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  1. GoLocalProv | News | INVESTIGATION: Providence School District Had No Written Policy on Student DismissalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... currently no state mandate or regulation on student dismissal, according to Elliot Krieger, spokesman for the Rhode Island Department of Education. "There are no state regulations on this matter. It's a local decision, and may in some instances be ...

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  2. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - November 28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... Tomorrow night don't miss the annual Homecoming Concert at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland where Rhode Island folk/roots royalty will be performing. Artsits include Atwater-Donnelly, Eastern Medicine Singers, Phil Edmonds, Bertrand ...

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  3. Some Black Friday shoppers in RI waiting in lines for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... the complaining has begun, definitely." In other states, stores opened on Thanksgiving Day. But "Blue Laws" in Rhode Island and Massachusetts mean retailers cannot open until at least midnight. Chris Crocka says he's not a huge fan of the laws but ...

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... who live in the downtown area, specifically near Westminster Street, but also those who live in other parts of Rhode Island. Ehrlich, the owner of Eno Fine Wines on Westminster Street, knows that an important part of running a successful small ...

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  5. 'Buy Nothing' coat exchange set in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Winter coats are being given away at sites throughout Rhode Island as part of the state's annual "Buy Nothing Day" on Black Friday. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday at various sites, including the Statehouse lawn in Providence, the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center in Pawtucket, various YMCA branches and churches in Cumberland, Newport and South Kingstown.

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  6. This Hour: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say two men were rescued and taken into custody by Rhode Island environmental police after a boat they took for a Thanksgiving joy ride ran aground in Charlestown Pond. The men were uninjured but had mild hypothermia because they had been out since about 3 o'clock this morning.

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  7. Providence hosts bridge championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    More than 5,000 players from 15 different countries are at the Rhode Island Convention Center from November 27th to December 7th. In addition to the competition, there will also be a class to teach locals the basics of bridge.

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  8. 2 on joy ride rescued after boat runs agroundRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say two men were rescued and taken into custody by Rhode Island environmental police after a boat they took for a Thanksgiving joy ride ran aground. Charlestown police were contacted by the Coast Guard for a vessel in distress in the Charlestown Breachway early Wednesday.

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  9. GoLocalProv | Politics | Pam Gencarella: Surprised, Bewildered, Shocked, DisappointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Were you feeling any of these when CVS announced its intention to expand in Massachusetts and open a new technology facility in Boston rather than RI? Our elected officials had no reason to be. At the beginning of this year, the state's House of Representatives held an economic workshop.

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  10. Rymes Propane buys Fred Fuller Oil Company, starts deliveries immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... The lien was cleared up by the time the parties returned to court yesterday. But news of the delay inspired a Rhode Island company, Santoro Oil to try to submit an offer at the last minute. An attorney for Santoro offered $1 million more than Rymes, ...

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  11. Wet roads lead to dozens of accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Even though Wednesday's snowstorm didn't hit Rhode Island as hard as it could have, wet roads led to dozens of accidents and a death. Siobhan Ross-Humphries, 45, of Providence died after she lost control of her car on Route 101 in Foster and veered into oncoming traffic, according to State Police.

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  12. Architects v. Rhode Island Department of Human ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | FindLaw

    ... The plaintiff, Torrado Architects (Torrado), appeals from a Superior Court judgment in favor of the defendant, Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), denying the plaintiffs successive petition to compel arbitration filed after the first ...

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  13. Company to give back wages to disabled workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... of the corrective action outlined in the agreements are precisely carried out. Earlier this year, the state of Rhode Island and the U.S. Department of Justice entered into a court-ordered consent decree that will overhaul employment services to the ...

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  14. Four Providence high schools will not be playing a final season game this year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Turnto10.com

    ... up a sufficient number of athletes to play safely," according to the Providence Public School District. So, the Rhode Island Interscholastic League got together with the Athletic Directors of the remaining two schools, Central and Classical. So even ...

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  15. Paiva Weed Calls for Statewide Teacher ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed said she intends on spearheading an initiative to create a statewide teacher contract, which would dramatically change the way union contracts are negotiated but could save Rhode Island cities and towns millions. The idea might sound familiar since it was repeatedly raised by Moderate Party Candidate Robert "Bob" Healey during the recent Rhode Island gubernatorial campaign.

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  16. South Kingstown Farm Donates Christmas Tree for State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your camera! Light refreshments will be offered. Also, local Rhode Island choruses and dance groups will be performing to holiday music, including the DAMHSA Irish Dance Foundation, the Venezuelan Rhode ...

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  17. GoLocalProv | News | RI Smoke Shop Raid vs Route 95 ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Go Local

    Just over 10 years ago, the Rhode Island State Police raided Narragansett Indian Tribal lands to bar the Tribe from allegedly selling cigarettes illegally. The conduct of law enforcement during the raid sparked a major debate about police actions and relations between the State of Rhode Island and the Narragansett Indian Tribe.

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  18. Company to give back wages to disabled...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    A Rhode Island company will give $300,000 in back wages to more than 100 disabled workers and staff for failing to pay overtime and the minimum wage. The agreement announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Labor follows previous federal investigations and agreements with the state and the city of Providence for allegedly violating the rights of the disabled.

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  19. Cloud Appointed Dept. Grievance Coordinator for RIDOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... in 2014 he was promoted to Training Director. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Rhode Island. Cloud is well known throughout the criminal justice system here in Rhode Island, not only for his extensive experience in ...

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  20. Tree Planting Program Takes Root in CranstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung has announced a new tree planting program that aims to bring a little more greenery to neighborhoods across the city. The new program, which will be administered by the Rhode Island Tree Council, will deliver 40 trees on a first-come, first-serve basis to any resident who applies before the March 1, 2015 deadline.

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