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Free meal effort keeps hungry youngsters healthy

July 12, 2013

PAWTUCKET—As her classmates spun Hula Hoops and danced to a deejay, 11-year-old friends Nychelle Torres and Bobbie Walls sampled blueberries and pomegranates. “Blueberries are good with honey on them,” Torres stated. The two said they had also enjoyed making their own salsa out of a buffet table of different ingredients provided by Farm Fresh Rhode Island. “The salsa was good, except for some of the spicy tastes,” Torres added.

Convention Center show features prehistoric creatures this weekend

July 12, 2013

PROVIDENCE – Eight-year-old Estuardo Estrada of Providence stares up into the beady eyes of a Triceratops, a three-horned, plant-eating dinosaur that roamed the earth 65 million years ago.
Illuminated by overhead multi-colored lights, the beast’s head – boasting the largest skull of all land mammals — suddenly moves from side to side, it’s short, pointed tail wagging in unison.
The creature suddenly lets out a roar, startling Estrada and the crowd of other junior paleontologists standing nearby.
Wide-eyed and breathless, Estrada grips the hand of his stepfather Gabriel Vargas.


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