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State to residents: Eat squid (It becomes RI's official appetizer)

June 29, 2013

PROVIDENCE – The House of Representatives whizzed through large piles of bills at a furious rate Friday as they look to close the books on this legislative year on Tuesday.
Among the highlights of Friday’s session was the passage of the measure to designate calamari, a dish made from squid, as the state’s official appetizer.

MAD ABOUT SCIENCE

June 29, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The Summer Reading Program held at the public library got off to a great start on Thursday, June 27, when a “Mad Scientist” amazed an audience of children with her presentation on the Earth’s composition and the scientific method.
“Cyclone Cindy” Brunelle captured the children’s attention with demonstrations of geysers, volcanoes, inertia, and much more.
The young scientists even got to take home small rocks and minerals as tokens of their experiences.

21 firefighters ready for duty

June 29, 2013

PAWTUCKET—As U.S. Sen. Jack Reed noted, thanks to a federal grant, the city has gained 21 newly-trained firefighters “to go where we won't go ... go to the dangerous places to protect us.”

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