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 2021-03-05 21:56 

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A healthy Eduardo Rodriguez makes his first start for Red Sox in almost a year...

Red Sox spring training feature...

 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 21:51 

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Providence man wrongfully imprisoned in 2013 murder reaches settlement with city...

Wilbert Richardson served 10 months in prison for a murder he did not commit....

 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 20:54 

Providence Journal

Calls to 211 spiked in 2020's COVID conditions — especially health calls...

During the pandemic year of 2020, help calls to United Way's 211 line rose dramatically to all-time highs. We break the data down....

 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 20:27 

Providence Journal

With several Pats players looking a free agency, expect changes on the offensive line...

New England Patriots and free agent offensive linemen they could sign...

 2021-03-05 20:20 

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Despite uncertain roster because of COVID, Bryant ready for NEC semifinal vs. Sacred Heart...

Bryant University prepares to play Sacred Heart in Northeast Conference men's basketball playoff...

 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 19:54 

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Pawtucket firefighter, only 28, was nearly one of RI's first COVID fatalities...

Only 28 and a firefighter, he was among the first COVID almost took a year ago...

 2021-03-05 19:50 

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17-year-old girl dies after Scituate car crash...

Police are looking for any witnesses that may have seen the crash...

 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 19:38 

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Boys Hockey Division I Championship Series between Mount St. Charles and Hendricken canceled...

RIIL Boys Hockey Division I Championship Series canceled. More on this breaking story coming soon....

 2021-03-05 19:14 

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Providence man denies urinating on Amazon packages in North Kingstown...

A Providence man went to the North Kingstown police headquarters Friday, told them he'd delivered packages to a resident there but denied urinating on them....

 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 18:51 

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BREAKING: Game 1 of State Championship Hockey Series is off...

Game 1 of RIIL Boys Hockey D-I State Championship has been canceled...

 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 18:23 

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DCYF: Girls, ages 2 and 7, who died in Providence fire were neglected...

The fire occurred Dec. 22 on Lucy Street....

 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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Businesspeople on the move in RI, week of March 7...

Staff announcements this week at Rhode Island and Massachusetts businesses....

 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 17:59 

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RI says it stopped nearly half million suspected fraudulent unemployment claims totaling $3.2 billion...

Since the start of the pandemic, nearly half a million fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits have been filed with the state, totaling $3.2 billion....

 2021-03-05 17:29 

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RI reports 2 COVID deaths, 394 additional cases...

Hospitalizations fell again; the seven-day new-case average is nearly the same as a week ago....

 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 16:30 

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Barrington doctor appeals his conviction assault on neighbor...

Barrington doctor appeals his conviction in racist assault on neighbor...

 2021-03-05 16:18 

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Doctors at RI state hospital allege 'unethical' pressure by Raimondo administration...

One alleges that all admissions to the Zambarano campus have been prohibited since last year in order to drive down the patient count....

 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 14:44 

Providence Journal

Is RI's Good Samaritan law doing enough to save lives?...

Protections for those who report overdoses are not always offered by police, studies suggest, and the recovery community says people are dying....

 2021-03-05 14:31 

Providence Journal

Attorney General urges denial of Champlin's marina pact...

Attorney General Peter Neronha has filed a motion in RI Supreme Court arguing for denial of a deal approved by state coastal regulators allowing a Block Island marina to expand....

 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 14:06 

Providence Journal

CVS getting Johnson & Johnson vaccine will offer COVID vaccines at more RI sites...

CVS is offering COVID vaccines at more Rhode Island sites...

 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 

Providence Journal

After a chilly weekend, spring-like temps arrive next week...

Expect chilly days through the weekend, but the temperature should climb into the upper 50s next week....

 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....

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