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 2018-09-23 03:04 

Providence Journal

By the light of WaterFire, the 'beauty of science' shines...

Big Bang Science Fair in Providence brings plenty of positive energy to high-tech topics....

 2018-09-23 02:25 

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6 siblings say don't vote for their brother, an Arizona congressman...

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., has long drawn headlines for his extreme-right views...

 2018-09-23 01:00 

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Millions of jobs to become automated, report says, but many more will be created...

In the next four years more than 75 million jobs may be lost as companies shift to more automation, according to new estimates by the World Economic Forum. But the same projections have an upside: 133 million new jobs will emerge during the same time peri...

 2018-09-23 00:44 

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Portsmouth's Common Fence Music takes shows on the road...

Concerts will be played around the area as the Common Fence Point Community Center is renovated...

 2018-09-23 00:29 

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Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify...

But lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford are still seeking to iron out the details of her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, at which she will detail her sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh....

 2018-09-22 23:04 

Providence Journal

Memory's frailty may play role in Kavanaugh matter...

Experts say that because of how memory works, it's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford — the woman who says a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and groped her at a party when they were teenagers...

 2018-09-22 23:00 

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By air and sea, a flood of goods from China is headed to U.S....

The U.S. president's trade war with China has ignited a freight frenzy. Hyundai Merchant Marine Co.'s vessels leaving China for the U.S. are full, deliveries to California ports are surging, and cargo rates for journeys across the Pacific are at a...

 2018-09-22 22:58 

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Grassley adviser resigns after sexual harassment accusation...

Although he denies the allegations, Garrett Ventry submitted his resignation Friday night, saying he stepped down "in order to not be a distraction" as Senate Republicans continue to work to get Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh confirmed....

 2018-09-22 22:13 

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Police: Man tried to run over officer in Scituate...

SCITUATE, R.I. — Police are looking for a man who they say tried to drive over an officer Friday night.Scituate police said that a man driving a vehicle with New York plates sped away from an officer in Foster. A Scituate officer saw the fleeing veh...

 2018-09-22 21:30 

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Mark Patinkin: Johnston's fugitive turkey more elusive than Maltese Falcon...

Columnist plays wingman for Mayor Joe Polisena as they prowl the streets looking for Johnston's most wanted....

 2018-09-22 20:58 

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Fung's management of Cranston ice rink criticized by Democrats...

Three Democrats running for seats on the city council accuse Mayor Allan Fung and Republicans on the City Council of violating the city's charter by running the city's ice rink as an "independent operation" and "outside normal budgetin...

 2018-09-22 20:57 

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Newport teen dies, man hurt in Providence shooting...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A young man from Newport was killed and a man from Providence was injured in a double shooting early Saturday.Police are searching for the gunman who ran into a parking lot outside the Lockwood Plaza housing complex at 60 Prairie ...

 2018-09-22 20:30 

Providence Journal

Don't vote for Ariz. congressman, say 6 of his brothers and sisters...

Families are complicated, their private tensions and political disagreements often kept under wraps.That's not the case with Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., whose opponent in the midterm election just got a boost from Gosar's siblings.Six of them.The br...

 2018-09-22 20:17 

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Kavanaugh accuser will testify before Senate committee, lawyers say...

WASHINGTON - Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, said Saturday that she has accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request to testif...

 2018-09-22 17:01 

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Atlantic herring quotas may be cut again...

Regulators, worried about preserving this crucial species in the food chain, are considering new ecosystem-based restrictions that would affect prime fishing grounds off Rhode Island and Massachusetts....

 2018-09-22 16:13 

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Kavanaugh accuser's Senate appearance still in limbo Saturday...

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman set a new deadline for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, according to an unnamed source....

 2018-09-22 15:48 

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Teen dies, man hurt in Providence shooting...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A young man from Newport was killed and a man from Providence was injured in a double shooting early Saturday.Police are searching for the gunman who ran into a parking lot outside a housing complex at 60 Prairie Ave. just before ...

 2018-09-22 15:00 

Providence Journal

Alan Rosenberg: On anonymous sources and op-eds...

At The Journal, we chart our own course....

 2018-09-22 14:00 

Providence Journal

Hurricane Maria survivors in R.I.: Mourning their losses, but carrying on...

