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 2021-03-04 22:59 

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Opinion/Sorrentino: Andrew Cuomo should heed the wisdom of his father...

The New York governor is an embarrassment, mostly to the memory of his late, great father and three-term New York governor Mario Cuomo....

 2021-03-04 22:58 

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Opinion/Letters: Quotes from Rush Limbaugh; marijuana lottery; GOP in turmoil...

Letters to the editor from our readers....

 2021-03-04 22:57 

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Opinion/Butera: Legalized assisted suicide targets our most vulnerable...

Once accepted and legalized, the next step of legalized assisted suicide will always be expansion....

 2021-03-04 22:55 

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URI's season comes to an end with 84-72 loss to Dayton in A-10 Tournament...

The University of Rhode Island's season came to an end in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Thursday with the Rams losing to the Dayton Flyers 84-72. URI finishes the season 1......

 2021-03-04 22:53 

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Here's a look at how the Pfizer vaccine is stored...

Vaccine administrators have to know how long the vaccine needs to thaw before the shot is given....

 2021-03-04 22:29 

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Here's why the housing market is currently booming in RI...

Rhode Island Association of Realtors President Leann D'Ettore said the coronavirus pandemic changed people's perspective of what is considered the perfect home....

 2021-03-04 22:28 

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COVID-19 vaccine not available for RI, Mass. teachers through Walgreens...

Educators in both states are eligible to make an appointment at participating CVS Health locations....

 2021-03-04 22:16 

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PUC selection moves ahead...

Former Governor Gina Raimondo's pick for a position on the Public Utilities Commission won approval from a Senate committee, but it's unclear where new governor Daniel McKee stands on the selection....

 2021-03-04 22:00 

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Hop to it: FrogWatch study need RI volunteers...

Roger Williams Park Zoo is training adults and families to listen for local amphibians as part of the national FrogWatch program....

 2021-03-04 22:00 

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RI actress Marilyn Busch has role in Sundance prize-winner 'CODA'...

Marilyn Busch, Trinity Rep's former head of marketing and PR, is gaining notice in acting roles, including the 2021 Sundance prize winner...

 2021-03-04 22:00 

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Time Lapse: Electrifying images from R.I.'s past...

Amid power troubles elsewhere in the country, a look back at past images of RI's electrical infrastructure....

 2021-03-04 22:00 

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Book review: Reading the mind of a psychology pioneer...
 2021-03-04 22:00 

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Pet of the week: Simon needs time to trust again...

This 4-year-old poodle mix, who was found as a stray, will need love and patience from his new family....

 2021-03-04 21:59 

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Block Island makes changes to moped ordinances ahead of summer months...

Councilors agreed to cut the rental duration by three hours and require renters to watch an educational training video....

 2021-03-04 21:58 

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Cora has high praise for Bradly Jr., now a Brewer...

"A solid player better person," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said...

 2021-03-04 21:48 

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CT governor announces plans to ease some COVID-19 restrictions related to capacity levels, travel restrictions...

Connecticut is expected to ease some of its coronavirus-related restrictions as infections and hospitalizations are declining and vaccinations continue....

 2021-03-04 21:45 

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Bloom bets big on top draftee Nick Yorke...

17th overall selection appears to be unfazed by his first big league training camp...

 2021-03-04 21:27 

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Bishop Tobin: Catholics should avoid Johnson & Johnson vaccine if possible, but won't incur 'moral fault'...

The bishop's statement is consistent with the position of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops....

 2021-03-04 21:26 

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Roger Williams Park Zoo searching for animal lovers to join their team...

The zoo said they have a variety of open full-time, part-time and seasonal positions available....

 2021-03-04 21:04 

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Tobin: Avoid J&J vaccine if possible, but not if it's the only one available...

Bishop Thomas Tobin is asking Catholic Rhode Islanders to avoid receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, if at all possible, because it raises "serious moral questions."...

 2021-03-04 20:56 

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Patriots bound to snag a veteran tight end...

Free agents include Hunter Henry, whose career has been monitored by Belichick...

 2021-03-04 20:31 

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Bryant's postseason hopes nearly dashed by COVID-19...

Bryant was cleared by the NEC and the state's Department of Health after additional testing and contact tracing this week...

 2021-03-04 20:00 

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Police: Amazon delivery driver urinated on packages after delivering them to North Kingstown home...

The resident, according to police, said the packages were delivered on Feb. 26, and he caught the incident on camera through his video security system....

 2021-03-04 19:59 

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MBTA to hold virtual meeting on accessibility improvements at South Attleboro station...

The MBTA says it hopes to install elevators and renovate the train platforms....

 2021-03-04 19:26 

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Concerns rise about attempts to reduce population at RI state hospital...

