Amica Newport Rhode Island Marathon

Feld Thoughts

I completed #19 in Newport, Rhode Island yesterday. Marathons rhode islandMarathon #19 in the “run a marathon in each of the 50 states” is done. The course was beautiful, the day was perfect, the volunteers were great, and my performance sucked. I finished in 5:13:36 – not my worst marathon, but no where near the 4:45:00 I was hoping for. While my running base is great, I made three mistakes.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Art Students

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A college visit this weekend to the Rhode Island School of Design helped to gel some of these ideas. My younger son is a high school senior this year and I find myself in awe of his ability to manage an wildly complex and demanding existence.

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Rhode Island beats Davidson 73-70 in OT

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Matthews scored eight of his 18 points in overtime, including what proved to be the game-winning dunk, and Rhode Island beat Davidson 73-70 in Saturday's regular-season finale to win its fifth straight KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) AP) — E.C.

Rhode Island whips Davidson 84-60 to make A-10 finals

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Matthews scored 19 points, hitting all four of his 3-point attempts, and fourth-seeded Rhode Island cruised into the championship game of the Atlantic 10 tournament with an 84-60 win over ninth-seeded Davidson on Saturday PITTSBURGH (AP) — E.C.

Top-ranked Duke beats Rhode Island in Tip-Off tourney

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21 Rhode Island UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) AP) — Luke Kennard scored 24 points to lead top-ranked Duke to the championship of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament with a 75-65 win Sunday over No.

Rhode Island in talks with PayPal about operations center

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Governor hones art of elevator pitch to rebuild Rhode Island

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UNC Wilmington pounds out 11-7 win over Rhode Island

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Jobzle – Rhode Island Student Entrepreneurs

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Founders include some Brown University engineering students and and a computer science major at the University of Rhode Island. BTW, we recently posted on the upcoming 2011 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition (which will award nearly $200,000 to start ups in Rhode Island.). Found Jobzle , a new niche job site that helps families and other ‘casual employers’ find part-time workers and interns from a labor market composed of students.

Church defrocks Episcopal priest with NC ties accused of molestation at Rhode Island prep school

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Rhode Island asked to return suspect in officer death to NC

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5 Things Small Businesses Should Do Better With Data

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I talked recently with Angus Davis, founder of Swipely , a Rhode Island company that''s trying to take advantage of that opportunity. In fact, Rhode Island has perennially had the worst unemployment rate in the country. Is Big Data only for big business? Not anymore.

195K for Startups in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition

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PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is launching its 2011 competition with a kick-off event to be held Oct. at the Rhode Island Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Providence. From the New England Business Bulletin , an announcement regarding a statewide business plan competition. 27 to introduce and explain the competition.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

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This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 6: Al Milukas, and Zahra Aljabri and James Faghmous

Steve Blank

I have friends that have done similar things and we also have some local distilleries that are popping up in Rhode Island. They make a rum in Rhode Island called Thomas Tew , and … Sons of Liberty is one of the distillers in Rhode Island as well.

Why the Latest Candidates Won't be Deaf to Small Business Needs

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Former Rhode Island senator and governor Lincoln Chafee said he will run for president. He joins former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who also made it official on Thursday

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

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This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

Don't re-elect SOPA supporters on Tuesday

Nathan Hurst

As elections draw near, remember that it's not just about the President. We'll vote on a number of Congressional seats too. If you haven't take a second to get a quick read on your senator and representative, do that now. As you're considering congressional leaders, take note of who never came to their senses with regard to SOPA, the bill that was going to break the internet. For quick reference, if you're in one of these states or districts, please pay extra attention.

Survey: Best States for Small Business

Inc Startups

Rhode Island, Vermont, Hawaii and California had some of the lowest rankings. Idaho, Texas, Oklahoma and Utah all received a A+ grades for overall friendliness.Idaho scored best overall, and Rhode Island came in at the bottom, in the 45th spot.

6 Surprising Ways to Get More Creative

Inc Startups

Research by Rhode Island College gave participants the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking after some vigorous exercise. Want to prime your creative juices? Start by making a mess--it''s good for your brain.

How a Company Takes on Its Founder's Personality

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Similarly, Airbnb co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia hail from the Rhode Island School of Design, which explains why the company has stuck tightly to its design focus over the years.

