Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- The 6 Key Mindsets Behind Creative Thinking
Would you like to become a more creative entrepreneur or leader? Professor Michael A. Roberto teaches leadership, business strategy and managerial decision-making at Bryant University in Rhode Island as well as for The Great Courses. ...
By Bryan Collins, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:39:00 +0000.
- Rhode Island Gas Prices Continue Slow Decline
The average price for a gallon of gas in Rhode Island dropped another five cents over the past week.
Rachel Nunes. Patch. Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:57:48 -0400.
- Rhode Island To Crack Down On Newport Bridge Toll Evaders
The General Assembly passed a bill to lower the threshold for toll violators and evaders, sending a stern message to would-be fare jumpers.
Rachel Nunes. Patch. Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:23:40 -0400.
- These are the 7 victims of the New Hampshire motorcycle crash
Four of the deceased bikers were from New Hampshire, two were from Massachusetts, and one was from Rhode Island.
John Waller. Boston Globe. Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:25:32 +0000.
- Jim Taricani, longtime Rhode Island TV reporter, dies
Taricani covered Rhode Island for 40 years, 32 of them at WJAR-TV.
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:50:26 +0000.
- The Latest: RI House to finish work on state budget
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the Rhode Island budget (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Rhode Island's House of Representatives will finish voting Saturday on a nearly $10 billion state budget. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 22:52:39 -0400.
- Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island governor, signs late-term abortion bill minutes after passage
A Rhode Island late-term abortion bill appeared to be finished after legislators voted it down last month in committee, but it turns out the Reproductive Privacy Act wasn't going anywhere. Democratic Gov. ...
Valerie Richardson. Washington Times. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:18:55 -0400.
- Dad discovers his girls, aged 3 and 4, have covered their home in baby powder
Randy Doiron found his daughters, Sydney, 4, and Harper, 3, covered head to toe in the white powder after they emptied the entire bottle in the living room of his home in Rhode Island.
Daily Mail. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:53:21 GMT.
- Navy Launches Investigation into War College President Who Allegedly Keeps a Margarita Machine in His Office
The president of the Rhode Island-based U.S. Naval War College, who has been accused of keeping a margarita machine in his office, among other allegations, is being investigated by the Navy. Rear Adm. ...
Shelby Talcott. Western Journal. Fri, 07 Jun 2019 18:09:21 +0000.
- Partners drops bid to acquire Care New England
Boston-based Partners HealthCare will no longer seek to acquire Care New England, after Rhode Island's governor asked the Providence health system to revisit its efforts to unite with Lifespan and Brown University.
Tara Bannow. Modern Healthcare. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:24:31 EDT.
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
can be found here.
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