Naval Station http://ripr.org en Thursday, January 31, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/thursday-january-31-2013 <p>Heavy winds, heavy rain, and warmer than usual temperatures.&nbsp; We have an interesting start to&nbsp; the day.&nbsp; State education officials are defending standardized test scores as a requirement for high school diplomas. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p></p><p><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp;<a href="mailto: news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20podcast%20for%20Jan%2031%202013"> news@ripr.org</a></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:25:35 +0000 Lydia Rogers 9525 at http://ripr.org Navy considering using wind power http://ripr.org/post/navy-considering-using-wind-power <p>The Naval Station is looking at the possibility of erecting 12 wind turbines on its properties on Aquidneck Island. The Naval Station’s spokeswoman Lisa Rama, says the goal is for the turbines to produce enough electricity to power the base.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:08:30 +0000 Bradley Campbell 9524 at http://ripr.org Navy considering using wind power