Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- Rhode Island BACKS DOWN on targeting New Yorkers after Cuomo slammed the door-to-door checks
Gov. Gina Raimondo instead expanded the order,, main, to include 'any person' coming to Rhode Island from another state to 'immediately self-quarantine'. Cuomo, inset, threatened to sue
Daily Mail. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:50:44 GMT.
- Rhode Island No Longer Stopping New York Cars
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo repealed her order that New Yorkers coming to the state be singled out for Covid-19 quarantine and replaced it with a requirement that all out-of-state travelers isolate for 14 days.
Newsmax. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:20:27 EDT.
- Rhode Island door knocks in search of fleeing New Yorkers
The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must self-quarantine for 14 days while Gov. ...
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:40:54 +0000.
- Rhode Island National Guard goes door-to-door, stops cars to find New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus hotspots
If New Yorkers don't comply with the order to self-quarantine for 14 days, they face fines and jail time. .
Ap. ABC News. Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:57:30 +0000.
- Rhode Island has its first 2 deaths from the coronavirus
One person in their 80s died Friday night, the other person in their 70s died Saturday, the state Department of Health said.
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:32:40 +0000.
- Rhode Island Governor Orders Police, National Guard To Track Down New Yorkers
'We have a pinpointed risk. That risk is called New York City'
Chuck Ross. Daily Caller. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 16:04:37 +0000.
- Rhode Island Police to Hunt Down New Yorkers Seeking Refuge
Rhode Island police began stopping cars with New York plates Friday. On Saturday, the National Guard will help them conduct house-to-house searches to find people who traveled from New York and demand 14 days of self-quarantine.
Newsmax. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:51:00 EDT.
- Governors Say They'll Force Out-Of-State Visitors To Quarantine
People fleeing COVID-19 hotspots will get a chilly reception and a forced quarantine in Florida and Rhode Island
Greg Allen. NPR. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:23:00 -0400.
- Dr. Megan Ranney urges Americans to stay home
Dr. Megan Ranney, an ER physician at Brown University, joins "CBS Evening News" with her account of the ongoing pandemic.
CBS News. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:25:21 -0400.
- These are the states with the most job losses so far because of the coronavirus
Claims for state unemployment were most concentrated in Rhode Island, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Washington state.
CNBC. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:48:11 GMT.
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
QuickFacts about Rhode Island
web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Providence, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Rhode Island library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Rhode Island
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