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Steamship Historical Society hires director

EAST PROVIDENCE – Michigan native Matthew S. Schulte has been selected to serve as the Steamship Historical Society of America’s first executive director. His...

Details of planned Center of Excellence<br> for Undersea Technologies to be...

PROVIDENCE – The establishment, by the University of Rhode Island and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, of a national Center of Excellence for Undersea...

254 city homes kept affordable until 2046

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Mayor David N. Cicilline today joined in announcing a multimillion-dollar initiative that will keep 254 apartments affordable...
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R.I. gas prices rise for 7th week, to $2.679

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose for the seventh consecutive week, to 50 cents per gallon above the price eight weeks ago, AAA...
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BankNewport to display Tall Ships painting

NEWPORT – “Tall Ships in Newport Harbor,” the signature painting for the Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007, goes on exhibit today at...
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Consuelo Sherba is named Pawtucket Foundation’s<br> 2007 Person of the Year

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Foundation has named violist and music educator Consuelo Sherba to receive one of two 2007 Pawtucket Foundation Persons of...

Poverty, educational disparities<br> weigh on R.I. kids

Nearly one in five Rhode Island children lived in poverty as of 2005, and about 23,000 children – 10 percent – lived in households...
PROVIDENCE Art Windows fills empty storefronts with works  such as 'Fragment Land,' a quilt by Mia Capodilupo of Chicago. /

Turning empty windows into artists’ showcases

At night, Maureen Keaveny’s window is a black-light-illuminated sculpture of recycled paper shaped into shrubbery. The Rhode Island School of Design junior calls it...
'AFTER SOME TIME, I can estimate whether I can trust this rater or not,' explains Yan Sun, an assistant professor of computer engineering at URI and who recently was awarded a five-year National Science Foundation research grant. READ MORE /

Rating the raters is at the core<br> of URI professors’ research

A team of computer engineers at the University of Rhode Island has requested patent protection of a technology to combat the manipulation of user-generated...
DR. ELIZABETH LAZARUS,  a radiologist at Women & Infants Hospital, looks at an MRI of breasts scanned with new technology where the patient lies on her stomach. /

Local doctors helping set new standards<br> for breast cancer diagnosis

If hospitals in the real world functioned like the doctors on “House, M.D.” every diagnosis could cost a year’s salary, and health insurers would...
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