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Student-oriented housing limit in Narragansett being contested

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island ACLU filed a brief Tuesday at Narragansett Municipal Court contesting a housing ordinance approved last year in the town that limits un-related people living in a single-family home to no more than four. 427 more words


Risk of Substance Misuse Among LGBT Persons Compared to Heterosexuals

By Jesse Dooley, University of Rhode Island

In 2009 approximately 23.5 million Americans 12 and older needed treatment for substance abuse (“Drugfacts-Treatment Statistics,” 2011). Seven percent of those were between 12 and 17 years of age, and nearly 30 percent were between 20 and 29. 3,379 more words


URI calls rally responding to Trump executive order on immigration

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Rhode Island were invited to gather Wednesday morning for a rally supporting members of the community who may be affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, suspending the admission of refugees to the United States for 120 days and barring Syrian refugees indefinitely. 203 more words


Gladiators Welcome Back Big Time Play Making Willie McGinnis

The Cleveland Gladiators welcomed back a familiar name on Thursday when the team announced that they were assigned defensive lineman Willie McGinnis. McGinnis, 27, played the 2014 and 2015 seasons for the Glads. 124 more words

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12 Wilmington Students Named To Dean's List At University Of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, RI — The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 5,401 students have qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and more than 16 countries. 259 more words


Those really aren't ticks on your Christmas tree - here's why

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — It’s Christmas tree season and a bug expert at the University of Rhode Island says when you bring that fresh tree home and see what you think is a tick on it — it’s likely not what you think. 326 more words


After URI's help, NTSB unveils details in El Faro data recorder transcripts

KINGSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — 33 crewmembers died on October 1, 2015, when the El Faro cargo freighter sank in the middle of Hurricane Joaquin east of the Bahamas. 400 more words