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SOLDIERS: Kentish Guards, soldiers in the Civil War, stand together in this old photograph.
The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Providence Police Department are continuing their investigation into the remains of eight individuals found at Pennine Funeral Home in Providence on July 25, 2014.
By: Alexandra Cowley firstname.lastname@example.org You could be wasting hundreds of dollars on your electric and gas bills, but National Grid is hoping to change that.
The state Department of Environmental Management reported Monday that test results from all 67 mosquito samples taken from over two dozen traps set statewide during the week of July 14 came back negative for both West Nile and eastern equine encephalitis.
Gas prices in Rhode Island have fallen another 4 cents, but they're still a lot higher than the national average.
On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.
For nearly a decade Rhode Island has been trying to obtain a seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
"If they qualify for what's called Special Immigration Juvenile Status, that will give them residency - which is basically a Green Card - that gives them documentation here and they are legal and they will reside her legally," said immigration attorney Hans Bremer.
Unemployed Rhode Islanders will soon be obligated to post their resumes to an online job board or lose their unemployment benefits.
The checks are part of a campaign to eliminate hepatitis C in the state that is being spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Taylor.
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The Miriam Hospital's HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection program, states in the July, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Journal special edition, "RI Defeats Hep C" that eliminating hepatitis c virus infection is feasible, can provide economic benefits, enhance capacity to address other health challenges, and improve health ... (more)
Rhode Island is truly an artists' paradise, with inspiration in everything from urban street scenes in Newport and Providence, to majestic landscapes from farm to sea.
The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday says the items were made in Whole Foods stores in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday that water quality tests will continue at Scarborough Beach.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 08:26 pm
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