Duke faces experienced Rhode Island for Sweet 16 spot

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

7 seed Rhode Island (26-7 PITTSBURGH (AP) — No. 2 seed Duke (27-7) vs. No.

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.

Davidson upends No. 17 Rhode Island 63-61

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17 Rhode Island on Friday night DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson's driving layup with 3.1 seconds left lifted Davidson to a 63-61 upset over No.

Davidson dancin' after beating Rhode Island 58-57 in A-10

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Still looking for its first victory in the NCAA Tournament since a guy by the name of Stephen Curry led the way, Davidson is goin' dancin' as the Atlantic 10 champion after beating 25th-ranked Rhode Island in

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.

Flounder fishing shut down in Rhode Island for rest of year

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AP) — The federal government is shutting down fishing of a popular species of flatfish in Rhode Island for the rest of the year PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)

Matthews, Dowtin lead Rhode Island over Davidson 70-59

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Matthews scored 21 points, Jeff Dowtin added 19 and Rhode Island beat Davidson 70-59 on Friday night DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) AP) — E.C.

Infosys plans new hub with 500 new tech jobs in Rhode Island

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AP) — Information technology outsourcing firm Infosys says it's opening a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island and plans to add 500 jobs there in the next five years PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)

Robinson, Berry lead Rhode Island to an 84-60 win in opener

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AP) — Stanford Robinson had 18 points and Andre Berry added 15 as Rhode Island opened the season with an 84-60 win over UNC Asheville on Friday night KINGSTON, R.I. (AP)

Rhode Island stops road losing streak, beats Elon 44-14

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AP) — Harold Cooper ran for 155 yards and a touchdown to help Rhode Island beat Elon 44-14 on Saturday to stop a 23-game losing streak on the road ELON, N.C. (AP)

North Carolina beats Rhode Island 4-2 for softball title

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AP) — Ellen Yang had an RBI single to kick off a four-run first inning and Rowan, North Carolina, beat Warwick North, Rhode Island, 4-2 on Wednesday night in the championship game of tPORTLAND, Ore. (AP)

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

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Jobzle – Rhode Island Student Entrepreneurs

Campus Entrepreneurship

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.

Rhode Island asked to return suspect in officer death to NC

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195K for Startups in the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition

Campus Entrepreneurship

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.

What in the World is Triple Five-Star Customer Service? Ocean House's Daniel Hostettler Spills the Beans

Inc Startups

How one of the world's only triple five-star hotels performs its magic: A visit with the President of Rhode Island's Ocean House and OHM Management.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Art Students

crowdSPRING Blog

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.

$54 million fight over Superman Building settles in court

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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)

Messer's pick preserves Elon's 35-34 victory

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AP) — Davis Cheek threw for 331 yards and three touchdowns and Warren Messer made an interception in the final minute as Elon rallied to beat Rhode Island 35-34 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory KINGSTON, R.I. (AP)

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)

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)

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. —

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.

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.

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

RI education commissioner a finalist to lead Tulsa schools

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AP) — Rhode Island Education Commissioner Deborah Gist says she has been informed that she''s a finalist for school superintendent in her hometown, Tulsa, Oklahoma PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)

Christine: Hacking the Physical World


Matt Cottam of Tellart teaches classes at the Rhode Island School of Design and teaches methods for rapid prototyping. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www.

Researchers get $2M to study clothes treated to kill ticks

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AP) — Researchers at the University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina have received a $2 million federal grant to study whether clothes treated with an insecticidSOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP)

Should We Have An Industrial Policy?

EIN News

Rhode Island voters: jobs. But should the United States be engaged with the sort of "industrial. be that our banks, hedge funds and venture capitalists are geared toward investing in financial instruments

Venture Capital Creating Systemic Risk???

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed was quoted in the WSJ yesterday saying that VC firms managing $30mm of capital or more need to report to the SEC because "the government needs the reporting requirement so it can assess whether.

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.

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.

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.

Virgin America Nails Connected Travel

Feld Thoughts

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.

5 Things Small Businesses Should Do Better With Data

Inc Startups

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.

St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Feld Thoughts

Last weekend I did the Amica Newport Rhode Island Marathon , ran out of gas around mile 16, and struggled home in 5:13:36. Prior to that marathon I had been on the road all week and crisscrossed the country (Denver to SF to Rhode Island). Marathon #20 is in the books. Yesterday I did the St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon with Matt Shobe. The amazing Amy Batchelor once again sherpa’d for us.

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.