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Hillel keynote addresses wrongful convictions

When Betty Anne Waters was 29, her older brother Kenny was wrongfully accused of murder and sent to prison. She spent the next 18 years fighting for justice, enrolling in community college and then going to law school so she could one day prove his innocence in court. Waters spoke to students about ...

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Police rescue URI student from 8-inch alleyway

Providence Fire and Rescue and the Providence Police Department led a rescue effort early Friday morning after an apparently intoxicated woman became trapped in a narrow space between FedEx Kinko's and City Sports near the corner of Meeting and Thayer streets.   Courtney Malloy, a University of ...

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Students face off in startup 'games'

The Hunger Games came to Brown Saturday, but instead of competing for their lives, tributes participating in the Brown Entrepreneurship Program event vied to develop innovative startup ideas. The 24 Brown and Rhode Island School of Design students who competed in the event were hand-picked by the event's ...

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Providence refocuses preservation efforts

The Narragansett Electric Lighting House, or "Dynamo House," and the Ward Baking Company Administration Building - two buildings in the Jewelry District - were included on the Providence Preservation Society's 2012 list of the most endangered buildings in Providence. These preservation efforts follow ...

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U. plans to purchase Thayer St. property

Fairview Inc., a University subsidiary, is planning to purchase the 271 Thayer St. property that currently houses City Sports, said Mark Nickel, senior editor and writer at the Office of Public Affairs and University Relations. While the University does not pay property taxes on any building used for ...

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Betaspring open house draws politicians, mentors

Senators, representatives and other government officials addressed a packed room Sept. 27 at the fall open house for Betaspring, a startup accelerator located in Providence's Knowledge District. The audience energetically welcomed the 13 new startups participating in Betaspring's fall session. Betaspring ...

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