Rocky Point http://ripr.org en Thursday, February 14, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/thursday-february-14-2013 <p>Most employers would not be able to ask job applicants about their criminal history under legislation being considered.&nbsp; The Portsmouth Town Council has banned the feeding of coyotes. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br><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%20February%2014%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:31:41 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10342 at http://ripr.org Rocky Point to be purchased by the state http://ripr.org/post/rocky-point-be-purchased-state <p>The State’s offer to purchase the remaining 82 acres of land at Rocky Point in Warwick for $9.65 million has been approved by the US District Court.&nbsp;</p><p>If there are no appeals after 30 days, the land will be bought using funds from the $10 million Open Space Bond, approved by voters in 2010.</p><p>Once the state owns the land it will be developed for public recreation using $2.5 million set aside by Governor Lincoln Chafee in his 2014 budget proposal.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:24:11 +0000 John Bender 10306 at http://ripr.org