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 2021-03-06 04:20 

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March 5 HS hockey roundup: Cranston West boys edge NK in OT, LaSalle rolls past East Bay...

(WPRI) Cranston West boys hockey edged North Kingston, 4-3 in overtime, on Friday night in Game One of the best-of-three series. The teams meet against Saturday for Game Two. With a win, Cr......

 2021-03-06 03:06 

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Retired US Marshal John 'Jack' Leyden dies at 89...

Retired U.S. Marshal John "Jack" Leyden, 89, died Wednesday, according to his obituary....

 2021-03-06 03:02 

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Walgreens expands vaccine eligibility to RI educators, school staff...

Walgreens is joining CVS in allowing Rhode Island educators to sign up for vaccinations at its pharmacies....

 2021-03-06 02:46 

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NASA's new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet...

NASA's newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive....

 2021-03-06 02:25 

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Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight...

Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece $1.9 tril......

 2021-03-06 00:43 

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McKee inauguration ceremony planned for Sunday...

Gov. Dan McKee has already taken the oath of office, but an official, COVID-friendly inauguration ceremony is scheduled to take place on Sunday....

 2021-03-06 00:02 

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Only 1 child died of flu this season down from nearly 200...

There was only one pediatric death during the 2020-2021 influenza season, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report....

 2021-03-05 23:50 

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Job numbers up in US, Biden says more needs to be done to help Americans...

Despite a surprising surge in employment last month in the United States, President Joe Biden says there's still a long road ahead and more needs to be done. That's why his administrati......

 2021-03-05 23:14 

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NY officials removed fuller tally of nursing home deaths...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration insisted Friday that a quest for scientific accuracy, not political concerns, prompted members of his COVID-19 task force to ask the state health department......

 2021-03-05 23:12 

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Senate Republicans' vote-a-rama slows Biden COVID relief bill...

Republicans are again stalling a vote on President Biden's nearly $2 trillion COVID relief deal, calling the bill wasteful. But in the end, Democrats say they have the votes to get it passed....

 2021-03-05 23:10 

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Study finds mask mandates, dining out influence virus spread...

A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can increase cases and deaths....

 2021-03-05 23:00 

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'One of those nice people every neighborhood needs': Middletown man waves to everyone during daily stroll...

To many Middletown residents, Ron Kobayashi is a familiar face....

 2021-03-05 22:41 

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Frozen dog food recalled over possible salmonella, listeria contamination...

Certain types of sprinkles were also recalled this week, and a listeria outbreak linked to a cheese recall now has a reported death....

 2021-03-05 22:36 

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Here's what happens to leftover vaccines doses at the end of the day...

As she was shopping, the 30-year-old Portsmouth resident was told there were six left over doses that needed to be used before they spoiled, and none of their patients were immediately available....

 2021-03-05 22:22 

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Minimum wage shot down from American Rescue Plan as 'vote-a-rama' is in full swing...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Friday, the Senate started the debate on the $1.9-trillion COVID relief plan. "The American Rescue Plan will be one of the largest anti-poverty bills in recent......

 2021-03-05 22:21 

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Championship previews: HS boys, girls basketball, hockey and swimming...

EAST PROVIDENCE (WPRI) 12Sports Anchor Morey Hershgordon and Providence Journal high school sportswriter Eric Rueb preview the winter sports division championships coming up this weekend. F......

 2021-03-05 22:09 

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DCYF: Neglect contributed to deaths of 2 young sisters in Providence fire...

The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) has determined that neglect contributed to the deaths of two girls after a fire broke out inside their Providence home last December....

 2021-03-05 21:51 

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Newsmakers 3/5/2021: RI Hospitality industry...

The outlook for the state's hospitality industry one year into the global pandemic....

 2021-03-05 21:49 

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WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply...

The head of the World Health Organization called Friday for patent rights to be waived until the end of the coronavirus pandemic so that vaccine supplies can be dramatically increased, saying these......

 2021-03-05 21:45 

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East Greenwich residents concerned about new medical waste facility...

The company MedRecycler said they would be disposing medical waste safely, but residents say they aren't convinced....

 2021-03-05 21:43 

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Division I boys hockey championship series canceled...

The Division I boys hockey championship series has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 case, according to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League....

 2021-03-05 21:43 

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Boys hockey series canceled due to COVID; Hendricken, Mount St. Charles named co-state champions...

The Division I boys hockey championship series has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 case, according to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League....

 2021-03-05 20:51 

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Massachusetts postpones standardized tests for students...

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced MCAS testing for grades 3, 4 and 5 are being moved to May 10 to June 11....

 2021-03-05 20:39 

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Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice...

More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they should and shouldn't do....

 2021-03-05 20:36 

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AP-NORC poll: Americans largely back Biden's virus response...

Joe Biden is enjoying an early presidential honeymoon, with 60% of Americans approving of his job performance thus far and even more backing his handling of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-03-05 20:33 

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House impeachment manager sues Trump, allies over riot...

Rep. Eric Swalwell, who served as a House manager in Donald Trump's last impeachment trial, filed a lawsuit Friday against the former president, his son, lawyer and a Republican congressman whose a......

 2021-03-05 20:20 

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Mayor: Cranston service stations can no longer sell fuel for ATVs, illegal vehicles...

