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Chris Harris Jr. Road

The Broncos’ Chris Harris Jr. Represents “The Underdog State”

Chris Harris has spent his entire football career defying expectations. Despite a successful run at the University of Kansas, he went undrafted in 2011. Undeterred, Harris earned an invite to the Denver Broncos training camp. Once there, he showed the NFL what they overlooked months earlier in the Draft as he made the Broncos...
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Chris Harris Jr. Offers Inspiration Free of Charge

On hot summer days across America you can find hundreds of kids learning from some of the best players in the NFL. One 95 degree day in Bixby, Oklahoma the Denver Broncos’ All-Pro Corner Chris Harris Jr. held a clinic at his former high school. A clinic he is proud to say is free...
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How One Night and Casper Got Everyone to Relax at SXSW

Anyone that's been to South by Southwest knows that it is a total sensory experience. There is so much to see, to hear, to taste and, of course, to drink. While it's all fun (most of the time) it can also be exhausting. That's why One:Night and Casper, working with the Austin Motel won SXSW 2017 with their...

What is South by Southwest Anyway?

Every year you hear it. Some new film premiered at some thing called South by Southwest or some new band blew up or some comedian filmed a special at SXSW. But what is it? Besides being a direction, it is also a music, tech, entertainment, comedy and film festival that takes place in the city...
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The Plastic Bag That Could Change the World

Not all tech entrepreneurs are looking to cash out. Some, like Avani’s Kevin Kumala, are looking to help out. While at South by Southwest, Kumala demonstrated the amazing breakthrough that may save us from the scourge of the nearly one trillion plastic bags that are consumed worldwide, polluting our oceans. The details: 100% made from...
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NASA Showcases The Future at SXSW

As things get stranger and stranger here on Earth, it's always a good idea to remind yourself to look up at the stars and ponder the bigger questions in the universe. Do I need my oil changed? The universe is expanding. Should I have hiccups this long? There are mini big bangs being made a mile...
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Ludacris Brings Roadie to the Fast and Furious Startup Market

Most people know Ludacris from his movie and music career. He's dropped bows and rhymed over Austin Powers's flutes. And now that he's sustained that success and made a fortune from the Fast and Furious franchise (something he calls "the gift that keeps on giving!") he is now looking to turn that money into wealth. Ludacris...
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The 20 Most Influential Rhode Islanders Part 4

We've seen actors and athletes and Jersey Shore DJs, now we're down to the top 5 most influential Rhode Islanders. Buckle up! 5. The Farrelly Brothers Born and raised in Cumberland, RI, the Farrelly Brothers burst onto the scene with the breakout R-rated comedy hit “There’s Something About Mary”. Armed with a taste for the absurd, Bobby and...
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The 20 Most Influential Rhode Islanders Part 3

Moses and Tarzan Brown, Meredith Viera, Pauly D! We've had some interesting people so far in the 20 Most Influential Rhode Islanders. Now we're down to the top 10! 10. HP Lovecraft A contemporary of Poe, HP Lovecraft is universally renowned for his dark and supernatural stories that used the city of Providence as a backdrop....
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The 20 Most influential Rhode Islanders Part 2

We're counting down the 20 most influential Rhode Islanders. These are the people that helped form Rhode Island's identity for better or for worse.  We've seen the likes of Viola Davis and Spalding Gray so far, now on to numbers 15-11! 15. Doug White That enduring helmet of hair became a beacon of integrity behind the...