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 2021-02-24 15:39 

WPRI

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ExxonMobil contractor fired after displaying noose to coworker...

An ExxonMobil employee has been terminated from the company after an investigation determined he showed a noose to a coworker....

 2021-02-24 15:28 

WPRI

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Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods...

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors that power cars, phones,......

 2021-02-24 15:27 

WPRI

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Local dentist develops scrub caps for textured-hair...

Black History Month continues, and "The Rhode Show" is working to share black stories and feature local, black-owned businesses. On Wednesday morning, we caught up with Dr. Joke Alesh, ......

 2021-02-24 14:58 

Providence Journal

SAYWHAT? DMV wants to know which vanity plates you think aren't OK...

The DMV is seeking public input as it rewrites rules on vanity plates....

 2021-02-24 14:52 

Providence Journal

National Guard making sure RI vaccine machine runs smoothly...

The dedication and efficiency of Guard members are reminders of how good they are at any emergency....

 2021-02-24 14:07 

Providence Journal

Celtics Brown and Tatum selected to NBA All-Star team...

Both are ranked in the top 15 in the NBA in scoring...

 2021-02-24 14:01 

WPRI

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Local filmmaker travels the country exploring what makes people happy...

Happiness may be elusive, but that never stopped Michelle Wax, founder of the American Happiness Project. The Massachusetts resident, who founded two successful food companies in Boston, sold her c......

 2021-02-24 13:49 

Providence Journal

Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

Tiger Woods is injured in a car crash, is hospitalized...

 2021-02-24 13:48 

WPRI

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Full moon will peak late this week as the 'Snow Moon'...

The next full Moon will be early Saturday morning, Feb. 27, appearing opposite the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 3:17 a.m. EST....

 2021-02-24 13:44 

WPRI

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In the Kitchen: Quinoa & Brown Rice Bowls with Vegetables & Honey Curry Vinaigrette...

In the kitchen this morning, Nick Rabar is back from Avenue N showing us how to make Quinoa & Brown Rice Bowls with Vegetables & Honey Curry Vinaigrette. Ingredients: 1 cup Brown Ri......

 2021-02-24 13:44 

Providence Journal

Mavericks 110, Celtics 107: Dallas wins on Doncic's last-second 3...

The Celtics trailed by 11 points with three minutes to go before Jaylen Brown put them in front in the final minute...

 2021-02-24 13:38 

Providence Journal

In-person and Virtual Activities: Beginning Feb. 26...

In-person and virtual activities in Rhode Island beginning Feb. 26...

 2021-02-24 13:33 

WPRI

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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot poised for FDA decision...

The Food and Drug Administration's scientists confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. The agency also said J&J's shot — one t......

 2021-02-24 13:27 

WPRI

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Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state....

 2021-02-24 13:07 

WPRI

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Childhood classics make a comeback...

A fun and easy way to encourage kids to unplug is with Carrera Slot Cars. The 55-year-old slot car king has made a comeback amidst the pandemic with a booming surge in their slot car racing kit sal......

 2021-02-24 13:01 

Providence Journal

North Providence woman charged with DUI, possession of stolen vehicle after Richmond crash...

The Richmond police say a North Providence woman was drunk, driving a stolen vehicle when she crashed Sunday....

 2021-02-24 12:56 

WPRI

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Panel to examine taxing sugary drinks, food insecurity in Rhode Island...

A panel of experts and Rhode Island legislators are set to discuss if taxing soda and other sugary drinks could help to feed Rhode Islanders struggling to put food on the table....

 2021-02-24 12:52 

WPRI

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Crews investigating rollover in Warwick...

The crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. across from the Rhode Island Mall....

 2021-02-24 12:05 

Providence Journal

Mostly sunny, warmer than normal today...

The temperature in Providence today should be well above normal at 50 degrees....

 2021-02-24 11:23 

WPRI

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Alexander-Scott reflects on how leading the state's COVID-19 response changed her...

From the start, Alexander-Scott was the public voice of public health, delivering hopeful news alongside the breaking, while also taking the heat....

 2021-02-24 10:45 

WPRI

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Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from 'significant' injuries in car crash...

Golf star Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery on his leg and ankle after his SUV swerved off the road and rolled down a steep hillside Tuesday morning, requiring crews to pry him from the wrecka......

 2021-02-24 10:40 

WPRI

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New mass vaccination site set to open in Dartmouth...

The site is opening at the old Circuit City in the plaza off of Route 6 — the parking lot connects with that of the Dartmouth Mall....

 2021-02-24 10:25 

WPRI

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Weather Now: Mild Today; Quick Shower Tonight...

TODAY: Dry, pleasant and mild with highs near 50. Partly to mostly sunny skies. West winds turning southwest at 5-15 mph with gusts 20mph by late day. TONIGHT: Breezy with a quick shower in the eve......

 2021-02-24 08:05 

Pawtucket Times

Boston plays Atlanta on 5-game road slide...

Boston Celtics (15-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (13-18, 11th in the Eastern Conference)...

