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KINGSTON â€“ The University of Rhode Island broke ground Wednesday for a new LGBTQ Center on Upper College Road.
URI is the first institution of higher education in the country to design and build a freestanding LGBTQ Center.
The $2.1 million, 4,300 square-foot center will offer a safe place for all members of the community and is expected to be completed by the spring of 2015.
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