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NE Tech starts Shipbuilding and Marine Institute
New England Institute of Technology launched their Shipbuilding Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute or Sami Monday morning.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
US commander expresses reservations over NW op
US commander General Joseph Dunford, who is leading the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan, told Congress that he has reservations about the overall effectiveness of the army operations in North Waziristan.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Merkel and Germany: The weakest link
Senator Jack Reed says he believes the U.S.'s NATO allies could put more resources on the table to send a signal to Russia that military options are available in Ukraine.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Is It Time to Declare the Death of Emergency Unemployment Insurance?
Democrats in Congress and a handful of Republican senators have strived over the last seven months to renew emergency unemployment benefits for the millions of American workers who have been living without a job for more than six months.
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Sunscreen Innovation Act\nMoves Through Congress
Brighter days may be ahead for the US sun care market and the companies that supply actives in these formulas.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Reid open to adding unemployment extension to Obama's emergency spending bill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded that he is open to Sen. Jack Reed's request to add the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill, July 10, 2014 After Senator Jack Reed, D-RI issued a statement on Thursday, July 10, 2014 that the long-term unemployment benefits extension should be ... (more)
Congress Takes From Unemployment Extension To Give To Highway Trust Fund
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had been part of legislation for the long-term jobless.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Reed wants unemployment extension added to Obama border crisis spending bill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not open to adding the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill as Sen. Jack Reed wants, July 10, 2014 Although Sens. Jack Reed, D-RI and Dean Heller, R-NV just released their own new version of a bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for over 3 ... (more)
Grounded future: Pentagon still bets on plagued F-35s
Hagel, a Vietnam War vet appointed by US Pres. Barack Obama last year to head the Department of Defense, lauded the $400 billion program at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida on Thursday during a pep talk to pilots no sooner than two weeks after the Pentagon grounded its entire fleet of F-35s due to an engine fire.
Special forces are broken, elite troops are a fraying,a Gen. Joseph Votel warns
Even America's elite warriors have a breaking point. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that he believed troops assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command may be "fraying" from overuse.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
American Library Association
ALA applauds Congress for passing the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act
On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act , H.R. 803, in a bipartisan vote 415-6.
Reid: Unemployment Extension Could Get Attached to Supplemental
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he hopes senators get a chance to add an unemployment extension to the $4.3 billion emergency spending bill.
No charges in motorist shooting near Capitol
A police officer and K9 inspect the scene after a car chase and reports of gunshots fired outside of the Hart Senate Office Building on Captiol Hill on Thursday, October 3 in Washington.
Reed: Add Unemployment Extension to Emergency Spending Bill
Reed hopes to add an unemployment extension to the emergency supplemental spending bill.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Big Brothers, Big Sisters now all part of the same family
HISTORIC COLLABORATION: From left, Katje Fuson, Jo-Ann Schofield, Rachelle Green and Joe Manera announce the merger of BBRI and BBBSOS.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Mark Zaccaria Kicks Off U.S. Senate Campaign; Jack Reed Responds
"We currently have catastrophic economic policies; we have catastrophic regulatory policies which are burying businesses and making the economic situation that much worse.
Submarine Maker Plans R.I. Expansion
Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of submarines under a $95 billion Navy program, welcome news in the state with the nation's highest unemployment rate.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Skin cancer test offered at Rhode Island beaches
The Rhode Island Department of Health, the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, will launch the Sun Smarts Sunscreen Campaign Monday at Scarborough Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce Coming Together
For over 60 years, Big Brothers of Rhode Island and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, both local affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, have worked separately by coming to the aid of hundreds of boys and girls statewide by providing them with life-changing mentors.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Submarine maker plans expansion in Rhode Island
In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 photo, a welder works on a "compressed air flask" that will eventually be installed in a Virginia class nuclear powered submarine at the Electric Boat company's Quonset Point facility, in North Kingstown, R.I. Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of ... (more)