States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

...Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio and Rhode Island."We've listened to the voices of all stakeholders - educators, parents, and students - and are using the lessons learned...
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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...1957, and not by a little. The one million more acres that burned in 2004 than in 1957 equates to a fire scar the size of Rhode Island.? Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation...
Today In Sports History for May 15

...rebounds from a second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby to become the first gelding to win the Preakness in 79 years.1998 - Se Ri Pak shoots a 68 at the LPGA Championship for a two-day total of 9-under 133 - the lowest 36-hole score in the history of...
N. Korean diplomats cause chaos at UN event on rights

...statements "totally self-discrediting."The North Korean diplomats did not comment as they left the chamber after diplomat Ri Song Chol read out a statement in protest of the event, even as North Korean defectors stood and shouted in their faces.Nuclear-armed...
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House built before Alaska colonized is up for sale

...Max Dynamic Properties. Although reluctant to leave it, Brundenell said he has already purchased another colonial in Rhode Island, where he will be closer to his grandchildren.The physician said he appreciates the history of old houses."When I go...
Calvin Raymond Crawford

...James and Mary Crawford in Lincoln, RI, where he grew up. After graduating...knew him, you know about his strong Rhode Island accent which he never lost). Cal immediately...scattered at a later time in Juneau and Rhode Island.
Halfway home

Ri Dong "Gino" Kuang is only a few weeks into his one-year prison sentence, but he's already made it halfway home. Kuang...
JPD weighs in on Gino Kuang OxyContin case

When Ri Dong "Gino" Kuang left the hotel room authorities were surveilling March 19, Juneau Police Sgt. Dave Campbell made the call...
Gino Kuang pleads down to misdemeanor drug charge

Despite audio and video evidence from a drug sting of Ri Dong "Gino" Kuang haggling with a police informant for hundreds of OxyContin pills worth tens of thousands of dollars, the state's...
Junior high project help

...Reader responses can be mailed directly to the student's school at the following address: 974 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, RI, 02861. I am writing from Pawtucket, R.I. I am a seventh-grade student at Goff Junior High School. My teacher explained...


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