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News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Former Treasurer Frank Caprio is seeking a second term against a political newcomer frustrated with Rhode Island's failure to rebound from the recession. Seth Magaziner has promised to bring a fresh perspective to state government and use the office to promote economic growth. The 31-year-old investment professional has made the state's struggling economy central to his campaign.

CHICAGO (AP) - A new study says Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor. Those results show a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal. The study was published yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's Department of Environmental Management is teaming up with the town of Narragansett for a charity fishing contest and seafood festival. The third annual Galilee Fishing for Hope Tournament and Seafood Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. It's intended to promote locally harvested seafood, commercial and recreational fishing industries and the port.

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays salvaged a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 yesterday. Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning. After Mike Napoli hit a solo homer in the fourth inning, Yoenis Cespedes got the Red Sox even at 3-3 with an RBI single off Steve Geltz in the eighth.

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