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The Legal Beagle’s favorite book and that of dog lovers everywhere is Every Dog’s Legal Guide: A Must Have Book for Your Owner by Mary Randolph (KF390.5 .D6 R36 2005). His favorite movie is about the crime fighting pooch, Underdog! His current hero is Uno, the beagle who won Best in Show at the...

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Legal Beagle's Archive for July 2017

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07/28/2017 at 07:45 AM
Merriam-Webster dictionary says that “jump start” means to bring fresh or renewed energy to something. That is a great way of thinking about the start (or return) to school!  As summer is winding down and the school year is winding up, here are four RWU resources to consider as you jump start your semester: Our study aids guide collection is revamped, updated, and full of helpful resources, both in print and online, for your use. The library’s guide on Stress Management, Mindfulness, and Wellness is another resource to support your meditation practice and for learning about wellness...
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07/21/2017 at 12:57 PM
Much of the blog this summer is dedicated to informing you (or reminding you!) how great our little state is. With beautiful beaches and a major foodie city, (USA Today wrote, “The capital of the USA’s smallest state, Providence, R.I., is a hidden gem bursting with tasty and eclectic eats”) Rhode Island is small but mighty! One of the state’s hidden gems is Newport’s International Tennis Hall of Fame. The museum is set in a National Historic Landmark that first opened in 1880 as a social club for Newport’s summer elite. In 1881, the first U.S. National Men’s Singles Championship was...
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07/07/2017 at 01:57 PM
Have you ever heard of the Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown? Advertised as, “the BIGGEST and BESTEST Ice Cream CELEBRATION in RI,” this annual event is scheduled for Sunday, July 16, 2017 and should not be missed! Last year’s event featured ice cream, ice cream, and more ice cream. It included ice cream from local favorites like Newport Creamery, Sundaes, Julians, Lincoln Creamery, Warwick Ice Cream Company, Like No Udder, and Mike’s Ice. Although Julians won in 2014 for its Cranberry Goat Cheese ice cream and Lincoln Creamery won in 2015 for their Peanut Butter Caramel Cookie Dough ice...