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Pirates 3, Red Sox 2: Boston discovers yet another creative way to lose

providencejournal.com — PITTSBURGH - There are moments when it all comes together, when the real clashes with the surreal, when the tragic feels comic, when the strands of a season gone unthinkably amiss tie together in one ridiculous denouement.
Sep 18, 2014

"I've never seen it in my life," Farrell said shaking his head, an incredulous smile hinted on his face. "Fitting." bit.ly/ZsR5LE

Sep 18, 2014

GIF it, place it in a snowglobe, frame it however you want. This was the moment that summarized 2014: bit.ly/ZsR5LE

Business Innovation Factory closes, with participants taking inspiration away with them

providencejournal.com — PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As the Business Innovation Factory's 10 th summit winds to a close, the conversations continue among participants, many of whom keep in touch after the summits, on social media such as Twitter and Facebook and as people return to their places of work.
Sep 18, 2014

Business Innovation Factory's #BIF10 closes, w/participants taking inspiration away w/them shar.es/1aguHd A final note @projo

Sep 18, 2014

RT @projo: Business Innovation Factory closes, with participants taking inspiration away with t shar.es/1ag7zw #BIF10

Allen Webster still striving for big-league consistency

providencejournal.com — PITTSBURGH - It was a few days ago that Allen Webster approached pitching coach Juan Nieves and related the conundrum that bewilders most anyone who has watched Webster pitch this season. "I'm very consistent in Triple-A," Webster said, "but I haven't been consistent here." "Well," Nieves said back, "that's why they call it the big leagues."
Sep 18, 2014

What confuses you about Allen Webster confuses Allen Webster, too. On transitioning to the bigs: bit.ly/1yiUBaQ

BIF10 speaker relates saving fish to personal tale of rape

providencejournal.com — Her topic was the seemingly insurmountable problem of saving wild fish. But then Cheryl Dahle veered off into a seemingly unrelated, but unquestionably moving account of being raped. Dahle had the audience at the Business Innovation Factory's 10th summit remarkably still and quiet as she told of the of the rape and how it's post-traumatic effects doomed every relationship she began for years.
Sep 18, 2014

And #BIF10 speaker @heyfishlady relates saving fish 2 personal tale of rape shar.es/1agmx8 @projo By @RichSalit

Income, poverty figures up slightly in R.I.

providencejournal.com — PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Household income in Rhode Island rose slightly from 2012 to 2013, according to numbers made public Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. But the poverty rate in the state also ticked up, the Census Bureau said.

Report finds noncompliance with revised R.I. open records law

providencejournal.com — PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two years after Rhode Island revised its open records law, compliance with the new rules is spotty, enforcement is rare and a culture of indifference, "if not outright hostility," prevails in the state, a newly released report says.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @tednesi: Disheartening @kathyprojo story on many failures to comply with RI's recently revised open records law: providencejournal.com/news/governmen…

Sep 18, 2014

Disheartening @kathyprojo story on many failures to comply with RI's recently revised open records law: providencejournal.com/news/governmen…

Sep 18, 2014

Report finds noncompliance with revised #RI open records law amid 'a culture of indifference' shar.es/1aWwbW via @kathyprojo