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A sail, some pipe, and a flying contraption destined to crash

They're typical teenagers. They like sports, surfing, the Dave Matthews Band, girls and any food put in front of them, except tomatoes. Oh, they're fearless too, not shy about flying off a pier in a homemade winged chariot and plunging into the churning
Airborne
By ELIZABETH RAU  |  August 20, 2010
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A memoir, a tour, and a state coming to grips with slavery

The latest turn in Rhode Island's complicated dialogue with its slaveholding past: a yearlong project encouraging locals to read a memoir by the son of a freed slave.
History Dept.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 29, 2010

Cast of characters

Improv comedy sure is catching on.
The faces, places, and prices of PIF4
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 19, 2007
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Rhode Island’s billion-dollar man

Jack McConnell grew up in modest circumstances.
Lawyer Jack McConnell took the fight to the lead paint industry
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  February 28, 2007