Cup o’ (Pro)Jo: April 26, 2010
Four people from Rhode Island and three from Massachusetts have been charged with robbing seven banks in Rhode Island and attempted robbery of an eighth one. All the incidents involved presenting notes to bank tellers that demanded money or simply asking for it; no weapons were involved.
The ProJo also has an article about Brown’s investigation of the school’s historical involvement in the slave trade, mentioning possible projects being considered like a memorial and a center for the study of the slave trade.
According to a Brown-led study, some hospitals in Rhode Island and the surrounding area commonly use feeding tubes for Alzheimer and dementia patients despite research indicating that they provide few benefits to the patients.