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 2021-02-25 10:22 

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[ Providence ]

Weather Now: Breezy, Turning Cooler through Friday; Unsettled Weekend...

Good morning. Despite the mild temperatures early this morning, today won't nearly as warm as yesterday. Gusty northwest winds behind a cold front will be transporting in a new, more seasonab......

 2021-02-25 10:03 

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[ Providence ]

Baker: Massachusetts working to improve vaccine website...

If there is high traffic on the website, those trying to make a vaccine appointment will be placed in the waiting room area. The change is meant to keep the site running....

 2021-02-25 04:48 

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[ Providence ]

PC tops Xavier in Friars "most complete game"...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — —Noah Horchler had a season-high 20 points as Providence defeated Xavier 83-68 on Wednesday night. David Duke had 18 points including his 1-thousandth career point, nine re......

 2021-02-25 04:44 

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[ Providence ]

Hope tops Lincoln in boys hoops; Wheeler beats Bay View in girls hoops...

Hope tops Lincoln in boys hoops; Wheeler beats Bay View in girls hoops...

 2021-02-25 04:31 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'Turning a corner': COVID-19 infections, deaths falling at RI nursing homes...

The declines coincide with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the facilities....

 2021-02-25 04:15 

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[ Providence ]

Times Squared Academy in midst of cinderella season in high school basketball...

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) The smallest high school in Rhode Island is the midst of a special season on the basketball court. Times Squared Academy, a charter school in Providence with just 178 ......

 2021-02-25 03:50 

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[ Providence ]

Police ID man killed in Wrentham crash...

Police have identified the man who was killed in a head-on crash in Wrentham Tuesday evening....

 2021-02-25 03:40 

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[ Providence ]

State-run Providence schools seek $5 million boost from city coffers...

It's the first time officials in the district have asked Mayor Elorza and the City Council for more money since the state takeover....

 2021-02-25 03:33 

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[ Providence ]

RI lawmakers consider bill that would let schools ask parents to pay for field trips...

State lawmakers are taking another look at a proposal that would give schools permission to ask parents to pay for field trips....

 2021-02-25 03:25 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

High-speed chase in Rehoboth under investigation...

Police are investigating following a high-speed pursuit through two Massachusetts communities Wednesday night....

 2021-02-25 03:25 

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[ Providence ]

Police pursuit in Rehoboth under investigation...

Police are investigating following a pursuit through two Massachusetts communities Wednesday night....

 2021-02-25 01:42 

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[ Providence ]

Dr. Paul Fadale discusses Tiger Woods' road to recovery with Yianni Kourakis...

Dr. Paul Fadale of University Orthopedics joins Yianni Kourakis to talk about Tiger Woods' road to recovery after his serious car accident....

 2021-02-25 01:23 

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[ Providence ]

President Biden signs executive order, with bipartisan support, to bolster US supply chains...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, to discuss the best approach to strengthening the nation's supply chains and secure jobs for communities......

 2021-02-25 00:05 

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[ Providence ]

Police: Newport man pried plaques off graves in Middletown cemetery...

A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with vandalizing several graves at the Newport Memorial Park earlier this month, according to police....

 2021-02-24 23:44 

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[ Providence ]

AG Neronha: 'I'm not here to be a cheerleader for hospital mega-deal...

The proposal to combine Lifespan and Care New England must win approval from the attorney general, along with the Department of Health and the Federal Trade Commission....

 2021-02-24 23:39 

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[ Providence ]

Special season for two St. Andrew's players...

Barrington, RI (WPRI) In a season that almost didn't happen, St. Andrew's senior basketball players and best friends Matt Constant and Dylan Ahearn shared a unique moment when t......

 2021-02-24 23:14 

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[ Providence ]

'Things look much better': Field hospital director optimistic there won't be another surge...

With Rhode Island's field hospitals set to close in the coming weeks, Medical Director of Lifespan's Field Hospital at the Convention Center in Providence Dr. Selim Suner spoke with 12 ......

 2021-02-24 22:41 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in big 'real world' test...

A real-world test of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it's very effective at preventing serious illness or death, even after one dose....

 2021-02-24 22:27 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Tom Vilsack confirmed as agriculture secretary again...

Tom Vilsack is again the U.S. secretary of agriculture after being confirmed with overwhelming support in the Senate Tuesday....

 2021-02-24 22:16 

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[ Providence ]

'It was very scary': Local health care workers say past year changed their lives forever...

For health care workers, there's been no reprieve from the virus that's been dominating the headlines and our lives for the past year....

 2021-02-24 22:14 

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[ Providence ]

GOP lawmakers: Schools can reopen with no additional funds from Congress...

Republicans have turned to reopening schools as their political rallying cry to try to win back key components of their base: suburban voters and women....

 2021-02-24 22:00 

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[ Providence ]

Congress mulls ways to save USPS from financial ruin...

The U.S. Postal Service has been experiencing delivery delays while simultaneously facing a financial cliff after years of declining revenues....

 2021-02-24 21:29 

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[ Providence ]

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark expedition erected in Portland...

A huge bust of York, a Black man who was enslaved by William Clark and who was the first African-American to cross the continent and reach the Pacific Ocean, is sitting atop a pedestal amid a lushl......

 2021-02-24 21:21 

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[ Providence ]

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker...

A former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent after a pr......

