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  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England

    Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England
    For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder. They say the bloodshed -- a double slaying at the Shamrock Bar in Queens -- was all over a spilled drink. Vernace's luck ran out Thursday when he was...
  • Police Files

    AREA 1  - Rhode Island Circle and New Hampshire Drive: A vehicle burglary was reported at 1:39 a.m. Wednesday. California Street: A commercial burglary was reported in the 3200 block at 8:31 a.m. Wednesday. Iowa Street: A vehicle burglary was reported...
  • Hike, bike and eat your fill of clams on Block Island

    Hike, bike and eat your fill of clams on Block Island
    I am standing atop Clay Head, a 70-foot-high bluff, looking over miles and miles of open ocean on a clear summer morning. It is an ideal way to greet a day that will include hiking, biking, birding, skimming stones and eating my weight in fried clams. And...
  • Planning your trip to Block Island

    THE BEST WAY TO BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Providence, R.I., is offered on United, Southwest, US Airways, Delta and Continental. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $506. Take the ferry from Point Judith and...
  • William and Mary overcomes slow start to shake off Rhode Island

    William and Mary overcomes slow start to shake off Rhode Island
    Ben Cottingham knew what was coming. With Rhode Island facing fourth-and-goal from the 3-yard line with 3:36 to play in the third quarter, the Rams were within six points and threatening to make William and Mary pay for letting them hang around most of...
  • Natural Perspectives: Whole Foods keeps things fresh, local

    Whole Foods Market opened a new store in Huntington Beach on Wednesday. As you may know, Whole Foods promotes healthy eating principles that also include locally and sustainably grown organic produce and meats. Vic and I couldn't be happier. The spiffy...
  • NJ Camp Counselor Arrested For Having Sex With Teens in Tent

    NJ Camp Counselor Arrested For Having Sex With Teens in Tent
    Authorities have charged a female camp counselor from Rhode Island with sexually assaulting two teenage boys in New Jersey. The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office says 23-year-old Jessica Fenton had sex with the 16- and 17-year-old in her tent. The...
  • W&M notebook: Callahan is back

    Mike Callahan was bummed. He'd waited five years for his chance to be William and Mary's starting quarterback, and four games into that long-time-coming goal, a separated right shoulder sent him back to the sidelines. "I got my shot and was playing well...
  • 10 things you might not know about Republicans

    10 things you might not know about Republicans
    When our forefathers threw off their Whigs and became Republicans, they could hardly have imagined that one of their party's biggest stars would call herself a "Mama Grizzly." These are heady days for the GOP, which recaptured the U.S. House this month....
  • Best Place to Buy Specialty Chocolates

    Best Place to Buy Specialty Chocolates
    1st) Village Chocolatier "The Village Chocolatier has been operating out of its location on the Guilford Green for more than 27 years — and owner Ingrid Collins feels “very lucky” for it. The establishment makes its fudge on the...