Tag: Rhode Island

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Three-pointers lead Rhode Island past George Mason

Rhode Island hit 12 three-pointers to come away with an 81-63 victory over George Mason men’s basketball Tuesday night in the Ryan Center.


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Richmond Spiders come up short at Rhode Island, 77-65

A career night from junior T.J. Cline wasn’t enough as the Richmond men’s basketball team (8-6, 0-2) dropped a 77-65 road decision to Rhode Island.


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George Mason men’s basketball falls to Rhode Island

George Mason cut its deficit to single digits in the second half, but could not complete the comeback, falling to first-place Rhode Island Saturday afternoon, 71-56, in the Patriot Center.


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Paid family leave: An employee benefit that benefits employers

Employers might want to provide paid family leave, but feel that the business can’t afford to. Luckily there is a solution. Just over one year ago, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the FAMILY Act that would create a national paid family leave insurance program.


Cadence Inc. expands Rhode Island facility

The Cadence Inc. Cranston, Rhode Island facility celebrated its grand opening of the new 34,000-square-foot expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 30.


#7 Villanova rallies, defeats JMU, 38-21

No. 7/8 Villanova put up 28 unanswered second-half points to push pass visiting James Madison and win the Colonial Athletic Association football opener for both teams Saturday, 49-31, before 10,781 fans at Villanova Stadium.


AG’s office helps shut down interstate cigarette trafficking operation

Proceedings in the federal trial of Wissam and Bassam Khalil of Rhode Island were halted last Thursday after the brothers pleaded guilty to their roles in a smuggling scheme that trafficked more than 6 million cigarettes from Virginia to Rhode Island over a two year period.


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Virginia ranks high in business friendliness survey

Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released new data showing that Virginia earned the highest possible grade for overall business friendliness, the regulatory environment, and the ease of licensing programs.


SUNRNR Spring into Preparedness Sweepstakes winners announced

Winners in a recent sweepstakes sponsored by SUNRNR “SunRunner” of Virginia, Incorporated, a Harrisonburg-based solar generator manufacturer were announced just in time to help with preparation for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season.


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A-10 announces schedule pairings for 2014-15 men’s basketball season

For the first time since the 1990-91 season, the Atlantic 10 Conference will boast an 18-game conference schedule this upcoming season as the league officially released the men’s basketball conference pairings for the 2014-15 season today.


Report: Energy efficiency is America’s cheapest energy resource

According to a new report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing Americans with electricity.


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Rhode Island outlasts George Mason men’s basketball in OT, 71-69

George Mason forced overtime at Rhode Island, but the Rams outscored the Patriots just enough in overtime 15-13 to capture a 71-69 win on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic 10 play. Mason led by as many as 12 in the contest.


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ODU football rocks Rhode Island, 66-14

Cam Boyd rushed for 119 yards and Colby Goodwyn became the school’s all-time leading rusher with 76 yards as ODU football defeated Rhode Island 66-14 Saturday afternoon at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.


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ODU’s Taylor Heinicke passes milestone 10,000 passing yards

Old Dominion University football junior quarterback Taylor Heinicke became the first Division I quarterback in the state of Virginia to pass for more than 10,000 career yards.


Chris Graham: Not surprised by AP’s decision to fire Bob Lewis

Apparently I’m the only one not surprised by the Associated Press move to fire veteran Virginia political reporter Bob Lewis.


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AP’s Bob Lewis fired over erroneous report on McAuliffe

An erroneous Oct. 9 Associated Press report alleging that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe had lied to federal investigators has cost veteran Virginia AP political reporter Bob Lewis his job.


JMU women pummel Rhode Island

Four Dukes scored in double figures as James Madison easily beat Rhode Island 77-42 in women’s basketball Friday night at Lehigh’s Stabler Arena. The Dukes improved their record to 8-3, while Rhode Island dropped to 1-13 with its 11th straight defeat. JMU redshirt junior guard Jasmine Gill (Greensboro, N.C./Page) led all players with 18 points, […]


Rhode Island blasts JMU, 79-60

Led by 22 points from forward Orion Outerbridge, Rhode Island grabbed the early lead and controlled the final 28 minutes while defeating James Madison 79-60 on the opening night of the 2011 UCF Holiday Classic on Thursday at UCF Arena. JMU fell to 6-4 after seeing its three-game road winning streak snapped. The Dukes had […]