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  1. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Purina Selects Providence Animal Control to Compete in “Volunteer of the Year” ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... From now until Sunday, March 15, Friends of Providence Animal Care & Control Center is asking the State Of Rhode Island to vote for their shelter volunteer's story at http://www.catchow.com , and the shelter of the winning volunteer will win a ...

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  2. GoLocalProv | Politics | Moore: Will PawSox Move be a Sweetheart, Insider Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    If you think that the shrewd, savvy, group led by renowned Rhode Island political insider James Skeffington and Red Sox boss Larry Lucchino bought the Pawtucket Red Sox without the framework of a deal with the state in their back pocket, I've got a video game business idea I'd like to pitch to you. And that's concerning.

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | The Ten Biggest Questions Facing the PawSox Coming to ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    While it has been a week since the announcement was made that a new ownership group, led by James Skeffington and prominent Rhode Island businessmen, has an interest in bringing ithe PawSox to Providence, the possibility is raising more questions than answers. At the press conference following the announcement, Skeffington did not rule out the possibility of seeking public funding assistance for the construction of a new stadium in Providence.

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  4. In memoriam: John Shurr, journalist and AP bureau chiefRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Common Sense Journalism

    ... go to John for advice and support. It helped that we both had been in charge, at separate times, of the AP's Rhode Island office. In recent years, he and I would often exchange emails chortling at the continued parade of buffoonery by R.I. ...

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  5. Schools Delayed in East Greenwich Monday, Parking Ban in EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    East Greenwich families will have an extra hour to get to school tomorrow morning thanks to yet another snowstorm that is expected to deliver anywhere from 4 to 8 inches by the time it's over Monday morning. There were also be no morning kindergarten and the East Greenwich Police Department instituted a parking ban that went into effect at 5 p.m. Sunday and was to last until further notice.

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  6. Portsmouth Parking Ban Lasts Until Monday AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    After a record-breaking February in terms of snowfall totals, another 4 to 8 inches is expected to usher in March and fall overnight Sunday into Monday. As a result, the Portsmouth Police department has instituted a parking ban that went into effect at 5 p.m. and it will last until 2 p.m. Monday.

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  7. Cranston Parking Ban in Effect Until 6 p.m. MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A parking ban went into effect at 5 p.m. Sunday and will remain in place until 6 pm. Monday as yet another winter storm is expected to dump 4 to 8 inches of snow overnight.

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  8. Newport Parking Ban in Effect for Yet Another SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    WIth yet another winter storm expected to dump 4 to 8 inches of fresh snow overnight into Monday, Newport officials are once again taking steps to prepare for snow removal operations. The Newport Police Department has instituted a parking ban that will go into effect at 9 p.m. on Sunday.

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  9. Raimondo says prep for messy Monday AM commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CW28 Providence

    ... loved ones and make sure they are prepared with what they need to stay safe and warm," Raimondo added. Across Rhode Island, snow totals are expected to range from three to four inches of heavy, wet snow in the coastal sections of the state, up to ...

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  10. Providence weather: Snow ends by Monday afternoonRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Forecast discussion: The latest radar image shows light snow is now falling over Rhode Island, with some moderate snow passing into the southern part of the state, as of 3:50 p.m. A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for most of Rhode Island from 3 p.m. Sunday until 7 a.m. Monday, except for northwest Providence County. This area is still under a Winter Weather Advisory .

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  11. Narragansett/South Kingstown to Get 4-8 Inches of Snow: Hour-by-Hour ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The latest snowstorm in a string of storms that have hit Rhode Island over the past five weeks is expected to make travel treacherous on Sunday night. LOCATIONS ...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AS WELL AS MOST OF SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS RIGHT TO THE SOUTH COAST AND AS FAR EAST AS THE CAPE COD CANAL.

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  12. February brings record snowfall to Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    The National Weather Service of Boston reports that Rhode Island has broken an all-time record for snowfall during the month of February. Snowfall for Providence is monitored at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick.

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  13. Lenihan, Champion of Open Government, Dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A champion of open government, a former State Senator and a beloved teacher, mentor and friend, J. Michael Lenihan, has died at 71 after a battle with cancer. Lenihan was first elected in 1990 and consistently fought for ethics reform during his 20 years of service in the Rhode Island General Assembly.

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  14. Four pedestrians struck Saturday; two separate hit and runs in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... that he was unable to see the two walking in the road because of heavy sun glare. The pair were transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries and the driver is not facing any charges. Police noted that the sidewalks were passable and are ...

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  15. Up to 8 Inches of New Snow for Part of Southern New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... from the west Sunday afternoon and continuing into the overnight. Some areas from central Connecticut into Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts - including the Hartford, Boston and Providence areas - could get 6 to 8 inches. Those areas are ...

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  16. Report: Lobbying Laws Complicated, Out-of-DateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A new report by the Rhode Island secretary of state's transition committee is recommending raising registration fees for lobbyists and increasing fines for those who fail to register. The Providence Journal reports the recommendations are among 20 made by the committee set up by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

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  17. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Well-Read: Reading With Robin - (It really is) All About That Book..and a few giveaways!*Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    What started out in 2002 with the selection of David Baldacci's Wish You Well has quickly become a Rhode Island tradition complete with signage on the Big Blue Bug. Books such as: Sue Monk Kidd's Secret Life of Bees, Sara Gruen's Water For Elephants and Geraldine Brooks' Caleb's Crossing are among those which have been celebrated in the one state one book initiative called Reading Across Rhode Island .

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  18. Providence weather: New month, same old snow stormsRead the original story

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... With this, we will see radiational cooling, allowing temperatures to fall to about 0-5 degrees for northern Rhode Island. As we head into the new month of March, we will still be seeing weather like February. It will begin by tomorrow afternoon. A ...

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  19. Report: RI lobbying laws complicated, out-of-dateRead the original story

    Saturday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A new report by the Rhode Island secretary of state's transition committee is recommending raising registration fees for lobbyists and increasing fines for those who fail to register. The Providence Journal reports the recommendations are among 20 made by the committee set up by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

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  20. Providence Journal Names Janet Hasson its New PublisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... knows how to transform the business to meet changing customer needs and recognizes the role the paper plays for Rhode Island.

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