One year after living through the monster storm that destroyed their home, a young couple from Puerto Rico describe the chaotic aftermath and their difficult decision to make a new life in Providence. Other Puerto Ricans living in R.I. are still doing wha...

 2018-09-22 13:37 

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R.I. weather: Temps fall back Saturday, next week...

A cold front brings cool, dry weather through Monday....

 2018-09-22 03:23 

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Newport arts program will bridge the East-West divide...

Lecture and concert sponsored by Connecticut-based nonprofit Palladium Musicum will focus on contributions by Persian culture to Western civilization....

 2018-09-22 02:45 

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R.I. Latinos, fearing ICE and finding barriers, suffer abuse in silence...

WARWICK, R.I. — Latinos in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by domestic violence, but often don't seek help, a panel of experts said Friday at a talk organized by Progreso Latino, a Central Falls-based organization serving the Latino com...

 2018-09-22 02:37 

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Health Matters: Week of Sept. 23...

A Senior Signature Diabetes Series will be held Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Cranston Department of Senior Services, 1070 Cranston St. The series is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. The goal of this free...

 2018-09-22 02:20 

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Archaeologists update search for Capt. James Cook's ship in Newport Harbor...

NEWPORT — The search for the remnants of Capt. James Cook's ship Endeavour is akin to a modern-day treasure hunt: filled with intrigue, longing and a healthy dose of frustration.In the past, divers and archaeologists have believed that they were...

 2018-09-22 02:16 

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Inside Story: Sister Helen's advocacy is no drop in the ocean...

On "Story in the Public Square," co-host Jim Ludes asked guest Sister Helen Prejean what role her decades of advocating against execution has played in the dramatic decline in death sentences in the U.S. over the last two decades....

 2018-09-22 01:35 

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People: Michelle Obama book tour is selling out arenas...

Burt Reynolds remembered at memorial service in Florida....

 2018-09-22 00:45 

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Bus strike looms in Providence on Thursday...

Mayor Elorza said his office has been working for weeks on possible alternatives to transport children in the event of a strike: "We looked into all of the options: RIPTA, Uber, taxi cabs. We contacted bus companies up and down the East Coast. There w...

 2018-09-22 00:37 

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Report: Rosenstein proposed secretly taping Trump...

The deputy attorney general denies the allegations....

 2018-09-21 22:21 

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Providence school bus drivers to strike Thursday if no agreement reached...

Mayor Elorza said his office has been working for weeks on possible alternatives to transport children in the event of a strike: "We looked into all of the options: RIPTA, Uber, taxi cabs. We contacted bus companies up and down the East Coast. There w...

 2018-09-21 21:53 

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North Providence car wash owner accused of improperly performing surgeries on dogs...

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The owner of a North Providence car wash was arraigned Thursday in an ongoing case alleging that he let someone use his business to perform unlicensed surgical procedures on dogs, according to authorities.Daniel Guerriero, 3...

 2018-09-21 21:42 

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Providence school bus drivers to strike Thursday if no agreement reached...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Teamsters Local 251, which represents the bus drivers who transport the city's 9,000 elementary and middle school students to and from school each day, announces that the drivers will strike on Thursday if no agreement can be reach...

 2018-09-21 19:22 

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Providence police: Would-be robber beaten, kidnapped...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A man was beaten and kidnapped after a robbery attempt gone wrong for everyone involved early Wednesday morning, Providence police say.The suspect-turned-victim, police say, took out a firearm at a Manton Avenue home and tried to rob p...

 2018-09-21 19:10 

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Providence police: Man attempts robbery but gets beaten, kidnapped...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A man was beaten and kidnapped after a robbery attempt gone wrong for everyone involved early Wednesday morning, Providence police say.The suspect-turned-victim, police say, took out a firearm at a Manton Avenue home and tried to rob p...

 2018-09-21 18:49 

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More than 130 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was abov...

 2018-09-21 17:53 

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New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding...

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction.With the crisis slowly movi...

 2018-09-21 16:59 

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Providence details plans on keeping students safe during possible bus strike...

Parents who are enlisting the help of others to transport students must submit a completed and signed form documenting which relatives or friends have permission to drop off an pick up their children....

