Georgia Tech edges Rhode Island to finish fifth in Orlando Classic

...scored 16 points and Georgia Tech beat Rhode Island 64-61 Sunday night in the fifth-place...E.C. Matthews had 17 points for Rhode Island (4-2) and finished with 56 in the...seconds to go."It's a young team," Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley said. "There's...

Augusta Parks and Recreation director Bob Levine resigns

...time with his wife of 26 years, who is retiring in two years, and four children, who live in Connecticut, California and Rhode Island.The director said an interim leader could be appointed as early as next week for the department that some members of the...

Picture books star cats, snow, baseball, Santa

...Rocco: This is based on Rocco's childhood experience during the blizzard of 1978, when 40 inches of snow fell on his Rhode Island town. From the first flake right before recess to delivering groceries via sled on day six and the arrival of snowplows...

Xavier edges Rhode Island

...scored 23 points and David West added 20 points and 14 rebounds as Xavier beat Rhode Island (3-11, 0-2 Atlantic-10), 78-75. The loss was Rhode Island's ninth straight, despite a career-high 23 points from Tip Vinson and 21 by...

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Mrs. Paula Messer (CUMBERLAND, Rhode Island)

CUMBERLAND, Rhode Island - Funeral services for Mrs. Paula Jannarelli Messer, 57, of Rhode Island Ave., Cumberland, R.I., who died Friday, January 24, 2003 at the University Hospital, Augusta, will be conducted Thursday at St. Judes...

Georgia university officials move ahead with private dorm plan

...dorms to private companies on Wednesday in Atlanta.The agreement was not made available on Wednesday. The chosen company, Rhode Island-based Corvias Group, will be responsible for maintenance and other operations in return for an annual management fee...

Kansas beats Michigan State to win Orlando Classic

...Arkansas (6-0) beat Iona (4-2). GEORGIA TECH 64, RHODE ISLAND 61In Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 16 points and Georgia Tech (5-1) beat Rhode Island (4-2) in the fifth-place game at the Orlando Classic...

Sailors rescued after abandoning grounded boat during Volvo Ocean Race

...will end in Gothenburg, Sweden, in June. It will cover 38,739 nautical miles. The U.S. stopover is in Newport, Rhode Island, from May 5-17.Volvo Ocean Races crews are never far from danger.In May 2006, Dutch sailor Hans Horrevoets died after...

History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

...in region) and its sprawl could create a security challenge. The city alone is 469 square miles while Los Angeles County stretches more than 4,083 square miles, making it larger than the combined states of Delaware and Rhode Island.

Money really does grow on trees in New England, where leaf peepers pump millions into states

...is spent by visitors drawn by the foliage as opposed to Boston or the Cape Cod beaches. Because of budget constraints, Rhode Island only tracks tourism spending on an annual ? not seasonal ? basis; and cash-strapped Connecticut is expected to release...