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Local businesses suffer in economy

View Larger Map It's been a long, hard winter for local businesses. As the economy continues to unravel, shop owners on the East Side have been forced to dramatically alter their business strategies to stay afloat. With sales significantly down from this time last year and limited cash available for ...


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Students storm onto Main Green

Correction appended. Click here to view "Main Green jubilance: A post-election slideshow" Many Brown students had waited nearly two years for this. President-elect Obama swept the West Coast around 11 p.m. last night, essentially clinching the 44th presidency and propelling hundreds of exuberant students ...


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The election: where to vote, what to look for

View Larger Map   Students who are at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Rhode Island are eligible to vote in today's general election. Voters must have registered in Rhode Island by Oct. 4 to cast ballots for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and local races. If unregistered, ...


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86.1 percent of students support Obama, poll finds

Brown undergraduates overwhelmingly support Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted earlier this week. 86.1 percent of students said they support Obama for president of the United States, versus 6.3 percent who said they favor Sen. John McCain. Independent ...


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Knife-wielding student charged with assault

View Larger MapThe following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Oct. 2 and Oct. 8 It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus. DPS does not divulge information ...


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Know your neighbor: history behind some Thayer faces

With a new year of the Metro section comes the opportunity to get to know our neighbors a little better. Here are some of the everyday people on Thayer Street - long-time residents and out-of-towners, regulars and first-time visitors - that color the East Side's main drag. Mike and Dawn Ottone Thayer ...


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Aid money, advising split student opinion

The overwhelming majority of undergraduates support the University's new financial aid policy, a recent Herald poll found. 92.7 percent of undergrads approve of the new financial aid plan. When asked about the University's decision to ease the financial burden on students from lower- and middle-income ...


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Students favor Obama, Herald poll finds

Brown undergraduates overwhelmingly favor Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in the 2008 presidential election, according to a Herald poll conducted last week. 37.5 percent of students said they believe Obama would make the best president of the United States, versus 18.4 percent who said they favored Sen. ...



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