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Thursday Apr 17 | Orange Live

Amity Kicker Commits to University of Rhode Island

Amity Head Football Coach Bert Mozealous and Asst Coach Kevin Mozealous were on hand for the signing along with Lyle's parents.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Narragansett Times

Former URI basketball player charged with murder in Canada

Former URI basketball player Alwayne Bigby, seen here during a game in 2013 at The Ryan Center, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 33-year-old mother of four in Toronto.

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Dissident Voice

Ukraine Transitional Government Moves Militarily to Reclaim Seized Buildings

Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Turnto10.com

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Center at the URI campus.

Students, staff and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Center community said this center is long overdue.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

New Jersey Jewish News

9/11 fund's founder turns pain into healing

Her brother, Gary Lutnick, had an office in the ill-fated Cantor Fitzgerald firm, where a second brother, Howard, was president.

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Related Topix: Whippany, NJ

The Capital-Journal

Kansas science students get a taste of the Antarctic

Valley Heights high-schoolers conducted tests with brine shrimp - and did so with guidance and inspiration from scientists thousands of miles away, conducting similar experiments themselves.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Blue Rapids, KS, Rutgers University, Harveyville, KS, Washburn University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Go Local

Guns on RI Campuses. Who is Armed?

Just one day after the University of Rhode Island announced plans to arm campus police, RIC and CCRI said they will not do the same.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island College, Marketing, East Providence, RI

OpEdNews

Ukrainian Protesters From the East Demand More Autonomy

An interview with Jessica Desvarieux of The Real News Network on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Patch.com

Armed Cops at URI: Do You Agree?

The University of Rhode Island on Monday announced it will start arming campus police officers .

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OpEdNews

An Update from Ukraine

My fourth interview from Ukraine with David C. Speedie, director of the program on U.S. Global Engagement at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, first published on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Turnto10.com

URI will arm campus police

The University of Rhode Island announced today it would begin the comprehensive process to arm its campus police officers.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Concord Monitor

Steve Leone named editor of the 'Monitor'

"He's excited about what he can do at the in February on an interim basis, added: "Steve is a true community journalist.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Newport, RI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Go Local

Can Providence Survive More Apartments in Superman Building?

The latest proposal to rehab the vacant Superman Building would create 285 apartments in the heart of Providence if the state pays $39 million for the job.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Badfish returns to State College for sublime show

Badfish, a tribute to rock band Sublime, returns to State College. Sublime lead singer Bradley Nowell died in 1996, but Badfish keeps the music alive.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sublime, State College, PA

The Jersey Journal

Kearny hires Pincus as health officer for $99,500

Kearny officials voted Tuesday to hire Kenneth R. Pincus as the town's new health officer at a salary of $99,500.

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Related Topix: Kearny, NJ

Wed Apr 09, 2014

ABC News

Ex-Professor Charged With Lying About Diploma

A former University of Rhode Island professor is charged with forging his doctorate diploma to get a consulting deal then lying under oath about his credentials.

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Related Topix: North Smithfield, RI, Smithfield, RI

Tue Apr 08, 2014

EcoRI.org

URI Thinks Big Like General Motors

Toss the spray and plug-in air fresheners. They're used in about 75 percent of U.S. homes, to the tune of $2 billion a year.

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Related Topix: Kingston, RI

Patch.com

Hodgson Calls for Immediate Action to Address Heroin Epidemic

State Sen. Dawson Hodgson today issued a strident call for immediate action on the overdose epidemic that has claimed 75 lives so far this year and shows no signs of abating, thanks to a lack of support for recovery and treatment across the spectrum.

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Related Topix: East Greenwich, RI, Narragansett, RI, North Kingstown, RI, Prison

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Go Local

National Experts To Participate in Public Policy Debate at URI

The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity announced Friday that it will conduct a public policy debate on April 26 at the University of Rhode Island Kingston campus.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Politics, Kingston, RI

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Philly.com

Babette Josephs booted from ballot

There will be no rematch this May for former state Rep. Babette Josephs and the man who defeated her in 2012 after 14 terms, state Rep. Brian Sims in Center City's 182nd District.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Temple University

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