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  1. Famous Tall Ship Arrives at its New Home in East GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Tall Ship Starbound has a storied history, has twice sailed around the globe and was once owned by Burl Ives. Starbound , a famous Tall Ship known for twice circumnavigating the globe, has recently completed a 225-mile journey from Maine to its new home here in Rhode Island waters.

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  2. Court vacates judgment in favor of retired Johnston copsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Supreme Court issued its opinion Monday, remanding the case to the Providence Superior Court. The officers _ represented by attorney Michael Lepizzera Jr. must now decide whether to move forward with a trial.

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  3. Pell Barrier Construction Delays Will Worsen Next Week as Center Lanes CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... lanes spanning the entire bridge will be closed for the installation of the new median barrier system. The Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority said it is "expecting extended delays during the morning and evening commute" and motorists are ...

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  4. Rep. Hearn Wants $750,000 Appropriation for Polaris to Boost Rhode Island Manufacturing IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    In an effort to boost manufacturing in the state, Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation, has been providing improvement solutions to more than 750 manufacturers in Rhode Island. To help the nonprofit organization provide manufacturers with business improvement programs, Rep. Joy Hearn has introduced a resolution that would appropriate $750,000 to the organization to develop programs that would help the industry become more competitive and innovative.

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  5. Third Annual RWU Tournees French Film Festival Starts April 7Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Roger Williams University and the FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival lift the curtain to the Third Annual RWU Tournees French Film Festival April 7. It's a five-day free affair that offers six new and classic French feature films thanks to a $2,200 grant from the French American Cultural Exchange. This year's Festival selections and screening can be found below or at the following URL: WHY: To Celebrate France and the Francophone World.

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  6. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Providence Police Officers Disciplined in John Prince CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... personal note, I'm happy to see that there was some respect shown for John in particular. Steve Brown with the Rhode Island ACLU provided his perspective on First Amendment rights as they pertain to interactions with the police. "I can't speak to ...

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  7. Rhode Island's first 'first gentleman' picks his first causeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Moffit is joining with the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Rhode Island Hospitality Association on Monday to announce the second annual ``Do-Over-Day'' to support local businesses. Do-Over-Day will be held April 18. Residents and visitors are being asked to do over any plans that were ruined by bad weather this winter.

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  8. Sexual assault task force will focus on campus attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    This initiative will focus on sexual assaults on campus at Rhode Island's universities and colleges, following a particularly controversial year at Brown University. "We need to start in a place of trust and I think right now there's been a lot of trust lost in the University," She's working to rebuild the relationship between students and administrators after many claimed the school mishandled two reports of sexual assault on-campus.

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  9. Wesleyan Avenue, ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Providence police said a 20-year-old man has been taken to Rhode Island Hospital after suffering a gun shot wound. According to police there are no witnesses at this time.

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  10. Kent Hospital approved for coronary angioplasty programRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... from a sudden heart attack. "On behalf of Care New England and Kent Hospital, I would like to thank the Rhode Island Department of Health for its thorough review and approval of our application for a certificate of need to perform coronary ...

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  11. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: PARCC Opt-Out Legislation to be Heard in House Committee on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    Legislation to allow parents and guardians of students in RI schools to opt out of the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for Colleges and Careers assessments and tests will be heard by the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare when it meets Wednesday, April 1. The hearing will be held in Room 135 of the State House, starting around 5pm. The legislation introduced by Rep. Gregg Amore , calls on the Commissioner of Education to create an opt-out procedure and to provide to each school in Rhode Island a standardized form that can be sent to parents or guardians informing them of their opt-out rights.

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  12. GoLocalProv | Business | RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    Rhode Island's First Gentleman Andy Moffit will join with Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President & CEO Martha Sheridan and Rhode Island Hospitality Association President & CEO Dale Venturini to announce the second annual Do-Over-Day, which will take place on Saturday, April 18. The announcement will take place at Caf Nuovo today at 2:00 PM. Do-Over-Day is an invitation for visitors to simply "do over" any plans that were ruined by inclement weather this winter.

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  13. History of Marijuana in America: 6 Pot Facts You Might Not KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News Max

    ... tempers the stoned effects of THC. The FDA has approved studies of CBD for potential treatment of epilepsy. 5. Rhode Island has the highest usage in America. About one in eight, or 13 percent, of Rhode Islanders over 12 smoke marijuana on a monthly ...

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  14. Rhode Island introduces new task force on sexual assaultsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A new statewide task force is being introduced Monday in Rhode Island with the goal of improving the tracking of sexual assault cases. Gov. Gina Raimondo is expected to join advocates for victims of sexual violence, representatives of local colleges and law enforcement officials to announce the independent task force.

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  15. Wall of Honor Ceremony Set for April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Choir Director at St. Luke's Church. Suzanne Owren Carcieri, EGHS Class of 1960, former First Lady of State of Rhode Island, who implemented several new programs statewide while in that position. Debra Sylvia McMullen , Class of 1983 East Greenwich ...

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  16. Providence woman charged with DUI with kids in carRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island State Police have arrested a woman accused of driving under the influence with her two young sons in the back seat of her car. The woman, 29-year-old Carol Salgado of Providence, was arrested early Saturday after she was stopped for failing to stay in her lane.

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  17. Sword attack in Pawtucket leaves 3 injuredRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Pawtucket say a dispute at a nightclub led to an attack in which three people were stabbed with a sword. Two victims had non-life-threatening injuries and the third required surgery but is expected to recover. All three were taken to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.

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  18. Police ID Dyer Ave. Shooting Victim, 22; Suspect SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... suffering from gunshot wounds, said Capt. Sean Carmody of Cranston police. Police said Yusuf was transported to Rhode Island Hospital for non life-threatening gunshot wounds, one to the left forearm and another to his right shoulder. "The ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | Business | Dr. Downtown's 10 Best Modernist Buildings in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... Providence are easier to find because the bad are so few. Their paucity is key to the beauty of the capital of Rhode Island. Even advocates of modern architecture cringe at the modernist buildings of Providence. Even those by famous modernists are ...

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  20. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of SecrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Go Local

    That's hyperbole; but the fact that Rhode Island taxpayers are always the last to know about what they have to pay for is neither fair nor a democratic way to run a government. Practically every major news story involving state government over the last few weeks has involved levels of secrecy and information unknown to the public.

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