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 2020-11-27 11:30 

Providence Journal

What's the future of Kennedy Plaza? RIPTA's riders and the state don't agree...

The state says its plan for a multi-hub bus system will help attract more users to transit, but current riders say they have different priorities...

 2020-11-27 11:16 

WPRI

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Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine low temperature requirement poses challenges...

Ultra-cold freezers are in demand. Cold storage, cold enough to handle Pfizer's new COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved by the FDA for emergency use....

 2020-11-27 10:39 

WPRI

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Black Friday crowds smaller in RI than years past...

For years, Black Friday was a time people used to camp out awaiting the opening of big box stores to get their holiday deals, but this year many are shifting to online shopping as the coronavirus p......

 2020-11-27 10:23 

WPRI

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Weather Now: Mild, Mainly Dry Next Few Days...

TODAY: Patchy morning fog and then partly to mostly cloudy, mild and mainly dry... Highs in the mid to upper 50s. A slight chance of a light shower or sprinkle late day/evening. West winds 5 mp......

 2020-11-27 05:00 

Providence Journal

Ask Amy: He's a great dad, but a bad drinker...

Ask Amy: He's a great dad, but a bad drinker...

 2020-11-27 03:30 

WPRI

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Tabbs' double-double helps BC beat Rhode Island 69-64...

Wynston Tabbs had his first career double-double, Steffon Mitchell added 15 points and eight rebounds, and Boston College beat Rhode Island 69-64 at the 2K Empire Classic....

 2020-11-27 02:45 

WPRI

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Over 150 soldiers return home just in time for Thanksgiving...

Soldiers from the National Guard returned home to Rhode Island Thursday, giving their loved ones something very real to be thankful for this holiday....

 2020-11-27 02:30 

Providence Journal

New on DVD Dec. 1: Nostalgic picks for holiday gifts...

What's new on DVD for Dec. 1...

 2020-11-27 02:30 

Providence Journal

Movie review: Excellent voice performances, eye-popping animation power 'Croods: A New Age'...

Movie Review of...

 2020-11-27 02:21 

Providence Journal

URI goes 0-2 at Mohegan Sun after 69-64 loss to BC...

The Eagles stood toe-to-toe with the Rams and came out on top in the consolation game of the 2K Empire Classic...

 2020-11-27 02:09 

WPRI

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Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats Biden...

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory....

 2020-11-27 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Christ Church Community Dinner changes to suit the times; 250 free meals served...

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 2020-11-27 01:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

New owners hope to expand on 30 years of success at Mystic Cycle Centre...

STONINGTON — Eight years ago, Chris J. Palmer entered Mystic Cycle Centre with the intent of purchasing some bicycle parts during a "monster sale" that the retailer was holding....

 2020-11-27 01:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Chariho School Committee considers relief for beleaguered teachers...

WOOD RIVER JCT. — In addition to the toll it is taking on children and their families, the COVID-19 pandemic is a major source of stress for Chariho teachers and...

 2020-11-27 01:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Stonington Town Hall open by appointment only after Thanksgiving break...

STONINGTON — With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to rise both statewide and in southeastern Connecticut, Stonington officials have announced that town hall will open to the public by...

 2020-11-27 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Boston mayor: 'No intention of shutting restaurants down'...

Developments on the coronavirus pandemic in New England:...

 2020-11-27 01:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Lawyer accused of stealing nearly $1M from veterans charity...

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut lawyer was charged by state authorities Wednesday with embezzling nearly $1 million from a charity for military veterans and their families, just...

 2020-11-27 01:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

A record number of Connecticut voters turned out on Nov. 3...

HARTFORD (AP) — A record 1.86 million Connecticut residents voted in the Nov. 3 election, a turnout of nearly 80% of registered voters despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, state...

 2020-11-27 01:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Across nation, schools struggle to stay open as quarantines sideline staff...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The infection of a single cafeteria worker was all it took to close classrooms in the small Lowellville school district in northeastern Ohio, forcing at least...

 2020-11-27 01:22 

Providence Journal

Rams Journal: Harris misses 2nd straight game...

Junior forward remains listed as day-to-day with a foot injury....

 2020-11-27 00:43 

WPRI

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Photos: Smaller gatherings on Thanksgiving...

With these guidelines in place, many families and friends have had to change the way they celebrate the holiday....

 2020-11-27 00:33 

WPRI

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Nearly 70 year tradition continues at La Salette Shrine...

La Salette Shrine in Attleboro is not letting the pandemic get in the way of their annual celebration, but those taking in the lights will see some changes when they visit....

 2020-11-27 00:11 

WPRI

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Crossroads RI opens former YMCA building adding additional beds for homeless shelter...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the homeless population has been hit especially hard. In Rhode Island roughly 1,055 people experience homelessness every year. "It...

