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  1. More needs to be done to address addiction in USRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    ... more Americans die every day from drug overdoses than from car accidents - an average of 110 people per day. In Rhode Island, more than 100 people have died from drug overdoses already this year. In Ohio, the state's Department of Health estimates ...


  2. Jamal BrittRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    A man wanted for kidnapping and armed robbery at a Seekonk motel and on the Rhode Island Most Wanted list has been captured, Providence police said Tuesday. Jamal Britt, 33, had been sought by Seekonk police after two men who called an escort to meet them at a hotel in April were robbed by a man and a woman.


  3. Man pleads guilty in $172,000 gift card scamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    A New York man has pleaded guilty to using counterfeit credit cards to buy more than $172,000 worth of gift cards from Target and Wal-Mart stores in Rhode Island. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Yvener Jean-Baptiste, of Brooklyn, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence to one count each of credit card fraud and identity theft.


  4. 9-11 left - a hole' for so manyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Airlines. Bouchard was an emergency services secretary at Kent Hospital and devoted to mentoring through the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership. The memorial also honors Mark Charrette, a Warwick native who was attending a business meeting at the ...


  5. General Dynamics Wins $234M Navy Contract for Work in Quonset, NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... release stated. Though the majority of the work will be done in Groton, there will still be work here in Rhode Island. And the most-recent contract follows an April contract for $17.6 billion to build 10 new Virginia-class submarines over five ...


  6. Daniels Brothers Plead Guilty to Trafficking Over Fifty Kilos of MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Benjamin J. Daniels, 37, of West Bountiful, UT, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana from Rhode Island to Pennsylvania. His brother, Michael Daniels, 32, of Tiverton, admitted to his role in the conspiracy by pleading guilty to the same intention on Aug. 28, 2014.


  7. Escaped inmate spotted in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    By: Melissa Randall mrandall@abc6.com The inmate who escaped from a work detail at the ACI Monday afternoon has been spotted. Keurys Pena, 25, who also goes by Michael Santana, was captured on surveillance video in Providence, according to Rhode Island State Police.


  8. Ground black pepper recalled for salmonella riskRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    The Rhode Island Department of Health told consumers Tuesday to avoid small plastic jars of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper made by Gel Spice Company Inc., based in New Jersey. The product was sold at Big Lots Retail Stores Inc. and distributed nationwide with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii.


  9. GoLocalProv | Politics | The Scoop: R.I. Society of Certified Public Accountants Endorses AlmonteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Go Local

    Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island the inside daily report exclusively on GoLocalProv.com.


  10. Rhode Island magician competes on NBC talent showRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Mat Franco, of Johnston, is scheduled to perform Tuesday as one of six finalists on the popular NBC talent show. Franco has entertained students with his magic tricks at college campuses nationwide since graduating from the University of Rhode Island in 2010.


  11. Keurys PenaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... a crew that performs odd jobs for state facilities. The source said the crew was heading to the University of Rhode Island when correction officers noticed he was missing. The source said Pena went to his mother's house on Lenox Avenue in ...


  12. Reserve unit moving to Arizona from Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ An Army Reserve military intelligence headquarters unit is moving to Arizona from Rhode Island. Officials at Fort Huachuca (wah-CHU'-kuh) say the headquarters of the 1st Brigade of the 100th Training Division will move in October to the Army base ...


  13. HEALTH Warns Rhode Islanders of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper RecallRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    Gel Spice Company Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, has issued a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper in 3.53-oz. plastic jars because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella.


  14. 70-year-old brothers plead guilty in stolen cooking oil caseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... brothers have pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell 200,000 gallons of cooking oil stolen from restaurants in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The U.S. attorney said Monday 78-year-old Andrew Jeremiah and his 72-year-old brother Bruce pleaded guilty ...


  15. Gustave White Sotheby's International Realty Takes ALS Ice ChallengeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 16, 2014 - NEWPORT, R.I. -- Newport, Rhode Island - Realtors at Gustave White Sotheby's International Realty gathered together this week to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, an awareness and fund-raising campaign for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , which has gone viral via social media. The company had been challenged by the family of Paul A. Leys, co-owner.


  16. GoLocalProv | News | TV Ad Buys in 2014 PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... the $2.5 million spent by the Taveras campaign. "What we are seeing is that in state and local primary races in Rhode Island, TV is not always king," said Democratic media strategist Peter Fenn. "Some of the candidates who were most successful spent ...


  17. GoLocalProv | News | TV's Role in Political Campaigns DiminishesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... An analysis of all political TV ad buys in this year's primary indicates that this is no longer the case in Rhode Island. "We are in the era of spend more get less with TV ads. There is so much clutter, fewer people see the ads, even fewer remember ...


  18. Suspected Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Conn., Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    The virus that has sickened thousands of kids and sent dozens to the hospital throughout the country has hit the Northeast. There are suspected cases of Enterovirus D68 in Connecticut and Rhode Island.


  19. Enjoy the luxury and charm of a New England B&BRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... friends. To find out more, visit http://www.lodgeatmooseheadlake.com . Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast ( Rhode Island ) Just steps away from sand, sea, and plenty of historic sites in Newport, the Cliffside Inn is a stunning Victorian mansion with a ...


  20. Design Week RI to promote city's creative economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Turnto10.com

    ... Factory which is celebrating its 10th year. "It gets stronger every year. Many businesses are right here in Rhode Island," said Saul Kaplan of the Business Innovation Factory. The slew of design-oriented conferences is being promoted under the title ...