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 2021-02-23 04:57 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Mexico receives shipment of Sputnik V vaccine...

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has received its first shipment of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-02-23 04:23 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2021-02-23 04:23 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky For Life' game...

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:...

 2021-02-23 04:21 

Pawtucket Times

Teen indicted in killing of 17-year-old; adult also charged...

STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Two people were charged Monday in connection to the killing of a 17-year-old who was shot while sitting in a parked car in July, authorities said....

 2021-02-23 04:19 

Providence Journal

ProJo Hoops Wrap: Cobains nets his 1,000th career point as Wheeler cruised to a win over Juanita Sanchez...

Travis Cobain became Rhode Island's newest 1,000-point scorer, playoff seeding was closer to being solidified and there's only one place to read it all - the ProJo Hoops Wrap...

 2021-02-23 04:15 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Hometown Hero: East Greenwich's Jack McMullen...

EAST GREENWICH, RI (WPRI) — This week's Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses Hometown Sports Hero is Jack McMullen. The East Greenwich senior passed the 1,000 point mark and is closing in o......

 2021-02-23 04:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Wheeler tops Juanita Sanchez in boys hoops; Classical over Smithfield in girls hoops...

Wheeler tops Juanita Sanchez in boys hoops; Classical over Smithfield in girls hoops...

 2021-02-23 03:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: A bird's-eye view of winter fun from Lantern Hill...

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 2021-02-23 02:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Biden pushes for COVID-19 relief package as the US passes 500,000 COVID-19 deaths...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — As the nation mourns the lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic, President Joe Biden is urging Congress to get his COVID-19 relief package across the finish line. From ......

 2021-02-23 02:40 

Pawtucket Times

Half a million dead in US, confirming virus's tragic reach...

For weeks after Cindy Pollock began planting tiny flags across her yard — one for each of the more than 1,800 Idahoans killed by COVID-19 — the toll was mostly a number. Until two women she had never met rang......

 2021-02-23 02:39 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Taco Bell introducing new chicken 'sandwich taco'...

Taco Bell is bringing a chicken "sandwich taco" to its menu later this year....

 2021-02-23 02:36 

Pawtucket Times

EXPLAINER: Why a plane's engine exploded over Denver...

The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on a fan blade that appeared to be weakened by wear and tear, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure on board another plane in......

 2021-02-23 02:34 

Pawtucket Times

City probe faults overall police treatment of Elijah McClain...

DENVER (AP) — The results of an investigation into the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain in suburban Denver released Monday criticizes how police handled the entire incident, faulting officers for their quick, aggressive treatment of the 23-year-old Bl...

 2021-02-23 01:58 

Providence Journal

Our Hidden History: The 'Negro elections' of Pawtuxet Village...

These festive gatherings drew Blacks from across the state, and combined elements of African heritage with white American election practices....

 2021-02-23 01:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Subcommittee to provide overview of 16 potential school facility plans...

WESTERLY — The School Building Subcommittee will provide an overview of 16 plans to reviewed over the past nine months to address needs at the town's elementary schools during a...

 2021-02-23 01:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island on Monday started allowing residents age 65 and older to schedule appointments for a COVID-19 vaccination....

 2021-02-23 01:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rules planned to save right whales loom over lobster fishers...

PORTLAND, Maine — America's lobster fishery is getting close to the date when it will have to contend with new rules designed to try to save a species of whale...

 2021-02-23 01:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police ID man, 31, killed in Uxbridge rollover crash...

The investigation revealed the driver, identified as Robert Bilodeau, of Bellingham, lost control of his truck....

 2021-02-23 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Firefighters extinguish car fire along Shannock Road...

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 2021-02-23 01:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

New Bedford detectives make largest fentanyl bust in city's history...

The largest seizure of fentanyl in New Bedford's history occurred Friday night, according to the city's police department....

 2021-02-23 01:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police logs: Monday, Feb. 22, 2021...

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 2021-02-23 01:21 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Delayed shipment of 12K+ vaccine doses forces 3 community clinics to reschedule...

On Monday, a spokesperson for the Department of Health said a shipment of 12,400 Moderna vaccines did not arrive as expected, "as a result of the severe weather that has affected distribution......

 2021-02-23 01:20 

TheWesterlySun.com

2 more mass vaccination sites opening in Massachusetts...

BOSTON — Two more coronavirus mass vaccination sites are opening in Massachusetts this week, including one Monday at a now-closed Sears store at the Natick Mall....

 2021-02-23 01:20 

TheWesterlySun.com

National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format...

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who will gather on an ESPN campus...

 2021-02-23 01:04 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

List: RI cities, towns launching COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents...

Some local municipalities have updated their COVID-19 vaccination information, as Rhode Islanders 65 and older become eligible to receive their first dose....

 2021-02-23 00:52 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland gaining bipartisan support from Senate...

