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  1. Steinberg: EG Football Team Shook off Doubts, Focused on "Team"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    ... to an average of 11.25 points per game. The team powered through the playoffs making it all the way to the D3 Rhode Island Super Bowl vs. Middletown. The game took place at Cranston stadium and was an excellent showing for both teams. East Greenwich ...

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  2. RhodeMap RI approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Block Island Times

    ... The website also states that RhodeMap RI "is a coordinated, forward-looking effort by the state to make Rhode Island a better place to live and work by mobilizing state and community assets in a whole new way." The site provides a great deal of ...

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  3. Raptakis Wants to Exempt East Greenwich from RhodeMap RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    The state Planning Commission approved the controversial RhodeMap RI plan yesterday -- a nonbinding planning document that was designed to guide communities in the state towards sustainable growth. But with fierce opposition being expressed against the plan, including from several Town Councils who have sent letters to state lawmakers questioning its merits, some members of the Rhode Island General Assembly plan to block RhodeMap RI from the start.

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  4. State: 85 percent of schools have Internet accessRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island expects that at least 95 percent of all classrooms will have access to high-speed wireless Internet by March. The Providence Journal reports that the Rhode Island Department of Education says 85 percent of Rhode Island public school students have access to wireless broadband.

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  5. Spreading out costs mulled to help consumersRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... raise rates by 23.6 percent for the typical residential customer. National Grid serves 486,000 customers in Rhode Island. State regulators can do little to cut the rates, which are being pushed up by demand for natural gas in New England. The Public ...

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  6. More Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A state panel has backed an economic development plan that supporters say Rhode Island needs and that opponents call a form of socialism. The Providence Journal reports that the State Planning Council voted unanimously Thursday in favor of the Rhode-Map RI plan.

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  7. GoLocalProv | Politics | Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Go Local

    The state's outgoing Lieutenant Governor will be staying in public life and in the public eye as she has been selected to become the state's next Director of Health and Human Services under Governor Gina Raimondo. Once a gubernatorial hopeful, don't be surprised to see Roberts once again run for high office in Rhode Island in upcoming election cycles.

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  8. The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day' TodayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is offering its third annual Free Lesson Day today, December 12. Children through Adults interested in individual private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, percussion, voice and more can sample a 30-minute private lesson with one of the Music School's exceptional faculty. Parents ofbabies, toddlers and pre-schoolers can bring their child to one of three group demonstration classes of the School's Music Together program.

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  9. Silver Alert issued for missing North Smithfield coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Turnto10.com

    The pair was last seen in a green Oldsmobile Cutlass with the Rhode Island license plate R844. They may have been traveling to the Market Basket in Bellingham.

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  10. Police, community leaders work to build trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Turnto10.com

    NBC 10 sat down with the leaders of the Rhode Island State Police and the Providence Police Department on Thursday and some of the leaders they team with. "There was a point in time when they wouldn't meet with me," state police Col.

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  11. Warwick police ID seriously injured pedestrianRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... post office in a painted crosswalk when he was hit by a car at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries described as serious. Police say the driver, 18-year-old Joseph Woods of Warwick, is not likely to face ...

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  12. GoLocalProv | News | Former Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman Threatened to Shut Down Army-Yale Football GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Go Local

    ... with all of the City Council members for their input within the next week." How much does a top position in Rhode Island's capital city fetch in pay and benefits? GoLocalProv has identified the 40 highest earners in the city (excluding school ...

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  13. Ex-wrestling coach to serve 1 year in porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A state judge says a former wrestling coach at the Moses Brown School in Providence must serve a year in prison on child pornography and other charges. The Rhode Island attorney general said Thursday that 25-year-old Joseph Simone of North Providence pleaded no contest in state court to charges including child pornography and indecent solicitation of a minor.

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  14. Warwick man in serious condition after being hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Road near the Conimicut Post Office around 4:00 Wednesday afternoon when he was hit by a car. He was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries. Lacki was using the crosswalk, according to police. Witnesses have said that the driver of ...

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  15. Portsmouth Violated Public Records Law Responding to Police Union, AG RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    The town of Portsmouth violated the Access to Public Records Act earlier this year when it responded to a request from the local police union with a summary document and did not provided actual records as backup, the Rhode Island Attorney General's office has ruled. The International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 302, the police union, requested "all documents relating to payment of attorney fees and other expenses" incurred during arbitration between the town and the union."

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  16. St. Lucia Fest this Sunday in East GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    Join the Rhode Island Swedish Heritage Association this Sunday to help usher in the Christmas season with the annual St. Lucia fest. There's a Lucia pageant, music and refreshments and more at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Pierce St., East Greenwich.

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  17. Tiverton Doctor Named a TIME's 'Person of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    ... Saint Theresa and Saint Christopher Parishes in Tiverton, Aleteia reported . Another "Person of the Year" from Rhode Island is emergency medicine physician Dr. Adam C. Levine. Levine treated Ebola patients in Liberia for two weeks during the ...

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  18. Coalition holds remembrance for Sandy Hook victimsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence is holding a remembrance for the 20 children and six educators killed nearly two years ago in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut. WJAR-TV reports the "Voice for Victims" event is scheduled for Thursday evening at the First Unitarian Church in Providence.

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  19. Throwback Thursday: T.J. Sorrentine hits it from the parking lot, becomes Vermont legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MSNBC

    On Sunday night, Brown's basketball team went into Providence and knocked off the Friars, 77-67. It was a really nice win for Mike Martin, one of the better young coaches in an Ivy League that seems to be full of them these days.

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  20. Mitten Tree Warms Woonsocket CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    ... and various types of warm clothing hang on its branches. These winter materials are donated and hung up at YMCA Rhode Island. Anyone who might need these items are able to take them off of the mitten tree, said Deborah L. Perry, YWCA Rhode Island ...

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