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Archive - Oct 23, 2011

Coventry gridders feel ‘Patriot’-ic

October 23, 2011

COVENTRY — The Coventry football team began Saturday’s non-league contest against Pilgrim by playing their worst five minutes of football this season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett tribe represented at ‘Carcieri Fix’ hearings

October 23, 2011

A Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing was held in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Oct. 13, to consider and review the countrywide effects of the 2009 Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar that found Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, did not have authority to take Narragansett Indian tribal land into federal trust.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tell Me Your Story: Cancer survivor surprised herself during long treatment

October 23, 2011

EXETER – Paula Hughes has her sewing machine set up at the kitchen table where she has been busy celebrating the end of her breast cancer treatment by making fluffy fleece blankets for women seeking comfort during their own battles.
Creating these blankets, which are bright solid pink on one side and white with imprinted pink ribbons on the reverse, reflects Paula’s generous spirit. In this case, the blankets were destined for a cancer treatment center until she learned of two people she knows who have been diagnosed. They will receive the snuggly fleece.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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