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The Latest: Bangkok to give vaccines to ages 12 to 18

Sep. 21, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

BANGKOK — Health officials in Bangkok have made headway in their effort to vaccinate children against the coronavirus, giving shots of the Pfizer vaccine to students ages 12 to 18 with underlying diseases. Vaccinations for that age group were first offered last month...

The Latest: March protests Australia state's vaccine mandate

Sep. 20, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched in the streets of Australia’s second-largest city to protest against mandatory coronavirus vaccine rules in the construction industry., The protest Tuesday in Melbourne was aimed at a Victoria state...

State cultural, arts organizations share $1M in funding

Sep. 20, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than 100 cultural, humanities and arts nonprofits in Rhode Island are sharing nearly $1 million in federal funds to help them survive and recover from the coronavirus pandemic, officials anounced Monday. The money administered by the RI...

Federal grant to help supermarkets save on refrigeration

Sep. 19, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I (AP) — The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy that could help dozens of supermarkets save money by better managing the amount of energy they use for refrigeration, officials said. The funding,...

Hill's 4 TD passes lift Rhode Island past Brown 45-24

Sep. 18, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kasim Hill threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Jordan Jones returned an interception 100 yards as Rhode Island raced to a 45-24 win over Brown on Saturday. Hill had touchdown passes of 7 yards to Caleb Warren and 80 yards to Matt...

Lawmakers review agency charged with coastal regulation

Sep. 18, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A legislative commission is looking at ways to reorganize Rhode Island's lead agency for reviewing offshore wind projects and other coastal development proposals. House Rep. Deborah Ruggiero, a Jamestown Democrat, will lead the 15-member House...

State offers $4M to build and expand recreation facilities

Sep. 18, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is offering $4 million in grants to help communities build and expand recreation facilities. Democratic Gov. Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management announced on Friday that the outdoor recreation matching grants...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Apex Middle Creek 20, Holly Springs 12 Asheville 54, North Davidson 0 Asheville Erwin 27, Enka 0 Avery County 58, Rosman 12 Bartlett Yancey 44, Graham 22 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada-Borup 39, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 0 Adrian 28, Sleepy Eye 6 Aitkin 22, Two Harbors 14 Andover 42, Rogers 10 Anoka 24, Burnsville 7 ...