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  1. Officials say firefighter didn't back flag burningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. _ An internal investigation has found that a Providence firefighter's gesture at a protest of the recent grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, was not a show of solidarity with demonstrators who burned the American flag. firefighter Khari O'Connor said he put his hand up in support of a sign promoting equality.

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  2. The former headquarters for 38 Studios in downtown Providence.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Turnto10.com

    Roger Williams University is significantly expanding its presence in Providence with a move to the building that once housed ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's 38 Studios, the Bristol-based school announced Friday. The university has agreed to a 12-year, nearly $23 million lease for 77,000 square feet at One Empire Plaza downtown.

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  3. Elorza will keep Pare, ClementsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Turnto10.com

    Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza said Friday that he will retain two of the city's top public safety officials. "Commissioner Pare and Colonel Clements have decades of experience in law enforcement, and I am confident in their ability and commitment to serving the people of Providence," Elorza said in a news release.

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  4. What 'Serial' can teach you about real estateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Inman News

    ... a flame, or Victorian bibliophiles to the New York docks. I recently met with Jess Powers at Armory Properties in Providence , Rhode Island, a new agent who wanted my advice about inexpensive marketing ideas. As I would with any potential client, I ...

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  5. Ringling Bros. Disputes OSHA Citation for Hair-Hanging Accident in R.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... circus staff had overloaded a carabiner clip before the May 4 performance at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The clip held up a chandelier-like apparatus from which the women were suspended by their hair. It snapped, sending it ...

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  6. Life of long-time Aiken Prep headmaster visited in new memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... respected in Aiken. I would say he has even earned the title of 'Southern Gentleman,' even though he is from Providence, Rhode Island.' Stephanie Turner graduated from Valdosta State University in 2012. She then signed on with the Aiken Standard, ...

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  7. Children's Friend Still Seeking Holiday Gifts for 130 FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... call 401-276-4346. General donations are being accepted at Children's Friend headquarters at 153 Summer Street in Providence, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. through December 23rd. Monetary gifts are also welcomed in support of the ...

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  8. Providence firefighter accepts discipline for raising fistRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Providence firefighter Khari O'Connor is seen riasing his fist inside the Providence Public Safety Complex while protesters demonstrate outside, Nov. 25, 2014. The Providence Department of Public Safety said Friday that it is closing the case of city firefighter who is being disciplined for making a gesture of support during a protest.

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  9. State Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Summer Seasonal JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... access, a computer kiosk is available in DEM's Office of Human Resources at 235 Promenade Street , Room 350, Providence, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to electronically apply for seasonal positions. The Department encourages minorities to ...

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  10. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Mayor-Elect Elorza Retains Public Safety Commissioner and Chief of PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Go Local

    Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza today announced his decision to retain Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Par and Police Chief Hugh T. Clements. "Commissioner Par and Colonel Clements have decades of experience in law enforcement, and I am confident in their ability and commitment to serving the people of Providence," Mayor-elect Elorza said on his decision.

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  11. GoLocalProv | Sports | Sky Chiefs to Host Holiday Hoops Clinic at Providence Country DayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Go Local

    The Providence Sky Chiefs will host a Holiday Hoops Clinic at Providence Country Day School in East Providence from December 28 to December 30. The three day clinic will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day and is open to boys and girls from the fourth through tenth grade. The Holiday Hoops Clinic will be conducted by members of the team and coaching staff and is designed for players who are looking to refine and elevate their skills.

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  12. New technique reveals immune cell motionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- Neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, are the immune system's all-terrain vehicles. The cells are recruited to fight infections or injury in any tissue or organ in the body despite differences in the cellular and biochemical composition.

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  13. DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Providence Performing Arts Center: Festival Ballet Providence presents "The Nutcracker," Dec. 19-21. For tickets, call 421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org.

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  14. Obituary: Deborah J. Brown (Straight), 66, Worked for Brown and SharpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    She was the beloved wife of Larry G. Brown for forty-four years and the loving mother of Christopher L. Brown of North Kingstown. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Chester F. and Adele B. Straight.

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  15. Man to be Sentenced in 2013 Providence ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A Providence man faces sentencing for crimes related to the June 2013 shooting death of a 12-year-old girl. Luis Gonzalez, known as "Fat Boy," was found not guilty of the most serious charges in the killing of Aynis Vargas but convicted of felony assault and weapons charges.

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  16. Roger Williams expands in old 38 Studios spaceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Roger Williams University is expanding in Providence in the building that housed ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's now-defunct 38 Studios. The Bristol-based university is announcing Friday a 12-year, $23-million lease for 77,000 square feet at One Empire Plaza.

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  17. Police Investigating RI Junior League AllegationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Maj. Kevin O'Brien said Thursday that the state police financial crimes unit is investigating a complaint made within the past two weeks that embezzlement was occurring at the Providence-based women's organization, which promotes volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities. O'Brien says the complaint was filed by someone within the Junior League and it alleges thousands of dollars were stolen.

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  18. GoLocalWorcester | Business | Friday Financial Five - December 19th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... on financial issues. He is a CFP Board Ambassador. He leads the firm Forbes Financial Planning, Inc in Providence, RI and can be reached at The Economist grades states on an A+ to F grading scale for its small business climate. Massachusetts ranks ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - December 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... know what to order at the bar. Show starts at 8PM. Another major rock show is happening tonight at The Spot in Providence. Top 5 Fiend presents an Ugly Sweater Party with Northeast Traffic, Milkbread, The Quins, The Dead L.A., Seven Hats Parade & ...

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  20. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | New Year, New Start: Education and Opportunity in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... If you are looking for flexibility and affordability in an exciting urban environment, then the URI Feinstein Providence Campus can set you on the path towards a better future. URI Providence offers evening classes and financial aid for most ...

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