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 2021-04-15 13:56 

Providence Journal

Attorney general rules in Journal's favor in fight over RI Convention Center records...

AG rules in Journal's favor in year-long Convention Center records fight...

 2021-04-15 13:49 

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Woonsocket police investigate suspicious death...

The 43-year-old man was found in his apartment after the police went to Village Road to check on a disturbance/...

 2021-04-15 13:38 

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Chauvin trial: Defense expert blames George Floyd's death on heart rhythm problem...

A medical expert testifying in defense of Derek Chauvin said George Floyd's death was the result of heart disease making his heart beat erratically....

 2021-04-15 13:25 

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Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices...

Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative grip on the court that promises to......

 2021-04-15 13:15 

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Providence shop raising money for vandalized restaurant...

Frog & Toad set up a GoFundMe for the Gourmet House, noting that while the restaurant did not ask for help, they're hoping the community's support will help them pay for the repair......

 2021-04-15 13:07 

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Dog need a job? Busch wants to pay your pooch $20,000 to be brew taster...

The beer giant is looking to hire a "true expert" to be its new chief tasting officer of its Busch Dog Brew, an alcohol-free, bone broth beverage for canines....

 2021-04-15 12:59 

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Demonstrator arrested with loaded handgun near RI State House...

The Providence police arrest a man carrying a handgun at a State House rally....

 2021-04-15 12:48 

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Checking out new diet trends with Registered Dietician, Annessa Chumbley...

Looking to try something new in your diet? Perhaps you want to break up your normal routine? You're in luck! This morning we welcomed Registered Dietitian, and Emmy nominated television host,......

 2021-04-15 12:46 

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Ex-Minnesota cop faces hearing in shooting of Daunte Wright...

Kim Potter, who quit her job on the Brooklyn Center force two days after Daunte Wright's death, is expected to appear via Zoom on Thursday afternoon....

 2021-04-15 12:45 

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Eye on RI: Earth Day cleanup...

Ashley Erling brings us "Eye on RI" featuring local events and activities! Billy Gilman Concert- Billy Gilman reunites with The Ragged Impresarios for a livestream show from the Greenwi......

 2021-04-15 12:26 

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Samantha Harris talks hosting, health, and more!...

Emmy-winning TV host, author, certified health coach & trainer, cancer survivor & healthy living advocate, Samantha Harris covers it all in this interview with Michaela Johnson. From her fa......

 2021-04-15 12:25 

Providence Journal

RI weather forecast: Rain starting Thursday, continuing Friday; some snow possible...

A spring storm will bring a lot of rain Thursday into Friday, possibly even some snow....

 2021-04-15 12:00 

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The Providence Country Day School and the Henry Barnard School are merging...

The Providence Country Day School and the Henry Barnard School are merging. To learn more about what this means for teachers, parents, and students, Kevin Folan, Head of Schools at PCD, and Madelei......

 2021-04-15 11:51 

Providence Journal

ACI inmates build desks for kids studying at home due to COVID...

Inmates at the ACI have finished building a set of desks for children to help with learning at home due to COVID....

 2021-04-15 11:47 

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Police investigating suspicious death in Woonsocket...

A man in his 40s was found dead at a disturbance on Village Road just after 1 a.m. Thursday....

 2021-04-15 11:27 

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'Share a moment of kindness': One Boston Day honors marathon bombing victims...

Thursday marks eight years since the Boston Marathon Bombings....

 2021-04-15 11:00 

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Homeless in US finally getting their shot at COVID-19 vaccine...

Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations — or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups — are finally getting their shots as v......

 2021-04-15 10:56 

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RI to release 3,200 vaccine appointments at 9 am; McKee to hold weekly briefing at 1 pm...

These additional appointments are for Friday, which is why they're being released on Thursday, at the state-run site in Cranston. Eligible Rhode Islanders can sign up online at VaccinateRI.org....

 2021-04-15 10:18 

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Report: New Bedford police targeting young Black residents in lower-income neighborhoods...

The organization said their findings were based on data provided to them by New Bedford Police from January 2015 to June 2020....

 2021-04-15 09:53 

Providence Journal

From 40% to zero: Collapse of winter flounder was years in the making...

Up until the big collapse 35 years ago, the winter flounder fishery eventually bounced back — as long as temperatures were right for spawning....

 2021-04-15 09:52 

Providence Journal

Are fishermen right? Is a cleaner Narragansett Bay killing winter flounder?...

One of the few remaining lobstermen who still work the Bay, likened the bottom to Chernobyl — a dead zone. Scientists believe it's climate change....

 2021-04-15 09:52 

Providence Journal

Rhode Island saved the winter flounder once. Can we do it again?...

Outside of fishermen and scientists, the fish's disappearance has gone unnoticed. Out of sight, out of mind....

 2021-04-15 09:52 

Providence Journal

The demise of winter flounder in Narragansett Bay: Who are the suspects?...

The winter flounder has dozens of predators but is climate change the biggest threat to Narraganssett Bay's once most dominant fish?...

 2021-04-15 09:52 

Providence Journal

Narragansett Bay is changing forever. Here's why one fish is never coming back....

The winter flounder once dominated Narragansett Bay and outnumbered every other fish. Now climate change has pushed the population to the brink....

 2021-04-15 09:52 

Providence Journal

Winter flounder, a Rhode Island favorite, are vanishing from the Bay...

