RI State Spelling Bee http://ripr.org en Monday, March11, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/monday-march11-2013 <p>The new State Board of Education holds its first meeting tonight.&nbsp; The mayor is planning for upgraded security at North Providence public schools.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p>Plus an interview with the new Board of Ed Chair Eva-Marie Mancuso and an interview with the Director of the Division of Elderly Affairs Catherine Taylor.</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you. &nbsp;<br><a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2011%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:10:44 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11717 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Students Gear Up for State Spelling Bee http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-students-gear-state-spelling-bee <p style="margin-left:-.25in;">Twenty-nine Rhode Island students will compete for the State Spelling Bee title tomorrow at 10 AM in the Cumberland High School auditorium. The winner of tomorrow’s public competition, sponsored by <em>The Valley Breeze</em> newspaper, will be sent, with a parent, to the Scripps National Spelling Bee for a week in May.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:55:40 +0000 Jehane Samaha 11642 at http://ripr.org