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  1. Cyclists and Cars will Share the Road for 4 Bridges Ride this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Patch.com

    ... Save the Bay. The 4 Bridges Ride takes care of a lot of things. Cyclists get to experience the splendor of Rhode Island's Narragansett bay on a 26 mile route that runs through the mainland, Aquidneck Island and the East Bay. People get exercise, ...

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  2. Rhode Island Philharmonic Announces Schedule of Auditions for Youth OrchestrasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Rhode Island Philharmonic YOUTH ORCHESTRAS will hold auditions by appointment on May 27 and 30 as well as June 2 and 4 for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensemble. For an audition application or more information, please visit musicschool.riphil.org or contact Youth Ensembles Coordinator CHELSEA ANDERSON at 401-248-7038 or canderson@ripihl.org .

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  3. ACLU to file lawsuit on behalf of medical marijuana usersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island says it is filing a lawsuit against a major Rhode Island employer on behalf of a medical marijuana user. The ACLU says the employer has refused to hire anyone participating in the state's medical marijuana program.

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  4. Raimondo Says Stadium Proposal Not FairRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Governor Gina Raimondo says the initial proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence is not fair to the people of Rhode Island. Raimondo says she would love for the Pawtucket Red Sox to stay in Rhode Island.

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  5. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: Providence Pension Scam is UnravelingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... This is highly unusual accounting, possibly criminally misleading so I decided to try and find a city in Rhode Island that had the same treatment or characteristics. There were none. Then I tried 25 top cities all over the United States. Again there ...

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  6. GoLocalProv | News | Raimondo Says Stadium Deal Not Fair; Owners Demand State FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... meeting in which she deemed the current proposal unfair to the state. "I would love it if the PawSox stayed in Rhode Island, and the idea of a multi-use stadium in downtown Providence is exciting. But it's my job to look out for Rhode Island ...

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  7. An artist's conception of the proposed Providence Riverfront stadium.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    After the new Pawtucket Red Sox owners pitched their proposal to the commission that controls the state land where the team wants to build in Providence, Gov. Gina Raimondo's team is criticizing the deal that's on the table. "We want to keep this treasured team in Rhode Island," said Stefan Pryor, who is the Rhode Island Commerce Secretary.

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  8. One protester held a sign that read, "Parks not profits."Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... owners and the commission that oversees the land. "Nobody is entitled to your money," said Mike Puyana of the Rhode Island Tea Party. "This is essentially people asking for you to step back, reach deeper into your pockets, and hand money to a ...

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  9. Poll says 57 percent of RI residents favor legalizing, regulating pot like alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Regulate Rhode Island, a statewide coalition, gathered on Monday an alliance of 25 groups in support of legalizing marijuana at the state capitol. Public Policy Polling talked to 763 Rhode Islanders, and reports that 57 percent of Rhode Islanders are in favor of legalizing and regulating marijuana like alcohol.

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  10. PawSox owners pitch idea for ballpark to state commissionRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... would be the best use of the land. "We believe there is a version of this arrangement that is more fair to the Rhode Island taxpayer," Pryor said.

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  11. In some cases, Rhode Island taxpayers spend more to lock people up than those people ever owed.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    It's a hidden cost of crime. The NBC 10 I-Team learned at least 18 percent of people inside Rhode Island's ACI on any given day are there in connection with unpaid court costs, not because of a new crime.

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  12. Local construction starts for Block Island Wind FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Trained welders are creating some of the components that will eventually become part of the wind farm. "It's the first real local physical activity for the project so it's a really exciting moment," said Jeff Grybowski, CEO of Deepwater Wind.

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  13. RI man sentenced to prison for 4 DUI arrests in 48 hoursRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man who racked up four drunken driving arrests in less than 48 hours is heading to prison. Fifty-three-year-old John Lourenco was sentenced Monday to two years in the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute.

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  14. Portsmouth Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing Man, 83Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... tall and weighing about 165 pounds. He has brown hair and brown hair and drives a white 2010 Mercedes S55 with Rhode Island registration No. 941-661. The last time Raduano went missing he was located in Framingham, Mass. Police said he suffers from ...

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  15. Baltimore Warns RI Police of "Credible Threats" Against Cops by GangsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Baltimore Police, in the wake of uprisings in that city, say gang members might target law enforcement officers with violence. The Baltimore Police Department has issue a national alert warning law enforcement agencies across the country, including Rhode Island, about a credible threat that gang members may be organizing to "take out" police officers.

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  16. Police: Exeter man assaults Samaritan, steals her carRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    A 19-year-old Exeter man accused of assaulting a woman who stopped to help him was ordered Monday to have a mental health evaluation. Rhode Island State Police said Evan Newman is charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, simple assault, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in damage to an attended vehicle, and willful trespass.

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  17. Support Budget Committee's Budget 1 at May 16 FTRRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Tiverton was noted as one of only seven communities in the entire state to see population growth between 2004 and 2013. Tiverton's Fort Barton School was one of only three schools in Rhode Island to be recognized by the US DOE's National Blue Ribbon Schools Program.

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  18. Book Drive to Benefit Needy RI Children Begins May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... a huge head start in life. But not every family can afford to buy books. The result is that many children in Rhode Island from lower-income families don't get the same advantage than their wealthier peers. Thanks to United Way of Rhode Island, ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | News | NAACP Providence Branch to Host 102nd Annual Freedom Fund Breakfast this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... to their office: NAACP Providence, PO Box 5767, Providence, RI 02903. GoLocal asked some of the leaders in Rhode Island who are African-American about their experience with police - read what they have to say and their suggestions to improve the ...

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  20. GoLocalProv | News | Operation Stand Down RI Officially Opens Newport OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Operation Stand Down Rhode Island will officially open its Newport Veterans Service Center on 164 Broadway and will hold a reception on Wednesday, April 29 from 5-7 p.m. At the Newport location, OSDRI staff of retired military personnel will be able to assist veterans who are homeless, or looking for work. The Newport location has a fully stocked food pantry and clothing shed available to veterans.

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