The winter flounder's decline has been overlooked. What's happened to the species reflects changes occurring across the world's oceans....

 2021-04-15 09:06 

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Weather Alert: Chilly Rain Today Through Friday Night...

TODAY: Cloudy skies and much cooler, with a few light showers during morning, then rain likely by afternoon. Rain will be widespread and heavier in the late evening and night. Much cooler with high......

 2021-04-15 09:04 

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2 pedestrians struck, injured by car in Pawtucket...

It's unclear the extent of their injuries or their current conditions....

 2021-04-15 09:02 

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Patriots might need to draft a free safety...

Devin McCourty is the only true free safety on the roster but the strong safety depth chart is strong...

 2021-04-15 09:01 

Providence Journal

Ask Amy: Baby's mama worries she won't find Mr. Right...

She recently had her first child with her boyfriend, but he doesn't want to have more children. She does, so should she start looking now?...

 2021-04-15 03:05 

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Hendricken players sign national letters of intent...

Bishop Hendricken players signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday. Football teammates Andres Andujar and Isaiah Emmanuel will play at Bentley and Wagner respectively. Nick Fine will wr......

 2021-04-15 02:54 

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Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia...

The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election interference, a senior ad......

 2021-04-15 02:12 

Pawtucket Times

Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A white former suburban Minneapolis police officer was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between...

 2021-04-15 02:09 

Providence Journal

The Rebels had it all except for a win. Then Wednesday happened and now the rest of Division I better watch out...

South Kingstown was a final four team last season. So why hadn't it won before Wednesday? Because the Rebels hadn't played like they did vs. Cumberland....

 2021-04-15 01:48 

TheWesterlySun.com

After months on lam, slaughterhouse escapee beefalo caught...

PLYMOUTH, Conn. (AP) — After more than 250 days on the run, an 800- to 900-pound (360- to 410-kilogram) beefalo that has been roaming the woods in western Connecticut since...

 2021-04-15 01:48 

TheWesterlySun.com

Matos sworn in as Rhode Island's lieutanent governor...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Sabina Matos made history Wednesday when she was sworn in as Rhode Island's lieutenant governor, the first person of color to hold the post....

 2021-04-15 01:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island reports almost 500 new coronavirus cases...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Health reported almost 500 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday and two more virus-related fatalities....

 2021-04-15 01:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island seeks spike of drug overdose deaths in 2020...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Accidental drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island jumped by 25% in 2020 over the prior year, to their highest level since records have been kept, state...

 2021-04-15 01:44 

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Durfee's Jason Hall shining for Hilltoppers football...

Durfee's Jason Hall is off to a scorching start to the Hilltoppers football season already rushing for 1,000 yards in just five games....

 2021-04-15 01:43 

TheWesterlySun.com

VFW Auxiliary national president to visit Westerly...

WESTERLY — Sandi Onstwedder of White Cloud, Mich., the national president of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary, will visit the Babcock-Smith House Museum, 124 Granite...

 2021-04-15 01:41 

TheWesterlySun.com

Community roadside litter pick-up day set for April 17 in Charlestown...

CHARLESTOWN — A townwide cleanup of roadside litter will be held in Charlestown on Saturday, April 17. Trash can be collected anywhere in town by small groups. Groups should be...

 2021-04-15 01:36 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly councilors take stand against proposed state gun legislation...

WESTERLY — Members of the Town Council say several proposed gun control bills before the state General Assembly amount to attacks on the Second Amendment....

 2021-04-15 01:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: A flock of cormorants finds the fishing's good at Potter Hill Mill dam...

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 2021-04-15 01:29 

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Roger Williams Park Zoo postpones Asian Lantern Spectacular debut...

Roger Williams Park Zoo's new Asian Lantern Spectacular will be opening two days later than originally planned due to an impending storm....

 2021-04-15 01:12 

Pawtucket Times

Red Sox beat Twins 7-1 for twinbill sweep, 9th straight win...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Verdugo had three hits, including a two-run single in a six-run fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to nine games, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-1 to sweep Wednesday's doubleheader....

 2021-04-15 01:11 

Pawtucket Times

BIG EAST BOUND: Cumberland's Kolek commits to Marquette...

Tyler Kolek is ready to fly like an eagle at a Big East school....

 2021-04-15 01:07 

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'Let's hold our elected officials accountable': State House demonstrators demand change after death of Daunte Wright...

Dozens of people gathered outside the State House Wednesday evening to call for change following the killing of a Black man last weekend....

 2021-04-15 00:51 

Pawtucket Times

Editorial Roundup: US...

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:...

 2021-04-15 00:49 

Pawtucket Times

Prosecutor: Missing student killed during 1996 rape attempt...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The suspect in the 1996 disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart killed her while trying rape her in his dorm room and his father helped hide the body, the San Luis Obispo County district attorney......

 2021-04-15 00:27 

Pawtucket Times

Capsized ship off Louisiana: 12 missing, 1 dead, 6 rescued...

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing Wednesday off the Louisiana coast after their offshore oilfield vessel capsized in......

 2021-04-15 00:17 

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Treasury Department creates office to oversee virus relief...

The Treasury Department has created a new office to supervise the disbursement of the billions of dollars in relief money authorized by Congress to combat the coronavirus-related recession....

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