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  1. GoLocalProv | News | EDITORIAL: Governor Raimondo, Please Walk the Walk as Women Deserve ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Go Local

    Congratulations on being elected Rhode Island's first female Governor. One of the reasons you were elected was that women in Rhode Island strongly supported you and heard your loud and consistent message of equaling the opportunity and pay for women.

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  2. GoLocalProv | News | Former Top Aide Scores Nearly $100,000 in Questionable ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Go Local

    ... a plum contract it sends a bad signal down the ranks," said John Marion, Executive Director of Common Cause Rhode Island. An Access to Public Records Act (APRA) request for all contracts and payments made between the City and D'Amico showed the more ...

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  3. Parking Ban in Portsmouth Begins at NoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Patch.com

    The Portsmouth Fire Department is activating extra responders for Monday night and Tuesday and a parking ban will go into effect at noon on Monday in advance of what is being described as an historic blizzard bearing down on Rhode Island. The Portsmouth Police Department announced the parking ban on Sunday night and thanked residents in advance for their cooperation and said they'll "work with the other town employees to clear the roadways and other traffic hazards as quickly as possible."

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  4. Raimondo urges Rhode Islanders to prep for blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | CW28 Providence

    Governor Raimondo Reminds Rhode Islanders to Prepare for Severe Weather PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo Sunday released the following statement reminding Rhode Islanders to prepare for severe winter weather. "The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for all of Rhode Island for Monday night through Wednesday morning.

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  5. GoLocalProv | News | RI Blood Center Urges Monday Donations To Reduce Blizzard ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Blood Center is advising it's donors to donate early on Monday to help reduce the impact of the winter storm expected to hit our area Monday night and Tuesday of this week. Those who were planning on donating blood on Monday or Tuesday of this week are asked to donate as early as possible on Monday due to the potential impact of the expected blizzard.

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  6. Volunteers needed to shovel snow for elderly and disabled residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Turnto10.com

    Serve Rhode Island is seeking volunteers to assist in shoveling snow for elderly and disabled residents across Rhode Island. The group's program called "Storm Assistance for Elderly and Disabled," or SAFE-D is hoping to get new recruits in time for Tuesday's anticipated snow.

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  7. NWS: Potentially Historic Blizzard Expected Monday Night - WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Turnto10.com

    The National Weather Service in Boston has issued a blizzard watch which begins Monday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. and extends through Wednesday, January 28 at 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning, the NWS posted an image to their Facebook page with charts depicting predicted snowfall totals which show the majority of Rhode Island and Southern New England forecasting 18 - 21 inches of accumulation and other areas along the coast and just west of Providence forecasting 21 - 27 inches of accumulation during the time period.

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  8. Lawmaker proposes banning private use of fireworks in RIRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rep. Arthur J. Corvese has introduced a bill he says is aimed at rolling back a 2010 law that legalized sparklers, smoke balls, snakes, snappers, party poppers that emit confetti and non-aerial fireworks like fountains that emit a shower of sparks. The North Providence Democrat says the change apparently led many Rhode Islanders to believe that all fireworks, including aerial fireworks, are legal, and there has been a surge in use.

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  9. Connecticut bill attempts to combat 'spite hedges'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A bill before Connecticut's General Assembly attempts to ensure local zoning officials can take action when a neighbor puts up a tall fence or hedge out of spite. Rep. Kathleen McCarty of Waterford submitted the bill after learning about a Connecticut woman whose valuable water view at her Rhode Island summer home was blocked by a neighbor's plantings.

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  10. GoLocalProv | News | The 10 Greatest Blizzards in Rhode Island HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Go Local

    Rhode Island is no stranger to severe winter weather. Just last year Rhode Island experienced the wrath of Winter Storm Nemo, which blanketed the state in two feet of snow and left over 180,000 homes and businesses without power.

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  11. Rhode Island Man Killed in Massachusetts Highway CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Massachusetts State Police say a Rhode Island man has died after his car went out of control on northbound Interstate 495 west of Boston and was hit by a truck. Police have not said that the 1:40 p.m. Saturday accident was weather-related but about 5 inches of snow had fallen in the area.

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  12. Providence weather: Dry Sunday, but another snow storm Monday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Examiner.com

    Forecast discussion: We started seeing snow by about 3 a.m. all around Rhode Island, with the heaviest snowfall totals north and west of Providence. Burrillville and Scituate received the highest amounts with 4.8 inches.

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  13. Parking Ban in North Kingstown Ends at 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    A parking ban that went into effect Saturday morning ends tonight at 8 p.m. as the last round of precipitation moves away from Rhode Island. Most of Rhode Island saw between one and three inches of snow early Saturday morning before a changeover to rain and sleet, causing what snow did fall to become heavy.

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  14. Parking Ban in Coventry Ends at MidnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    A parking ban that went into effect early Saturday morning ends tonight at midnight as the last round of precipitation moves away from Rhode Island. Most of Rhode Island saw between one and three inches of snow early Saturday morning before a changeover to rain and sleet, causing what snow did fall to become heavy.

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  15. Glocester police arrest North Providence man on child molestation chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Turnto10.com

    With the assistance of Rhode Island State Police, Glocester Police arrested a North Providence man on child molestation charges after discovering the man was sexually involved with a 13-year-old boy. Police arrested 19-year-old Robert Volk after an investigation into the alleged molestation.

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  16. RI things to know: Unemployment falls, 'right to try'Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The unemployment rate in Rhode Island drops to its lowest rate in nearly seven years and a lawmaker wants the state to allow terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs that have not been federally approved. Here are things to know this week in Rhode Island: The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in December dropped to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate since March 2008.

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  17. Governor Says She's Focused On Boating and Marine IndustriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Gina Raimondo says she will turn the state's economy around by focusing on the boating and marine industries and other sectors where Rhode Island has a competitive edge. Raimondo rang the bell to officially start the 22nd Annual Providence Boat Show on Friday.

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  18. ACLU Says Providence Police Recorded Peaceful DemonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island says the Providence Police Department has videotaped peaceful demonstrations during the past two years without a policy to govern the practice. The ACLU asked Public Safety Commissioner Steven Par Thursday to stop the recordings.

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  19. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 15 Famous (and Infamous) Quotes about Providence and Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Go Local

    GoLocalProv scoured the internet for 15 of the best quotes about Providence and Rhode Island. The worlds of literature, movies, music, television and pop culture are all represented.

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  20. ACLU wants Providence police to stop recording peaceful protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By: Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: SLavienABC6 The Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU is calling for Providence Police Officer's to stop filming demonstrators at peaceful protests. "Protestors certainly have a first amendment right to be doing these peaceful demonstrations.

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