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Credit: Xavier Ferguson. Xavier has now landed two jobs, after 96 rejections from businesses across Rhode Island.
Credit: Xavier Ferguson. Xavier has now landed two jobs, after 96 rejections from businesses across Rhode Island.
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Finding jobs after prison

Xavier Ferguson strolls up and down the aisles of an EbLens store in Providence. Though it’s his favorite store, everything feels foreign. He’s overwhelmed by the hundreds of shoes, offered in every combination of shoe leather and Nike swoosh...

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Category: News, The Pulse
Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Summer reading program begins at Providence Community Library

The Providence Community Library's summer reading program is expanding outside of libraries this year.

Providence Community Library will also be taking their mobile library to Providence schoolyards, so students can check out books in their own neighborhoods...

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A Providence Police Department car, out in the streets. Credit: Mackenzie Abernethy
A Providence Police Department car, out in the streets. Credit: Mackenzie Abernethy
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Police launch “Border to Border” seat belt campaign

One of the biggest travel weekends of the year is coming up. The East Providence and Seekonk police are teaming up to make sure drivers are buckling up and staying safe this Memorial Day weekend...

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Rhode Island voters line up at a polling station in Central Falls.
Rhode Island voters line up at a polling station in Central Falls.
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Sanders, Trump win in Ocean State

America’s smallest state doesn’t usually stand out during primary season, but this year was different. Bernie Sanders received nearly 55 percent of the Democratic vote in Rhode Island, winning by a larger margin than expected...

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The youngest daughter of Moe Tirado, a mother who has suffered from the National Grid's utility shut offs, had to spend extra time in daycare when her home lost electricity.
The youngest daughter of Moe Tirado, a mother who has suffered from the National Grid's utility shut offs, had to spend extra time in daycare when her home lost electricity.
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Documentary sheds light on impact of utility shutoffs

“Here with you. Here for you.” That’s the tagline of National Grid, the company that provides natural gas and electricity to customers throughout the state...

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Caitlyn Sit's "Play" featured among other work at the 'SeeHerWork' Gallery in RISD Graphic Design Commons

photo by Sienna Giraldi
Caitlyn Sit's "Play" featured among other work at the 'SeeHerWork' Gallery in RISD Graphic Design Commons photo by Sienna Giraldi
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R.I. graphic design community levels the playing field for women

The average American adult is exposed to over 3,000 advertisements every day: when they turn on the TV, walk down the cereal aisle, scroll through Facebook or now even Instagram...

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Credit: Mike Salerno
URI's synthetic cadavers are full-sized bodies made of fibers, water, and salt.
Credit: Mike Salerno URI's synthetic cadavers are full-sized bodies made of fibers, water, and salt.
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University of Rhode Island purchases synthetic cadavers

In class today, students at the University Rhode Island used synthetic cadavers for the first time. The school recently purchased four synthetic cadavers, which look and feel like real human bodies...

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Photo: Sebastian Łucek
Photo: Sebastian Łucek
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Presidential campaigns enter Rhode Island in full force

The Rhode Island primaries are almost here, and candidates are starting to turn their attention towards Rhode Island. Over the past few days, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Bernie Sanders have all opened campaign offices in the state in preparation for the primary on April 26th...

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Credit: Will Hart
Credit: Will Hart
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Neighborhood watch begins in downtown Providence

Until yesterday, downtown Providence was the only neighborhood in the city without a neighborhood watch. Last night, community members met with city leaders from Mayor Jorge Elorza's Office at the Providence Public Library to innaugurate the new downtown neighborhood watch...

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Rhode Islanders press for drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants

On Tuesday, more than one hundred local politicians, clergy members, social justice activists, and community members gathered at the State House for the hearing of Bill 7610...

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Category: 360, News

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