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 2021-04-19 20:16 

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Prosecutor: FedEx shooter didn't have 'red flag' hearing...

A former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis never appeared before a judge for a hearing under Indiana's "red flag" law, even after his mother called......

 2021-04-19 20:04 

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North Carolina homicide suspects arrested in Middletown...

Two men wanted for a homicide in North Carolina were arrested over the weekend after police say they were found with a stolen vehicle in Middletown....

 2021-04-19 19:31 

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Police: Stalker arrested at Taylor Swift's New York building...

A stalker who claims pop star Taylor Swift is communicating with him on social media was arrested on a trespassing charge after trying to break into the singer's Manhattan apartment, police s......

 2021-04-19 19:04 

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How to get a free RIPTA ride to a COVID-19 vaccine clinic...

Free transportation is now available for Rhode Islanders traveling to and from their COVID-19 vaccine appointments....

 2021-04-19 18:59 

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'Mr. Vacation' charged with stealing identities, faking unemployment filings...

The Providence man was indicted last week by a federal grand jury for allegedly stealing people's identities to fraudulently file for unemployment benefits....

 2021-04-19 18:49 

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Prosecutor: Chauvin 'had to know' Floyd's life was in danger...

Officer Derek Chauvin "had to know" he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried over and over that he couldn't breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor told the jury M......

 2021-04-19 18:34 

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State health agency refuses to give Slater Hospital docs to lawmakers...

The documents could help shed light on whether the state has improperly billed the federal government for years....

 2021-04-19 18:29 

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Parler can now return to App Store, Apple says in letter to senator...

The Parler app will be returning to the App Store, according to a letter Apple sent to one of Utah's senators....

 2021-04-19 18:14 

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Newsmakers 4/16/2021; Sen. Reed on Afghanistan; week in review...

The Senate Armed Services chairman discusses President Biden's decision to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11....

 2021-04-19 16:16 

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Woman, 30, charged in deadly Woonsocket crash...

Kristie Gore, 30, is expected to be arraigned Monday on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident, death resulting....

 2021-04-19 15:35 

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Otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for COVID-19...

An unspecified number of otters have tested positive for COVID-19 at Georgia Aquarium....

 2021-04-19 15:17 

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Newsfeed Now: Jury deliberations set to start in Chauvin trial; NASA launches helicopter over surface of Mars...

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 ......

 2021-04-19 14:57 

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Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears...

Biden is expected to present a nonbinding but symbolic goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that will affect climate change efforts in the U.S. and the world....

 2021-04-19 14:22 

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Austin shooting suspect arrested, wanted for killing 3 people...

Austin Police have arrested the former law officer wanted in the deadly shooting that left three people dead and launched a massive manhunt....

 2021-04-19 14:22 

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Brady expects to be ready for minicamp after knee surgery...

Tom Brady expects to be ready for June minicamp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as he recovers from offseason knee surgery....

 2021-04-19 14:02 

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Two killed in fiery Tesla crash without anyone in the driver's seat...

Deputies said the car was traveling fast and failed to navigate a turn before running off the road, hitting a tree, and bursting into flames....

 2021-04-19 13:22 

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Newsmakers 4/16/2021; Sen. Reed on Afghanistan; week in review...

Sen. Reed on Pres. Biden's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021....

 2021-04-19 13:13 

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On the Job: RI DLT creates new website to help job seekers find work...

The Department of Labor and Training has launched a new website to connect Rhode Islanders with valuable resources to support their job search....

 2021-04-19 13:12 

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Chauvin trial: Closing arguments begin Monday...

Closing arguments will begin Monday in the trial of the former Minneapolis officer charged in the death of George Floyd after three weeks filled with countless surveillance videos, emotionally drai......

 2021-04-19 12:57 

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In the Kitchen: Spring Asparagus with Sauce Hollandaise...

GoProvidence.com brings us Bob Burke, owner of Pot au Feu. Today in the kitchen, he is making Spring Asparagus with Sauce Hollandaise. Ingredients: Asparagus lemon, juiced, or to taste 1 pinch sal......

 2021-04-19 12:48 

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Ortho Rhode Island opens new flagship campus in Warwick...

From Day One, Ortho Rhode Island has built an organization that provides world-class orthopedic care. Now, as they continue to innovate, they are unveiling something even better. This spring, Ortho......

 2021-04-19 12:31 

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Fire breaks out at substance abuse hospital in North Kingstown...

Crews responding to the AdCare Substance Abuse Rehab Hospital on Tower Hill Road say the fire started around 5 a.m. in one of the complex's two buildings....

 2021-04-19 12:28 

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Mad Science Monday: 'It's A Gas!'...

Atomic Allen from Mad Science of Southern MA & RI shares another fun experiment for the whole family to try! Follow the instructions below to try the 'It's A Gas!' experiment ......

 2021-04-19 11:05 

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NASA's Mars helicopter makes history-making first flight...

NASA'S helicopter, Ingenuity, rose from the dusty red surface of Mars early Monday morning to become the first aircraft to take flight on another planet....

 2021-04-19 10:35 

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All residents 16+ in RI, Mass. eligible for COVID-19 vaccine...

All residents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts 16 years and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-04-19 10:16 

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Fauci says he expects Johnson & Johnson vaccinations to resume later this week...

