Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- "48 Hours": Club owners open up about one of the deadliest nightclub fires in the U.S.
One hundred people died and more than 200 were injured when a fire broke out at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, in 2003. ...
CBS News. Fri, 22 Oct 2021 20:07:37 -0400.
- How Colin Powell's cancer may have limited COVID vaccine's effectiveness
Colin Powell died from COVID-19 complications despite being vaccinated. Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency room doctor at Brown University, explains how his age and cancer may have weakened his immune system and the vaccine's effectiveness.
CBS News. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:53:55 -0400.
- Commerce head out to save U.S. jobs, 1 computer chip at a time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist father, closed its Rhode Island factory and moved production to China in 1983. ...
Josh Boak. Washington Times. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 06:47:09 -0400.
- Video shows Subway worker WALKING through food and drinking out of bottles before putting back
Subway worker Jumanne posted a series of videos vandalizing a Subway restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island, where he dumped food onto the floor. He even put ingredients on the toilet.
Daily Mail. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:47:06 GMT.
- Commonwealth Care Alliance expands into Rhode Island with Medicare plans
Commonwealth Care Alliance is now offering three plans in the Ocean State for eligible residents.
Mary Serreze. American City Business Journals. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:39:38 +0000.
- Fighting the Dixie Fire
Inside the battle to defeat a wildfire the size of Rhode Island.
David Leonhardt and Ashley Wu. New York Times. Mon, 11 Oct 2021 22:25:29 +0000.
- Crowley Maritime opens Rhode Island office, targeting offshore wind sector
The CIC building hosts a "Blue Economy think tank," said Jeff Andreini of Crowley New Energy.
Mary Serreze. American City Business Journals. Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:00:00 +0000.
- 'The Conjuring' house listed for $1.2M, just 2 years after last sale
The Rhode Island house, supposedly haunted by the spirit of a witch, is listed for $1.2 million
Michael Hollan. Fox News. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:58:29 GMT.
- Preserve Club And Residences Ups The Game For Luxury And Fun
The 3,500 acre Preserve Club and Residences in Richmond, Rhode Island (with iconic sister property Ocean House, less than 30 minutesaway) is akin to an adult summer camp: a take on an outdoor-centric but fully contained luxury experience.
By Michael Alpiner, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:51:36 -0400.
- Tennis coach to plead guilty in college admissions scheme
Rhode Island tennis legend Gordon Ernst has agreed to plead guilty in connection with his role in the college admissions cheating scheme.
ABC News. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:25:06 -0400.
Rhode Island Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Rhode Island as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,056,426||0.08|
|July 1, 2015||1,055,607||0.11|
|July 1, 2014||1,054,480||0.14|
|July 1, 2013||1,053,033||0.01|
|July 1, 2012||1,052,901||0.04|
|July 1, 2011||1,052,451||-0.08|
|July 1, 2010||1,053,337|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Rhode Island was 1,052,567.
In 2008, the estimated population of Rhode Island was 1,050,788, whereas
in 2006, the population of Rhode Island was about 1,058,991.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Rhode Island's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
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web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
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in Providence, Rhode Island.
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