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Charles P. Wilson: URI faculty’s argument is fraudulent

The faculty union at the University of Rhode Island has consistently quoted Don Hummer’s 2004 study on “Serious Criminality at U.S. Colleges and Universities: An Application of the Situational Perspective” as a indicating that there is no correlation ... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
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Marc J. Ladin: Freedom to celebrate as we want

For those who are concerned that there will be a road race on Memorial Day in Wakefield, please consider that a solemn day of remembrance can also be a time of exuberant celebration.Memorial Day is the time we set aside to recognize our fallen heroes ... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
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John Benoit: Please save my R.I.

I recently returned to Rhode Island over the Easter weekend to visit my parents . Until I left in my early 30s for opportunity elsewhere, I thought all states suffered organized crime, political corruption, felons as mayors, etc.But upon returning last ... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
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Taveras partners with Providence colleges to provide summer learning

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An effort to combat summer learning loss, which research says is a major contributing factor to poor educational outcomes, was announced Thursday by Mayor Angel Taveras and four area colleges and universities.The partnership between ... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
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Rescues responding to report of crash involving a van on Route 4

Rescue vehicles are at the scene of an accident believed to involve and a van and another vehicle on Route 4 in North Kingstown near exit 6, apparently on the north side, according to the State Police.Details were few, but two lanes have been closed.Several ... [Published Providence Journal - 2 hours ago]
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Education, workforce efforts should be coordinated, Fung says in gubernatorial campaign message

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Allan W. Fung, a Republican candidate for governor, proposed Thursday the creation of a Jobs and Education Cabinet, said the state education commissioner should report to the governor and that Rhode Island should have two education ... [Published Providence Journal - 3 hours ago]
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Stephen Moore: Double whammies keep R.I. down

WashingtonI look forward to being at the University of Rhode Island this Saturday morning for what is likely to be an informative and spirited left-vs.-right debate about how to make Rhode Island a destination state for jobs again. My case is that the ... [Published Providence Journal - 11 hours ago]
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Moody’s bad mood

Moody’s Investors Service has underscored the terrible danger Rhode Island faces, with one judge in a position to potentially scrap the pension reform that the people’s representatives carefully crafted in 2011.In a newsletter sent out Friday, the investment ... [Published Providence Journal - 11 hours ago]
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Traffic Tribunal appeals panel upholds charges against Jarred Lynch

CRANSTON, R.I. — An appeals panel at the state Traffic Tribunal has upheld charges of refusing a chemical test for alcohol and a roadway violation that were imposed against Jarred Lynch, a member of the prominent Lynch family of Pawtucket.The three-member ... [Published Providence Journal - 12 hours ago]
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Cranston argues that not counting ACI inmates as city residents would have broad implications

PROVIDENCE — Not counting prisoners at the Adult Correctional Institutions as Cranston residents would have a ripple effect on not only the configuration of city wards, but also on state legislative and congressional districts, a lawyer argued for the ... [Published Providence Journal - 12 hours ago]
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Plan to hold fundraising road race in S. Kingstown on Memorial Day criticized

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Arguing that Memorial Day should be preserved for remembering military members who have fallen, a Peace Dale woman has objected to the Town Council allowing a Matty Fund 5K road race to take place on Memorial Day just before the ... [Published Providence Journal - 12 hours ago]
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Advocates for homeless plan vigil in Newport for ‘Boston Mike,’ who died in truck fire

NEWPORT, R.I. — William Connor and Michael Bourque had a ritual. In the mornings while Connor read his newspaper at the Ocean Breeze Cafe, Michael Bourque would come in, have coffee with him and they would discuss if there was work that day. Connor, who ... [Published Providence Journal - 12 hours ago]

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John Benoit: Please save my R.I. [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
Marc J. Ladin: Freedom to celebrate as we want [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
Charles P. Wilson: URI faculty’s argument is fr... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
Taveras partners with Providence colleges to pr... [Published Providence Journal - 1 hour ago]
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Education, workforce efforts should be coordina... [Published Providence Journal - 3 hours ago]
Moody’s bad mood [Published Providence Journal - 11 hours ago]
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