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Students revise Central Falls disaster plan

In the wake of bankruptcy and major layoffs, Central Falls received some much-needed help from Brown environmental studies students this semester in their efforts to secure federal funding for disaster prevention and relief. The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires individual municipalities ...


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Romney seeks GOP support in R.I. before primary

Republican presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Governor  Mitt Romney lambasted President Barack Obama's economic policies in front of hundreds of supporters at a town hall campaign stop in Warwick last night. Romney came to Rhode Island in preparation for the state's Republican primary ...


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Cicilline '83 blasts Tea Party, stresses youth involvement

After almost two years in Congress, Rep. David Cicilline '83, D-R.I., returned to his alma mater last night to address the Brown Democrats - an organization he co-founded almost 30 years ago with John F. Kennedy Jr. '83. He stressed the importance of unifying the Democratic Party as the 2012 congressional ...


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Proposed Thayer housing draws criticism

Tuesday night's public discussion held by the College Hill Neighborhood Association saw a heated debate between opponents of the proposed 257 Thayer Street student apartment complex and the few residents in favor of it. Robert Gilbane '71 P'02 P'05, chief executive officer and chairman of Gilbane, Inc., ...


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Anniversary of MLK's death prompts rally, reflection

The Martin Luther King Unity Day Coalition rallied on the steps of Providence City Hall yesterday to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The speakers and organizers connected the death of the famous civil rights leader to the recent killing of Trayvon ...


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'Cash mobs' seek to boost local businesses

Sparkle, Unique Gifts and More was mobbed by about 40 people last night as part of a series of spending sprees across the state. These "cash mobs" are the product of online activists who have been harnessing social media to get consumers to support local businesses. This was the third event hosted by ...


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Bill looks to boost R.I. gambling industry

The Rhode Island Senate is slated to vote this week on a measure that would allow Newport Grand Slots to host casino-style table games. The proposal passed the state House of Representatives with a 69-3 vote March 6. If it passes the Senate, the measure will be placed on the November ballot for voter ...


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Occupiers commit to reseed Burnside Park

Four members of the Occupy Providence movement marched to City Hall last Monday to reaffirm the group's commitment to reseed Burnside Park and voice concerns about the city's decision to seal the park for scheduled maintenance until June. The women who made up the group marched from the park to the ...


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DPS bill pulled prior to hearing

A bill that could have forced the Department of Public Safety to release names and personal information of students involved in campus crimes was withdrawn this month. Just one week before it was set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, the bill's sponsor, state Rep. John Carnevale, D-Providence, ...




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