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 2021-04-20 21:00 

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Watch Live: CBS News coverage of Derek Chauvin trial outcome...

Watch the latest CBS News coverage LIVE right here. Watch WPRI 12 Eyewitness News LIVE here...

 2021-04-20 21:00 

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Small But Strong: Thursday at 5...

Yard signs with big blue hearts on them have popped up all across the state amid the pandemic....

 2021-04-20 20:58 

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Apple unveils new products, schedules privacy crackdown...

Apple spruced up its product line at an event Tuesday while slipping in quiet notice of a software update, now due next week, designed to enhance the privacy of iPhone users at the expense of digit......

 2021-04-20 20:34 

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Archaeologists: Site of Harriet Tubman's father's home found...

An archaeology team led by the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration conducted research that led to the find....

 2021-04-20 20:22 

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States may soon drop outdoor mask mandates, medical experts say...

New England health experts are suggesting that it may soon be safe enough for states to life their outdoor mask requirements....

 2021-04-20 20:15 

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Mass. exam requirement lifted for Class of 2022 due to pandemic...

This year's 11th graders won't be required to take the MCAS test to graduate as the state continues to slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-04-20 20:14 

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Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze...

After fans of the cryptocurrency touted April 20, long an unofficial holiday for marijuana devotees, as "Doge Day," Dogecoin failed to come close to the $1 target that supporters hoped to reach and......

 2021-04-20 20:02 

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Weather Now: Dry Tonight; Showers By Late Wednesday...

Just a spectacular day everywhere today...including at the south coast... Highs today were well into the 70s inland...even the south coast hit the 60s. Just a beautiful day. Tonight, ex......

 2021-04-20 19:37 

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death...

The verdict, arrived at after about 10 hours of deliberations over two days, was to be read late in the afternoon in a city on edge against the possibility of more unrest like that that erupted las......

 2021-04-20 19:12 

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Police: 1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at NY grocery store...

A gunman shot three workers inside a manager's office at a Long Island grocery store Tuesday, killing one of them, police said....

 2021-04-20 18:59 

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'We encourage peacefulness not lawlessness': Providence Police prepare for potential protests after Chauvin trial verdict...

Providence police officials are asking protestors to remain peaceful after the jury in former officer Derek Chauvin's trial returns with a verdict....

 2021-04-20 17:14 

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1 dead, 2 injured in New York supermarket shooting; police searching for suspect...

Police are investigating gunfire at a Long Island supermarket, officials said....

 2021-04-20 17:01 

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National Weather Service offers virtual classes for 'SKYWARN Spotter' program...

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) Are you a fan of the weather? Maybe you like to track thunderstorms in the summer or watch the snow fall in the winter. Well as part of the National Weather Ser......

 2021-04-20 16:31 

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State lawmaker involved in crash on I-95 in Providence...

State Rep. Nathan Biah, D-Providence, went to get off the highway at the state offices exit around 10:15 a.m. when his SUV was hit from behind, causing him to hit a third vehicle....

 2021-04-20 16:28 

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DYSOM 4/16/21: Mike Sabitoni...

Business Manager of the R.I. Laborers District Council Mike Sabitoni joins Dan Yorke to discuss the controversy and uncertain future surrounding the state-run Eleanor Slater Hospital and it's......

 2021-04-20 15:53 

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Electric Boat employee injured, rushed to hospital...

A Public Affairs Spokesperson told 12 News an investigation is now underway at the submarine manufacturing facility....

 2021-04-20 15:29 

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Newsfeed Now: White House prepares for Chauvin verdict; Kids possibly able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in 2022...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see ......

 2021-04-20 15:14 

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McKee, Matos to hold first non-COVID briefing at 2 pm...

Seeking to discuss topics concerning the state that aren't related to the pandemic, Gov. Dan McKee and Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos will hold their first in a new series of weekly briefings on Tuesd......

 2021-04-20 14:45 

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Fauci says 'children of any age' should be able to get vaccinated by early next year...

According to an infectious disease doctor at Boston Children's Hospital, giving the shot to kids will help achieve some level of herd immunity....

 2021-04-20 14:30 

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Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin's fate...

The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death moved into the spotlight, still out of sight but now in contr......

 2021-04-20 14:27 

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EU regulator recommends warning on labels for J&J vaccine...

Experts at the agency that regulates drugs for the European Union say a warning about very unusual blood clots should be added to labels for Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-04-20 14:18 

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'Beyond seriously': Trump considering presidential run in 2024...

"I am looking at it very seriously, beyond seriously," Trump proclaimed. "From a legal standpoint, I don't want to really talk about it yet. It's a little too soon."...

 2021-04-20 12:52 

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Should states regulate marijuana by its potency? Some say yes...

Supporters say such measures will protect public health by roping off, or at least discouraging, what they view as dangerously concentrated cannabis....

 2021-04-20 12:51 

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Don't miss the latest happenings at Arctic Playhouse...

This morning in The Rhode Home, we welcomed NIROPE Ron & Pete Cardi along with Jim Belanger from The Arctic Playhouse. Founded in Providence in 2002, The Playhouse has come a lo......

 2021-04-20 12:33 

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Worcester boy, 7, meets family of donor one year after heart transplant...

Carlos Rolon was born with a heart defect that put him on the heart transplant list for four years until he received a heart last April from a 6-year-old boy from Florida....

 2021-04-20 12:13 

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In the Kitchen: Corn Chowder...

This morning, Hope & Main brings us Katie Potter from Newport Chowder Company making a corn chowder featuring Newport Chowder Co's signature spice blend. Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter1......

 2021-04-20 11:52 

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This is a Robbery...

This morning on The Rhode Show we talk with Colin and Nick Barnicle about their smash Netfilx docuseries called "This is a Robbery". It has become the number one show on the streaming s......

 2021-04-20 11:36 

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Thousands of vaccine appointments available in RI, more to be added at 9 am...

The state's vaccine appointment website, VaccinateRI.org, had about 26,000 open appointments Tuesday morning and is set to add another 9,000 at the usually scheduled time of 9 a.m....

 2021-04-20 10:00 

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Former Fall River Mayor Correia goes on trial Tuesday here's what you need to know...

BOSTON (WPRI) — Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II is set to go on trial Tuesday, accused of extorting marijuana businesses, defrauding tech investors and lying to the IRS. Jury sel......

 2021-04-20 09:55 

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RI apologizing for thousands of early-morning robocalls regarding J&J vaccine...

The automated message went to thousands of Rhode Islanders because of an operational glitch....

 2021-04-20 09:52 

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'It's hard to compete with unemployment': RI restaurants struggle with staffing...

With restaurants not having enough staff, it's worrisome for state leaders as Rhode Island enters into the busy tourism months ahead....

 2021-04-20 03:57 

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Scituate girls VB finishes off Shea in four sets...

SCITUATE (WPRI) Scitaute girls volleyball beat Shea at home on Monday night to improve to 4-1 on the season....

 2021-04-20 02:03 

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Pawtucket teen hit by car last week in critical condition; mom urges city to take action...

Less than two years after her son was hit by a car, a Pawtucket woman's daughter is now in critical condition after she was struck by a driver last week....

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