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  1. Narragansett woman gets 48 months for drug traffickingRead the original story

    14 min ago | The Narragansett Times

    ... in July of 2013 involving the South Kingstown and Narragansett Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Rhode Island State Police, and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives following the suspicion that the couple ...

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  2. Youth Coach: Inspiring Speech was SpontaneousRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart.

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  3. Rhode Island's most interesting place?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... observation tower. The original earthen fortifications remain around the tower remainders from the Battle of Rhode Island . This forts primitive nature is a far cry from modern military forts of today. The Fort Barton site is a historic American ...

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  4. Man Charged in Fatal N. Providence Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... Providence. North Providence police disclosed that Dari Max Garcia was arraigned on the charges Monday night at Rhode Island Hospital, where he's being treated for gunshot injuries. Authorities say Garcia shot 26-year-old Richard Catalano and his ...

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  5. Gubernatorial Candidates to Meet in Hospitality ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidates are set to meet in a campaign forum focused on the state's hospitality industry and the role it can play as an economic driver.

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  6. Ethics Commission to Probe Lawmaker's Beach BidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has voted to investigate whether a state lawmaker violated ethics rules by bidding on a contract for beach concessions.

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  7. Sit-in at Whitehouse's Providence officeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... and we feel that type of money should be invested in clean renewable energy not more toxic fossil fuel." Rhode Island Laborers' District Council Business manager, Michael Savitoni said, "Fulfilling the need where the population centers are in the ...

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  8. Barton Corner bridge construction underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    By: Alexandra Cowley acowley@abc6.com Rhode Island is racing to meet its goal of fully replacing the popular Barton Corner bridge in just 11 days.

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  9. 14-term U.S. Rep. Fernand St Germain dies / GalleryRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Dogged by allegations of ethics violations, he lost to political newcomer . St Germain was a true practitioner of retail politics.

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  10. Cumberland players provide coach with memorable summerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... his team learned what the word pride is, and he's most impressed about how the town of Cumberland, the state of Rhode Island and New England were happy with the team's effort. "It gave me the summer of my life and I'll never forget. For my wife, for ...

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  11. Dari GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Police said Dari Garcia, of Providence, was arraigned at his hospital bed at Rhode Island Hospital.

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  12. Schools approve revised $162.6 million budgetRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Although committee member Eugene Nadeau supported Ahearn's motion, saying "90 percent of the 4,400 students in Rhode Island that failed the NECAP [New England Common Assessment Program] test was due to failing the math portion of the test" and that ...

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  13. Repairs to High Street won't happen until 2016Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Narragansett Times

    As reported by The Narragansett Times in May 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced that repairs to High Street would begin in the spring of 2014.

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  14. Primary is election in race between Donovan, UslerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Warwickonline.com

    ... not someone they have to go over," she said. Donovan grew up in Warwick as well. He attended the University of Rhode Island and received a degree in Political Science. For the past 10 years he has worked as a policy analyst for the Narragansett Bay ...

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  15. Conroy completes long journey to become Eagle ScoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Warwickonline.com

    ... honor. My parents are proud of me and I'm proud of myself." Cameron plans to attend the Community College of Rhode Island in the fall, before moving on to Providence College, the University of Rhode Island or Rhode Island College to study law ...

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  16. Chemical firm pleads guilty to clean air violationRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Massachusetts-based chemical company has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act at a facility it owned in Rhode Island.

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  17. Remaining Mosquitoes Test Negative for West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island environmental officials say the remaining mosquitoes in the most recent batch tested for West Nile virus have shown no further sign of the disease.

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  18. North Providence Shooting Victims IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... at a home on Eliot Avenue late Sunday night. Police say a woman also was shot and is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital. Authorities say she is expected to survive. Family members say she was shot in the face. Police said they detained a ...

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  19. McKee Sues Board of Elections Over Campaign FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Lieutenant governor hopeful Dan McKee is suing the Rhode Island elections board over a regulation he says prevents him from using $63,000 from his Cumberland mayoral run for his statewide campaign.

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  20. Man Injured in Police Shootout in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island authorities say a man wanted in California for a parole violation in a murder case opened fire on police officers who shot the man multiple times.

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