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Rhode Island

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  • Winter’s Last Hurrah

     
    It was snowing, there was sleet and plenty of ice,  but it was maybe the last storm of winter in New England. We just had to get a way to see winter winding down so we took off for Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. What is amazing to me is how many...
  • With maple syrup, pure is better

     
    One day at the grocery store, I noticed a bottle of highly refined pancake sryup with the claim, "Contains no high fructose corn syrup!" on the label.Then I flipped the bottle around and looked on the ingredients list. "Corn syrup" was the first...
  • Winter Park’s Austin Keel chooses Central Michigan

     
    Senior guard Austin Keel of Class 6A state boys basketball champion Winter Park orally committed to sign with Central Michigan during his official visit with the Chippewas on Saturday. “He liked what they had to say and what he saw there so much...
  • New DPW Boss Stresses Reforms, Welfare-to-Work To House Panel.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett's Pick ... ... to run the Department of Public Welfare told a state House panel Wednesday that he’s committed to ferreting out waste, fraud and abuse at the agency, which is one of the three biggest expenses......
  • Drug smuggling suspects are believed to be acting on behalf of Mexican cartel

     
    A Downey man and another from Hacienda Heights were charged in federal court in Rhode Island this week for allegedly smuggling 65 kilos of cocaine, valued at $6.6 million, from California for a Mexican drug cartel. Authorities said that as......
  • UAE: Emirati officer accused of human trafficking in Rhode Island

     
    An Emirati military officer has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Rhode Island on human trafficking and other charges after the officer allegedly took a Filipino woman working as a maid for him and his family to the......
  • Retail roundup: Overstock.com cuts marketing affiliates in five states, March retail sales better than expected, Toys R Us hires former Mattel exec

     
    -- Online retailer Overstock.com has severed its relationships with thousands of marketing affiliates in five states to avoid being forced to collect sales tax from its shoppers. Lately many Internet retailers, led by Amazon.com, have decried new state...
  • 'Jersey Shore' spinoffs multiply: Snooki, JWoww are moving in together [Poll]

     
    "Jersey Shore's" Snooki and JWoww are moving in together! JWoww and Snooki will have a 'Jersey Shore' spin-off show together. The ultra-tan duo has said MTV is working on a spin-off project for the girls. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley...
  • It's National Library Week. Do you have a librarian to thank?

     
    Celebrate National Library Week today by thanking a librarian....
  • United Arts prepares grant applications, grant workshops

     
    Here's some important information about United Arts' favorite task: Handing out money for deserving endeavors in arts and culture. The next grant year is soon upon us, and don't overlook the many workshops United Arts offers to help artists and cultural...
  • Ultrasounds and abortion: State of the law and legislation

     
    Here's what's going on around the country that's similar to Illinois' House Bill 786 Source -- Guttmacher Institute Message from Elizabeth Nash, a Public Policy Associate at the Guttmacher Institute: There have been 32 bills introduced in 19 states....