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Interim Report of the Providence County Grand Jury (Reported October 17, 2018)

Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.…
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Thomas ’21: Brown must keep alive the legacy of the 1968 walkout — and act on it

A few weeks ago, the University hosted the 2018 edition of the Black Alumni Reunion weekend. This reunion was particularly special as the year 2018 marks 50 years since the 1968 student walkout by bl…
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Letter: Brown Dining Services violates U., R.I. labor policies

We are current and former student supervisors and managers writing to inform you that we believe that Brown Dining Services fails to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, Rhode Island Gen…
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Panel talks importance of trans-centered research

At an event hosted by the School of Public Health Wednesday night, Michelle Forcier, professor of pediatrics and associate dean of medicine at the Alpert Medical School, posed a pertinent question: “…
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Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

University professors and students gathered in Friedman Hall to discuss LGBTQ+ youth and their treatment in prisons Wednesday night.
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UCS unanimously approves new UFB budget model

The Undergraduate Council of Students voted unanimously at its general body meeting Wednesday evening to approve a proposal from the Undergraduate Finance Board to tie future yearly increases in the …
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Lecture contextualizes South African colonial literature

Professor Isabel Hofmeyr opened her lecture Monday evening by taking the audience underwater. At the start of her talk, she detailed the dumping of books deemed unacceptable by the British Empire’s c…
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Panelists analyze Rhode Island midterm elections

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs hosted a panel of political commentators Thursday night to discuss the Rhode Island midterm elections.
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Experts Discuss Rhode Island’s English Learner Achievement Gap at RIC

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today convened a panel discussion at Rhode Island College focused on improving educational outcomes for Rhode Island’s English learner (EL) student …
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Board of Elections to Hold Media Day for News Outlets on Oct. 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PROVIDENCE, RI – The Board of Elections invites all local and national media news outlets to attend a Media Day at the Board of Elections offices in Providence on Oct. 23 from …
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Treasurer Magaziner presses Facebook to appoint independent board chair

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner, along with Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, has co-filed a shareholder pr…
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Traffic Advisory: Weekend Lane Closures for I-195 in East Providence

Lane shifts and lane reductions needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge…
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Project Search expansion brings skills training to adults with developmental disabilities

PROVIDENCE, R.I. After five years of success with its three youth locations, the Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS), a division of the Department of Human Services (DHS), expanded its partnersh…
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R.I. Department of Revenue releases June 2018 local hotel report

Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2018. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report…
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Scituate Barracks

On October 16, 2018 at 8:45 AM, Troopers arrested Lynda Nagle, age 52 of 5 Harding Road, Fairhaven, Massachusetts, for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for 1) Driving with a Suspended License, 2) Obst…
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