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 2021-09-22 20:24 

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Britney Spears court filing says conservatorship should end...

Britney Spears said in a court filing Wednesday that she agrees with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated....

 2021-09-22 20:21 

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Baker: Offshore wind project will create thousands of jobs, training opportunities...

As New Bedford prepares to host the nation's first large-scale wind project, the state is in the process of developing a skilled, diverse and equitable workforce to maintain it....

 2021-09-22 20:10 

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Van Noy, Brown return to practice, Patriots prepare for Saints...

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) The Patriots had perfect attendance of their 53-man roster guys at practice Wednesday ahead of their Week 3 meeting with the Saints. That includes offensive tackle Tre......

 2021-09-22 19:41 

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Closings begin after R. Kelly declines to testify at trial...

A prosecutor began closing arguments in the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial Wednesday by telling jurors that the government had delivered on its promises to prove that the R&B singer had for ye......

 2021-09-22 19:00 

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Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl's catalog...

Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."...

 2021-09-22 18:48 

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'Family Guy' characters star in COVID vaccine PSA...

in the 3-minute PSA, Stewie and Brian teleport inside Peter's body while he debates getting the COVID-19 shot....

 2021-09-22 18:13 

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Garth Brooks says he's playing dive bars instead of stadiums because 'the dive bars are vaccinated'...

Garth Brooks is ready to keep performing at dive bars — despite canceling his stadium shows — because the fans at those dive bars will be vaccinated, he says....

 2021-09-22 18:11 

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DCYF: Neglect contributed to near-death of Cranston toddler...

The child nearly drowned in an above-ground pool on July 19....

 2021-09-22 17:51 

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Tracking the Tropics: Atlantic stays busy with Peter, Rose, 2 areas of potentially new development...

The tropics remain active as the month of September begins to come to a close. With two named storms and two other areas of interest, there is no sign of the tropical activity slowing down....

 2021-09-22 17:48 

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Morton Hospital worker stabbed; police seek ID of suspect...

While on break, a Morton Hospital employee was stabbed several times on Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 17:16 

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At one Barrington elementary school, parents aren't sure about COVID-19 vaccine for younger children...

One national study found that only a quarter of parents of children 5 to 11 plan to have their children vaccinated...

 2021-09-22 17:08 

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Stingray barb injures crew member of RI-based commercial fishing boat...

The man, flown by helicopter from his boat, was reported in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital on Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-09-22 16:53 

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Police, firefighters unable to revive West Warwick 5-year-old boy after he was pulled from a pool...

The incident happened Saturday morning on Petti Drive....

 2021-09-22 16:13 

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Day 4 of search in Florida park for Gabby Petito's boyfriend...

Search teams are back out at a Florida nature park to search for the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, who authorities say was killed while on a cross-country trip with him....

 2021-09-22 15:57 

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Tom Brady's father tells Patriots podcast 'Belichick wanted him out the door'...

Tom Brady's father said he and his son feel vindicated after leaving New England for Tampa Bay and winning another Super Bowl....

 2021-09-22 15:37 

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Boy, 5, dies after being pulled from pool at West Warwick home...

The incident took place Saturday morning at a home on Petti Drive....

 2021-09-22 14:57 

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Newsfeed Now: FBI IDs Gabby Petito's body, rules death a homicide; Lawmakers clash over plan to prevent government shutdown...

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 ......

 2021-09-22 14:52 

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Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slowed...

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and the pace of price growth eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leave many would-be buyers on the sid......

 2021-09-22 14:51 

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CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine...

Influential government advisers are beginning to debate just which Americans should get an extra dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine — even though regulators haven't yet cleared the extra......

 2021-09-22 14:49 

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Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app...

Apple's and Google's cooperation with the Russian government's efforts to suppress an app opposed to the ruling regime is escalating concerns about whether Big Tech's pursuit of ever-higher profits......

 2021-09-22 14:47 

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Stocks start higher on Wall Street ahead of Fed statement...

Stocks are starting higher on Wall Street Wednesday, potentially setting up the S&P 500 to break a four-day losing streak....

 2021-09-22 14:45 

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Asteroid about 3 times size of Statue of Liberty to pass Earth on 1st day of fall...

A large asteroid will reportedly zip past Earth on Wednesday afternoon during the autumnal equinox, which ushers in the fall season....

 2021-09-22 14:44 

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Mass. state police union sues over Baker's vaccination mandate...

The union that represents about 1,800 Massachusetts State Police troopers has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to delay Gov. Charlie Baker's state employee coronavirus vaccine mandate so it can negot......

 2021-09-22 14:00 

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Matt Brown enters Democratic race for RI governor, speaking of 'revolution'...

Brown is campaigning with freshman Sen. Cynthia Mendes, a fellow progressive....

 2021-09-22 14:00 

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Matt Brown will run for RI governor, with Sen. Mendes as running mate...

The former secretary of state, who made an unsuccessful gubernatorial bid in 2018, said he will lead a slate of 50 progressive candidates....

 2021-09-22 13:52 

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Quick lunch bag ideas from a dietitian...

Now that we are fully immersed in the back-to-school hustle, it's time to find out about some great, quick ideas for your child's lunch bag! Registered Dietitian, Monica Auslander Moren......