The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cas......

 2021-04-19 10:07 

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Rhode Island state beach passes to go on sale Tuesday...

Season passes allow entry into parking lots at all eight of Rhode Island's state beaches...

 2021-04-19 09:12 

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Several displaced following New Bedford fire...

An investigation is underway after a fast-moving fire damaged two apartments in New Bedford early Monday morning....

 2021-04-19 09:04 

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Weather Now: Mild Start to School Vacation Week; Isolated Late Day Shower...

TODAY: Mild and partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s inland, upper 50s at the coast. There will be a chance of a brief, isolated shower after 3PM, which could contain some small hail or even graupel ......

 2021-04-19 02:49 

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April 18 HS football roundup: St. Raphael stays undefeated, EWG to the playoffs, Classical wins big...

(WPRI) — A big weekend of high school football for Rhode Island. For all the highlights from the Friday Night Blitz, click here. For Sunday's highlights, St. Raphael remains undefeated ......

 2021-04-19 02:45 

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2 people injured, one critically in Coventry crash...

COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI) — Two people were rushed to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Coventry on Sunday night. It happened around 9:00 p.m. in the area of Route 117 and Gillespie C......

 2021-04-19 00:36 

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Truck crashes into Dollar Tree in North Kingstown...

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Dollar Tree on Post Road in North Kingstown had to close early on Sunday after a truck crashed into its front door. It happened around 4 p.m. The crash left gla......

 2021-04-19 00:01 

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Atlantic 10 rookie of the year transfers to the Big East: Catch up with Cumberland native Tyler Kolek...

(WPRI) — He had no shortage of options when decided to enter the transfer portal but a phone call from new Marquette head coach Shaka Smart on a very special day helped make Tyler Kolek a war......

 2021-04-18 22:15 

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Warren residents, advocates rally against racism in their community...

WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) — Residents and advocates came together outside Warren Town Hall on Sunday to denounce racism and stand against hate in their community. They held up signs emphasizing lov......

 2021-04-18 19:56 

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Providence police identify man shot and killed at autobody shop...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police have identified the man shot and killed inside an autobody shop off Harris Avenue. Joshua Costa, 31, of Lincoln was found unresponsive around 1 p.m......

 2021-04-18 19:06 

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MANHUNT: Suspect still at large after 3 people killed in NW Austin shooting incident...

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, which took place at the intersection of Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway....

 2021-04-18 18:00 

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Ex-mayor Correia to face jurors in fraud, bribery case...

BOSTON (AP) — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charme......

 2021-04-18 17:36 

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Cathedral Camp closes after offering a century of fun for visitors...

FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) For thousands of people in Southeastern Massachusetts, Cathedral Camp in East Freetown has been synonymous with summertime. Whether they went to day camp for a week o......

 2021-04-18 16:10 

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3 die in wrong-way crash in Sturbridge, Mass...

STURBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Three people were killed in a wrong-way crash involving two vehicles on eastbound Interstate 84, Massachusetts State Police said. One driver was traveling west on the eastb......

 2021-04-18 15:26 

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Crews in Tiverton called to late night building fire...

TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Firefighters in Tiverton are investigating a fire that happened late Saturday night. Just after 10:30 p.m., crews were called to a building on Eagleville Road, just of......

 2021-04-18 14:32 

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Successful Living: Mutual Fund Facts...

Successful Living: Mutual Fund Facts...

 2021-04-18 14:31 

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Successful Living: Real Estate Expert, Chad Kritzas, from HomeSmart Professionals...

Successful Living: Real Estate Expert, Chad Kritzas, from HomeSmart Professionals...

 2021-04-18 14:30 

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Word of the Day: Compassionate...

Word of the Day: Compassionate...

 2021-04-18 14:28 

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Red Cross helping 58 people after 4-alarm fire in Providence...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Red Cross is assisting 22 families, including 34 adults and 24 children, after a a four alarm fire in Providence on Saturday. Firefighters were called to an apar......

 2021-04-18 13:33 

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Elderly woman involved in Woonsocket car accident dies...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket police say an elderly woman who involved in a serious car accident on Friday evening has died. Deputy Police Chief Michael Lemoine identified the woman as......

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Quick Bites: Maria's Cucina...

Our TV Maitre d' visits a popular Providence restaurant that has finally reopened, much to the delight of its many loyal customers....

 2021-04-17 22:43 

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April 17 HS football roundup: NK, EG, Central, Cranston West pick up wins...

(WPRI) Many Friday night football games were pushed back to Saturday due to the inclement weather while some were already scheduled for the weekend. In both cases, that meant there were hig......

 2021-04-17 20:32 

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After child dies, consumer product safety commission warns about Peloton treadmill...

NEW YORK (AP) — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured. The U.S. Consumer Pro......

 2021-04-17 19:51 

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Crews respond to massive fire in Providence...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Firefighters are battling a massive fire in Providence right now. Around 2:30 p.m., crews were called to an apartment complex on Chatham Street for a report of a fir......

 2021-04-17 15:13 

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Woman injured after car strikes utility pole in East Greenwich...

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) — A woman was injured Saturday morning after crashing her car into a utility pole. The East Greenwich Fire Department said they received a call just before 9 a.m.,......

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