 2021-02-24 08:05 

Pawtucket Times

Bruins visit the Islanders after Pastrnak's 3-goal game...

Boston Bruins (11-3-2, first in the East Division) vs. New York Islanders (9-6-3, fourth in the East Division)...

 2021-02-24 07:54 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: S. Korean-made vaccines roll off production line...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's top infectious disease expert has warned that vaccines will not end the coronavirus pandemic quickly as the country prepared to give its first vaccinations this week....

 2021-02-24 07:29 

Pawtucket Times

Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all....

 2021-02-24 07:14 

Pawtucket Times

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations....

 2021-02-24 06:17 

Pawtucket Times

Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize "significant"; injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins....

 2021-02-24 06:11 

Pawtucket Times

Memorials, lawsuit mark death anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Family and friends walked in procession through the coastal subdivision where armed men chased and shot him in the street. Others joined his mother for a vigil at the rural church where he's buried. Lawmakers paused......

 2021-02-24 06:09 

Pawtucket Times

Iraq's struggling Christians hope for boost from pope visit...

Nasser Banyameen speaks about his hometown of Qaraqosh in the historical heartland of Iraqi Christianity with nostalgia. Before Islamic State group fighters swept through the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq. Before the militants shattered his sense of pea...

 2021-02-24 05:53 

Pawtucket Times

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case...

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports....

 2021-02-24 05:41 

Pawtucket Times

Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle....

 2021-02-24 05:00 

Providence Journal

Ask Amy: Toxic daughter poses danger to family...

Ask Amy: Toxic daughter poses danger to family...

 2021-02-24 04:19 

Providence Journal

ProJo Hoops Wrap: BVP wins a thriller on boys side, St. Raphael girls finish regular season undefeated...

The slate was filled with non-league tuneups, but the girls side did feature a few league games. Only one place to find out what happened - the ProJo Hoops Wrap...

 2021-02-24 04:13 

WPRI

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High School playoff hockey roundup: Tuesday, February 23rd...

In boys playoff hockey action, Mount Saint Charles beat Cumberland, 8-1; Hendricken handled East Greenwich, 13-1 and La Salle edged out Smithfield, 2-1. In girls action, East Bay topped Mount Saint......

 2021-02-24 03:48 

WPRI

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Man dies in head-on crash in Wrentham...

Police said the two-car crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the southbound side of Route 1....

 2021-02-24 03:35 

WPRI

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Fall River City Council votes 'no confidence' in school superintendent...

The council also voted unanimously to send Superintendent Matthew Malone a letter Wednesday morning asking him to resign....

 2021-02-24 03:17 

Providence Journal

ProJo Hockey Wrap: Mt. Hope/East Providence provide D-II tourney's first upset with OT win vs. Coventry...

Tuesday the boys and girls hockey playoffs kicked off with single elimination games. There's one place to read recaps of the games - the ProJo Hockey Wrap....

 2021-02-24 02:36 

WPRI

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New Bedford firefighters union urges city not to decommission one of its engines...

Nearly one year after the New Bedford ended its controversial blackout policy, the firefighters union is asking the city not take one of its fire engines off the street....

 2021-02-24 02:25 

WPRI

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Parents find 5K+ fentanyl pills inside child's toy from thrift store...

A child's toy bought at an Arizona thrift store turned out to be stuffed with what police believe was thousands of pills of the dangerous drug fentanyl....

 2021-02-24 02:13 

WPRI

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Fire destroys Attleboro home...

An Attleboro home went up in flames Tuesday evening....

 2021-02-24 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Nor'easter waves are the gnarliest waves...

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 2021-02-24 01:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly Town Council sets $2 million schools bond vote for May...

WESTERLY — It appears town voters will be asked to borrow $2 million for school capital projects in May, but whether the referendum will also include a proposed bond for...

 2021-02-24 01:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

COVID-19 cases continuing to decline in Stonington, southeastern Connecticut...

STONINGTON — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases within Stonington and other communities belonging to the Ledge Light Health District continues to decline as the state draws closer to loosening...

 2021-02-24 01:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island vaccine deliveries delayed by weather...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Three community coronavirus vaccination locations in Rhode Island are rescheduling appointments because harsh winter weather in some areas of the country delayed the delivery of more...

 2021-02-24 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut medical examiner says office identified many COVID-19 deaths...

Dr. James Gill, the state's chief medical examiner, told Connecticut legislators Tuesday that his investigators have "identified many deaths" that should have been certified as COVID-19-related but were not, including...

 2021-02-24 01:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Prosecutor to finish term of state GOP chair who resigned...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans have chosen Sue Hatfield, a state prosecutor and vice chair of the state GOP, to finish the remainder of J.R. Romano's term as chairman,...

 2021-02-24 01:26 

WPRI

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Lawmakers hold hearing to review security failure during Capitol riots...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Tuesday, United States lawmakers examined what caused the security failures during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund ca......

 2021-02-24 01:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island judge restores health benefits to 54 retired officers...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island Superior Court judge has restored full health care benefits to over 50 Woonsocket Police retirees after finding that the city and its budget...

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