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It's gals only in new Angell Street gym

Striking Beauties may sound like College Hill's newest salon, but in fact it is nothing like a day at the spa. This all-female boxing gym — which opened at 189 Angell St. at the end of October — offers classes in boxing and yoga to women of all ages and experience levels.


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So long to Shooters, hello to waterfront

The old Shooters Nightclub building is facing its final days. Rhode Island voters approved a ballot question last Tuesday that allows the state to purchase the Shooters property. Officials plan to tear down the former club, build a public marina, establish a water taxi service to Newport and add the ...


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Mayor heads to nation's capital

January will see Mayor David Cicilline '83 sworn in as Rhode Island's first openly gay congressman. Despite a late surge in the polls, Republican John Loughlin was unable to trump the Democrat in yesterday's midterm election for the first district congressional seat.


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Tight races, new faces - R.I. voters hit the polls

Amid a national mood of voter frustration predicted to swing today's midterm elections in Republicans' favor, Rhode Island voters will cast ballots for key federal and state offices. As Democrats brace for heavy Election Day losses nationwide, the question of whether voters dissatisfied with the party ...


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First congressional district race shows signs of narrowing

In the First District Congressional Race being decided Tuesday, Democrat David Cicilline '83 and Republican John Loughlin are locked in a competitive race to replace retiring Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I. Though the district they are vying to represent leans Democratic, poll numbers show a narrowing ...


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Governor seat up for grabs

Ocean State voters will go to the polls today to choose a successor to Gov. Donald Carcieri '65 and determine the outcome of one of the most unconventional political races in the country this year.


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Simmons receives award from NAACP

President Ruth Simmons received the Thurgood Marshall Award for "community and civil rights contributions" Friday from the Providence branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, according to an NAACP press release.  


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Researchers find lunar surprises

The moon's surface is surprisingly wet and complex, according to results from NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, mission published Oct. 22. LCROSS, which includes Brown researchers, intentionally slammed a rocket into the moon's south pole last October. The collision ...


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State's interagency effort to target teen drinking

For as long as underage college students have found ways to drink illegally, officials have sought new ways to enforce the law. The Rhode Island State Police Department's Oct. 5 announcement of the Underage Drinking and Nightclub Safety Task Force is the most recent example of that pattern.


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R.I. open to consolidation, poll shows

Rhode Islanders support consolidation of their many local fire departments, police departments, garbage collection and other public services, according to a recent poll. But a proposed commission to study the benefits and drawbacks of such a consolidation has yet to come to fruition.



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