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 2020-04-09 00:12 

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Advocate: Nursing home employees working hard to keep residents safe, connected...

During Gov. Gina Raimondo's daily briefing on Wednesday, it was revealed that 22 of Rhode Island's 35 COVID-19 deaths are connected to nursing homes....

 2020-04-08 23:58 

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First lady spreads Easter cheer to workers during pandemic...

Melania Trump is spreading some colorful Easter cheer to workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-08 23:44 

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In Depth: See what Congress is doing to keep people employed...

As the U.S. nears 15,000 coronavirus deaths, our team in Washington, D.C. is examining the issues that likely won't be featured tonight during primetime cable news — including what......

 2020-04-08 23:15 

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Two Massachusetts companies hope to produce 40K+ face shields for essential employees...

Nameplates For Industry and Design Mark have teamed up to manufacture the face shields, as well as wall graphics and signage promoting social distancing, for the unforeseeable future....

 2020-04-08 23:10 

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Braga Bridge lanes to close for inspection next week...

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) said Wednesday its crews will be conducting a routine inspection of the bridge that carries I-195 over the Taunton River starting Monday, Ap......

 2020-04-08 23:08 

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Johnson and Wales sets commencement for August...

The university also hopes to resume interrupted lab courses in July....

 2020-04-08 22:59 

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#MasksForThePeople campaign looks to help minority community during pandemic...

Their goal is to raise $1 million to buy protective masks and hand sanitizer for people of color and educate them on the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 22:58 

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DYSOM 4/8/2020: Coronavirus update...

Dan Yorke talks about the CVS rapid testing and the Rhode Island Manufacturing Pledge....

 2020-04-08 22:37 

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Boy, 2, dies after being found unresponsive in Coventry pool...

Officers responded to a home on Knotty Oak Shores after his parents reported him missing....

 2020-04-08 22:36 

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Human rights group says detainees at ICE facilities at risk...

Asylum seekers and other detainees in ICE facilities have launched protests because they fear for their lives due to reports of the spread of COVID-19 within ice facilities....

 2020-04-08 22:33 

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Latino workers 'disproportionally' hit by COVID-19 layoffs, business closings, leaders say...

"They are front line heroes, but they are not being treated as essential workers, and that is something that needs to change immediately."Domingo Garcia, president of the League of United La......

 2020-04-08 22:33 

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Coronavirus response: More help on way for small businesses, lawmakers say...

Lawmakers are asking for more funding for small businesses to survive the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. They say despite a rocky start, the new emergency program has been a success....

 2020-04-08 22:11 

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12 Responds: Answers on the $600 unemployment bump, DLT wait times, applying in Mass....

Tim White and Ted Nesi answers another round of questions submitted by viewers....

 2020-04-08 22:10 

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Lawmakers look to add more money to emergency fund as small businesses report issues accessing loans...

Small business owners nationwide have reported issues accessing emergency loans just to stay afloat....

 2020-04-08 22:06 

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Woonsocket PD leaves quarantine notices on out-of-state cars...

The police chief said there are a lot of out-of-state plates in Woonsocket....

 2020-04-08 22:04 

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Lawmakers push for more groups to get stimulus money...

Millions of struggling Americans are anxiously awaiting direct payments promised by the federal government....

 2020-04-08 21:57 

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Experts: U.S. food supply steady but for how long...

Experts say they are not sure how long the system can survive the pressure the pandemic is putting on every level....

 2020-04-08 21:53 

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It's harder to stay safe at home for domestic violence victims what's being done?...

New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says more should be done to meet the increasing need....

 2020-04-08 21:36 

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Judge denies woman's request for prison release until pandemic ends...

On Tuesday, Chief Judge John McConnell spiked her request, saying: "There is nothing unique about Ms. Brady's personal situation that would cause this court to release her from imprison......

 2020-04-08 21:00 

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Brookie's Birthday: Cumberland family asks community to help celebrate...

Brookie Reynolds was diagnosed with spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy when she was a year old....

 2020-04-08 20:54 

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Raimondo, Elorza at odds about walks in the park...

The governor and mayor disagree on whether people should be able to walk in the park and on trails....

 2020-04-08 20:14 

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Double O.T. Ep 137 Recapping Tom Brady's interview with Howard Stern...

In the latest episode of Double O.T., Yianni Kourakis and Morey Hershgordon break down everything Tom Brady said in his revealing interview with Howard Stern....

 2020-04-08 20:06 

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Women in labor will be temporarily rerouted from Kent to Women & Infants...

The hospitals' parent company, Care New England, said the change is temporary and patients will still be seen by their Kent Hospital doctor....

 2020-04-08 18:36 

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Mass. leaders to hold COVID-19 briefing at 3:30 pm Wednesday...

On Tuesday, the Mass. Department of Public Health reported 96 more deaths related to the virus, putting the current death toll at 356....

 2020-04-08 18:31 

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Tom Brady opens up with Howard Stern in wide-ranging interview...

Former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spoke to the media in a conference call and penned an essay about leaving New England and joining the Tampa Bay Bucs but Wednesday's interview with Howar......

 2020-04-08 18:04 

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Even as virus deaths mount, governments eye exit strategies...

"To end the confinement, we're not going to go from black to white; we're going to go from black to gray," top French epidemiologist Jean-Franois Delfraissy said in a radio interview....

