boston globe http://ripr.org en What Casinos In Massachusetts Could Mean For RI's Gaming Industry http://ripr.org/post/what-casinos-massachusetts-could-mean-ris-gaming-industry <p>Rhode Island’s gaming industry is keeping a sharp eye on what’s happening in Massachusetts as the state’s gambling commission works out where to license up to three resort-style casinos and a slot parlor.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island pulls in enough money from Twin River and Newport Grand to make gaming the third largest source of revenue for the state. Casinos in Massachusetts threatens that revenue.</p><p>So how close is Massachusetts to having casino gambling? Rhode Island Public Radio's Elisabeth Harrison spoke with The Boston Globe’s Mark Arsenault to find out.</p><p></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:51:15 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 28266 at http://ripr.org What Casinos In Massachusetts Could Mean For RI's Gaming Industry 38 Studios Stress Caused Schilling Heart Problems http://ripr.org/post/38-studios-stress-caused-schilling-heart-problems <p>Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says stress from 38 Studios’ business problems was part of why he suffered a heart attack in 2011.&nbsp; Schilling revealed the health problem in an interview with the Boston Sunday Globe.</p><p>Schilling tells the Globe he experienced chest pains while watching his wife run in the New York Marathon in November 2011. That was seven months before 38 Studios went bankrupt, leaving Rhode Island taxpayers on the hook for close to 100 million dollars. Schilling says he was treated after returning to Boston.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:15:34 +0000 Ian Donnis 19978 at http://ripr.org Med Students: Feeling Your Pain? http://ripr.org/post/med-students-feeling-your-pain <p>The medical students we've been following this year, Sarah Rapoport and Peter Kaminski, are about to wrap up their second year of medical school and, with it, their time in the classroom. They'll spend their third and fourth years in the hospital, learning on the job. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:14:44 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12522 at http://ripr.org