$54 million fight over Superman Building settles in court

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AP) — A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island's tallest building, called the Superman Building, has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)

Police: Weapons, tactical gear seized at traffic stop

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AP) — Rhode Island State Police say a North Carolina man faces gun and drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 95 led to the seizure of multiple weapons, tactical gear and illegal drugs WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP)

?Vinnie Pazienzo’s Comeback And Overpreparedness: A Lesson For Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The film, set in the late 1980s, tells the comeback story of Pazienza (Miles Teller), known as “Paz” and “the Pazmanian Devil,” a kid from Rhode Island, with an innate talent for the ring and an incredible tolerance for pain.

The Secret Sauce for Optimizing Your FAQ Page

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Outside of marketing, Todd is an adjunct Public Speaking Professor at Bryant University in Rhode Island specializing in introductory, persuasive, informative, and motivational speaking.

Lending Club vs. Prosper

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The Lending Club allows direct investment from 28 states: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Montana, New Hampshire, Nevada, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi and Wyoming.

Navy sailor remains missing 2 days after going overboard

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Navy sailor from Rhode Island remains missing two days after being reported overboard from a guided-missile cruiser off the coast of North Carolina PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) AP) — A U.S.

7 Companies Older Than America

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Founded in 1752 in Newport, Rhode Island, by William Hunte, a Scottish-born doctor, Caswell-Massey first opened as an apothecary shop that sold perfume and personal care products.

Alex and Ani CEO: 'My Job Was to Discourage People'

Inc Startups

2 in Rhode Island on Inc.''s Rafaelian opened her first store in Newport, Rhode Island, after a buyer declined to place a large number of Alex and Ani goods on a showroom floor.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

Principal Investigator: Walter Besio University of Rhode Island. We ran the first National Science Foundation Innovation Corps class October to December 2011.

Less Choice, More Commitment: Customers Want Simplicity

Inc Startups

” Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful,” says John Maeda , the president of the Rhode Island School of Design and former MIT Media Lab professor in his book, “The Laws of Simplicity.”

Virgin America Nails Connected Travel

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I’m running a marathon on Sunday in Newport, Rhode Island and decided I didn’t want to take a redeye from San Francisco to Boston three days before the marathon. I travel a lot. I’m not a particularly high maintenance traveller as I can sleep from wheels up to wheels down on most flights.

Aldridge scores 24 points in Davidson's 65-54 win over Rams

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AP) — Peyton Aldridge scored 24 points and Davidson defeated Rhode Island 65-54 on Tuesday night for the Wildcats' third consecutive victory DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)

The Double Long Weekend Run

Feld Thoughts

I’m gearing up for back to back weekend marathons in October – Newport, Rhode Island on 10/16 and then St. A few years ago my running coach – Gary Ditsch of Endurance Base Camp – introduced me to the idea of a “double long run.” ” In this I do the typical weekend long run on a Saturday and then repeat it on Sunday. At first, I hated these, but they’ve grown on me and are now my favorite run.

Wilmington included in project to mark dozens of American slave trade ports

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A project aimed at memorializing America's slave-trade ports is moving to Rhode Island, where some 1,000 slave-trading voyages were launched PROVIDENCE, R.I. —

What is a Social Enterprise?

Up and Running

L3Cs were first formed in 2008, and are currently only legal in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, as well as the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

New Life for Old Brands

Inc Startups

Mark Hellendrung, a native Rhode Islander and former president of Nantucket Nectars, had fond memories of Narragansett. Finding new opportunities in reviving classic products. Before it went out of business in 1983, Narragansett was the quintessential beer of New England.

7 Ways Top Performers Train Themselves to Win

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After exploring several franchising opportunities, he decided against it and invested $750,000 of his own money to start Launch trampoline parks in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The same habits elite athletes learn on the field can help you become more successful.

How to Choose a Business Location

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Ultimately, they decided on a location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, located right off the 95 and on every major bus route. If you’ve been thinking about starting a business for a while, chances are you’ve got an idea of what your business location is going to look like.

Fomer RI mobster dies in North Carolina federal prison

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Ouimette, a former mob enforcer in Rhode Island, has died in a federal prison in North Carolina PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) AP) — Gerard T.