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R.I. unemployment drops to 12.9 percent

Though Rhode Island's unemployment rate dropped slightly in October, the state still has the third-highest unemployment in the nation, according to a report released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.The Ocean State's unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage points to 12.9 percent last month, ...

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Man shot near Brown Stadium

A man was seriously wounded during a drive-by shooting Monday morning on Camp Street — about four blocks from Brown Stadium — and was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he underwent surgery, according to Providence Police Detective Lt. Paul Campbell.

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Student, U. property taxes on hold for now

While legislators were busy banning indoor prostitution and texting while driving, two bills that could have cost Brown millions did not make it onto the agenda of last week's General Assembly special session — and though they are dead for now, their fate remains uncertain.

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Metro

Student convicted in Fish Co. assault

David Howard '09.5 was convicted of simple assault in District Court on Tuesday, according to the Providence Journal. Howard was accused of punching a patron while working as a bouncer at the Fish Company in April.

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Governor and unions may have an agreement

Governor Donald Carcieri '65 has reportedly reached a provisional agreement with state employee unions to allow pay cuts in place of layoffs or government shutdown days. Carcieri has been engaged in an ongoing struggle with the unions in an effort to meet budget cut requirements.

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E-mail error generates changes

Brown's Office of Financial Aid most likely did not violate federal or state laws when it inadvertently revealed the names of nearly 1,800 students who have initiated an application for University financial assistance, according to Steven McDonald, general counsel at the Rhode Island School of Design. ...

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