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  1. Obituary: Bernice Stamp, 89Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Bernice was born to Edlar and Ivar Pearson in Providence, Rhode Island and was a Rhode Islander all her life. She was a loving mother and wife who cherished her family.

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  2. Report: Wishing Stone Farm in Little Compton is Hardy Through RecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Wishing Stone Farm in Little Compton has been through a lot over the decades, including the Great Depression in the 1930s and the most recent recession, which the state is still struggling to shake off in full. During the worst of the most-recent economic downturn, the farm managed to hold steady.

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  3. Op Ed: Growth at Quonset Should be Replicated Across Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Quonset Business Park is a remarkable example of what is possible when public and private sector leaders work together to create jobs and spur economic development. I recently had the opportunity to tour the many businesses and visit with the people working at the park, and the figures tell a compelling story.

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  4. GoLocalProv | News | Estimated 30,000 Applied for 1,110 State Jobs in RI in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Go Local

    The state of Rhode Island, currently tied for tenth highest unemployment rate in the country, saw more than 16,000 applications for just over 1,110 jobs state jobs in the second half of 2014, based on data compiled by the state's new online job application and tracking system, ApplyRI. According to the Rhode Island Department of Administration, prior to the new website, the number of jobs posted -- and filled -- was the only information readily available.

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  5. As many as 281 Rhode Islanders were charged twice when filing their state returns electronically.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    "Although only a relatively small number of taxpayers are involved, each one of them is important to us, and we want to make sure that their situation is resolved as quickly as possible," Tax Administrator David Sullivan said in a statement to NBC 10 News. However, Kirby's account was overdrawn after the State of Rhode Island charged him $698 twice for his return.

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  6. Bannister House withdraws request to closeRead the original story

    Thursday | Turnto10.com

    Bannister House, the historic nursing home in Providence, has withdrawn its request to close, and the Rhode Island Department of Health has allowed it to accept new patients. Employees and community leaders marched to the State House last week in an effort to keep the nursing home open.

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  7. Rhode Island prison guard charged with DUIRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island Department of Corrections officer has been charged with driving under the influence after a weekend crash in West Greenwich. Police say 54-year-old Paul Bartholomy was driving a vehicle that struck another from behind on Old Raccoon Hill Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.

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  8. Newport Girl, 11, Was Rhode Island Governor YesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Khatima Bulmer, a fifth grader at Thompson Middle School in Newport, was sworn-in Wednesday - a prize for winning an essay contest. Governor Raimondo today hosted her Women's History Month essay contest winner , Khatima Bulmer, a fifth grader from Newport's Thompson Middle School.

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  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A Rhode Island Department of Corrections officer is in trouble with the law. Authorities say Captain Paul Bartholomy was arrested for DUI following an incident on Route 102 in West Greenwich, Sunday morning.

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  10. Dept. of Corrections Captain arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    By News Staff news@abc6.com A Captain at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections has been arrested for DUI. 54-year-old Paul Bartholomy, of Coventry, was driving on Route 102 near Old Raccoon Hill Road when he hit the back of a car Sunday morning around 1:30 a.m. Sgt.

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  11. Danny Elliott v. RaimondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | FindLaw

    DANNY B., by next Friend Gregory C. ELLIOTT, and Cassie M., by next Friend Kymberli Irons, for Themselves and Those Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs, Appellants, v. Gina M. RAIMONDO,in her Official Capacity as Governor of the State of Rhode Island, et al., Defendants, Appellees.

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  12. Lawsuit against DCYF headed back to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    The federal appeals court is sending a lawsuit challenging Rhode Island's child welfare system back to district court, saying the lower court abused its discretion. The appeals court issued a 28-page decision vacating District Court Judge Mary Lisi 's 2014 dismissal of the case.

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  13. Jeff Goldstein Lives the Dream in a Pair of Sweet C2 CorvettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Hot Rod Magazine

    Trends in the car hobby seem to always be in a constant state of flux. This is certainly the case in the Corvette universe.

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  14. Health | St. Joseph's Fresh Food Distribution Program to Hold Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    The St. Joseph Health Center will celebrate its one year anniversary on Thursday, April 23 with a speaking program and health fair. The fresh food distribution program will be available on this day, as it is on every fourth Thursday of the month from noon - 2 p.m. "Over this past year, we have made a difference by partnering with the Rhode Island Food Bank and Federal Hill House to make fresh food more readily available to the community we serve," said Lester P. Schindel, CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners.

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  15. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | It’s All About Education: Making a Commitment to Rhode Island's ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Last week, the 2015 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook was presented to a room filled with health care and education professionals, policy makers, and local and state leaders. While Rhode Island has made great gains in some areas, decreasing both the percentage of infants born at high risk and the teen birth rate, for example, there are other areas where we must make progress if we are committed to the health and wellbeing of every child in our state.

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  16. GoLocalProv | Business | RI PowerPlayer: James SkeffingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Go Local

    Every week, GoLocalProv shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island. This week, GoLocalProv sat down with James Skeffington, the President of the Pawtucket Red Sox.

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  17. Twin River proposing Tiverton casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Twin River Management Group announced Tuesday that it has options to buy 45 acres of land off William S. Canning Boulevard. If all goes according to plan, it could open a casino with 1,100 slot machines and 40 table games by late 2017 or early 2018, according to John Taylor Jr., chairman of the Twin River Management Group.

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  18. Twin River prosposing Tiverton casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Twin River Management Group announced Tuesday that it has options to buy 45 acres of land off William S. Canning Boulevard. If all goes according to plan, it could open a casino with 1,100 slot machines and 40 table games by late 2017 or early 2018, according to John Taylor Jr., chairman of the Twin River Management Group.

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  19. GoLocalProv | Politics | NEW: Group Urging Rhode Islanders toRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Go Local

    An advocacy effort has launched promoting a call-in campaign to elected leaders in Rhode Island and the city of Providence urging residents to register disapproval with the proposed PawSox stadium deal . The Coalition , an online talk radio station, has organized a "phone/email flash mob," which asks residents to call or email Governor Raimondo every Wednesday between 2 and 3:30pm, Providence Mayor Elorza every Thursday between 2 and 3:30pm, and members of the House Finance Committee on Fridays between 6 and 8pm.

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  20. Conference has public, private sectors talking developmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Warwickonline.com

    Representatives from both the public and private sectors got a 101 lesson on Gov. Gina Raimondo's new economic development plan, known as the "Ocean State WAVE," from Stefan Pryor, Rhode Island's first Secretary of Commerce.

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