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2009-06-30 16:37:55

Rhode Island officials are pushing for a vote to let residents decide whether to shorten the state's formal name, which critics say is evocative of slavery. The state House of Representatives voted 70-3 to allow residents to vote on whether to shorten the name from State of Rhode Island and Providence

2008-10-20 09:00:17

LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, and Fox Interactive Media (FIM), a division of News Corporation, today announced a new strategic relationship and the launch of LIN TV's new television station web sites.

2008-09-15 15:00:17

By JOHN HILL Two forums exploring what is considered news and how it is reported will be held in Providence and at the University of Rhode Island's Kingston campus next Monday. The first of the forums, both open to the public and free, is titled "From Edward R.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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