 2020-04-08 17:49 

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Redskins weigh drafting Chase Young vs. trading No. 2 pick...

WASHINGTON (AP) — It has long seemed like a virtual certainty that the Redskins will take Chase Young with the second pick in the NFL draft. If the Cincinnati Bengals select LSU quarterback Joe Bur......

 2020-04-08 17:16 

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Raimondo, RI Health Dept. to provide COVID-19 update at 2:30 pm...

Eyewitness News plans to broadcast the news conference live on WPRI 12 and streaming live right here on WPRI.com....

 2020-04-08 16:32 

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Ocean State Job Lot hosts drive-through food bank for Pawtucket residents...

The operation had more than 20 pallets' worth of perishable and non-perishable goods from more than a dozen distributors to hand out to city residents....

 2020-04-08 15:38 

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Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee...

Sanders plans to talk to his supporters later Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 15:37 

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Wall Street ticks up amid unsettled trading around the world...

Stocks ticked higher in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 15:28 

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RWU postpones commencement, other events due to COVID-19...

"It became very clear that the top priority of our seniors is having an in-person commencement, a time to be back together on-campus with their classmates and families and to walk across a st......

 2020-04-08 14:42 

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Newsfeed Now Coronavirus: 'Facts Not Fear' morning update April 8, 2020...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to ......

 2020-04-08 14:33 

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10,000 in RI apply for CARES Act unemployment in first day...

The joblessness related to COVID-19 is likely pushing the unemployment rate to nearly 25% in Rhode Island....

 2020-04-08 13:28 

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How your money is impacted by COVID-19...

Jeff Massey, CFP from Massey & Associates discusses the Corona virus and your money, the impact, and what you may want to consider moving forward.Rhode Show Content Disclaimer Reusable BlockEd......

 2020-04-08 12:54 

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RHODE EXTRA: How to Make a Homemade Face Mask...

Our digital reporter, Emily Gibbs joins us with some instructions on how to make a homemade face mask. All you need is an old t-shirt, scissors and two rubber bands! The CDC is recommending everyon......

 2020-04-08 12:53 

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The Do's and Don'ts of Video Calls...

Many people are "social distancing" and staying at home, which means most of our human contact is through video calls and video conferencing. Tech expert Steve Greenberg joins us how to master our ......

 2020-04-08 12:51 

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How your money is impacted by COVID-19...

Jeff Massey, CFP from Massey & Associates discusses the Corona virus and your money, the impact, and what you may want to consider moving forward....

 2020-04-08 11:59 

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States restricting abortions during coronavirus pandemic...

Elective surgeries and non-essential medical procedures are being asked to be put on hold to limit the supply of personal protective equipment so healthcare workers on the frontlines battling COVID......

 2020-04-08 11:01 

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Passover begins, local religious leaders urge to observe safely...

The Board of Rabbis of Greater Rhode Island says it's calling on the entire Jewish community to stay home for the ceremonial meal called Seders. The board is also asking folks to share the ho......

 2020-04-08 11:00 

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Giving Back: Restaurant Handing Out Free Lunches Daily to Local Kids...

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) The demands on parents right now to balance the stress of working from home while caring for youngsters and teaching school age children is understandably exhausting. N......

 2020-04-08 09:25 

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Wisconsin voters forced to choose between health, democracy...

Thousands were forced to congregate for hours in long lines on Tuesday with no protective gear. Thousands more stayed home, unwilling to risk their health and unable to be counted because requested......

 2020-04-08 08:50 

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New York's virus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan ends lockdown...

As New York City faced one of its darkest days with the death toll from the coronavirus surging past 4,000 — more than the number killed on 9/11 — the Chinese city where the global pandemic began l......

 2020-04-08 08:27 

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Weather Now: Rain this Morning; Spot Shower or Two This Afternoon...

Rain, some heavy, will move through our area this morning, then some peeks of sunshine are possible during the afternoon. Highs today will be in the low 50s. A spot shower or two still possible thi......

 2020-04-08 02:53 

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National Grid sequesters 200 employees to continue operations during pandemic...

Eyewitness News got a first-hand look from Paul Wildenhain, a Cumberland resident, who was sequestered at a facility in Northboro with approximately 75 others....

 2020-04-08 01:58 

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Trump upends virus oversight, removing key official...

President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to challenge the authority and independence of agency watchdogs overseeing his administration, including removing the inspector general tasked with ove......

 2020-04-08 01:51 

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NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks...

One of the main models on the outbreak, from the University of Washington, is projecting about 82,000 U.S. deaths through early August, with the highest number on April 16....

 2020-04-08 01:46 

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Lawyers list drugs in driver's system in motorcycle deaths...

A truck driver charged in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists had fentanyl, morphine and a chemical found in cocaine in his system that day, and told authorities he often would take drugs befor......

 2020-04-08 01:42 

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Trump blasts world health group, defends early virus steps...

"I don't want to create havoc and shock and everything else. I'm not going to go out and start screaming, 'This could happen, this could happen,'" Trump said. "I'm a cheerleader for this coun......

 2020-04-08 00:53 

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Companies across the U.S. work to combat COVID-19 any way they can...

One small business in Washington, D.C., has already produced three million bottles of hand sanitizer in less than two weeks....

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