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 2018-07-17 17:54 

Providence Journal

Embattled East Providence city councilman fails to qualify for election ballot...

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — City Councilman Brian Faria, the target of a police investigation and embroiled in a lawsuit against the city, failed to file the required 50 signatures with the canvassers office and will not be on the ballot for reelection ...

 2018-07-17 17:23 

Providence Journal

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for northern R.I....

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for northern Rhode Island until 7 p.m.A flash flood watch is also in effect for the same areas, Providence and Kent counties, until 10 p.m.Severe [...]...

 2018-07-17 17:19 

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Matt Brown economic plan would increase tax rates on corporations and high-earners...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On a day when the Democratic Governors Association funneled $1 million into Rhode Island to help Governor Raimondo's reelection campaign, Democratic challenger Matt Brown released what he is calling a "comprehensive jobs a...

 2018-07-17 16:40 

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Fire again damages house where man was killed by fire in 2016...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Firefighters on Tuesday morning battled a blaze at a vacant house where a fatal fire broke out a year and a half ago.Nobody was injured in the fire, first reported at about 2:30 a.m., said Battalion Chief Kevin Bross of the Providence ...

 2018-07-17 16:29 

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Providence resident awakened by yelling, screaming and an armed man in her room...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Police are investigating another armed home invasion, this one on Lisbon Street Saturday.The incident was the fifth time reported since May that a group of armed robbers have burst into homes in the early morning hours to rob people.Pr...

 2018-07-17 16:23 

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Assault suspect blames woman; neighbors have different story...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A man attacked a woman, hospitalizing her, then assaulted a Providence officer as he was being arrested early Tuesday morning, police say.Jonathan Vanover, 30, was taken into custody for a felony assault investigation after an incident...

 2018-07-17 16:22 

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Late-night hosts skewer Trump's news conference with Putin...

Here are just some of the topics that Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers all mocked Monday's news conference with President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-17 15:49 

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Flash flood watch issued for northern R.I....

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- With the potential for thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall to the region, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for part of Rhode Island.The watch is in effect until this evening and covers the northern [...]...

 2018-07-17 15:32 

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Longtime Providence Councilman Hassett doesn't have enough signatures to make the ballot...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Longtime Ward 12 City Councilman Terrence Hassett did not submit enough signatures to get his name on the ballot in this year's city council race, according to the Rhode Island Secretary of State's Office.Hassett submitted 47 si...

 2018-07-17 14:11 

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A century ago, German sub shelled Cape Cod...

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — Over 3,000 miles from the trenches and battlefields of the Western Front, where many hundreds of thousands had already died, residents of Orleans, Massachusetts, were enjoying a typical summer morning on July 21, 1918, waiting ...

 2018-07-17 13:45 

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Worcester man accused of beating, robbing man in wheelchair...

WORCESTER, Mass. -- A Worcester man faces charges after he allegedly beat and robbed a man in a wheelchair on Main Street Sunday night. Police were called to the scene about 8:45 p.m. and soon found Juan Santiago, 45, of Worcester at the nearby intersecti...

 2018-07-17 12:59 

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Assault suspect blames beating on woman, but neighbors have different story...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A man attacked a woman, hospitalizing her, then assaulted a Providence officer as he was being arrested early Tuesday morning, police say.Jonathan Vanover, 30, was taken into custody for a felony assault investigation after an incident...

 2018-07-17 12:41 

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Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water; now she's warning parents....

It's not unusual for Lindsey and Alan McIver's children to get up before them. Most mornings, the kids entertain themselves for about 10 to 15 minutes, coloring and playing, before going to wake their parents, Lindsey McIver told The Washington Po...

 2018-07-17 12:03 

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Severe thunderstorms with hail, damaging winds possible this afternoon...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across much of Southern New England this afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service says.The greatest threat is to northern and western Massachusetts and northern ...

 2018-07-17 04:00 

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Vigil for Chesna, Adams draws thousands to Weymouth...

WEYMOUTH — Clinging to her husband, Chuckie, Maryann Chesna stood shaking before a crowd of nearly 3,000 Monday night, overwhelmed with emotion as she looked out at the thousands of people who turned out to pay their respects to her son. "I just...

 2018-07-17 03:41 

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Hundreds mourn Scituate teen killed in motorcycle crash...

SCITUATE — Hundreds of grief-stricken friends and family members remembered a popular, thrill-seeking 14-year-old Monday night, recalling his fun and happy way of life, and mourning him as "a lion" and as an "eagle."The large group g...

