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Brown pledges $10M endowment,<br> fellows for public schools

PROVIDENCE – Inspired in part by a report from its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University has pledged to create a $10...

Most R.I. residents favor return of gaming rights

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – A survey by the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis has found that a majority of Rhode Island residents favor...

Im-aj honored for R.I. Housing, Crossroads ads

Im-aj Communications and Design has been honored in the Service Industry Advertising Awards, a national competition, for television ads it created for Rhode Island...

Washington Trust to collect peanut butter

The Washington Trust Co. will hold its seventh annual “PB Xpress,” a bank-wide drive to collect jars of peanut butter for the Rhode Island...
FROM LEFT, Michael Fanton, executive director of Ronald McDonald House, Bill Stamp and Karla Young, of the R.I. Farm Bureau, center, and Linda King, house manager of the Ronald McDonald House in Providence. /

Food drive aids Ronald McDonald House

As part of Food Check-Out Week, the R.I. Farm Bureau sponsored a food drive on behalf of Ronald McDonald House, a nonprofit that provides...
MATTHEW THOMAS, chief sachem of the Narragansett Indian Tribe discusses last year's attempt to gain gambling rights for the tribe. /

Tribe sees hope in recent UMass poll

Narragansett Indian Tribe Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas used the results of a University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth poll of Rhode Island residents to reiterate his commitment...
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APC joins new energy-efficiency alliance

WEST KINGSTON – American Power Conversion today announced it is a founding member of The Green Grid. The new group, a new consortium IT...
Prof. Chi-Wang Shu /

Brown math prof wins national honors

PHILADELPHIA – Brown University’s Chi-Wang Shu, a professor in the division of applied mathematics, has been awarded the 2007 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science...

R.I. residents favor <br>gambling rights for Narragansetts

DARTMOUTH – Rhode Island residents say, 2 to 1, that Congress should grant the Narragansett Indian Tribe the right to conduct gaming on its...
'BOUND AND HEADED for America,' a detail from a painting by M. Chambon that is held by the John Carter Brown Library, which through the end of May is hosting two of several slavery-related exhibits at Brown this spring.   /

Brown to raise $10M for urban schools

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will raise a $10 million endowment for Providence schoolchildren, as part of its response to last fall’s report by the...
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