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Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

...and, after graduating from Boston's Emerson College in 1942, began his vocal career at radio station WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island.Two years later, he met a supervisor at NBC who hired the young Pardo immediately upon hearing his voice. He moved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/longtime-snl-announcer-don-pardo-di
Rhode Island rallies past Tennessee, stays alive in Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.- CJ Davock hit a two-run, two-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Cumberland, R.I., an 8-7 victory over Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/rhode-island-rallies-pas
Female pitcher throws two-hit shutout in Little League World Series

...There's a lot of pressure on her, and she seems to be handling it very, very well for her age," Corbett said.TEXAS 6, RHODE ISLAND 4Matthew Adams stuck out seven in 4? innings to help Pearland, Texas, beat Cumberland, R.I.Landon Donley earned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/female-pitcher-throws-tw
E-Z-GO parents reports higher profits

...that its second-quarter profit was 27 percent higher than a year ago on higher sales across all of its business units.The Rhode Island-based company also makes Bell helicopters and Cessna planes.Total revenues in the quarter were $3.5 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/e-z-go-parents-reports-hig
Business news

...its second-quarter profit was 27 percent higher than a year ago on increased sales across all of its business units.The Rhode Island-based company also makes Bell helicopters and Cessna planes.Total revenues in the quarter were $3.5 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/business-news
Few filmmakers yell 'cut' over age

...latest, the French Riviera romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight. He's also already on to the next one, shooting now in Rhode Island.In June came Venus in Fur from 80-year-old Roman Po lan ski. And in May, Jean-Luc Godard, 83, the perpetual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-28/few-filmmakers-yell-cut-over-age
Don't dump this on us

...feet below ground in a desolate section of Nevada desert on a federal reservation larger than the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Jersey combined.That project ? funded since 1982, selected in a process established by law in 1987 and under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-06/dont-dump-us
Overtime

...first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to Euro pean center Sergei Lish chuk. TennisHewitt prevails in Rhode IslandAu stralian Lleyton Hewitt won in his third time in the final match at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, beating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-13/overtime
Ohio State knocks off Rhode Island

...10 rebounds and No. 4 Ohio State beat Rhode Island 69-58 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off...Xavier Munford had 16 points to lead Rhode Island, which had four players in double...court.That led to a technical foul on Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley.Thomas hit both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-17/ohio-state-knocks-rhode-i
Xavier edges Rhode Island

...McAfee 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/10/nca_278578.shtml
College basketball