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  1. RI to purchase open space in North KingstownRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island plans to spend $167,000 to help purchase 45 acres of land in North Kingstown, part of an effort preserve about 500 acres along the Narrow River.

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  2. Man Charged with Car Dealer's Murder Over Bad SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder.

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  3. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island's gubernatorial hopefuls have met at a forum sponsored by an association of minority-owned businesses that touched on issues including immigration, racial disparities in employment and the state's new voter identification law.

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  4. Democratic party head resigns day after I-Team investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island Democratic Party Chairman David Caprio resigned a day after Parker Gavigan's exclusive I-Team investigation raising questions about Caprio's contract to run concession stands at three state beaches.

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  5. Democratic candidates react to Caprio stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    The Democratic candidates in the race for Governor of Rhode Island had mixed reactions to the chairman of their party stepping down in the middle of election season.

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  6. Governor hopefuls meet in black business forumRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    - Rhode Island's gubernatorial hopefuls offered their views on immigrant children, racial disparities in employment and the state's new voter identification law at a forum Tuesday night sponsored by an association of minority-owned businesses. Many ...

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  7. I-Team: RI Democratic Party Chairman David Caprio resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    David Caprio, is resigning as chairman of the Rhode Island Democratic Party , the party's executive director told NBC 10 News on Tuesday.

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  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    State health officials have recommended the closure to swimming of five beaches in Rhode Island because of high bacteria counts in the water.

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  9. Five local rivers likely to be eligible for wild and scenic statusRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Day

    ... Scenic Program is the Connecticut section of the Pawcatuck River in North Stonington and Stonington; and the Rhode Island section of the Pawcatuck in Westerly, Hopkinton, Richmond, Charlestown and South Kingston. The other rivers proposed for the ...

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  10. Suspended Delaware chief medical examiner's side work scrutinizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Eastern Shore News

    Suspended Delaware Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Richard T. Callery, under investigation after drug evidence disappeared from the laboratory he oversees, moonlighted as a contract pathologist for Rhode Island for at least a decade, The News Journal has learned.

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  11. Young sailors race in memory of CJ BuckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Bermuda competing. About 250 young sailors are involved. But John Morgan of the Club 420 Association says the Rhode Island event - started to celebrate the life and sailing passion of CJ Buckley - is a "fun time" in an otherwise stressful circuit ...

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  12. Leading a cause so others won't sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Galligan Kelley battled not only invasive stage 3B breast cancer, but also fought to get new legislation for Rhode Island. She has won in both cases. Last month, she finished her radiation therapy and the General Assembly approved legislation she ...

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  13. Latest Rhode Island news, sports, business and entertainmentRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... remains and contact the next of kin. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The four Democrats and two Republicans running for Rhode Island governor are meeting in a campaign forum focused on what organizers call issues of economic equity and opportunity. The ...

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  14. Centenarian gets honorary high school diplomaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she's been wanting for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.

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  15. Man charged with murder in deadly 2-by-4 beatingRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder.

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  16. Call goes out for decendents of those who served in Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... battles the guards fought in during the war and would like to share the moment with family and friends. In 1774 Rhode Island issued a charter for the Kentish Guards, a militia group. Their purpose was to protect East Greenwich and Kent County from ...

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  17. State offers credit for home buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has joined with Rhode Island Housing and their real estate and lending partners across the state presenting a new consumer tax credit program today.

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  18. Efforts continue to get RI fishermen a seat on MAFMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Narragansett Times

    The catch of Rhode Island's commercial fishermen represents a significant portion of commercial landings of the mid-Atlantic fishery, and is greater than most states represented on the MAFMC.

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  19. Top Ten RI General Assembly Races to Watch in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island primaries are now just six weeks away, and some General Assembly incumbents are facing fierce challenges from both outside -- and inside -- their parties, while other open seats promise to be hotly contested races to watch.

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  20. No West Nile, Encephalitis Found in MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The latest round of mosquito tests in Rhode Island for West Nile virus has found no sign of the disease.

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