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  1. Food | New England's Booziest StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... in the state which brings in drinkers from the surrounding states, boosting the stats for New Hampshire . In Rhode Island, there is one bar for every 3,982 residents and with all those places to drink, the average Rhode Islander goes through 2.72 ...

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  2. Business Newsmakers: Paulhus made Citizens Bank Rhode Island PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Citizens Financial Group, Inc.  today named Marc Paulhus, Head of Asset Finance for Citizens Commercial Banking, as Citizens Bank Rhode Island President. Paulhus, a Rhode Island native with degrees from Providence College and the University of Rhode Island, has held a number of senior leadership positions with Citizens.

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  3. HealthSource RI opening help center in WarwickRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island's health benefits exchange is opening a new walk-in center and holding a series of events to help individuals sign up for health coverage during the second open enrollment period. The HealthSource RI center at 1923 Post Road in Warwick opens Sunday.

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  4. Talks about spies, British rule occupy Rev War NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    With increased interest in the Revolutionary War heating up on various fronts , the talk around Newport this December and January will focus on local espionage and a town that survived British occupation. Spies swarmed secretly throughout Rhode Island's Aquidneck Island during the Revolutionary War when the British and then the French occupied Newport.

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  5. Firm studying Worcester-Providence commuter railRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Railroad Co. hopes to eventually introduce three trains a day between the cities, with a stop in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. General Manager Vincent Bono says an engineering study will determine what improvements would need to be made on the existing ...

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  6. RI things to know: Budget woes and Lynch lobbyingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The state faces a bleak budget picture and a former Rhode Island attorney general possibly lobbies his old office without registering with the state. Here are things to know about Rhode Island this week: Lawmakers learned that the state faces a $29 million anticipated shortfall in the current year's budget and a projected hole of $187 million for the coming year.

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  7. World Renowned Chef to visit Barrington BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... will be on-hand from 2-3pm to sign books and greet fans. Barrington Books, voted BEST INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE by Rhode Island Monthly, is known far and wide for its knowledgeable book-loving staff, vast selection of high-quality books, toys and gifts, ...

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  8. Providence's College Hill Tunnel Flooded, ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A tunnel that buses use to travel up and down College Hill in Providence remains closed due to earlier flooding from a water main break, but utility crews have restored water service to about 100 customers in the area. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority closed the 100-year-old tunnel after water was discovered late Thursday coming through the ceiling and walls.

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  9. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Festival Ballet’s The Nutcracker to Return for 37th Annual PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Festival Ballet will perform their 37th annual production of The Nutcracker will return to Providence Performing Arts Center December 19-21. Festival Ballet's talented dancers will perform with more than 100 children who represent the Festival Ballet Providence School and other dance schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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  10. Only on 10: Marijuana cardholder talks about discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    A Rhode Island graduate student suing a Westerly company for discrimination conducted her first on-camera interview with NBC 10 Friday morning, the same day the company was served a legal suit accusing the company of refusing to hire her because she's a medical marijuana cardholder. Christine Callaghan said she was in the final stages of being hired for a summer internship at the Westerly fabrics company.

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  11. Rhode Island Leaders React to President Obama's Immigration StanceRead the original story

    Friday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Twitter: @markcurtisABC6 The impact of new immigration rules on Rhode Island remains to be seen. But with 35 thousand illegal immigrants in the state now, presidential supporters say getting them legal work permits will have benefits.

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  12. Tiverton coyote hunter defends his actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... weapons and I offered to go down because I'm a hunter," said Lebeau. Among those voicing their opposition, the Rhode Island based animal rights group Defenders of Animals. "If you kill the group of coyotes that are in that area they will only be ...

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  13. Barksfield Botanicals Expands in Nonquit GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... than 30 colors. Kasap and her daughter, Jordan Reilly, own Picklee on Spring in Newport , which won a Best of Rhode Island award from Rhode Island Monthly recently. "I am so delighted to now welcome Lisa Kasap, who works with CeCe Caldwell paints to ...

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  14. Cranston's Depot Joins Warwick Financial Services FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... wealth protection and wealth distribution. Michael ran a successful family-owned jewelry business in Rhode Island for several decades and brings a lifetime of experience to Providential Partners. He is committed to providing honesty, integrity and ...

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  15. Rhode Island priest charged with sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    A Roman Catholic priest placed on leave last year after allegations that he sexually abused children was charged Friday with sexually assaulting two people in the 1980s and 1990s at churches in Cranston and Providence. He resigned as pastor of St. Timothy's Church in Warwick in January 2013 and was placed on administrative leave by the Diocese of Providence.

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  16. RI priest pleads not guilty on sex assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ A Rhode Island Catholic priest has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting two people in the 1980s and 1990s at churches in . Barry Meehan pleaded not guilty on Friday to five counts of first-degree sexual assault. His lawyer, Kevin ...

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  17. Maine unemployment rate flat at 5.8 percent in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    ... and Vermont (4.4 percent), and lower than in Massachusetts (6.0 percent), Connecticut (6.4 percent) and Rhode Island (7.4 percent). Job estimates fluctuate similarly month to month. But year-over-year estimates show Maine's economy has regained ...

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  18. More travelers expected to take to roads over ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Turnto10.com

    ... the state, AAA advises drivers to be strategic; the price range differs greatly depending on where you fill up. Rhode Island Gas Prices .com shows a 94-cent difference from Warwick at $2.75 cents a gallon to West Greenwich at $3.69.

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  19. Statewide "Buy Local" Campaign Kicks Off in Pawtuxet Village on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    This year, the Rhode Island Foundation is getting some holiday shopping done in six Rhode Island communities, starting in Pawtuxet Village in Cranston. And there's one thing at the top of the to-do list: keep it local.

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  20. B.I. Wind Farm clears final federal hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Block Island Times

    The final piece of the federal permitting process was approved for the Block Island Wind Farm on Monday, Nov. 17. In a press release announcing the decision, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said that the approval paves "the way for Block Island, the only Rhode Island community not connected to the grid, to have access to clean, affordable, renewable energy." Jewell went on to say that the "announcement is an exciting development for Block Island, but it also represents a big step in our nation's sustainable energy future."

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