DISCOVERY EDUCATION Y 3M BUSCAN AL MEJOR JOVEN CIENTÍFICO EN SU COMPETENCIA ANUAL DE ESCUELA INTERMEDIA

Se abren las inscripciones para la 11ª edición del Desafío de Discovery Education y 3M para el Joven Científico Silver Spring, Maryland (Jueves, 11 de enero de 2018) – 3M (@3M), un líder en el tema de ciencia material y Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd), el líder proveedor de contenido digital y desarrollo profesional en salones de clase desde preescolar hasta décimo segundo grado a lo largo de todo el país, anunció el día de hoy que abrirán las inscripciones para la competencia anual Desafío de Discovery Education y 3M para el Joven Científico. El Desafío Para el Joven Científico es la…
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Reed to Present Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Other Medals to 92 Year Old WWII Veteran

CRANSTON, RI - On Friday, January 12th at 3:00 , Senator Jack Reed will present Warwick resident and World War II veteran Willard D. "Bud" Voigt with medals he earned on the battlefield but never received for his courageous service during the World War II. A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Voigt will receive the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and several other prestigious awards. Born in Massachusetts in 1925, Willard Voigt grew up in Fall River during the Great Depression era and graduated from Durfee High School in 1943. That same year he voluntary enlisted in the Army…
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House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Questions Effectiveness of RIDOT Spending

STATE HOUSE - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan is questioning ten years of contract extensions on the I-95 South Viaduct Bridge Project. "My office submitted various APRA requests and the information provided by the Department of Transportation opened up more questions than answers, which I find deeply troubling," stated Leader Morgan. She continued, "A 2016 highway report shows that Rhode Island is among the worst states in the nation for cost-effectiveness of highway spending. The Providence Viaduct exemplifies this ineffectiveness and lack of efficiency for our taxpayer dollars." The report, issued by the Reason Foundation in 2016 about the performance…
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Lt. Governor McKee Statement on Changes to Rhode Island Healthcare System

PROVIDENCE, RI – Lt. Governor McKee issued the following statement on potential changes to Rhode Island's healthcare system: "I am glad that Brown University is opening up a discussion on locally-focused options for preserving our hospital system. Rhode Island residents need a solution that will protect industry talent and jobs and promote maintaining health services right here in our state. Several months ago, I urged Rhode Island to explore all hospital-related options that would support our state's interests and prevent a brain and job drain from Rhode Island to neighboring states. Brown University’s announcement today is an encouraging development in…
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Lt. Governor McKee Calls for Rollback of National Grid Rate Increases

PROVIDENCE, RI - Lt. Governor Dan McKee is calling on the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to recalculate National Grid's existing and proposed electricity rates to reflect the reduction of the federal corporate tax from 35 to 21 percent. Earlier this month, Massachusetts' primary electricity supplier, Eversource, agreed to pass on approximately $31 million in savings from the new federal tax legislation to its customers following a formal Motioned filed with the Division of Public Utilities by the state's Attorney General. In a letter sent this afternoon, Lt. Governor McKee urged the PUC to reevaluate National Grid's most recent…
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Senators Reed and Whitehouse, and Providence Officials Join RIDOT Kick Off Long-Awaited 6-10 Interchange Project

Governor Gina Raimondo joined with Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to officially begin work on the 6-10 Interchange. The 6-10 Interchange rebuild languished for 30 years. Today's ceremony launched the $410 million project using a design-build approach that will save money and complete the project more quickly than anticipated. During the years of indecision and inaction on this vital highway link, its network of bridges deteriorated to the point where seven of nine bridges were classified as structurally deficient. Temporary supports were installed and millions…
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Panera Bread Hiring for 100 New Positions to Support Delivery Launch

Select Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts-based Cafes Recruiting for 100  Additional Employees Lincoln, RI –January 3, 2018 – Howley Bread Group (HBG), a Panera Bread Franchisee with 28 cafés in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, will begin hiring for up to 100 new jobs in the Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts market, beginning in early spring. The jobs are the result of a new service, café-based delivery (CBD), which offers customers at-home delivery of their favorite Panera foods. The initiative is being launched by Panera Bread in select markets across the United States. HBG currently offers CBD across seven cafés…
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RI Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic to Return in New Location in 2018 Delta Dental of Rhode Island and Providence Community Health Centers Are Premier Sponsors of Event

PROVIDENCE — Delta Dental of Rhode Island, Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) and the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation are pleased to announce that the Foundation’s two-day Rhode Island Mission of Mercy (RI MOM) free dental clinic will once again be held in 2018. Delta Dental of Rhode Island and Providence Community Health Centers will serve as premier sponsors of the event. The 2018 clinic is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29 and 30, at the Delta Dental of Rhode Island dental clinic at Providence Community Health Centers’ Prairie Avenue location at 335 R Prairie Ave. in Providence. This…
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Rhode Island State Police Increases Patrols Through the Holidays

Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that additional troopers will be on patrol through the holidays as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over highway safety campaign. In addition, Rhode Island State Police are joining other State Police and local police throughout the region for Operation (Combined Accident Reduction Effort), a multi-state program of patrol and enforcement efforts designed to help prevent crashes through strict enforcement of traffic laws. With so many people attending holiday parties and events and travelling to visit family and…
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Raimondo Aims to Double Computer Science Degree Graduates

Governor Celebrates Success and Sets New Goals for CS4RI Initiative KINGSTON, - Today, a year and half after launching the Computer Science for Rhode Island initiative, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new goal in fostering a competitive workforce: doubling the number of computer science degree graduates in Rhode Island by 2025. Raimondo made the announcement before a crowd of more than 2,000 students, educators, and tech industry partners at the CS4RI Summit at the University of Rhode Island. "Thanks to CS4RI, every single student who goes through our public school system has a chance to learn computer science," said…
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