 2020-11-27 00:06 

Pawtucket Times

Empty seats, delivered feasts as virus changes Thanksgiving...

Vivian Zayas can't keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving, when her mother stood at the stove to make a big pot of rice and beans and then took a seat at the edge of the table....

 2020-11-26 23:53 

WPRI

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Former dog owner sleeps at animal shelters, comforting pets waiting for forever homes...

Kris Rotonda has been spending nights at Northshore Humane Society in Covington — a no-kill shelter since 1953....

 2020-11-26 23:45 

WPRI

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12 Responds: DMV reservation system frustration continues...

We continue to hear from viewers expressing frustration about the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles appointment system....

 2020-11-26 23:32 

Pawtucket Times

Argentines bid a raucous farewell to Maradona amid clashes...

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Soccer superstar Diego Maradona was buried Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people — a stark contrast to earlier in the day when tens of thousands of weeping fans filed past his......

 2020-11-26 23:04 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Counties in St. Louis area imposing mask mandate...

NEW YORK (AP) — ST. LOUIS — More Missouri counties in the region around St. Louis are imposing mandates requiring the use of face masks as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surge....

 2020-11-26 23:04 

Pawtucket Times

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship...

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other....

 2020-11-26 23:00 

Providence Journal

Young readers: Seeing life through others' eyes...
 2020-11-26 23:00 

Providence Journal

Time Lapse: Another chapter in RI history...
 2020-11-26 23:00 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Letters: Presidential arrested development; appreciating Bill Reynolds...

Letters to the editor from our readers...

 2020-11-26 23:00 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Bhaskar: Cancel culture and 'purist' history on college campuses...

Calls to remove statues of Caesar Augustus and Marcus Aurelius from the Brown campus represent an oversimplified and...

 2020-11-26 22:47 

WPRI

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Bird is the Word: Turkey Talk with local poultry farmer...

How much do you really know about the "star" of Thanksgiving, the Turkey?...

 2020-11-26 22:19 

Pawtucket Times

Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations, miss virus...

Americans, millions of whom traveled against the advice of public health officials, tried to stay safe before they hunkered down with their families for Thanksgiving, a holiday remade by the pandemic as case numbers and death tolls rise....

 2020-11-26 21:59 

WPRI

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Jeopardy! shares Thanksgiving message from late host Alex Trebek...

On the morning of Thanksgiving, Jeopardy! posted a short video of late, longtime host Alex Trebek wishing viewers a happy Thanksgiving....

 2020-11-26 21:12 

WPRI

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Second stimulus check: President-elect Biden's thoughts on $1,200 payments...

Coronavirus relief will likely be one of the first things on Biden's plate when he takes office in January 2021....

 2020-11-26 20:04 

Pawtucket Times

Randolph housing project for 10 homeless veterans opens...

RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) — Ten formerly homeless veterans are moving into a new $2.5 million building in Randolph created through a partnership between a social services agency and a bank....

 2020-11-26 19:58 

Pawtucket Times

Rhode Island announces MLK holiday essay contest...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers are putting out the call for middle and high school students to enter the state's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday essay contest....

 2020-11-26 19:44 

Pawtucket Times

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times...

NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling......

 2020-11-26 18:40 

Pawtucket Times

RI Lottery...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Thursday:...

 2020-11-26 18:40 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...

 2020-11-26 17:06 

Providence Journal

Mother finds solace by writing book on daughter's death, guiding girls away from violence...

Diana Garlington lost her daughter to gun violence just after Thanksgiving nine years ago; now she's written a book to reach more people....

 2020-11-26 17:02 

Providence Journal

Opening delayed for 'Search for Santa' on the Blackstone River...

The cause: COVID-19....

 2020-11-26 16:37 

WPRI

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19 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your pets...

You probably already know not to feed your pets that last piece of holiday chocolate, but there are a number of other Thanksgiving scraps that you should avoid scraping into the dog bowl....

 2020-11-26 16:02 

WPRI

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Crews working to extinguish New Bedford fire...

Crews responded to Washburn Street before 10 a.m....

 2020-11-26 14:22 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

List: Light displays brighten the holiday season in RI, SE Mass....

In this unconventional year, light displays are still finding ways to brighten up the holiday season....

 2020-11-26 14:17 

Providence Journal

Parent-teacher conferences scheduled on Zoom for Providence families...

The district has changed from an in-person to an online format for conferences in response to the pandemic....

 2020-11-26 14:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Newsfeed Now: Thanksgiving 2020...

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 ......

 2020-11-26 13:59 

WPRI

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Rhode Island DUI Task Force make 6 arrests overnight...

Six people were arrested by the Rhode Island DUI Statewide Task Force the night before Thanksgiving, according to the South Kingstown Police Department....

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