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URI to host 3rd annual Guitar Festival in April

DEREK GRIPPER of Cape Town, South Africa, poses with his classical guitar. Gripper will be one of the featured artists at the University of Rhode Island's third annual Guitar Festival April 6-8. / COURTESY DEREK GRIPPER SOUTH KINGSTOWN - In collaboration with South Kingstown-based entertainment ven

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 08:20:06

Dover doctor who ran a 'pill mill' sentenced to prison for healthcare fraud

A doctor from Dover who admitted to defrauding Medicare and other health insurers out of millions of dollars and spending it on a extravagant lifestyle was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison, officials said. Fathallah Mashali, 62, who once ran pain management clinics in Massachusett

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

NCAA Tournament 2018: Eight things to know after Thursday's Sweet 16 games

Bracket Busted? Start fresh each round and compete for your chance to win a trip to the 2019 Final Four. Play Round-by-Round now. No. 4 seed Gonzaga was among the favorites to emerge out of the West Region after No. 1 seed Xavier and 2 seed North Carolina bowed out in the first weekend. However, the

CBS SPORTS - 2018-03-23 05:51:04

Dan Hurley's Exit Interview at URI

ABC6 Sports Director conducted former URI head coach Dan Hurley's final interview before he was introduced as UConn's head basketball coach Friday. --- University of Rhode Island men's basketball head coach Dan Hurley has resigned from his position and accepted a similar position with the University

ABC6.COM - 2018-03-23 05:22:00

Investing in our public schools

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PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:15:10

Climate mitigation pays off, but it has to be put in place to work

WHEN WILL IT HAPPEN NEXT? The March 2010 floods showed that the effects of storms are felt not just on Rhode Island's coastline, as the Pawtuxet River spilled well over its banks, inundating many homes and businesses, and disrupting lives. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD This week's conclusion of a

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 05:14:28

Judge dismisses inmate's lawsuit over prison punishment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a Rhode Island inmate serving a life term for two murders who argued he was wrongly held in segregation. The Providence Journal reports U.S. District Court Chief Judge William Smith accepted a magistrate judge's recommendation

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 05:05:30

Rhode Island's dairy farmers face difficult climate

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - It is a challenging time for dairy farmers in Rhode Island. The average farmer loses approximately $6 for every 100 pounds of milk produced, said Alex LaPrise, managing director of Rhody Fresh, a cooperative of four dairy farms in the state. And with recent news that the Cott

INDEPENDENTRI.COM - 2018-03-23 04:15:00

Across the sea: URI hosts live broadcast from Volvo Ocean Race

Michelle Carnevale, program manager for 11th Hour Racing, speaks during an informational event for the Volvo Ocean Race held Tuesday at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. 11th Hour Racing co-sponsors the Newport-based Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat in the race.Photo: Michael Derr SOUT

INDEPENDENTRI.COM - 2018-03-23 04:30:00

Sports Shorts: Hurley leaves Rhode Island for UConn

STORRS, Conn. Dan Hurley became a hot commodity after coaching Rhode Island to two straight NCAA Tournaments. On Thursday, he left for a bigger name in New England basketball. He joined a UConn team that has won four NCAA titles in 20 years but is under NCAA investigation and just finished a second

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-23 04:06:28

Feat of endurance: Local police to join in Super Plunge at Salty Brine

Bo Mathews races to the shore after participating in the first of 24 hourly plunges as part of the Super Plunge at Salty Brine State Beach in this 2017 file photo.File photo NARRAGANSETT, R.I. - On Sunday, Special Olympics Rhode Island will host its annual Torch Run Plunge at Salty Brine State Beach

INDEPENDENTRI.COM - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Could eSports one day become part of Rhode Island Interscholastic League's landscape?

Could the day eventually come when the Rhode Island Interscholastic League sanctions a state tournament that determines a video game champion? The potential is clearly there after several members of the Principals' Committee on Athletics raised their hands when asked during Monday's meeting if their

PAWTUCKET TIMES - 2018-03-23 02:46:00

RI lawmaker introduces bill to protect DACA recipients

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would continue to protect the "dreamers" in Rhode Island. Rep. Shelby Maldonado along with Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffery proposed new legislation that would protect undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as

WPRI - 2018-03-23 02:32:57

What does the spending bill do for gun violence research?

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Washington (CNN)Democrats are touting that the massive new spending bill will now allow the federal government to conduct gun violence research, but Republicans argue such research was never prevented in the fi

CNN - 2018-03-22 23:18:58

Victim of gruesome Florida murder used to live in RI

The victim of a gruesome murder in Florida has strong ties to Rhode Island, where she has family members. The funeral for 55-year-old Francisca Monteiro-Balla will be held in Pawtucket this weekend. The burial will be in Providence. Monteiro-Balla was murdered at her home in Royal Palm Beach, Florid

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-22 23:12:20

Kansas State vs. Kentucky live stream: Time, TV channel, how to watch March Madness 2018 online

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports It is the battle of Wildcats in this Sweet 16 matchup in the South region: No. 9-seed Kansas State vs. No. 5-seed Kentucky. In this year's edition of the NCAA tournament, the South region has been upset central with No. 1 Virginia, No. 2 Cincinnati, No. 3 No. Tennessee,

SB NATION - 2018-03-22 23:00:01

Sister Jean: LEGO creates dunking version of Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan

The most celebrated fan in this year's edition of March Madness has to be Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the 98-year-old fan of the upstart Loyola-Chicago Ramblers. She's been interviewed, photographed and has starred on social media ... and now, immortalized with her own LEGO. Master model builder Gr

USA TODAY - 2018-03-22 22:18:22

Memphis candidate says he is no longer in running to lead Achievement School District

Sanders said he was shocked at the news, as just weeks earlier he was told that he would advance as one of two finalists for the position. "I was given an itinerary for two days next week for my final interview process," Sanders said. "I'm shocked that I've been suddenly and abruptly removed from th

CHALKBEAT.ORG - 2018-03-22 22:05:59

Arizona Basketball: Sean Miller to Pitt rumors just won't go away

TUCSON, AZ - MARCH 01: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats walks onto the floor before the start of the college basketball game against the Stanford Cardinal at McKale Center on March 1, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images) As we watch the field of 16 teams dwindl

ZONAZEALOTS.COM - 2018-03-22 21:59:24

March Madness means lots of illegal sports betting

A general view as the Miami Hurricanes face the Wichita State Shockers during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dunkin' Donuts Center on March 19, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island. - Tim Bradbury/Getty Images March Madness - the college men's basketball tournament - is

MARKETPLACE.ORG - 2018-03-22 21:10:00