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February 9th, 2012

Whooping cough case reported at CMS

February 9, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - There has been one confirmed case of Whooping cough (Pertussis) at Chariho Middle School, and while it does not seem to have spread, the district will not be taking any chances.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

February 8th

Preview this week's Standard-Times today!

February 9, 2012

It's Black History Month, the time each year when we as a society reflect on the many contributions African Americans have made and the many ways in which we have overcome the racial divisiveness that once crippled our country.
In this week's Standard Times, we take a look at the issue of diversity through the eyes of current students at Exeter-West Greenwich High School, one of the "whitest" schools in the state.
How has the issue affect us close to home? Are there still stigmas associated with being "different"?

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Welcome House celebrates 25 years

February 8, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Twenty-five years ago the homeless population in South County travelled from church to church in Wakefield, hoping for a warm meal, a warm bed and a warm welcome until the community found them a home at the Welcome House.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town approves noise ordinance amendment

February 8, 2012

NARRAGANSETT — The town council approved an amendment on Monday evening which changes the town’s noise ordinance to account for auditory disturbances caused by motorcycles. Narragansett Police Department has found it increasingly difficult to enforce noise created by illegal exhaust systems on motorcycles which drive through public, tourist-driven areas of town, such as Ocean Road and along the sea wall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

February 8, 2012

Motorcycle drivers will no longer be able to roar their engines in Narragansett after the town council approved an amendment to the town's noise ordinance account for auditory disturbances caused by motorcycles with illegal exhaust systems.

In today's paper, we also have a story on the first Galilee Task Force held last Tuesday to take local fishing concerns to the state level.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

February 7th

Today's schedule - Wednesday, February 8

February 8, 2012

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Men’s basketball
URI at Xavier, 7 p.m.
Women’s basketball
Duquesne at URI, 7 p.m.
Boys basketball
East Greenwich at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Toll Gate at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Prout at Tiverton, 7 p.m.
Cheerleading
East Greenwich, Exeter-West Greenwich, North Kingstown at RIIL Meet at East Greenwich, 7:30 p.m.
Narragansett, West Warwick at RIIL Meet at North Providence, 7:30 p.m.
Boys hockey
East Greenwich vs. Toll Gate at Thayer Arena, 5:15 p.m.
Boys swim
Prout vs. Mount St. Charles at Woonsocket YMCA, 4 p.m.
Girls swim

Politics as Usual: Obama made case for reelection during address [OPINION]

February 8, 2012

This week, Gov. Lincoln Chafee gives his State of the State speech, a companion piece to the budget that will be introduced in the House of Representatives a few hours earlier.
It’s a safe bet that presentation won’t have the air of political theater that Chafee’s old Senate buddy, President Barack Obama, had in his State of the Union address a week ago.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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