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Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state. more
After students at Bay View Academy Middle School in East Providence learned that toddlers residing at McAuley Village in Providence did not have “board” books to read, they recently held a book drive to benefit the children living in the two-year transitional-housing program. More than 500 books were collected for McAuley Village as a result of the initiative. more
FM Global has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility, a plan for which funding is included on the Nov. 4 ballot. more
Cox Communications donated six new computers to West Broadway Middle School as part of the company’s commitment to helping bring students online. The computers were donated as part of National Computer Learning Month. more
Brown University is ranked 106th among the world’s top 500 universities, according to a list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. more
A $263,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help a school district, charter school and nonprofit organization support teacher development to raise expectations for students. more
While no Rhode Island institutions of higher learning made it on to Business Insider’s 104 smartest public colleges in America list, the Ocean State was better represented on the website’s 600 smartest colleges list. more
Federal Reserve policymakers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours. more
PAWTUCKET – Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island appointed Dr. Natalia Lukankina to its medical staff in the department of pediatrics. more
PROVIDENCE – A new study by Brown University researchers in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure. more
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