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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.


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.


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.


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