Last updated 11:24AM ET
April 16, 2014
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Recent salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupes By Benjamin Bryant
Rhode Island health officials are hoping that the recent outbreak of Salmonella caused by cantaloupes from southwestern Indiana won't reach the northeast.
The 169th military police company is deployed By FLO JONIC
Another Rhode Island National Guard unit is headed to Afghanistan. One hundred and fifty military police officers left Sunday from the National Guard base in North Kingstown.
Rhode Island is connected to Mars By FLO JONIC
A member of the Brown University faculty is among hundreds of scientists huddled at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California monitoring the progress of the Mars rover. Dr. Ralph Milliken will be living on Mars time for the next few months as he tracks the rover's journey.
Rhode Island Olympian set to compete Saturday By LYDIA ROGERS
North Kingstown native, and Olympic hopeful, Elizabeth Beisel is set to swim the 400-meter individual medley Saturday. Many analysts favor her to win the gold in this event.