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Rhode Island gas prices hit their lowest point this year after dropping another 5 cents over the past week, according to the weekly gasoline survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week. more
The University of Rhode Island’s botanical gardens are among the most beautiful in the world, according to a list of the 50 most stunning university gardens and arboretums from Best Masters Programs, an online guide to master’s degree programs. more
Rhode Island added 700 construction jobs from August 2013 to August 2014, a 4.3 percent increase, ranking it No. 18 in a listing of all states, including the District of Columbia, regarding construction employment. more
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly declined in August for the first time in five months as investors retreated from the market. more
The Rhode Island Design Hall of Fame will induct four individuals at a “Hall of Fame party” on Thursday. more
Community College of Rhode Island President Ray DiPasquale has been named as a finalist for Louisiana commissioner of higher education, according to a report from Rhode Island Public Radio. more
Rhode Island and Massachusetts have among the lowest obesity rates in the country, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America’s Health. more
A web gaming and video-based study being done at Rhode Island Hospital on teen dating violence has obtained $791,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice. more
Lincoln School has welcomed Suzanne Fogarty as its 16th Head of School. Fogarty worked at Berkeley Carroll’s Upper School in Brooklyn, N.Y., where it was named an NAIS School of the Future in 2012. more
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