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Rhode Island Manufacturing Firm Wants To Build World’s Largest Surfboard

A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world’s largest surfboard.

04/14/2015

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Race Officials: Don’t Post Marathon Bib Numbers

Boston Marathon race officials are reminding runners who have qualified not to post their bib numbers online.

04/14/2015

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Judge Approves Settlement Over Women’s Jail Strip Searches

A lawsuit settlement that would prohibit male guards from videotaping strip searches of female inmates at a women’s jail received preliminary approval by a federal judge on Thursday.

04/09/2015

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Christie To Kick Off ‘Tell It Like It Is’ Town Hall Series In New Hampshire

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking his signature town hall events on the road.

04/06/2015

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Dem Rep Angered By Cuts Mockingly Suggests ‘Euthanasia’ For Disabled

A New Hampshire state representative exasperated by budget cuts to programs serving disabled people has mockingly suggested the next step would be euthanasia.

04/03/2015

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Judge Ends Maine Man’s Attempt To Salvage Cape Cod Shipwreck

A treasure hunter’s effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge.

04/02/2015

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No Charges In Sno-Kone Joe, Mr. Ding-A-Ling Ice Cream Fight

Judge dismisses stalking and harassment charges in an upstate New York feud between rival ice cream truck drivers.

04/02/2015

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Study: Letting Children Taste Alcohol May Promote Early Drinking

Children who try alcohol before sixth grade are more likely to start drinking when they are in high school, a new study finds.

03/31/2015

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Surplus Symbols: How Many State Bugs And Beans Do We Need?

Maine celebrates its Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.

03/31/2015