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Q & A with Chinua Achebe

Renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe sat down with The Herald Tuesday before a welcome event to discuss his motivations for joining Brown's Africana studies faculty, his past work and his thoughts on being referred to as the "father of modern African literature." The Herald:  You were a professor ...

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Tax revenue drops in state

As expected, the economic downturn is affecting the state's revenue. Rhode Island tax receipts dropped about 17 percent for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009 - from $882 million last year to $735 million this year - according to a report released yesterday by the state Department of Revenue.

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Green jobs for R.I. discussed at forum

WARWICK - A key solution to Rhode Island's economic struggles is increasing awareness of and investing in more "green" jobs for the state's residents, according to a panel of local experts who gathered at the New England Institute of Technology Saturday.

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An era ends: Miko closed for good

A locked door, a dark, almost bare interior and a large sign reading "Space for Lease" in red letters. Today, that's all that greets visitors and customers to what was once Wickenden Street's popular sex store, Miko Exoticwear.

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Angry SDS riders take over RIPTA meeting

Under the specters of public transit budget shortfalls, fare increases and fewer routes, Providence Students for a Democratic Society stormed into a monthly board meeting of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Monday afternoon, causing the meeting to be adjourned early.

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