The mayor also ordered service stations to refuse to sell fuel to any unregistered vehicles, illegal ATVs, motorcycles, scooters, mini-bikes and go-karts....

 2021-03-05 19:50 

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Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms...

Getting a mammogram or other cancer check soon after a COVID-19 vaccination? Be sure to tell the doctor about the shot to avoid false alarm over a temporary side effect....

 2021-03-05 19:46 

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Amazon delivery driver accused of urinating on packages charged with vandalism...

Ivan Jimenez turned himself in on Friday, according to police....

 2021-03-05 18:52 

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Driver, 17, dies after Scituate crash...

The crash took place just after 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Hartford Pike, according to police....

 2021-03-05 18:30 

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RI eases COVID-19 restrictions at restaurants, gyms; 2 deaths, 333 new cases reported...

Some industries hit hardest by the pandemic have been given the green light to open up a bit more....

 2021-03-05 18:11 

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3rd-degree murder count could be reinstated in Floyd's death...

A reinstated third-degree murder count could increase the prosecution's odds of getting a murder conviction....

 2021-03-05 18:06 

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Senate prepares for COVID-19 relief bill voting marathon Friday...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) On Capitol Hill, Democrats are trying to pass President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief plan, but Republicans brought the entire process to a grinding halt Thursday n......

 2021-03-05 18:00 

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More than 40% of RI unemployment claims flagged as fraudulent during pandemic...

Of the nearly 900,000 unemployment claims in RI the past year, 383,000 are either confirmed or suspected to be fraudulent....

 2021-03-05 16:36 

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Dems trim jobless benefits, Senate debates virus relief bill...

Democrats agreed Friday to pare back emergency jobless benefits but extend them for an extra month, bidding to solidify support as the Senate approached a voting marathon on a $1.9 trillion COVID-1......

 2021-03-05 16:32 

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WTK Production RE Coogan Heating Inc....

RE Coogan Heating is known for providing their customers with professional, reliable, superior service in plumbing, heating, and cooling. More about RE Coogan Heating Inc. Location: 125 Dewey Ave, ......

 2021-03-05 16:13 

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Newsfeed Now: Police reform debate heads to Senate, kidnapped Louisiana boys found in Florida...

In this edition of Newsfeed Now, the debate over police reform moves to the Senate after the House passes a measure named after George Floyd, and two brothers kidnapped from Louisiana are found in ......

 2021-03-05 15:49 

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The Rhode Show Rewind: First week of March...

The first week of March was a wild one for "The Rhode Show"! From chatting live with SpongeBob Squarepants to a chat with two castmembers of the very first season of "The Real Wor......

 2021-03-05 15:41 

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Rhody Roundup: Are you a Royal Watcher?...

This morning in The Rhody Roundup we welcomed Comic Frank O'Donnell and from LITE 105 Heather and Steve. Topics: Would you travel to the space hotel?What celebrity would you be excited to hea......

 2021-03-05 15:23 

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White House COVID-19 team to brief public as states ease restrictions...

White House officials plan to brief Americans on the latest COVID-19 pandemic response efforts Friday, closing out a week in which several states started making major changes to ease restrictions....

 2021-03-05 14:14 

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Strong 379,000 jobs added in hopeful sign for US economy...

U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ......

 2021-03-05 14:11 

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'Satan' says he was flirting, trying to get a date on Boston subway...

A woman told police the man typed something on his phone and extended his arm across to her, displaying a message that said, "I am Satan," then stared at her....

 2021-03-05 13:51 

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In the Kitchen: Assortment of Baked Goods...

This morning we welcome Sergio Mendoza from Madrid European Bakery & Patisserie showing us an assortment of baked goods they make....

 2021-03-05 13:44 

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Doing it for Don; Community rallies behind local pizza shop owner battling cancer...

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) A tight knit community showing an outpouring of support to a local business owner who was forced to close his doors after 39 years due to a devastating diagnosis. Don...

 2021-03-05 13:44 

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'Doing it for Don': Community rallies behind local pizza shop owner battling cancer...

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A tight-knit community is showing an outpouring of support to a local business owner who was forced to close his doors after 39 years due to a devastating diagnosis. Don......

 2021-03-05 13:37 

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Talking new gadgets with Steve Greenberg...

Who doesn't love innovative, new technology? When it comes to the latest and greatest, Steve Greenberg always has his finger on the pulse of what's happening. As host of the YouTube Gad......

 2021-03-05 13:34 

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Attleboro schools face challenges if full in-person learning plan is approved by state...

State officials are hoping to start a phased-in return to full in-person learning starting with younger grades in April....

 2021-03-05 13:25 

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Warwick man builds creative snow sculptures in his yard...

Nathan Quattrini has been making snow sculptures since 2011 and says they can take anywhere from five hours up to two days to finish....

 2021-03-05 13:00 

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Hair Help: solutions for common hair imbalances...

Do you have frizzy hair? Is the static in the air causing your locks to be unruly? Are you lookin for a way to treat your split ends? Racquel Volpe, Owner of Salt of the Earth Hair Studio has you c......

 2021-03-05 12:20 

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New CVS locations offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments in RI, Mass....

More retail pharmacy locations are offering appointments to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Rhode Island and Massachusetts....

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