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CATCHING THE WAVES: During his visit to Electro Standards Laboratories in Cranston, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse had the opportunity to look at many of the projects on which the company’s R&D department is working, including a hybrid buoy designed for solar and ocean wave energy harvesting. The Wave Energy Conversion Systems project has been a joint venture between ESL and the Ocean Engineering Department at the University of Rhode Island.
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LIGHTER MOMENT: General treasurer candidates Seth Magaziner and Ernie Almonte share a story prior to speaking at Thursday’s event.
Rhode Islanders had the unique opportunity – a first certainly of this campaign season, and perhaps a first ever in recent times – to hear candidates for all the statewide elective offices from a … more
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