 2018-09-21 16:57 

Providence Journal

Cicilline questions Google over kids' privacy on YouTube...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, a Nebraska Republican, sent a letter thi...

 2018-09-21 16:18 

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Thomas Rhett brings appealing combination of pop and country to Dunkin' Donuts Center...

Thomas Rhett, a second-generation country singer-songwriter who is decidedly more pop than his musician father, fed an enthusiastic audience songs old and new in a high-energy show at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on Thursday night.Rhett — who welco...

 2018-09-21 15:57 

Providence Journal

Bug-sniffing dogs to inspect Providence courthouse on Saturday...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Bug-sniffing dogs will inspect Garrahy Judicial Complex on Saturday in an effort to root out any bedbugs that might be present in the Dorrance Street courthouse.Kara Picozzi, spokeswoman for the courts, said the results of the K-9...

 2018-09-21 13:53 

Providence Journal

Day-care worker stabbed three infants in New York, police say...

Three infants and two adults were stabbed early Friday at home day-care center in New York, a police spokesman said. New York Police Lt. Thomas Antonetti said a 52-year-old woman, who worked at the private day-care facility in Queens, stabbed three infant...

 2018-09-21 13:36 

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Ex-Mass. State Police lieutenants indicted in overtime scandal...

Three former Massachusetts State Police lieutenants have been indicted in connection with an ongoing state investigation by Attorney General Maura Healey into overtime abuse at Troop E, the unit previously assigned to the Massachusetts Turnpike. The attor...

 2018-09-21 13:09 

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Attleboro man accused of stabbing driver in road-rage incident...

NORTON, Mass. — Police have arrested an Attleboro man and charged him in connection with a road-rage stabbing on Thursday. At about 3:30pm, a 911 caller told Norton Police that he had been stabbed following a road rage incident on Plain Street in No...

 2018-09-21 12:14 

Providence Journal

Partly sunny, high near 70 in Providence...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Expect partly sunny skies with a high near 70 degrees today in Providence, the National Weather Service says."High pressure moves slowly to the east today," the weather service says. "A cold front sweeps across the region l...

 2018-09-21 11:59 

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Female shooter kills self and three others at Maryland warehouse...

ABERDEEN, Md. - Mike Carre's work day had barely begun Thursday at a complex of sprawling warehouses in Maryland when a man he didn't know staggered into his office, bleeding from a bullet hole above his left knee. "There's a shooting at R...

 2018-09-21 05:33 

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Newport County hurricane survivors share memories...

Manuel "Manny" Neronha said most hurricanes have three weapons: swirling winds, heavy rain and pounding waves. The Hurricane of '38 was different, he said, in that it had a fourth weapon: surprise.Neronha, 89, of Jamestown was 9 years old and ...

 2018-09-21 03:26 

Providence Journal

Exeter Town Council agrees to redo solar zoning vote next month...

EXETER, R.I. — A member of the Town Council, who realized almost immediately that he had voted the wrong way in adopting solar zoning rules on Sept. 4, will be allowed to undo his mistake, but not until Oct. 15.The council came to that conclusion at...

 2018-09-21 03:05 

Providence Journal

WPRI poll: Slight majority oppose more taxpayer support for PawSox stadium...

According to the poll, only 38 percent of those surveyed believe state leaders here should have offered the team more to stay here than they would have gotten from the stadium-financing legislation passed by Rhode Island lawmakers in the final days of thi...

 2018-09-21 02:36 

Providence Journal

Photos: Remembering the victims of Hurricane Maria...

The event was organized by the Puerto Rican Professional Association of Rhode Island to mark the anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island one year ago. The event honoring the victims was held at India Point Park in Providence....

 2018-09-21 02:18 

Providence Journal

Providence City Council takes another shot at ethics ordinance...

The proposed measure would bar council members indicted on felony crimes from leadership positions until their records are cleared....

 2018-09-21 01:25 

Providence Journal

At Providence leadership conference, a focus on women helping women...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The signs in the stalls of the men's room at the Rhode Island Convention Center on Thursday were not what one might expect:"GRLPWR""Be You. Do You. For You.""Brave. Strong. Empowered."But this was a dif...

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