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August 22nd

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August 23, 2012

It's the final week of summer for students from North Kingstown and Exeter and what better way to celebrate than a trip to Yawgoo Valley?
In this week's Standard-Times, we wrap up the summer season with a number of big looks ahead.
For one, the town of Exeter is giving serious thought to shaping the future of village development in the area. In addition, URI has just received a $500K grant to focus on cybersecurity, one of the biggest potential threats the country faces going forward.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 21st

Letter to the Editor: Curmudgeon's healthcare claims ignore the facts (OPINION)

August 22, 2012

To The Editor:

A few weeks back I wrote about Mr. August’s “misinformation” about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) At that time I had indicated that I had not had time to research many of Mr. August’s claims. I will get to those in a minute.

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August 20th

NK's Class of '52 celebrates 60 years of lasting memories

August 21, 2012

By KENDRA LEIGH MILLER
kmiller@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – It’s been 60 years and they’re all older, wiser and have learned not to take things too seriously.
North Kingstown High School’s Class of 1952 gathered together for their annual reunion at Richard’s Restaurant and Pub Monday afternoon and classmates took the afternoon to relax, enjoy lunch and joked about days gone by.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 19th

Katerina Tarbox gets an order of muscles, no fat

August 20, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

WARWICK – Katerina Tarbox is a woman who, when she walks among the equipment at Gold’s Gym, draws admiring stares.
Why not? She’s earned them.
At 47, she is a champion bodybuilder and last month won her pro card from the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) at the Masters Nationals in Pittsburgh.
With not an ounce of fat visible anywhere, the wife of North Kingstown automotive-sales magnate Ed Tarbox and mom of two boys, keeps to a strict diet and workout regimen.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 18th

Tell Me Your Story: New EG clinic's young vet is the 'people listener'

August 19, 2012

EAST GREENWICH – When Keith D. Schoen’s parents treated him to a trip abroad for a high school graduation gift, they went to Scotland where he encountered “the kindest, warmest, most helpful people” imaginable.
After spending a week in Edinburgh, they moved on to Glasgow where he recalls his dad, an eminent New York pediatrician, saying, “Let’s go to the vet school.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 17th

New Exeter Baptist church was built on beliefs

August 18, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

EXETER – A dozen people, many wearing paint-stained pants and displaying work-worn hands, sit in the auditorium of the recently-completed Beacon Freewill Baptist Church and reflect on how this place came to be.
It is a church built on the faith and diligence of its members – helped by volunteers from other states –and in completing the project in less than a year, they have amazed themselves.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

History with Kelly Sullivan

August 17, 2012

This was a big year for genealogy enthusiasts. As anyone who traces their family history knows, there is a wealth of information contained in census records. However, due to privacy reasons, only one decade’s census is released every 72 years. After much impatient waiting, the 1940 United States census is now public record.
Every citizen of the country has to be included on and give personal information for the census. And for that reason, I thought it would be interesting to look up the census listings of celebrities and future newsmakers of the year 1940.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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