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 2020-07-08 14:25 

WPRI

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Newsfeed Now: Interview with President Trump; Good Samaritan pulls driver from fiery crash...

Weekdays at 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 a replay minute......

 2020-07-08 14:03 

WPRI

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US sets single-day record for new coronavirus cases with over 60,000...

The United States saw over 60,000 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University, making it a record-breaking day....

 2020-07-08 14:01 

WPRI

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Raimondo, RIDOH to hold COVID-19 briefing at 1 pm...

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott have scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference to update residents on the state's coronavirus situation....

 2020-07-08 13:44 

WPRI

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Customizable furniture & so much more!...

This morning in The Rhode Home we welcomed NIROPE Ron & Pete Cardi along with Sam Slezak for the Pointer Trial at The Memory & Aging Program at Butler. You can learn more ab......

 2020-07-08 13:38 

WPRI

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'I'm a grown woman. I know better': Woman caught on camera making racist remarks at Black Lives Matter protest apologizes...

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) A woman caught on camera making racist remarks at a Black Lives Matter protest over the weekend in Elizabethton spoke with News Channel 11 for the very first time......

 2020-07-08 13:33 

WPRI

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'Grateful': Good Samaritan pulls driver from fiery crash...

After a car smashed into a tree and burst into flames near Rothbury, a complete stranger jumped in to save the driver's life....

 2020-07-08 12:49 

WPRI

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Phil Keoghan Chats New Show, "Tough as Nails"...

"Phil Keoghan, best known as the host of "The Amazing Race" brings his passion project "Tough as Nails" to life. Keoghan will host the new reality series that celebra......

 2020-07-08 12:34 

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RI Nurse organizes "Zero-K" for co-workers to bring light & laughter...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) A local nurse plans a surprise for her fellow co-workers meant to bring some light and laughter during overwhelming times. An ER nurse at RI Hospital for the past 20......

 2020-07-08 12:34 

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RI Hospital staff organize "Zero-K" to bring light & laughter...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A Rhode Island Hospital staff member planned a surprise for her fellow co-workers to bring some light and laughter during overwhelming times. For the past 20 years, Paulin......

 2020-07-08 11:36 

Providence Journal

Patrick Kennedy's wife wins in N.J. primary...

A member of the storied Kennedy political family emerged as the presumptive Democratic nominee in a South Jersey congressional district late Tuesday, defying expectations that it would take days before results were clear in the state's primary electio...

 2020-07-08 11:35 

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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies...

Mary Kay Letourneau, a teacher who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted of raping him in a case that drew international headlines, has died. She was 58....

 2020-07-08 11:27 

Providence Journal

Florida man lost it when asked to wear a mask. Now he lost his job....

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A raging mask debate during an incident at a Florida Costco was captured on video June 27 and went viral Monday night with almost 10 million views. The tirade cost a man his job.A man wearing a red, "Running the world since 17...

 2020-07-08 10:38 

WPRI

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State police respond to serious rollover on I-195 in Dartmouth...

The incident occurred on Interstate 195 eastbound between exits 11 and 12 just before 5:30 a.m....

 2020-07-08 10:11 

Providence Journal

Facebook civil rights audit: 'Serious setbacks' mar progress...

A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred the social network's progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias.Facebook hired the audit's leader, former American Civil...

 2020-07-08 10:05 

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China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw...

China on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the U.S. decision to withdraw from the U.N. body....

 2020-07-08 09:56 

WPRI

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RI nursing homes now allowing visitations, with restrictions...

Families can now visit their loved ones in long-term care and assisted living facilities, as long as they follow a set of guidelines to ensure the safety of the staff, residents and visitors....

 2020-07-08 09:40 

WPRI

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Weather Now: AM Fog/Shower to a Warm and Humid Afternoon...

TODAY: Warmer and very humid. Morning low clouds, fog and a stay shower giving way to partly sunny skies. Slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm in the late afternoon/evening, mainly i......

 2020-07-08 09:07 

WPRI

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July 14 bail hearing date set for Epstein's ex-girlfriend...

A judge has set a July 14 date for an arraignment and bail hearing for Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend on charges she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse....

 2020-07-08 06:56 

Pawtucket Times

Wedding season brings new virus outbreak in West Bank...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — By the end of May, the Palestinian Authority appeared to have quashed a coronavirus outbreak in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, with only around 400 confirmed cases and just two fatalities in the territory, following a......

 2020-07-08 06:15 

Pawtucket Times

Column: Rolling the dice against a virus that usually wins...

There's plenty of activity outside ballparks on both sides of the country, with people lining up by the hundreds in nervous anticipation of what the next few days might bring....

 2020-07-08 06:11 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Pakistan's daily infections drop as testing cut...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's daily infection rate dropped below 3,000 for the second straight day, though medical experts caution it may be due to less testing....

 2020-07-08 05:43 

Pawtucket Times

Ravens quarterback cancels Florida event amid virus surge...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual "Funday with LJ" event in Florida due to surging coronavirus cases in the state and strict gathering limits....

 2020-07-08 05:17 

Pawtucket Times

'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs...

Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste....

 2020-07-08 05:16 

Pawtucket Times

'Desperation science' slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs...

Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste....

 2020-07-08 05:10 

Pawtucket Times

Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?...

