ken was an outgoing, intelligent, and hardworking individual who left positive impressions on the many people he encountered ...

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  20. Rhode Island General Assembly to resume truck toll debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Rhode Island General Assembly is gearing up to debate a new truck toll proposal by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and several competing bills. The House Finance Committee will hold a hearing Thursday about the recently revised proposal from Raimondo and Democratic legislative leaders.

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