 2018-07-17 03:29 

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Coventry police, fire departments release lip-synch video, challenge Warwick to respond...

Saying they were first in Rhode Island to "answer the call," Coventry police and fire departments posted a Lip Synch Challenge video on YouTube Monday and challenged their counterparts in Warwick to respond....

 2018-07-17 03:23 

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Exeter gives solar developer the green light...

EXETER, R.I. — Over the objections of the Planning Board and town planner, and after a hearing that attracted almost 200 people to hear public comment on three different nights across four months, the Town Council voted 3-2 Monday night to change th...

 2018-07-17 03:03 

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Red Sox have been a hit, but MLB season has been a big whiff...

WASHINGTON — Scott Boras stood over the left shoulder of J.D. Martinez on Monday afternoon, the prominent baseball agent watching intently as the Red Sox outfielder and one of his star clients took questions.The concourse full of cameras and other m...

 2018-07-17 02:14 

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Van a donation in name of overdose victim...

Grieving family of overdose victim donates van to Providence nonprofit that offered lifeline...

 2018-07-17 01:51 

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People: Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin...

NEW YORK — Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian duped guests on his new show by posing as a disabled veteran.The network says in a statement Monday that Baron Cohen "did not present himself as a disabl...

 2018-07-17 01:39 

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DeRose drops out of race for Providence City Council's Ward 13 seat...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Anthony DeRose announced Monday that he is withdrawing his candidacy for Ward 13 City Councilman.DeRose, who is chairman of the Rhode Island Democratic Party LGBTQ Caucus and a triage receptionist at Anchor Medical Associates, sai...

 2018-07-17 01:04 

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Local politicians agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-17 00:36 

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American Airlines to add seasonal nonstop flight between R.I., Miami...

WARWICK, R.I. — American Airlines is adding a new seasonal nonstop route from T.F. Green Airport to Miami, the airport corporation announced Monday.The flights will be scheduled from Dec. 19 to April 1."We are extremely excited about American...

 2018-07-16 23:36 

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U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, and opponents Whitehouse and Flanders agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-16 22:31 

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Stick a fork in it, the 'Rice Wars' are done...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Superior Court judge has ruled in the long-simmering dispute over who can sell rice at the Providence Place Mall, awarding more than $573,000 to a Massachusetts businessman who argued he had exclusive right to sell rice in the food c...

 2018-07-16 21:23 

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Police report: Suspect fired 10 rounds at Weymouth officer...

QUINCY, Mass. — A Brockton man accused of killing a Weymouth police officer and an innocent by stander will not be arraigned Monday afternoon.The Norfolk District Attorney's Office originally said Emanuel Lopes would be arraigned Monday on a hal...

 2018-07-16 21:12 

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Opponents Whitehouse, Flanders agree: Trump should believe U.S. intelligence, not Putin...

U.S. Sen. Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders criticize President Trump for his apparent willingness to believe a denial by Russian President Putin over findings of U.S. intelligence agencies....

 2018-07-16 21:11 

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Governor creates task force to study reducing plastics use in R.I....

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo is set to appoint a task force that will come up with ways to reduce the use of disposable plastics in Rhode Island as part of an effort to prevent things like shopping bags, straws and balloons from polluting t...

 2018-07-16 19:40 

Providence Journal

The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates...

Doubts about the ongoing tariff battle and about the administration's agenda on health care, spending and immigration have changed the terrain. Rather than back the president and Republicans, the Midwest has begun to flirt with candidates who would ke...

 2018-07-16 19:36 

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Trump offers little pushback to Putin's denial of interference...

HELSINKI - President Donald Trump cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying after his summit here Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the autocrat gave him a &...

 2018-07-16 19:36 

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Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "miss...

 2018-07-16 19:32 

Providence Journal

Second victim of Weymouth shooting identified...

George Camacho said he remembered Vera Adams greeting him and his two children with a big smile when they'd stop at her house while trick-or-treating every Halloween.He didn't know her well, but Camacho said she had a positive influence on their S...

 2018-07-16 19:26 

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A crocodile killed an Indonesian man - so his village slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles...

The villagers buried Sugito on Saturday, but putting his body into the ground was not a calming act of catharsis. Instead, mourners in the Sorong district of West Papua, Indonesia, gathered shovels and hammers, clubs and ropes and went looking for the one...