 2021-09-22 13:28 

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White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants...

U.S. Border Patrol agents tied to images showing aggressive tactics on Haitian immigrants have been placed on administrative duties pending an investigation....

 2021-09-22 12:52 

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RI ARPA Task Force convenes to ensure state spends $1B properly...

The federal government has designated over $1 billion dollars in federal tax money to Rhode Island, and now it's up to the state to figure out how to spend it....

 2021-09-22 12:46 

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Celebrate New England Hot Rods at Audrain Automobile Museum in Newport...

The history of Hod Rodding is an extensive and fascinating one but did you know, it has links rooted in New England, as well?! You can experience the local history of Hot Rods from our region now t......

 2021-09-22 12:43 

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How to plan your retirement...

When is the right time to Retire? Ryann Kilgore, JPMorgan Chase talks about taking the right steps to retire.For more information go to For more information go to LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR F......

 2021-09-22 12:41 

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NTSB: Green Line train that rear-ended another was on 'full power'...

A federal investigation has found that the operator of a light rail train that struck the rear of another train in the Boston area in July had turned the speed controller to full power....

 2021-09-22 12:40 

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Wax beans didn't measure up...

A less than sweet first school memory....

 2021-09-22 12:38 

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New COVID-19 cases decline globally, WHO reports...

The number of new COVID-19 cases continued to fall last week, with 3.6 million new cases reported globally, down from 4 million new infections the previous week, the World Health Organization said....

 2021-09-22 11:59 

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In the Kitchen: Asian Style Pork Meatballs...

This morning in The Rhode Show kitchen Chef Nick Rabar joined us from Avenue N. Nick prepared Asian Style Pork Meatballs. Recipe Time: 35 minutesServes: 6 8Ingredients:1.5# Ground Pork1/2 c......

 2021-09-22 11:10 

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Biden doubling vaccine purchase, calls for more global shots...

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the U.S. is doubling, to 1 billion doses, its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world....

 2021-09-22 10:49 

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National security officials pressed on Afghanistan evacuation, southern border crossings...

National security officials testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday on the threats facing the US now 20 years after 9/11. FBI Director Christopher Wray said threats to the US are evolving especially at h......

 2021-09-22 10:46 

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Man killed, another injured in shooting near Central Falls basketball court...

The police went to the court in Sacred Heart Park, on High Street, after receiving 911 calls for shots fired at 8:51 p.m....

 2021-09-22 10:17 

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Trump sues niece, NY Times over records behind '18 tax story...

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a bombshell 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was based on confidential docum......

 2021-09-22 09:48 

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Waterfront Warwick neighborhoods are full of 'No Parking' signs. Many aren't legal....

The city plans to remove dozens of...

 2021-09-22 09:29 

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Weather Now: Summer Ends, Fall Begins with a Warm and Humid Day...

TODAY: Mostly cloudy start with a brief passing morning shower. The afternoon looks drier with some hazy sunshine and clouds. Warm and more humid. Highs 75-80. SE winds 5-15 mph with gusts to 20 mp......

 2021-09-22 09:23 

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Coast Guard rescue fisherman struck by 300-pound stingray...

A man aboard a local fishing vessel is hospitalized after a dangerous encounter with a stingray on Sunday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard....

 2021-09-22 09:01 

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Ask Amy: Tough diagnosis brings disclosure dilemma...

Sibling with early onset Alzheimer's has not disclosed diagnosis to sister....

 2021-09-22 08:56 

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Hope gets first win of season in girls soccer; Tuesday's High School Roundup...

Tuesday's High School Roundup...

 2021-09-22 08:55 

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Want to travel to Portugal without leaving RI? You've got to try PVD's newest tapas restaurant...

Come see Providence's newest tapas bar which cultivates inspiration from its owners roots, and bringing a Rhode Island twist....

 2021-09-22 08:47 

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Narragansett Beer to celebrate Oktoberfest...

The even includes seasonal beers....

 2021-09-22 08:46 

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Take a tasty food tour through Sicily...

From Palermo to Ragusa, the foods of Sicily are a delight....

 2021-09-22 08:40 

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Police ID man killed in Central Falls double shooting...

Central Falls police continue to investigate a shooting that killed one man and left another man injured late Tuesday night....

 2021-09-22 03:46 

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Cranston West tops EP in girls volleyball...

EAST PROVIDENCE (WPRI) Cranston West got the best of the home team, East Providence, on Tuesday night in a Division I girls volleyball showdown. The Falcons topped the Townies 3-1....

 2021-09-22 03:45 

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Providence Journal Patriots writer Mark Daniels joins Taylor Begley on the Sports Wrap...

(WPRI) Mark Daniels, Patriots beat writer for the Providence Journal, joins Taylor Begley on the Sports Wrap to talk about the state of the Patriots heading into Week 3, including offensive......

 2021-09-22 03:44 

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Pilgrim shuts out North Kingstown in DI girls soccer...

NORTH KINGSTOWN (WPRI) Pilgrim girls soccer shutout North Kingstown on their own turf Tuesday. Patriots goalie Janelle Mixner pitched another shutout. Pilgrim remains undefeated in league t......

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