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All eyes on Gina

The embattled general treasurer talks pensions and politics — and answers her critics
Life after " Raimondomania."
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 30, 2013

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In Kingston, a tour of Rhode Island's 'Shadow City'

Art Dept.
Ian Cozzens prints are as complex and captivating a love letter to this city as you’ll encounter.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 31, 2013

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The good fight

Reflections on the 100th anniversary of Rhode Island's NAACP branch
On November 5, 1913, the President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s New York branch stepped to the podium of Beneficent Congregational Church in Providence.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 25, 2013

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Dracula's Rhode Island lineage

Dept. of the Undead
When Dracula author Bram Stoker died in April of 1912, he left a number of papers and notes to his wife. Among them was a February, 1896 New York World article headlined, “VAMPIRES IN NEW ENGLAND, Dead Bodies Dug Up and Their Hearts Burned to Prevent Disease.”
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 23, 2013

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What's the big idea?

From Andera to Ximedica, Providence has startup fever
Before we dive into a discussion how, someday, you and I — and an untold number of other Rhode Islanders — may work for a startup company, perhaps it’s helpful to explore exactly what the word “startup” means.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 16, 2013

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From custom Ts to a mobile soup kitchen

A closer look at six companies
A closer look at six companies
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 16, 2013



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Newspapers are a great bargain — until they're gone

As The ProJo Turns
Longtime Providence Journal writer Mark Patinkin went out of his way in last Sunday’s column, “Penny for Penny, A Newspaper Is the Best Bargain Going,” to describe the editorial hierarchy at 75 Fountain Street.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 16, 2013

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Gunning for votes


The Rhode Island Republican Party wants you to know that political groups often raffle off gift baskets containing alcohol. This much was abundantly clear last Sunday, October 6, in interviews that took place at separate times and places throughout the day at the South County Rod & Gun Club in West Greenwich.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 10, 2013

Anatomy of a scandal

Crowd-sourcing the news trail
From a local tweet to The New York Times' editorial page . . .
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 09, 2013

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A Pentecostal minister swaps the pulpit for a panel

"Action Speaks!"
AS220 looks at the 1906 Azusa Street Revival and the birth of Pentecostalism.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 09, 2013

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WikiLeaks: The Rhode Island Connection

Pfc. Manning's lawyer takes a local audience inside the courtroom
Whistleblowing. Treason. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Julian Assange and the definition of the word “journalist.” The politics of gender dysphoria . . .
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 02, 2013



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At AS220: A virtual world tour

'Action Speaks!'
This past spring, Arthur Frommer — the 83-year-old whose name has been synonymous with travel-guide writing since he published Europe On 5 Dollars a Day in 1957 — bought his brand back from Google.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  October 02, 2013

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Student Survival Guide: Rhode Island by the numbers

Let's make a list!
We indulge in our urge to rank and list every subject known to humankind.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 25, 2013

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Student Survival Guide: Words of wisdom

Advice to stimulate your mind, body, and soul. And maybe get you laid
Life, and how to live it.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 25, 2013

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On tap at AS220: America's glimmering city of sin

Action Speaks!
The theme of this year's AS220's Action Speaks! series is "Utopian/Dystopian."
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 26, 2013

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Panic strikes and 'F*ckin' Foam' flies in Providence

Nightlife
The foam starts flying just after 9:45 pm.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 25, 2013



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It's Alex and Ani's state...

...we only live in it. An in-depth look at the 'positive energy' powerhouse
Has Rhode Island ever seen a company as ambitious or as hungry to broadcast its name as Alex and Ani?
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 18, 2013

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Black powder, mobsters, and 'clandestine graves' at URI

Back to School
“Anybody here take LSD?” Bob Fitzpatrick says.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 18, 2013

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Lincoln Chafee's political eulogy

"RIP"
Rhode Island’s 74th Governor Lincoln Davenport Chafee called a press conference on Wednesday, September 4 at 2 pm. The details were mysterious.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 11, 2013

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Dan Yorke enters Rhody TV talk

On the Airwaves
If you’ve been wondering when Rhode Island was going to get its very own nighttime, cable-news-inspired, Hannity - or Hardball -style talk show, the wait is over.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 11, 2013

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Mission to Mars

Brown University's John Mustard explains why the Red Planet matters
There are four seasons on Mars and about 144 million square kilometers of surface land — almost exactly the same amount that the Earth has above sea level. The planet tilts at an angle of around 23 degrees, like the Earth, and its days are 24 hours and 40 minutes long.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  September 04, 2013


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