Judge Merrick Garland, who was refused a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016, faced questions on Monday from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Garland will have to clear the committee on his......

 2021-02-23 00:50 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Woonsocket opts out of upcoming Fall II football season...

The Woonsocket Villanovans, the two-time defending Division II state champions in football, recently moved up to Division I, will not be taking part in the upcoming Fall II football season. School ......

 2021-02-23 00:16 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'It would mean the world to me': East Providence man desperately searching for kidney donor...

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An East Providence woman is doing everything within her power to help her soon-to-be brother-in-law find a kidney donor. Alex Peguero, 27, has kidney disease and is c......

 2021-02-23 00:16 

Providence Journal

Raimondo delegates budget power to McKee, names 3 to cabinet...

Raimondo delegates budget power to McKee, names 3 to cabinet...

 2021-02-23 00:13 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

With temperatures on the rise, it's crucial to use caution on frozen lakes, ponds...

Walking or skating on ice-covered lakes and ponds may not seem like a big deal ... until it becomes one....

 2021-02-22 23:46 

Providence Journal

Celtics' loss to Pelicans really hurt...

"It hurt. That one stung," said Celtics coach Brad Stevens...

 2021-02-22 23:33 

Providence Journal

Raimondo hails "good news" as vaccinations pick up pace...

Raimondo hails...

 2021-02-22 23:30 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Stimulus checks: House committee passes Biden's $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill...

The House of Representatives Budget Committee Monday approved a bill with $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief, advancing a top priority of President Joe Biden toward a full House vote on passage expec......

 2021-02-22 23:29 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Two Cranston restaurants reunited with 'missing money'...

As many local small businesses continue to struggle throughout the coronavirus pandemic, two Cranston restaurants were reunited with some of their "missing money" Monday....

 2021-02-22 23:26 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

2 more mass vaccination sites opening in Massachusetts...

Two more coronavirus mass vaccination sites are opening in Massachusetts this week....

 2021-02-22 23:22 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Nicolato and Clement: Question 3 key to tackling RI's acute housing crisis...

One of the most important decisions we can make to help Rhode Island families, workers, seniors and veterans recover from this pandemic is to pass Question 3 in the March 2 special election....

 2021-02-22 23:21 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Letters: Kudos to Warwick's new mayor; help our small businesses...

Letters to the editor from our readers....

 2021-02-22 23:19 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Sasse: RI needs a crisis manager, not economic miracle worker...

Once the coronavirus is in the rear-view mirror, Gov. Dan McKee should focus on an economic strategy to make the most productive use of the state's human, capital and natural resources....

 2021-02-22 23:16 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Senators question Garland on domestic threats, Russia investigation...

Five years after being denied a hearing for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland attended a confirmation hearing Monday to become President Joe Biden's attorney general....

 2021-02-22 23:15 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Fall River man arrested on narcotics charges...

A man on parole following a Rhode Island robbery is now charged with drug trafficking....

 2021-02-22 23:14 

Providence Journal

RI forced to cancel some vaccination appointments after shipment of doses is delayed...

The vaccine deliveries were impacted by the severe weather that gripped much of the country last week, the Department of Health said....

 2021-02-22 23:10 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Brown University scientists helped NASA determine where Mars rover should land...

NASA's Perserverance rover landed on Mars last week, but not without the help of some planetary scientists from Brown University who picked its landing spot....

 2021-02-22 22:53 

Providence Journal

Garrett Whitlock makes a quick Red Sox impression...

Garrett Whitlock makes a quick Red Sox impression...

 2021-02-22 22:50 

Providence Journal

Consistency the goal for Rafael Devers, Red Sox...

Consistency the goal for Rafael Devers, Red Sox...

 2021-02-22 22:47 

Providence Journal

Red Sox seek the 'complete package' from Christian Vazquez...

Red Sox seek the 'complete package' from Christian Vazquez...

 2021-02-22 22:44 

Providence Journal

Red Sox place Franchy Cordero on COVID-19 reserve list...

Red Sox place Franchy Cordero on COVID-19 reserve list...

 2021-02-22 22:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Virginia lawmakers vote to abolish the death penalty...

State lawmakers gave final approval Monday to legislation that will end capital punishment in Virginia, a dramatic turnaround for a state that has executed more people in its long history than any ......

 2021-02-22 22:40 

Providence Journal

Dustin Pedroia surprises at Red Sox team meeting...

Dustin Pedroia surprises at Red Sox team meeting...

 2021-02-22 22:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Two men charged in deadly shooting outside Pawtucket car wash...

Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Pawtucket man outside of a car wash last October, according to the R.I. Attorney General's office....

 2021-02-22 22:25 

Providence Journal

RIIL reshuffles playoff formats for basketball, hockey...

Both sports will now have more teams qualify for postseason...

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