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put out a statement calling the moves, and rumors surrounding them,...

 2021-03-04 19:26 

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Providence to open an academy for 9th graders to help students bridge the gap...

Providence schools open a nine-grade academy to help students bridge the gap between middle and high school...

 2021-03-04 19:17 

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Baker to provide COVID-19 update after first J&J vaccine shots administered in Mass....

The first Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine dose was administered in Massachusetts Thursday as appointments at most of the state's mass vaccination sites filled up within hours....

 2021-03-04 19:04 

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Report flags high administrative costs of key RI incentive program; says more info needed...

Report flags high administrative costs of key RI incentive program; says more info needed...

 2021-03-04 19:03 

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Great apes get COVID-19 vaccine at San Diego Zoo...

The great apes were vaccinated in February and have shown no signs of adverse reactions, officials say....

 2021-03-04 18:59 

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Obesity 'second greatest predictor' of hospitalization for COVID-19, report says...

The report links obesity with a series of health complications related to COVID-19. It found that increased bodyweight "is the second greatest predictor of hospitalization and a high risk of ......

 2021-03-04 18:59 

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RI to ease restrictions on funerals, gyms; restaurant capacity increased...

The changes take effect Friday....

 2021-03-04 18:57 

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'I just saw a UFO': Browns QB Baker Mayfield says he had a strange encounter...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield says he had a close encounter with the unknown....

 2021-03-04 18:54 

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Boyhood home of Malcolm X gets historic designation in Boston...

Malcolm X's boyhood home in Boston was added to the National Register of Historic Places....

 2021-03-04 18:20 

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Boston Marathon's plan to hand out 70K medals roils runners...

Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should get a shot at a coveted Boston Marathon medal....

 2021-03-04 17:30 

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Pulse of Providence Ep. 9: Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune...

In this episode of Pulse of Providence, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune weighs in on the issues of the day and her potential next steps in her political career....

 2021-03-04 17:19 

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12 News at Noon...

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 2021-03-04 17:15 

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RI reports 5 COVID deaths, 442 additional cases...

Hospitalizations were steady, while the seven-day new-case average dropped slowly....

 2021-03-04 16:50 

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U.S. Attorney: Georgia men recruited homeless in Providence to cash bogus checks...

Four Georgia men are accused of recruiting homeless and transient people from the Providence area to cash counterfeit business checks....

 2021-03-04 16:41 

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Capitol Police request 2-month extension of National Guard at US Capitol...

The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another two months, The Associated Press has learned. Defense officials say......

 2021-03-04 16:15 

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Newsfeed Now: Security tight at Capitol over 'breach' concerns; SC considers bringing back electric chair...

In this edition of Newsfeed Now, see how intelligence reports of a breach at the U.S. Capitol is tighten security and learn why South Carolina is considering bringing back the electric chair for ex......

 2021-03-04 15:58 

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North Kingstown police investigate report of Amazon driver urinating on packages...

The North Kingstown police are investigating after a resident reported that an Amazon driver had urinated on packages he'd delivered to the resident's house....

 2021-03-04 15:41 

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Wright's Dairy Farm offers Maple Milk for March...

Maple Milk is made fresh daily at Wrights Dairy Farm & Bakery. The popular North Smithfield bakery started offering Maple Milk in 2020, and it was so popular they sold out every day! Maple milk......

 2021-03-04 15:32 

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Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board...

Under the deal, Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock for Tidal, Jay-Z will be named to Square's board of directors, and he and other artists who currently own shares in Tidal will r......

 2021-03-04 15:29 

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Will Paramount+ be a mountain or a molehill in streaming?...

Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS....

 2021-03-04 15:27 

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US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high...

Thursday's report from the Labor Department showed that jobless claims rose by 9,000 from the previous week....

 2021-03-04 15:26 

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17% of food production globally wasted, UN report estimates...

The waste is far more than previous reports had indicated, though direct comparisons are difficult because of differing methodologies and the lack of strong data from many countries....

 2021-03-04 15:24 

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US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled...

The nonprofit National Safety Council estimates in a report issued Thursday that 42,060 people died in vehicle crashes in 2020, an 8% increase over 2019 and the first jump in four years....

 2021-03-04 14:30 

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Eye on RI: weekend activities around the state...

Ashley Erling brings us "Eye on RI" featuring local events and activities! Wine Camp Weekend at Ocean House: Calling all wine aficionados! Join us beginning on Friday, March 5th for Win......

 2021-03-04 14:22 

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Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston...

Bruins have now dropped five of seven....

 2021-03-04 14:21 

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Long-awaited hugs making all the difference to elderly residents...

The wait is finally over for residents at the Saint Antoine Residence Community in North Smithfield, finally getting the chance to hold their loved ones....

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