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Chew on this: Sugar-free gum can boost your weight loss, say new studies
You're great at sticking to your diet during meals....but when it comes to snacks, you tend to nosh for all the wrong reasons, from boredom to stress.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Developing and Supporting Rhode Island's Talent Pipeline
This week, GoLocalProv investigates the fifth and final major theme from Economic Intersections of Rhode Island, a private-sector generated report that outlines collaborative solutions to jumpstart the Rhode Island economy.
The Journal News
Engagement: Emily Ritschl & Ryan Marks
Emily is a graduate of Monroe-Woodbury High School, the University of Rhode Island, and Fordham University graduate school.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Each Week, this 88-Year-Old Helps Save a Local Pond in her Kayak
Sindy Hempstead has been monitoring the water quality of Tucker Pond in South Kingstown as a volunteer with the University of Rhode Island's Watershed Watch program for 20 years.
Getting that degree
Last year, the four-year graduation rate at the University of Rhode Island was 44 percent, nearly the lowest of any state university in New England.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lincoln County News
Waldoboro Hires New Town Manager
Waldoboro's new town manager, Linda-Jean Briggs, will start in her position on Monday, March.
Mouse vaccine could protect humans from Lyme disease
Every year in the US, 300,000 people are diagnosed with the tick-borne illness caused by Borrelia bacteria, which can trigger arthritis and neurological problems.
Institute for Public Accuracy
Ukraine: Critical and on the Ground Analysis
KATRINA VANDEN HEUVEL, rdambrose at thenation.com, @KatrinaNation Available for a limited number of interviews, Katrina vanden Heuvel is editor and publisher of The Nation and just wrote the piece " The Ukraine crisis calls for less bluster, more common sense " in the Washington Post .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Stokes Appointed as Cranston's Youth Services Librarian
The Cranston Public Library announced that Gail Stokes as been appointed the new Youth Services Librarian at the Auburn Branch.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
URI Oceanographer Refutes Claims That Climate Change Is Slowing Pace of Gulf Stream
March 3, 2014 - Several recent studies have generated a great deal of publicity for their claims that the warming climate is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Snow cancels Whitehouse visit to URI
An event at the University of Rhode Island on transforming marine industries through high-tech engineering scheduled for Monday has been postponed due to the weather.
RINLA 2014 Winter Meeting Growing for the Future: Cultivating Healthy Businesses
The Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association held its annual 2-day Winter Meeting at the University of Rhode Island in January, 2014.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Norwalk Daily Voice
Norwalk Students Earn Dean's List Recognition In College
Five students from Norwalk earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester at the University of Rhode Island.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
RI Expected to Lose $422M Revenue in 5 years to MA Gambling
Rhode Island is expected to see the greatest impact from gambling in Massachusetts, with state revenues forecast to drop off $422.1 million over a five-year period beginning next year.
R.I. wind farm backers, foes air their opinions
Allowing offshore wind turbines 3 miles from Block Island would either set Rhode Island on the right environmental path given the realities of climate change and other negative impacts of fossil fuels, or it would be a costly mistake that would degrade the state's precious ocean resources.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
A Coup or a Revolution? Ukraine Seeks Arrest of Ousted President Following Deadly Street Protests
Guests Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island. He has been in Odessa, Ukraine, since July 2013 as a Fulbright research scholar.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
In a most self-serving item, since he spent two years working on it, Phillipe is proud to help the University of Rhode Island Climate Change Collaborative Team launch a major new website, riclimatechange.org , dedicated to promoting awareness on the issue of climate change.
Antarctic Circumpolar Current Carries 20 Percent More Water Than Previous Estimates
February 26, 2014 - The Antarctic Circumpolar Current transports water around Antarctica and into the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, transferring heat and energy around the globe.
The News Journal
Planting fatty berries will help feed birds during winter
When my alarm rattled the morning I was supposed to shadow stay-at-home mom Cory Zolandz, I woke up... A study conducted at the University of Rhode Island looked at the amount of fat stored in different types of berries.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Jack Der Manouelian recently celebrated his Eagle Scout Court of Honor at a ceremony at St. Peter Church in Warwick.