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GOP Congressional Candidate Defends Cranston School Prayer

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Republican Congressional candidate Mark Zaccaria yesterday defended the controversial prayer displayed in a Cranston high school and called on both Republican and Democratic leaders to oppose a possible lawsuit from the state affiliate of the ACLU.

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RI Goes from a D to an A- and B+ in School Standards

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Rhode Island’s standards for what students should learn in public schools have gone from a grade of a D in reading and math to a B+ and an A-, according to a review of state standards by a national conservative group.

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State GOP: Is Caprio Doing His Job?

Saturday, July 24, 2010

The state GOP yesterday questioned how General Treasurer Frank Caprio could perform the duties of his office and still manage to be a full-time Democratic candidate for governor.

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Candidates Qualify for 2010 Election

Saturday, July 24, 2010

The Secretary of State yesterday released the names of those candidates who qualified for the ballot in either the September primary or the November election. Last Friday, candidates had to turn in the signatures necessary to qualify. They needed 500 for most statewide races to 1,000 for governor. Find out who made the ballot in all the major races.

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National Arts Conference Coming to Providence in October

Saturday, July 24, 2010

It's a very nice feather in the cap of the self-titled Creative Capital.

The Alliance of Artists Communities 20th annual conference is coming to Providence October 20-23. With a theme of “Advancing Today’s Artists: Boldness and Abundance in a New Economy”, the conference aims to showcase the active talent in Providence as well as educate about ways to amplify and enhance the careers of individual artists.

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Kilmartin blasts Blue Cross in message to supporters

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Friday, July 23, 2010

In a fundraising email blast to supporters, Attorney General Candidate Peter Kilmartin blasts Blue Cross for its rate hike and corresponding layoffs.  In the email message released late Friday his campaign wrote,"Peter Kilmartin knows that Rhode Islanders are struggling. This is why he took a hard line against Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island – who recently received approval for a nearly 10 percent rate hike increase – when the company announced this week that it will eliminate more than 100 jobs as a cost cutting measure. 

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Man Dies After Fall from Providence Place Mall Garage

Friday, July 23, 2010

A local man plummeted to his death from the Providence Place Mall garage earlier today, according to Providence police.

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Breaking News: ACLU Names New Defendants in Suit Over Death of Detainee

Friday, July 23, 2010

The Rhode Island ACLU has named eight more defendants, including Memorial Hospital, in its suit over the death of Chinese detainee Hiu Lui “Jason” Ng at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls.

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Providence Police Nab Bank Robber

Friday, July 23, 2010

This morning, just before 10:00am, Providence police received a call about a bank robbery on 37 Pitman St. at the Bank of RI branch by an unarmed 5’6” white male who robbed the bank using a note.  Because the bank had clear face shots of the perpetrator, police were able to apprehend the robber after approximately two and a half hours.

 
Earlier last week, a neighboring store reported a mugging, but police Captain James Desmarais does not believe these incidents are related. “The vast majority of bank incidences usually are drug users," Desmarais said. "Virtually all the time they don’t use a weapon because they can’t afford a weapon. They just allude to it because they’re drug users. That’s our experience.”

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Breaking News: Chafee Ahead of Caprio in Latest Poll

Friday, July 23, 2010

Independent candidate for governor Lincoln Chafee is ahead of Democrat Frank Caprio, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports poll released today. The poll, shows Chafee with 37 percent of the vote against 30 percent for Caprio.

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