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The newly refurbished Independent Man is astonishing. The usual suspects will gather today, Saturday, at 9:30am for the official unveiling. The building will then remain open until 2pm for public viewing. After that the public can visit during regular State House hours on weekdays. What a great way to celebrate Rhode Island Independence Day. The

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RIF Grants — College Student Travel Experience

(2.20) Oh, the places you’ll go. College students yearning for adventure have until February 20th to apply for fellowships of up to $5,000 through the Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. Over the years, the fund has awarded fellowships to more than 100 students to visit places ranging from Appalachia to

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Blood Donors Needed

January is National Blood Donor Month, established back in 1970 by then President Nixon. The American Red Cross even has Super Bowl tickets for some lucky (January) donor. From America’s Blood Centers: 3% of Americans currently donate blood despite 65 percent of the population being eligible to do so. Additionally, less than 20 percent of

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