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  1. PawSox owners to pitch stadium proposal to state commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Day

    Providence, R.I. - The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox are making a pitch to the state for a ballpark in downtown Providence. Principal owner James Skeffington says he and co-owner Larry Lucchino, president of the Boston Red Sox, will present their proposal Monday to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission, the state agency that owns the land they want to build on.

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  2. Book Drive to Benefit Needy RI Children Begins May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    ... May 1 to June 19, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at United Way headquarters, located at 50 Valley Street in Providence. Those interested in arranging a drop-off, or hosting a collection, may contact UWRI at bookdrive@uwri.org . Over the last three ...

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  3. Lightning Bolt Brings its Beautiful Chaos to a Denver WarehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    ... to give the more traditional approach a try, choosing Machines With Magnets, a studio near their hometown of Providence, Rhode Island, to pop their studio cherry. Other great bands like Battles and the Body have recently recorded there so they knew ...

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  4. When Teams Split, Who Gets the Clients?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    ... with HighTower's newest addition, Carol Nulman. Nulman split with her group at Oppenheimer to join HighTower in Providence, R.I. "We expect the majority of the clients to continue their relationship with Oppenheimer," says Mark Whaley, executive ...

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  5. Wake Up Call: Beware of hidden toxins in your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Kelly Taylor designs everything from houses to hotels. Her environmentally friendly office is along Harris Avenue in Providence.

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  6. GoLocalProv | News | Guest MINDSETTERa„˘ Dr. Mazze - Asking the Right Questions Now on PawSoxRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Go Local

    The PawSox stadium proposal is on a fast-track to obtain financial support in one way or another from Rhode Island and the City of Providence. Various studies have been presented on the viability of a new stadium in Providence, and another study of about $150,000 has been commissioned.

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  7. PawSox Owners Willing To Buy LandRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox say they are now willing to purchase state owned land in Providence where they want to build a new ballpark for the team. The ownership group wanted to lease the former I-195 land in the city for one-dollar a year for their planned 85-million-dollar stadium.

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  8. Councilman Blasts PawSox Stadium PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Providence city Councilor Samuel Zurier says the proposal by the Pawtucket Red Sox to move to the city is a squeeze play by the team. The PawSox owners are seeking 120-million-dollars in subsidies from the state over the next 30 years as part of a sublease on the property.

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  9. The Moneyologist: I ordered one pair of shoes in the mail, but two arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... Tea company set up unmanned racks of tea, asking $1 each as part of an honors system. The least honest city was Providence, R.I. (80% honesty rate) and the most honest was Honolulu (100% honesty rate). But even less honest cities such as Minneapolis ...

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  10. Conifer study illustrates twists of evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- A new study offers not only a sweeping analysis of how pollination has evolved among conifers but also an illustration of how evolution -- far from being a straight-ahead march of progress -- sometimes allows for longstanding and advantageous functions to become irrevocably lost. Moreover, the authors show that the ongoing breakdown of the successful but ultimately fragile pollination mechanism may have led to a new diversity of traits and functions.

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  11. GoLocalProv | Politics | Guest MINDSETTERa„˘ Rep. Robert Lancia: 'Here's to the Crazy Ones'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... banking crisis, the Convention Center project, 38 Studios, and most recently, the possible ballpark in downtown Providence. Transparency or obfuscation? Back in 1992 the General Assembly, due to the banking crisis, began to end the practice of using ...

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  12. GoLocalProv | Business | Dr. Downtown, David Brusat: Downtown Beaux-Arts BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Go Local

    The Union Trust Bank Building, at Westminster and Dorrance streets in downtown Providence, was designed by Stone, Carpenter & Willson and completed in 1901. It boasts the city's most elaborate cornice, said by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission to be of "heavy bracketed modillion-and-dentil stone" topped, as the commission's 1981 survey does not mention, by sexy urns sitting on an ornate balustrade.

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  13. GoLocalProv | Politics | Moore: Call on Mattiello to Pass Ethics BillRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... couple of his henchman hanging around downtown and suddenly hearing that "Da Speakah" is at some bar or other in Providence. With great haste they'd down there and with tremendous fury they'd jostle against each other, banging into one another's ...

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  14. MaryLou's Coffee Expanding in R.I. With ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CSP

    ... The first new cafewith the chain's signature coffee and hot pink-and-black motif--is scheduled to open in East Providence by mid-November, with the remaining four to open at three-month intervals in North Providence, Smithfield, Johnston and East ...

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    16 hrs ago | University of Maryland Terrapins

    ... championship, tying for second with a three-round score of 214 after posting a 73 on Sunday. The senior from Providence, R.I., recorded a tournament-low 63 in second-round play. "I'm very proud of Juliet and her performance the whole season," head ...

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  16. Wilbury Group Announces Auditions for 2016/16 SeasonRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... on a first-come first-serve basis. Auditions will be held at the The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI. The Wilbury Group is looking to cast various roles in the 2015-16 Season, which starts performances in mid-September and ...

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  17. Obituary: Edward R. Trojan, Sr., 85, Korean War VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... 21, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rita M. (Delehanty) Trojan. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John F. and Mary A. (Bernard) Trojan. A US Navy Veteran, he served in the Korean War; and was a member ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | News | EXCLUSIVE: New PawSox Stadium Location Emerges in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Go Local

    A new stadium location in Providence has emerged as an alternative to the proposed 195 Commission land, GoLocalProv has exclusively learned. The eight-acre parcel at the location of the former Victory Plating company offers a number of potential benefits over the park land proposed by the new ownership group of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

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  19. Congressman introduces resolution to protect LGBT peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... response to the so-called "religious freedom" law that recently passed in Indiana. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect ... 4 comments

  20. An artist's conception of the proposed Providence riverfront stadium.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    The new Pawtucket Red Sox owners say they'd consider buying the state land where they want to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence. The letter Saturday to Gov. Gina Raimondo, principal owner James Skeffington also says he and Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino, managing partners of the PawSox, want to meet with her soon.

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