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  1. GoLocalProv | Politics | Carol Anne Costa: Potenza:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Go Local

    ... but as we all know once from RI always from RI. Her Joplinesque style and powerful musical expressions had Rhode Island and much of the United States on its feet, and in her "Team Blake" corner. Although, she was eliminated (don't blame me, I ...

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  2. GoLocalProv | Politics | Gencarella: A Drop In The Proverbial Ocean State BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Go Local

    ... So rather than spreading the new found money frivolously, taking us off track from the goal of righting the USS Rhode Island, let's take that money, utilize it on proper government services and

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | Economist Says PawSox Leverage Over RI is OverstatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Go Local

    Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello's recent Pawtucket Red Sox talking points make it seem like the state of Massachusetts is waiting in the wings with financial incentives to lure the team away. Today, Victor Matheson, a prominent economics professor from the College of the Holy Cross, poured cold water on that notion.

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  4. GoLocalProv | News | Booze, Bribes, and Conspiracy: RI Attorneys Disciplined by State Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Go Local

    ... can drive attorneys to take liberties with client money, Craven said. The problem is particularly acute in Rhode Island where roughly one hundred new attorneys enter the field each year. "The economy has not grown fast enough to absorb all those ...

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  5. Former mob boss 'Baby Shacks' Manocchio back on Federal HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... State Police has confirmed that former New England mob boss, Luigi "Baby Shacks'' Manocchio, in back in Rhode Island and living on Federal Hill. Manocchio is back in his old apartment on Atwells Avenue above the Euro Bistro. Manocchio was moved from ...

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  6. Report: Hillary Clinton Coming to East Greenwich for FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Patch.com

    Rhode Island Public Radio's Ian Donnis reported that Mark Weiner is hosting a mid-June fundraiser at his home. Hillary Clinton is coming to Rhode Island in mid-June, and it just so happens it's in a town that is considered one of the most Republican in the state - East Greenwich.

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  7. Mystic Aquarium scientists identify belugas in Narragansett BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Day

    Mystic Aquarium research scientists, working with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, have been able to make visual identification of the three beluga whales seen in Narragansett Bay over the last week, the aquarium announced Wednesday. The whales were seen on Monday and Tuesday and the aquarium's research team was able to secure still and video footage zooming in on the trio from aboard a DEM vessel, the aquarium said.  “They appear to be in good health,” said Paul Anderson, research scientists at the aquarium.

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  8. Hillary Clinton slated to hold fundraiser next month in RIRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island Public Radio says Clinton is slated to hold a fundraiser next month at Democratic activist Mark Weiner's East Greenwich home. The Democratic favorite swiftly hit the campaign trail after launching her 2016 presidential campaign in early April, leaving by van from her New York home to Iowa.

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  9. R.I. religious teacher arrested in child porn sting: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New York Daily News

    Gary Kabler, a religion teacher at a Rhode Island temple, was one of 11 men arrested across the state for trading child pornography, police said. Gary Kabler, director of education at Temple Habonim in Barrington, was arrested for possession and transfer of child pornography, Rhode Island State Police announced Tuesday.

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  10. Rhode Island groups ask schools to delay using PARCC testRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The ACLU-Rhode Island, NAACP and 13 other organizations are asking school committees in the state to postpone using the new state assessment to qualify students for high school graduation. The Providence Journal reports the letter asked school officials to avoid using scores from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers for graduation and grading purposes until its intended date in 2020.

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  11. RI speaker: Lawmaker shouldn't resign after no contest pleaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The speaker of the Rhode Island House says a former member of his leadership team should not resign his seat after he pleaded no contest to personal use of campaign funds. Rep. Joe Almeida, a Providence Democrat, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of using campaign money for himself.

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  12. RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence Responds to Arrest of Cranston JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Patch.com

    The Rhode Island Coalition for Domestic Violence has responded to the recent arrest of Thomas Ricci, 51, a Cranston Municipal Court judge accused of beating up his girlfriend in East Greenwich after she accused him of infidelity. "We are deeply concerned about the charges in the domestic violence case involving Judge Thomas Ricci.

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  13. Former Cranston police chief tapped as new DMV administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ A former Cranston police chief has been appointed administrator of the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles. The state Department of Revenue announced that Walter Craddock was tapped for the post. The revenue department's acting director, David ...

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  14. Celebrate South County Day Officially Kicks Off National Tourism WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    ... showcasing the power of travel, and recognizing the economic benefits of tourism. "Tourism has grown in Rhode Island into a multi-billion dollar industry, and one of the largest economic engines in the state. One out of every ten Rhode Islanders ...

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  15. GoLocalProv | Politics | Matt Fecteau: Rhode Island, Damn it, Just VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Go Local

    ... I need my stew to burn as a wake up call. This is what happens when you are complacent, and lethargic. If Rhode Island is like my stew, the people who passively stand by while our state slowly deteriorates before our eyes are the malfeasant chefs. ...

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  16. GoLocalProv | Politics | Giannini: Up and Coming Stars in State GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Go Local

    ... Assembly, she made appearances on CNN, Primetime News, and American Morning regarding legislation she filed in Rhode Island.

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  17. Last Rhode Island mob boss moved to halfway houseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Officials say Luigi "Baby Shacks" Manocchio was moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a halfway house Tuesday. Manocchio was recognized as the head of the Patriarca crime family from the mid-1990s to 2009.

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  18. Craddock chosen as new DMV administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Turnto10.com

    Gov. Gina Raimondo's choice for the new administrator of the state's Division of Motor Vehicles is Walter Craddock. Besides being a former police chief and lawyer, who has served on the Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Dealers Hearing Board for the past 15 years, Craddock is married to House Speaker Nick Mattiello's chief policy adviser.

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  19. Your home is your castle in Winterfell housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Turnto10.com

    ... here at Winterfell. Whether you're a fan or not the name gets people talking. Bruce Lane, president of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, said developers have to be careful. "I've had people before who wouldn't buy a house because it was ...

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  20. Crash Claims Life of North Kingstown 3-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    Two adults were critically injured and a second child, 5, was transported to Hasbro Children's Hospital for non life-threatening injuries. The child, identified by the Rhode Island State Police as Adonis Clark, 3, was unable to be freed after the car he was riding in rolled over onto the center median of Interstate 95 south just before Route 4 and caught fire.

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