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  1. Statewide violent crime initiative leads to dozens of arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Today's announcement brought to light the Rhode Island Urban Violent Crime Initiative which involved Providence Police, the DEA, ATF, FBI, the Attorney General and the US Attorney's Office. "In this investigation, DEA agents and its partners made over 35 purchases of heroin and crack cocaine from 27 traffickers all within the neighborhood," said Michael Ferguson of the DEA.

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  2. March 2 presentation to honor civic work of Jeff Gofton - Warwick BeaconRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Warwickonline.com

    The Rhode Island Family Shelter will remember Jeff Gofton next week with a plaque presentation at the shelter on Beach Avenue in Conimicut.

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  3. Time to plug into lower rates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Warwickonline.com

    ... solicitation may be the first marketing salvo from one of the 20 companies that currently sell electricity to Rhode Island residential customers, according to Public Utilities Commission records. More offers could come, but Bryda decided not to ...

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  4. Budget watch beginsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Warwickonline.com

    ... being state aid for education. School business affairs director Anthony Ferrucci said Tuesday the word from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) is that the current school funding formula will stay in place. That would be good news for ...

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  5. Vienna Teen Inspires Food Allergy Awareness LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    ... Fairfax County town of Vienna, wanted to address the problem. She got inspired after reading an article about a Rhode Island teenager named Danielle Mongeau, who helped persuade her state to pass a law requiring restaurants to post signs about food ...

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  6. GoLocalProv | Politics | NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Go Local

    ... said. "Secretary Gorbea brings a new leadership style and level of energy that will bring out the best in Rhode Island." "I admire the Transition Committee members' commitment to collaborating with government and their recommendations to build a ...

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  7. Legislative Initiative: The Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | jdsupra.com

    ... categories of identity theft reported by victims were employment-related fraud (6%) and loan fraud (4%). Rhode Island's legislative leadership took action to protect the personal information of Rhode Island residents. Senator Louis P. DiPalma and ...

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  8. Education group wants new investments in school buildingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The state has a moratorium on school building construction. Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed has called for investing in school infrastructure and lifting the moratorium.

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  9. Police investigate apparent abuse of hospital patientsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    State police are investigating the apparent abuse of three patients with profound disabilities at the state-run Eleanor Slater Hospital. The Providence Journal reports the investigation began in June, after an examination at Rhode Island Hospital determined that a 37-year-old male patient had had an object inserted into his rectum.

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  10. Providence PD calls for press conference on ongoing investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... in the city of Providence. Those expected to attend include United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha; Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin; Michael Ferguson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New ...

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  11. Obituary: Muriel A. "Mickie" (Paulhus) Sullivan, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    Muriel A. "Mickie" Sullivan, 77, of North Kingstown and formerly Narragansett passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on February 23, 2015 at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. She is survived by her best friend and devoted husband of 54 years, John E. "Jack" Sullivan.

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  12. Restaurants Needed to Sign up For Dining Out for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    AIDS Project Rhode Island is looking to recruit a few more restaurants to participate in this year's Dining Out for Life event, which raises money to support the organization - and offers Rhode Islanders a chance to enjoy some of the best restaurants in the state and help a good cause. This year, for the first time, three co-chairs will be featured during the event: Mario Hilario of NBC10, Jamie Coelho of Rhode Island Monthly and none other than David Dadekian of EatDrinkRI .

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  13. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday that Michael Fine, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is stepping down March 27. She says Fine submitted his resignation Tuesday. She says he is leaving to pursue new opportunities.

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  14. Shellfishing Areas Closed after ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... are being closed to shellfishing over discharge from a wastewater treatment facility in Massachusetts. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management says the areas will be closed to shellfishing from sunrise Thursday until March 5. DEM ...

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  15. Senator Suggests Defibrillators in All Middle, High SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    A state senator is proposing that all middle and high schools in Rhode Island be required to have a defibrillator in case a student or anyone else goes into cardiac arrest. Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio on Wednesday announced that he has introduced legislation requiring automated external defibrillators in all middle and high schools, public and private.

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  16. Sen. Sheehan Says Providence Ballpark Offers Glitz, not JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    Rhode Island State Sen. James C. Sheehan, like most Rhode Islanders, doesn't want to see the Pawtucket Red Sox leave the ocean state. But a proposal from the new ownership group to move the team to open 195 land in Providence at the site of a planned public park offers glitz, but not much in the way of high-paying jobs.

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  17. GoLocalProv | Politics | Jencunas: Providence PawSox Stadium - Boon or Bust?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Go Local

    ... suburbs, where most of the city's white collar workers live. The Durham Bulls have something the newly renamed Rhode Island Red Sox won't a famous movie about the team that draws tourists from across the country. But neither did Toledo, Charlotte, ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Go Local

    Sarah Potenza is on a roll! Earlier this week, the Rhode Island native became a household name on The Voice , turning all four chairs on the popular NBC series with her over-the-top performance of "Stay With Me." She spoke to GoLocalProv earlier this week from Nashville where she lives.

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  19. GoLocalProv | News | RI’s Highest Paid Municipal BossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Go Local

    At least 150 department heads, top aides, and other city and town leaders in Rhode Island earn six figures or more, collecting a total of $18.4 million in the current fiscal year, according to new data from the state Division of Municipal Finance. Overall, the highest paid local official is Providence School Superintendent Susan Lusi, whose salary is $195,700 in the current year.

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  20. Newport's "Wrentham Carriage House" Begins Luxury Sales for the YearRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PR.com

    Gustave White Sotheby's International Realty announced the sale of 325B Ocean Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. The property, overlooking the Atlantic, sold for $4,550,000, making it the highest sale in the state for the year thus far.

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