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Dee from the Desk: Putting RI Out of Business
The business recently turned to crowd funding to raise $150,000 in order to avoid having to close shop.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Teachers' union official cleared of cyberstalking
Leidecker is the deputy executive director at the National Education Association of Rhode Island.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Call goes out for decendents of those who served in Civil War
SOLDIERS: Kentish Guards, soldiers in the Civil War, stand together in this old photograph.
Leading a cause so others won't suffer
"It is a relief knowing I didn't go through everything for nothing. I have made a difference in this world.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Rhode Island Department of Health News
Investigation Continues Into Remains Discovered at Pennine Funeral Home
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.
Rhode Islander's save hundreds with home upgrades
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.
No West Nile, encephalitis found in mosquitoes
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.
The Miami Herald
Gas prices drop 4 cents in Rhode Island
Gas prices in Rhode Island have fallen another 4 cents, but they're still a lot higher than the national average.
Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/Hour
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.
The Narragansett Times
Efforts continue to get RI fishermen a seat on MAFMC
For nearly a decade Rhode Island has been trying to obtain a seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
Medical News Today
Physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus
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)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Aiken Standard
Tick checks urged year after Lyme disease peaked
The Vermont Department of Health is advising residents who spend time outdoors to do daily tick checks this summer, a year after the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the state peaked.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Rhode Island is Already Hosting Over 100 Border Children
"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.
Jobless Rhode Islanders must soon post resumes
Unemployed Rhode Islanders will soon be obligated to post their resumes to an online job board or lose their unemployment benefits.
WaterFire to help raise awareness of hepatitis C
The checks are part of a campaign to eliminate hepatitis C in the state that is being spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Taylor.
Three-quarters the annual spending of a public health fund aimed at gambling addiction will go to initiatives backed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health under an agreement signed yesterday by state gambling regulators.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus
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-Inspired Works on Display at Gilbert Stuart Museum
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.
Whole Foods recalls items made with recalled fruit
The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday says the items were made in Whole Foods stores in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
High bacteria found at Scarborough Beach
The Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday that water quality tests will continue at Scarborough Beach.