Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Hundreds protest Iran president outside UN complexRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... was possible before the November deadline if the West wants a deal and shows flexibility. Hasan Alsawaf, a Rhode Island dentist who emigrated from Syria two decades ago, said at the protest that the Iranian regime was responsible for much of the ...

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  2. Woman critically hurt after being hit by vehicleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... appears his vehicle was going west on Oak Street and hit the woman while she was in the road. She was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries that were described as life-threatening. Neither she nor the driver were identified. Both are from ...

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  3. Attendance workshop brings districts, community partners togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Warwickonline.com

    ... students in helping to curb high absenteeism rates. On Sept. 18, a collaborative workshop was held between the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership, the Cranston Public Schools Attendance Counts! Task Force and the state Department of Education to ...

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  4. Heroic Battery "C" to be Honored in Coventry by Elisha Dyer Camp No. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Patch.com

    Elisha Dyer Camp no. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War , will celebrate the heroic final action of Battery "C" 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery during the U.S. Civil War, and pay tribute to the battery's legacy and place in history.

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  5. Mattiello wants Rep. McNamara to head partyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WLNE-TV Providence

    House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello wants state Rep. Joseph McNamara to serve as the Rhode Island Democratic Party's new chairman. McNamara was elected in 1994 to represent Warwick and has served more than a decade as chairman of the Health, Education and Welfare Committee.

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  6. Victims of domestic violence offered added security through new programRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Warwickonline.com

    The day-to-day work of two Warwick-based entities revolve around keeping people safe. The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV), now in its 35th year, has strived to help create justice for victims and raise awareness on an issue ...

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  7. CCRI student will return in 50 years to unearth time capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Warwickonline.com

    ... keepsakes such as a key fob, pin, window logo and sunglasses. With 64,000 CCRI alumni working and living in Rhode Island, Di Pasquale urged people to think of all the college has done to change the state. And he also asked that they imagine all the ...

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  8. Raimondo compares Fung to Carcieri on economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Washington Examiner

    ... It hasn't worked." Carcieri, a Republican who served two terms as governor, presided over a sharp decline in Rhode Island's economy that began before the Great Recession. He also was a key proponent of the failed 38 Studios deal. Former Boston Red ...

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  9. Newport rejects agreement with casino developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Turnto10.com

    ... and may put together our own partnership with the people," he said. Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed told Rhode Island Public Radio that in light of the council's decision, she cannot support the referendum. Paiva Weed backed the addition of table ...

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  10. Derrick LevasseurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Turnto10.com

    Derrick Levasseur is a sergeant in the Central Falls Police Department. He was voted Wednesday night as the winner of the show's 16th season. 1 comment

  11. Charris Gets His ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | New England Soccer Today

    Jasir Charris has seen plenty of semi-pro outfits form and fall apart in Rhode Island, so he knows the challenge ahead of him as head coach of the newly-formed Rhode Island Oceaneers. Only weeks after the club entered into the fledgling American Soccer League , the tall task ahead of Charris is actually two-fold: 1.) build a squad from scratch, and 2.) continually replenish it with promising prospects.

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  12. URI Mulls 100-Room Hotel with Private DeveloperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    University of Rhode Island officials are considering a 100-room hotel with a private developer that also would provide college apartments and commercial and meeting spaces on the Kingston campus. The Providence Journal reports that J. Vernon Wyman, assistant vice president for business services, said unidentified private parties are interested in learning more about a hotel.

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  13. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Authorities said the state task force on internet crimes against children executed search warrants Wednesday at residences throughout Rhode Island in connection with a series of ongoing undercover investigations. The accused are from Providence, Central Falls, Charlestown, Coventry, Cranston, Lincoln, Scituate and Smithfield.

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  14. Missing Wakefield Man Found in Wyoming ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Searchers have found an 18-year-old Rhode Island man alive and well after he went missing on a hike in the Shoshone National Forest in northwestern Wyoming. The Park County Sheriff's Office reports that searchers from Park County Search and Rescue found Nolan Reifsteck of Wakefield, Rhode Island on Wednesday afternoon.

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  15. Irish PM Stops at Famine Memorial in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    The prime minister of Ireland has made a stop at the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial in Providence during a visit to the state.

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  16. Algae Blooms Detected in Cranston, East ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Health and environmental officials are warning residents that toxic blue-green algae blooms have formed in several water bodies in Rhode Island. The state health and environmental management departments said Wednesday that blooms have been detected in Spectacle Pond in Cranston and Turner Reservoir, Central Pond, Lower Ten Mile River and Omega Pond in East Providence.

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  17. GoLocalProv | News | The Most Militarized Police Departments in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Go Local

    ... department-specific data offers just a limited window into the growing militarization of law enforcement - in Rhode Island and across the nation. While most generic military supplies are listed by department, tactical weapons acquisitions are ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | Business | RI Business Plan Competition 2015 to Launch OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Go Local

    ... to adults, age 18 or older, whether or not they already have started a business. Join us for the annual annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest on Dec. 4. Pitch your business idea in 90 seconds to a panel of business experts (and a live audience) ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | News | RIPDs Failing to Post Complaint Forms + Procedures, Violating LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Go Local

    Ten years after Rhode Island law began to require police departments to post their police complaint forms and procedures online, some departments are still not in compliance. According to a recently released report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island, some police departments throughout the state are still not in compliance with some of the law's most basic requirements.

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  20. GoLocalProv | Politics | Carol Anne Costa: A Progressive by Any Other Namea€¦Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Go Local

    ... Committee and has extensive community affairs and public relations experience. She previously served in the Rhode Island Judiciary for nearly 17 years. Carol also enjoyed a successful development stint at the Diocese of Providence as Associate ...

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