Rhode Island


Labs Exposed To Live Anthrax Increase

The investigation into accidental Anthrax shipments expands.



Top Adviser To O’Malley Heads To R.I.

A top aide to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is heading to Rhode Island to be the chief of staff to Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo.



Rhode Island Stifles Towson, 13-7

Lyle McCombs ran for 137 yards, Dylan Smith kicked two field goals, and Rhode Island beat Towson 13-7 on Saturday.


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Imprisoned R.I. Ex-Mayor Who Served Time In Md. Jail Wants Conviction Vacated

The imprisoned ex-mayor of a financially troubled city asked a federal judge on Thursday to vacate his corruption conviction and release him after an appeals court ruled the charge to which he pleaded guilty isn’t a crime.



Convicted Mayor Imprisoned In Md. Ordered Back To R.I.

A former mayor of a financially troubled Rhode Island city who’s imprisoned in Maryland on a corruption charge has been ordered back to his state by a federal judge.


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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


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Enders Leads Towson To 41-10 Win Over Rhode Island

Grant Enders matched his career high with four touchdown passes and Dominique Booker rushed for 181 yards as Towson broke open a close game to defeat winless Rhode Island 41-10 Saturday.



Towson Beats Rhode Island 28-17 To Win CAA Title

Towson clinched its first Colonial Athletic Association championship with a 28-17 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.


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Illegal Students Face Obstacles Even After College

Eleven states have laws allowing the children of illegal immigrants to receive in-state rates if they meet certain requirements.


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D.C. Cemetery For Civil War Dead To Be Rededicated

The National Park Service says a cemetery holding the graves of 41 Union soldiers who died defending Washington in the Civil War is to be rededicated this Memorial Day weekend.


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R.I. Gov. Leads Research Trip To Baltimore

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says a visit to Baltimore’s growing bioscience hub is giving him and other state leaders a glimpse of Providence’s possible future.


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Web, Billboards Spark Leads On ‘East Coast Rapist’

An investigator says a campaign to catch a man known as the East Coast Rapist by using electronic billboards and a website is generating leads.