 2021-02-24 21:19 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Chief: Capitol police were unsure about using force Jan. 6...

The statement from the acting chief of the Capitol Police fills in crucial new details as lawmakers begin investigating what went wrong the day of the attack....

 2021-02-24 21:11 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'One in a million': Rare half male, half female cardinal spotted in Pennsylvania...

A longtime birdwatcher in Pennsylvania spotted what he called a "once-in-a-lifetime" bird encounter — a rare cardinal that appeared to be genetically half male and half female....

 2021-02-24 21:10 

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[ Providence ]

Buying a car? Pandemic drives prices up, steers buyers away...

Prices of new vehicles far outpaced overall consumer inflation over the past year. In response, many buyers who were priced out of that market turned to used vehicles. Yet their demand proved so po......

 2021-02-24 21:08 

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[ Providence ]

Third stimulus checks: Key vote coming that will impact $1,400 payments...

You'll want to keep your eye on a Friday vote to see if the proposal that includes $1,400 stimulus checks moves forward....

 2021-02-24 20:47 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Woman arrested after crashing stolen car in Richmond...

A North Providence woman was arrested Sunday after she crashed a stolen car into a tree while intoxicated, according to police....

 2021-02-24 20:13 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Dartmouth mass vaccination site causing community clinics to close, health director says...

Michaud said he is being bombarded with phone calls from concerned residents who got their first dose at the high school and were rescheduled for a second one....

 2021-02-24 19:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

The importance of journalism and diversity in news organizations: A virtual discussion with 3 broadcast legends...

Join Nexstar and the NABJ Thursday at 2 p.m. ET for an important dialogue on newsroom diversity....

 2021-02-24 18:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in 'equity' push...

President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus beginning next month....

 2021-02-24 18:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

2 hard-hit cities, 2 diverging fates in vaccine rollout...

Mario Valdez, his wife and their 18-year-old son were fully vaccinated for COVID-19 this month as part of a special effort to inoculate every resident of Central Falls, the Rhode Island community h......

 2021-02-24 18:05 

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[ Providence ]

RI tops 150K first doses as vaccination efforts ramp up; 11 more COVID-19 deaths reported...

The Health Department also reported 375 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday and a 2.3% daily positivity rate....

 2021-02-24 17:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen dropped...

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol lev......

 2021-02-24 16:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

A look at the snow totals this season......

Providence will likely finish above average for the season Meteorological spring is just days away (March 1st), and astronomical spring is a little less than a month away (March 20th). Of course, w......

 2021-02-24 16:07 

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[ Providence ]

Tractor-trailers filled with food heading to Texas from Massachusetts...

The six-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots are once again showing they are also champions of charity by helping those who are struggling in Texas....

 2021-02-24 16:07 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Newsfeed Now: FDA finds Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine effective and safe; veterinarians say six-legged puppy 'a miracle'...

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 ......

 2021-02-24 15:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

LIVE: White House COVID-19 team holds briefing as vaccine-makers promise supply surge...

The White House COVID-19 response team is briefing the public Wednesday on the nation's vaccine rollout as vaccine-makers predict that supplies should surge in the coming weeks....

 2021-02-24 15:40 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Are we headed back to $3 per gallon gas?...

(NEXSTAR) It may feel like gas prices are high right now, but come summer you may be wishing the winter fuel prices would return. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 ......

 2021-02-24 15:39 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

ExxonMobil contractor fired after displaying noose to coworker...

An ExxonMobil employee has been terminated from the company after an investigation determined he showed a noose to a coworker....

 2021-02-24 15:28 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods...

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors that power cars, phones,......

 2021-02-24 15:27 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Local dentist develops scrub caps for textured-hair...

Black History Month continues, and "The Rhode Show" is working to share black stories and feature local, black-owned businesses. On Wednesday morning, we caught up with Dr. Joke Alesh, ......

 2021-02-24 14:01 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Local filmmaker travels the country exploring what makes people happy...

Happiness may be elusive, but that never stopped Michelle Wax, founder of the American Happiness Project. The Massachusetts resident, who founded two successful food companies in Boston, sold her c......

 2021-02-24 13:48 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Full moon will peak late this week as the 'Snow Moon'...

The next full Moon will be early Saturday morning, Feb. 27, appearing opposite the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 3:17 a.m. EST....

 2021-02-24 13:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

In the Kitchen: Quinoa & Brown Rice Bowls with Vegetables & Honey Curry Vinaigrette...

In the kitchen this morning, Nick Rabar is back from Avenue N showing us how to make Quinoa & Brown Rice Bowls with Vegetables & Honey Curry Vinaigrette. Ingredients: 1 cup Brown Ri......

 2021-02-24 13:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot poised for FDA decision...

The Food and Drug Administration's scientists confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. The agency also said J&J's shot — one t......

 2021-02-24 13:27 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state....

 2021-02-24 13:07 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Childhood classics make a comeback...

A fun and easy way to encourage kids to unplug is with Carrera Slot Cars. The 55-year-old slot car king has made a comeback amidst the pandemic with a booming surge in their slot car racing kit sal......

 2021-02-24 12:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Panel to examine taxing sugary drinks, food insecurity in Rhode Island...

A panel of experts and Rhode Island legislators are set to discuss if taxing soda and other sugary drinks could help to feed Rhode Islanders struggling to put food on the table....

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