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  1. 'No buzz, no whispers': Chafee's presidential bid a surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Turnto10.com

    From his former deputy, to a top aide, to lawmakers with whom he worked, no one knew Lincoln Chafee had presidential ambitions. The former Rhode Island governor shocked many, if not all, of his former colleagues Thursday when he announced he had formed an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign.

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  2. Mother with sons in car faces DUI chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Turnto10.com

    A Providence woman accused of driving drunk with her two young children in the car was in court Friday to face charges. Rhode Island State Police arrested Salgado Sunday, March 29 at about 3:20 a.m. after she swerved out of her lane.

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  3. April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month in North ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    April is now officially Child Abuse Prevention Month in the town... an idea sparked by the senior project of North Providence high schooler Michelle Chen. According to Prevent Child Abuse Rhode Island, in 2013 nearly 14,000 calls about child maltreatment were made to the DCYF hotline.

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  4. Say Hi to Cranston Library's Newest 3D PrinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Patch.com

    ... awards were distributed to 100 libraries and museums across the country. Cranston Public Library was the only Rhode Island organization selected to receive the award. Recipients join the MakerLab Club community of organizations committed to the ...

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  5. Study says home foreclosures rose in Rhode Island last yearRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... resolved by the U.S. District Court's foreclosure mediation program. The report also says nearly 16 percent of Rhode Island homeowners owe more in their mortgages than their homes are worth.

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  6. Study explores the impact of costly hepatitis C drugs on Rhode Island's prison systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Medical News

    A new study finds that effective new hepatitis C drugs are so expensive the state of Rhode Island would have to spend almost twice its entire prison health budget to treat all its chronically infected inmates. Even providing the medicine only to the very sickest inmates who will remain in custody for at least another year would exceed the state prison system's pharmacy budget more than five times over.

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  7. GoLocalProv | News | The RI Communities With the Highest Post-Employment Benefit LiabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Go Local

    There has been plenty of attention and scrutiny involving the pension crisis and settlement over the past several years, but there's another liability that's facing local governments around the country and in Rhode Island. In addition to pensions, local governments have promised workers pension benefits, known as OPEB, to cover their bills in their retirement years.

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  8. Chafee Considers Run For PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is considering a run for president next year. Chafee made the announcement on his web site yesterday, saying he's forming an exploratory committee to consider a run for the Democratic nomination.

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  9. Pin Tales: Southeast Mass. all-time bowling record set three times in two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Prior to his big series, he'd been struggling at Wonder Bowl, so he visited Strike F/X Pro Shop in Cranston, Rhode Island, and asked Jonathan Van Hees to drill him a ball that would be conducive Wonder Bowl's house oiling pattern. “I chose a ...

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  10. College hockey set for Frozen Four in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Turnto10.com

    ... enjoyed the short ride, with BU's campus located about 2 miles from the arena. Providence is an hour south, in Rhode Island. "It was great making the bus trip up. We didn't need a movie, so that was good," Providence coach Nate Leaman said. "It's ...

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  11. HEALTH Warns Rhode Islanders about Recall of Sabra Dipping Company Classic HummusRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    April 9, 2015 - PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Health has been notified that Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling approximately 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. This measure is limited to five SKUs of Classic Hummus sold nationwide.

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  12. GoLocalProv | Sports | NEW: PC Hockey Advances to National Title GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Go Local

    ... a half, the Friars finally cashed in on their numerous scoring chances. The goal came in the form of Johnston, Rhode Island native Noel Acciari, who picked up a rebound in the crease to put the Friars up 1-0 with nine minutes to play in the period. ...

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  13. GoLocalProv | News | New Nonprofit Law Center to Aid Low Income RI ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Center for Justice and Roger Williams University Law gathered on Thursday, April 9 to launch the Center for Justice at the Roger Williams campus in Providence. The Center for Justice is a new nonprofit public interest law center that will address the growing volume of unmet legal needs among vulnerable individuals, families and communities in Rhode Island.

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  14. Grid to answer questions, suggest programs April 14 - Warwick BeaconRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Warwickonline.com

    ... representative or pick up information about various programs. He said Tim Horan, President of National Grid in Rhode Island would address the event shortly after 6 p.m. As the city is co-host, Mayor Scott Avedisian is also expected to attend and ...

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  15. Westgate fire victims eligible to apply for low cost SBA loansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Warwickonline.com

    ... 31 requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. "The SBA is strongly committed to providing the people of Rhode Island with the most effective and customer-focused response possible to assist businesses of all sizes, homeowners and renters with ...

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  16. Scout project aims to help needy elderly feed their petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the saddest circumstances they're forced to give their animals up. Marlene LeRoy, director of Meals on Wheels Rhode Island, says, "When a client is in need of pet food they let the volunteer know." Once alerted to the emergency, the Meals on Wheels ...

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  17. Quick action saved city from loss of more trash trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the tires as they overheated and caught fire. Ironically, Mayor Scott Avedisian said, a representative of the Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust that insures the trucks was close by when they caught fire. Apparently, the man's wife called ...

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  18. Community service brings 250 CCRI volunteers to RI non-profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Warwickonline.com

    ... CCRI's Center for Workforce and Community Education office. For her community service she volunteered for the Rhode Island Family Shelter where she disinfected the toys in the playroom. Once again, the Community College of Rhode Island has lived up ...

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  19. Nonprofit law center to provide services to poor residentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Center for Justice launched Thursday at Roger Williams University's campus in Providence. The center is a partnership between the university's School of Law and attorneys Miriam Weizenbaum and Amato DeLuca, who lead the center's board of directors.

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  20. Gov. Lincoln Chafee appears on "10 News Conference."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Turnto10.com

    ... my thoughts about the future of our great country," Chafee said in the news release. Chafee served one term as Rhode Island governor, from 2011 to 2014. He was a U.S. senator from Rhode Island from 1999-2007. He was mayor of Warwick from 1992 to ...

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