 2018-07-16 19:25 

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Video helps police capture Providence homicide suspect...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Investigators identified a suspect in a fatal July 1 shooting with the help of two witnesses and video surveillance that shows the homicide as it happened, a state prosecutor said Monday.Arnold Evans, a 36-year-old Providence resident,...

 2018-07-16 18:05 

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CVS dismisses 2 store managers who called police on black customer...

CHICAGO (AP) — CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says white store managers in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.Camilla Hudson posted cellphone video of one of the managers appearing nervous. Morry Matson's left ...

 2018-07-16 17:56 

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After 30 years, DNA helps police capture suspected child killer who left trail of taunts...

The message was slashed onto the weather-beaten planks of a barn in the empty farmland not far from where the girl's body had been found. Police in northern Indiana stared at the jerky handwritten scrawl in May 1990, realizing this was the most signif...

 2018-07-16 16:19 

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AAA: R.I. gas prices drop by 1 cent; region's inventories keeping prices stable...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Gas prices in Rhode Island dropped a penny this week, AAA Northeast says.The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.899 per gallon at self-service pumps in the Ocean State, according to AAA's weekly survey.&#...

 2018-07-16 15:24 

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On Twitter and Reddit, calls from students to #rescoreJuneSAT...

After Campbell Taylor scored a 1470 on the SAT in March, the rising senior knew he was just 20 points shy of the score he needed to qualify for a top scholarship at Mississippi State University - his first-choice for college. So the 17-year-old resolved t...

 2018-07-16 15:20 

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Thai cave rescuer considers suing Elon Musk over deleted 'pedo' tweets...

It has been five days since a dozen boys were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, and five days since Elon Musk has been wandering in a Twitter labyrinth of his own making. The Silicon Valley engineer and billionaire was briefly seen in Thailand last...

 2018-07-16 14:54 

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Championship a test for agile dogs from all over | Video...

At the Wide World of Indoor Sports in North Kingstown, dogs from all over the Northeast, and such places as Texas, Michigan and Tennessee, flew over jumps, snaked through weaving poles, climbed A-frames, scrambled through tunnels, walked elevated planks a...

 2018-07-16 13:58 

Providence Journal

New England championship a test for agile dogs from all over | Video...

At the Wide World of Indoor Sports in North Kingstown, dogs from all over the Northeast, and such places as Texas, Michigan and Tennessee, flew over jumps, snaked through weaving poles, climbed A-frames, scrambled through tunnels, walked elevated planks a...

 2018-07-16 13:06 

Providence Journal

Hot and humid Monday; storms possible Tuesday...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The heat and humidity will stick around for the first part of the week before drier air moves in behind storms Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.Expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 88 degrees today in Providence...

 2018-07-16 12:43 

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Group uses baseball bats, guns, knives to rob Providence man, steal car...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- City police are investigating after a man said he was beaten with baseball bats by a group of people who then stole his car.The 26-year-old Florence Street resident told police he was outside smoking a cigarette by himself early Monday...

 2018-07-16 12:25 

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Jaguar escapes New Orleans zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals...

A jaguar at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans slipped out of its enclosure and went on a territorial killing rampage sometime overnight, attacking four alpacas, an emu and a fox trapped in their own habitats before zoo officials managed to sedate it. The big...

 2018-07-16 12:14 

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Woonsocket man shot in Worcester...

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man was shot in the head in Massachusetts, but is expected to survive.Authorities say a 19-year-old Woonsocket man was shot in the head in Worcester, and is being treated at St. Vincent Hospital.Police were not...

 2018-07-16 02:54 

Providence Journal

Three-day New England Regional Championship a test for agile dogs from all over...

At the Wide World of Indoor Sports in North Kingstown, dogs from all over the Northeast, and such places as Texas, Michigan and Tennessee, flew over jumps, snaked through weaving poles, climbed A-frames, scrambled through tunnels, walked elevated planks a...

 2018-07-16 02:50 

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Music review: At the Newport Music Festival, an exquisite performance by Joshua Bell...

The esteemed violinist, with his equally estimable piano accompanist Alessio Bax, performed Sunday evening at Ochre Court for the festival's annual gala....

 2018-07-16 01:49 

Providence Journal

Political Scene: Acciardo has sought to erase legal troubles...

But state Senate candidate now says he may withdraw expungement motions in DUI cases...

 2018-07-16 00:24 

Providence Journal

East Providence residents hopeful, wary of electing a mayor this fall...

Voters in the city will elect a mayor this fall, after voting last fall to change their form of government. At the East Providence HeritageFest on Sunday, some residents had a few things to say about that....

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