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Fall River student honored with Hispanic Heritage Youth Award – Fall River Reporter

On Thursday, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation announced the winners of the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards for the Red Region, which includes Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. 30 local high school students will be honored for their classroom and community leadership in a virtual ceremony …

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Biden’s new domestic terrorism unit is bad for freedom-loving Americans

The Justice Department announced last week the creation of a Homeland Terrorism Unit to focus on an allegedly significant threat facing America. Also last week, President Joe Biden accused those who disagreed with a federal takeover of state elections of being racist, and he ordered Big Tech to censor more …

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Rhode Island Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups Share $3.5 Million in State Grants | Where is

PROVIDENCE – Dozens of arts, culture, heritage and historic sites across Rhode Island are receiving nearly $3.5 million in state government assistance for renovation, repair and program expansion projects , according to officials. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is providing about $2.3 million and the Rhode Island …

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Miss Tourism Ghana, Goldstar Air spreads love at Countryside Orphanage

Goldstar Air, Ghana Wings, in collaboration with Miss Tourism Ghanaorganizers, brought a smile to the Countryside children’s home inBawjiase, located in Awutu Senya West Municipal Assembly, CentralRegion-Ghana, by donating assorted items and throwing a party for them. Ghanaian pageantry is renowned for promoting the country’s rich cultural heritage and tourist …

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Antique Toolbox: Do you know what this tool was used for at the Landis Valley Museum? | Antiques

Do you know what this mysterious tool was used for, also from the collection of the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum? Jennifer Royer, curator at the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, indicates that its dimensions are: length, 16.625 inches; width, 6.5 inches; and height, 2.5 inches. Send your …

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TripAdvisor’s Top Rhode Island Attractions

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the United States, but it’s still mighty, and these top-rated TripAdvisor attractions are well worth the effort. Rhode Island is tiny but what it lacks in size it makes up for in history and other attractions. It is the smallest state in …

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Watuppa Rowing Center Regatta Sparks Tourism on the Fall River’s Waterfront

Rowing: women’s coxless four makes a comeback at the Tokyo Olympics In a move towards gender equality at the Olympic Games, the women’s coxless rowing four will return to Tokyo after several decades. Brian Munoz, USA TODAY FALL RIVER – Waterfront development at Fall River is in full swing now, …

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Saving Heritage Guinea Pigs – Mother Earth News

A breeder tells stories of rare heritage pigs known for their docile temperament and tasty meat. by Cathy R. Payne Guinea pigs are known to be intelligent, friendly and gentle animals. Rare breeds of cattle are at a critical point, and what we do at this point is important. Each …

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Lack of freshwater on Block Island could limit tourism, says URI researcher – WPRI.com

VIDEO NOW: Police investigate possible homicide after woman brought to RI hospital Video / 46 minutes ago Video 2 Bristol shooting investigation suspects in custody; neighboring schools delayed Video / 2 hours ago Video Video now: State Police loudspeaker calling for suspect to come out of Bristol home Video / …

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Duquesne defeats Central Connecticut State, 31-27

Pittsburgh –Quarterback Darius Perrantes led Duquesne in a winning run to defeat Central Connecticut State, 31-27, Saturday afternoon at Arthur J. Rooney Field. The Dukes are now 6-3 on the season and 4-2 in the NEC. With 1:50 to go and the Dukes down 27-24, Perrantes had to lead the …

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Greek heritage lawmakers take a stand against Turkey

Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas (Lou) Raptakis chairs the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association in support of Greece. Credit: Image courtesy of the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association With more than 200 politicians in 20 countries, Greek-born lawmakers are taking a stand against Turkey to support Hellas in its efforts from abroad. …

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Newport’s James Leach among 9 to be inducted into RI Heritage Hall of Fame

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors today announced the selection of James Leach of Newport and eight other prominent Rhode Islanders to become Fellows of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. According to Board Chairman and 1995 inductee Dr. Patrick T. Conley – the Hall …

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Nine to be inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame | Where is

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame recently announced nine inductees for 2021. The Hall of Fame is made up of illustrious Rhode Islanders, Roger Williams and leading sachems from the Narragansett and Wampanoag tribes to those of today. The Hall was established in 1965 to honor “every person who …

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “Full Color Connecticut” Campaign Promoting Fall Travel Season

Press Releases 09/10/2021 Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “Full Color Connecticut” Campaign Promoting Fall Travel Season Download the image in high quality (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Tourism Board is launching a new fall marketing campaign to promote safe travel and fuel the continued …

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Connecticut tourism campaign reaping rewards

Connecticut continues to reap the rewards of its ever-revolutionary marketing campaign, originally launched in 2012 and designed to showcase the state as an authentic, multi-dimensional travel destination. According to the results of a recent economic impact study, in 2013, tourism generated $ 14 billion in sales to visitors, a 3% …

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