TIERRA AMARILLA, N.M. (AP) — The dusty town of Tierra Amarilla perches in the shadows of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, five decades ago, this poor northern New Mexico community saw one of the most violent clash in civil......

 2020-07-08 04:45 

Pawtucket Times

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies...

SEATTLE (AP) — Mary Kay Letourneau, a teacher who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted of raping him in a case that drew international headlines, has died. She was 58....

 2020-07-08 04:33 

Pawtucket Times

Window into virus surge: Death, recovery at Houston hospital...

HOUSTON (AP) — A few weeks after more than 100 people attended her husband's funeral, the widow herself was on the brink of death....

 2020-07-08 04:16 

Pawtucket Times

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall...

President Donald Trump launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronavirus pandemic but for political reasons....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Movie review: 'Relic' is filled with fear, but finale fizzles out...

The opening shot, and the sounds that accompany it, are creepy: a close-up of water slowly spilling down carpeted steps, and unnerving noises that would...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Dear Abby for July 9...

DEAR ABBY: My longtime friend...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Lost in Suburbia classic column: Two can't play at that game...

Columns share an author's personal perspective.*****I made the wrong New Year's resolution.This year I had resolved to lose weight and get...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Tracy Beckerman column: Lord of the fruit flies...

Columns share an author's personal perspective.*****There's been a lot of press lately about the sudden appearance of murder hornets in our...

 2020-07-08 04:00 

Newport Daily News

GUEST VIEW: The legend of Newport's Zorro Brigade...

Origin StoryThere was trouble in the land . . . the townfolk were hiding in their homes, fearful of the plague, hoarding toilet paper. When warm weather...

 2020-07-08 02:53 

WPRI

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Dunkin' Donuts to permanently close 450 convenience store locations...

All stores that will close are located in Speedway gas station convenience stores....

 2020-07-08 02:46 

WPRI

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Can Providence learn from Oregon? Council studies program to divert police calls...

Providence leaders are discussing whether to create a social services unit to respond to certain 911 calls that don't require a police officer or firefighter....

 2020-07-08 02:45 

Providence Journal

Providence council committee hears of alternatives to police...

PROVIDENCE — The Providence City Council Committee on Finance on Tuesday night heard from representatives of an Oregon-based emergency social services response team that has served as a model for similar programs in other cites.Finance Committee Cha...

 2020-07-08 02:33 

WPRI

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Police investigating apparent shooting near Fall River park...

Police have blocked off a Fall River neighborhood with crime scene tape and are actively investigating....

 2020-07-08 02:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Trash problem continues at Misquamicut State Beach...

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 2020-07-08 01:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

DEM promises tighter controls after flies from manure pile infest neighborhood...

RICHMOND — In response to neighbors' complaints about a manure pile and a resulting fly infestation, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will take measures to ensure that a...

 2020-07-08 01:51 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly to submit debris management plan to stay eligible for disaster cleanup funding...

WESTERLY — The municipal debris management plan will soon be submitted to state and federal officials for final approval, which is expected to keep the town in position for more...

 2020-07-08 01:51 

TheWesterlySun.com

Hopkinton to seek proposals for solar array at former town landfill...

HOPKINTON — Members of the Town Council agreed at their remotely held July 6 meeting to issue a request for proposals to develop a former town landfill into a solar...

 2020-07-08 01:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly police find marijuana growing operation after anonymous complaints...

WESTERLY — Police have filed charges against a South Drive resident after Police Chief Shawn Lacey said a pair of anonymous complaints led officers to discover he was operating a...

 2020-07-08 01:44 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police: Teen charged with DUI crashed while 'doing donuts' with car...

RICHMOND — An 18-year-old from Massachusetts man is facing charges after he allegedly crashed head-first into a light pole while...

 2020-07-08 01:42 

TheWesterlySun.com

Complaint about man 'snorting powder' at Cumberland Farms leads to arrest...

WESTERLY — A local man is facing charges after the police said he was caught snorting Adderall in his car while parked at the Granite Street Cumberland Farms on Friday...

 2020-07-08 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police logs: Tuesday, July 7, 2020...

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 2020-07-08 01:09 

WPRI

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Kayaks hard to come by with more people enjoying the great outdoors...

If you're in the market for a kayak, you may have some trouble finding one....

 2020-07-07 23:52 

WPRI

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Trump defends tweet about NASCAR's Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace...

President Trump defended a tweet Monday that criticized NASCAR's decision to ban the Confederate flag and accused African American race car driver Bubba Wallace of participating in what he ca......

 2020-07-07 23:45 

Providence Journal

2,400 R.I. small business supporters ask governor to release federal coronavirus aid...

Governor Raimondo has said she hopes to use the money to plug the state's deficit, which federal regulations don't currently allow....

 2020-07-07 23:30 

Providence Journal

Raimondo administration hears growing demands for small business relief...

Pressure mounted on Gov. Gina Raimondo again Tuesday to use federal pandemic assistance to help struggling Rhode Island small businesses.Senators vetting state budget proposals told members of Raimondo's economic team that constituents are warning the...

 2020-07-07 23:22 

WPRI

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'Masks make a difference': Dr. Fauci talks safely reopening as COVID-19 cases in south spike...

In the heat of summer, the south has become a hotspot for the coronavirus....

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