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Wallin Campaign Hires Deputy Campaign Manager

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Erik Wallin, a Republican candidate for Attorney General, today announced his campaign had hired Lammis Vargas as deputy campaign manager. Vargas previously worked for the state Republican Party, as executive director from 2009 to last month and director of operations from 2007 to 2009.

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An Easy Way to Remember Your Calcium-Rich Veggies

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

If you're lactose intolerant, don't drink milk for personal diet reasons, or just don't like the taste, you've got friends in the plant kingdom, says Geetha Gopalakrishnan MD, director of Bone Health at Women and Infants Hospital. 

And here's a quick and easy way to remember the best ones: think Chinese food.

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EP Teachers, School Committee Resume Talks

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

EAST PROVIDENCE – The East Providence teachers union and school committee are resuming contract talks today after the lawyer for the school committee told the union that a number of actions might be taken – without the union’s approval – to save money in the financially strapped school district.

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Hearing on Wind Farm Bill Wednesday

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture will hold a hearing Wednesday on the newly proposed bill to revive the offshore wind farm off Block Island. The hearing will be at the Statehouse at the Rise of the Senate at approximately 4:30 p.m.

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Ugly incident at Providence goes way beyond racial tension

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Two student-athletes at Providence College are under fire for assaulting an innocent classmate on campus. Shady recruiting, not race, is the real problem.

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360º: The Numbers

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

To the right is a chart showing the numbers and percentages of black, non-Hispanic male and female students at all of the Big East colleges. The data shows that Providence College has the smallest population of black, non-Hispanic students, both in terms of absolute numbers and percentages of the overall student body. In addition, the percent of black, non-Hispanic male students is half that of the nearest college.

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Bruins take a 2-0 lead as the Series Shifts to Philadelphia

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

     They did it again!  For the fifth time in as many tries this postseason, the Boston Bruins protected home ice by defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the TD Garden Monday night.

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Middletown Democrats Endorse Cicilline for Congress

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The Middletown Democratic Town Committee announced yesterday it had unanimously endorsed Providence Mayor David Cicilline in his race for the First Congressional District seat.

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Vitamin D: Not Enough in Rhode Island

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

When you're talking bone health, you're talking getting enough calcium and Vitamin D, which is crucial for calcium absorption.  And for many folks living in the United States, just coming and going from the outdoors and creating Vitamin D from exposure to sunlight, does the trick.

Not in Rhode Island.

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Yeah, But What Kind of Democrat Are You?

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

One of the most obnoxious local myths is the idea that Rhode Island's longstanding reputation of corruption is due to the small size of the state—the all-too-familiar notion that "in Rhode Island, everyone knows everyone." But the state's admittedly embarrassing reputation should, in fact, be attributed to the decades-long absence of a natural check on government fraud—political rivalry.

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