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Paris Terror Suspect Fingerprint Found in Belgian Apartment

Lisa Bryant Last updated on: January 08, 2016 PARIS—Belgian police revealed Friday they found the fingerprint of a fugitive suspect linked to the November 13 Paris terror attacks along with suicide belts and explosives during the search of a Brussels apartment. Federal prosecutors in Belgium said police discovered the items during  December 2015 raid. Salah Abdeslam, whose fingerprint was found inside the apartment is believed to have played a key logistical role in the November attacks. His brother, Brahim, was among the suicide bombers who died in the shooting and bombing attacks around Paris that killed and injured nearly 500 people. Belgian police…
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Featured

Governor, First Gentleman Announce Finalists for RI Kids’ Healthy Recipe Challenge

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the finalists of the RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge The Governor's office, in partnership with the RI Food Bank and Eat Drink RI, received 126 recipes from 5th-8th graders from around Rhode Island and chose 6-7 finalists in each category. Starter * Chase Petrucci, "100 Carrot Ginger Soup," Grade 6, Gallagher Middle School, Smithfield * Haider Amad, "Fish Cocktail with Curry Dip," Grade 5, Fishing Cove Elementary School, North Kingstown * Pamela Peters, "Healthy Baked Eggplant Crisps with Tomato Dipping Sauce," Grade 6, Kickemuit Middle School,…
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Events

Join Us for LPR’s 5K Walk/Run & Health Fair

join LPR for its first 5k run/walk and health fair LPR's 5K Run/Walk & Health Fair is right around the corner. On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at Roger William's Park Temple to Music, Latino Public Radio will host their very first 5K event. “Take One Step At A Time On The Road to Wellness” We believe this slogan encompasses what we at LPR are trying to achieve with our audience.  By hosting the 5K Run/Walk & Heath Fair we have the opportunity to continue promoting health, education and overall wellness by creating an experience that will give our community the tools they…
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Events

Join Us For LPR’s 6th Annual Community Excellence Awards Gala!

LPR's Community Excellence Awards Gala is right around the corner. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 Latino Public Radio will host their annual gala event. For this year's event we have chosen to focus on politics. Most everyone can agree that this was a huge year, especially with the recent elections which saw history made in the state of Rhode Island with the first female governor for the state, Gina Raimondo. At the same time we saw many Latinos take office this year, most notably in the city of Providence with Jorge Elorza being elected mayor and Nellie Gorbea winning the office of Secretary…
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Events

Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is celebrating Dominican Republic's Independence Day with community leaders, advocates and avid listeners to help kickoff the Dominican’s festivities. LPR will start the week of February 16th and end it July 27th with special cultural programs of Folklore, Arts and Life as well as music and news segments dedicated to the Dominican Republic. On Saturday, February 21st, we will gather a number of extraordinary Dominican individuals and identify their exemplary leadership in support of the Latino community, and for bringing attention to important issues affecting Dominicans and the community at large. This gala event will take…
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Entertainment

Superhero Overload? 8 Major Comic Book Movies Planned for 2017

While much has been written about 2015 as a perfect storm of tentpoles, including sequels to Star Wars, The Avengers, Mission: Impossible, The Hunger Games, Jurassic Park, Fast & Furious and Terminator, 2017 is shaping up to become a showdown of superhero movies. Disney’s Marvel Studios, Warner Bros.’ DC Entertainment and 20th Century Fox so far have plans to release seven films featuring comicbook-based crime fighters combined that year, a record. Sony is developing an eighth that has not yet been dated. And they’re not expected to be small titles, either. Marvel alone has three planned for prime dates in…
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The WTO Predicts Upturn in World Trade in 2014

Global trade is expected to pick up in 2014 after two years of decline, according to the World Trade Organization. The Organization, based in Geneva, predicts a trade growth of , more than double from the previous year. But he warned that only in 2015 will global trade return to the average level of the past two decades. Analysts point out that the forecast is another sign that the global economy is recovering, after the financial crisis that began in 2008.
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Community

Central Falls HS Selected as Breaking Ranks School

Central Falls High School is one of 20 schools from across the country selected to present at the Breaking Ranks 2015 National Showcase. A team of students, parents, teachers, and administrators will travel to San Diego, California to the National Association of Secondary School Principals 2015 Annual Conference February 19-21. Here the group from Central Falls will present the school's journey through transformation. To learn more about this recognition, please read the press releases below.
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