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Providence, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Providence, RI include 02904, 02901, and 02940. The median home price in Providence is $179,000 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More Providence information.

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Local news for Providence, RI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Friends say sneakers were the motive behind N. Providence home invasion

By: Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: @samanthalavien Friends Richard Catalano, the North Providence man murdered in a home invasion over the weekend, are speaking out to ABC 6 News saying they believe their friend was killed over a pair of sneakers.

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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

R.I. man killed after posting picture of cash online: witness

Dari Max Garcia, 24, was charged with murder and several other crimes by North Providence, R.I. police after the brazen home invasion Sunday which left 26-year-old Richard Catalano shot dead.

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4 hrs ago | TV Technology

Nine U.S. TV Stations Swapped for $537 Million

Media General unleashed a flurry of deals Wednesday, announcing nine station swaps and adjusted merger terms with LIN Media, which lost its CBS affiliation in Indianapolis to Tribune earlier this month.

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8 hrs ago | The Phoenix

In a page from New Bedford's book, Providence stages a Readathon

Today, there isn't much scary about the Gladys Potter Garden, the sleepy children's park tucked next to the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Elton Street on the East Side of Providence.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Rhode Island's most interesting place?

Panoramic views of Mount Hope Bay and the Sakonnet River may be seen from Fort Barton's 30-foot observation tower.

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13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Phantom Gourmet: Great 8 Providence Restaurants

Providence, Rhode Island may be the capital of the smallest state, but it's a big time restaurant city.

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16 hrs ago | SFGate

Don Pardo dies: longtime voice of 'SNL,' game shows

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21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Taveras takes on both opponents in new TV ad

The Providence mayor released a 30-second ad Tuesday that goes after Treasurer Gina Raimondo and political newcomer Clay Pell.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Successful urban farmers use intensive agriculture

There are many benefits to farming in urban areas. Most urban farmers enjoy being close to their markets and customers and spend less time and money transporting goods to customers than rural growers.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Sit-in at Whitehouse's Providence office

Six environmental activists sat in Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office for two hours Tuesday.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Man arrested for murder in North Providence home invasion

24-year-old Dari Max Garcia has been charged with first degree murder, 2 counts assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, assault with intent to commit a felony, and several firearms charges.

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The Hollywood Gossip

Don Pardo Dies; Saturday Night Live Announcer Was 96

Pardo broke into broadcasting at a small radio station in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to New York City in 1944 to begin his six-decade tenure as a staff announcer at NBC.

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ECNmag

Microchip reveals how tumor cells transition to invasion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Using a microengineered device that acts as an obstacle course for cells, researchers have shed new light on a cellular metamorphosis thought to play a role in tumor cell invasion throughout the body.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Westword

Strangers Will Buy You Beer When Deer Tick Comes to Town

People throw all kinds of things at Deer Tick in order to express their love of the gritty rock 'n' roll band from Providence, Rhode Island.

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WHAS11

Honestly, we're getting more honest

Gosh, we're honest. And getting more so. Some 95% of people spread across 60 locations in 50 states, faced with a choice to be honest or not, paid their dollar at an honor-system street rack for Honest Tea this year.

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The Post-Standard

Syracuse Superintendent Contreras hires academic leader from Providence

Syracuse Superintendent Sharon Contreras, shown here at a recent school board meeting, has hired her successor in Providence to be Syracuse's chief academic officer.

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Turnto10.com

Joseph Taylor

A Providence man has been charged with murder in connection with a shooting that killed a 20-year-old and injured his 15-year-old sister.

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WLNE-TV Providence

One dead, two others shot in home invasion in North Providence

By Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com twitter: @melissaArandall A man is dead after being gunned down during an early morning home invasion in North Providence on Monday.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Cianci sauce made no money for charity in 4 years

In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo, bottles of former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci's pasta sauce sits on the shelf at a grocery store in Providence, R.I. The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died.

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The Raw Story

Former Providence mayor eyes comeback in Rhode Island after spending five years in prison

The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn't going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction stand in his way.

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