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 2020-04-01 02:55 

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Lawyer: Judge will 'come down hard' on parents denying shared custody during pandemic...

The coronavirus pandemic has left parents with joint custody of their children unsure of how to proceed with their arrangements....

 2020-04-01 02:34 

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Do RI healthcare workers have enough PPE? A local doctor weighs in...

"We do not have enough masks, and respirators, and goggles to meet our needs," Gov. Raimondo said....

 2020-04-01 00:06 

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RI healthcare workers ordered to wear facemasks while tending to patients...

State health officials said Tuesday that two of the state's eight COVID-19-related deaths occurred at the Golden Crest Nursing Center in North Providence, and another occurred at Oak Hill Hea......

 2020-03-31 23:49 

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'Coronavirus: Facts Not Fear' evening update March 31, 2020...

As the nation finds itself deep in the throes of a pandemic, Nexstar stations from around the country are providing updates each night at 9 p.m./8 CST with the latest coronavirus headlines....

 2020-03-31 23:36 

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Newport Mansion tour goes virtual amid coronavirus outbreak...

"This is an opportunity to delve into things you may have never delved into before because we have no option but to stay at home," said Trudy Coxe, the Preservation Society's CEO and ex......

 2020-03-31 23:28 

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With Americans staying home to combat COVID-19 spread, oil prices plummet — endangering jobs...

The current trend could cost more than half a million oil and gas industry jobs....

 2020-03-31 23:24 

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White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a "rough two-week period" ahead as the White House released new projections that there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S.......

 2020-03-31 23:08 

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Coronavirus response: Trump admin makes health care changes to address patient surge...

The Trump administration has announced temporary regulatory waivers that allow hospitals to provide care at other locations to make room for patients....

 2020-03-31 23:06 

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Obamacare lawsuit moves forward as newly unemployed apply...

The Trump Administration and Republican attorneys general are moving forward with a lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act even as they're encouraging the 3 million newly unemployed w......

 2020-03-31 22:01 

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Defense lawyer in death of 7 motorcyclists: Biker at fault...

One of the motorcyclists in a crash that killed him and six fellow bikers on a north woods highway was drunk and actually was the one who hit a pickup and caused the accident, the lawyer for the tr......

 2020-03-31 21:55 

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Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus...
 2020-03-31 21:53 

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Some lawmakers call for release of low-risk inmates to protect them from COVID-19...

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is changing its guidelines to protect guards and prisoners from coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 21:21 

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Raimondo: Backlog of COVID-19 tests will be reduced, eliminated with new drive-through testing sites...

Three drive-through COVID-19 testing sites are now up and running across the state in an effort to increase Rhode Island's testing capabilities....

 2020-03-31 20:52 

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Aquidneck Island volunteers bringing 'Meals on Wheels' to at-risk residents...

Meals will be available to those receiving food assistance through the Edward King House....

 2020-03-31 20:41 

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Tennis Hall of Fame CEO Todd Martin joins Yianni Kourakis to discuss the status of this year's event amid coronavirus concerns...

The International Tennis Hall of Fame plans to hold it's week-long tournament and induction the week of July 12th-19th in Newport. But like everything right now, it's subject to change ......

 2020-03-31 20:39 

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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams...

During a conference call to discuss league business after the annual meetings were canceled due to the new coronavirus, the owners also awarded one of those extra games to CBS and one to NBC. Three......

 2020-03-31 20:18 

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COVID-19 could peak in RI by mid-April, epidemiologists say...

"That model is directionally correct in so far as those numbers are probably in the ballpark," Raimondo said during her daily news briefing....

 2020-03-31 20:11 

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Pawtucket, Central Falls mayors ask to reopen Memorial Hospital...

Mayors Donald Grebien and James Diossa argue the Blackstone Valley needs a testing site and medical services for COVID-19....

 2020-03-31 20:11 

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Raimondo orders all state beaches, parks closed until further notice...

Raimondo said starting Friday, all state parks and beaches, along with their parking areas, will be closed to visitors. She also delayed the opening of state campgrounds to at least May 1....

 2020-03-31 19:13 

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Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there's nowhere to go...

Price-tracking services put the national average Monday around $2 a gallon. Some stations were spotted charging under a dollar....

 2020-03-31 19:08 

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CNN's Cuomo says he has coronavirus, has shown symptoms...

Cuomo, who looked a little pale while doing his 9 p.m. Eastern show remotely Monday, said he's had fever, chills and shortness of breath....

 2020-03-31 18:52 

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Nonessential workplaces in Massachusetts to remain closed until May 4...

The state's stay-at-home advisory and 10-person limit on social gatherings have also been extended, according to Gov. Charlie Baker....

 2020-03-31 18:41 

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Swollen rivers, submerged homes: Looking back at the historic 2010 floods 10 years later...

Rhode Island received nearly 16 inches of rain in March 2010, which swelled rivers and led to historic flooding across the state....

 2020-03-31 18:01 

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US death toll from the virus eclipses China's official count...

China on Tuesday reported just one new death from the coronavirus and 48 new cases, claiming that all new infections came from overseas. In Wuhan, people were ready to "revenge shop" as the Chinese......

 2020-03-31 17:10 

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COVID-19 Projection Models...

Interactive U.S. and State-by-State Coronavirus Predictive Data Visualization Source: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Hospital Resource Use and Deaths Projections for entire U.S. or sel......

 2020-03-31 16:48 

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Video Now: Your questions answered on applying for unemployment in RI...

Target 12's Tim White and Ted Nesi explain how long it should take for your claim to be processed....

 2020-03-31 16:43 

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Amazon fires warehouse worker who staged walkout...

Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself flouted distancing rules and put others a......

 2020-03-31 15:36 

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RI governor, Health Dept. to provide coronavirus update at 1 pm Tuesday...

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....

 2020-03-31 15:24 

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Marriott says new data breach affects 5.2 million guests...

The world's largest hotel company says approximately 5.2 million guests may have been affected....

 2020-03-31 15:22 

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Florida sheriff wants new leads following Netflix series 'Tiger King'...

A Florida sheriff is asking for new leads in the disappearance of the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner featured in the new Netflix series "Tiger King."...

 2020-03-31 15:05 

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Police: Pawtucket gas station robbed at knifepoint...

The suspect mentioned having a firearm, according to police, but one was never shown nor seen....

 2020-03-31 14:23 

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Newsfeed Now Coronavirus: 'Facts Not Fear' morning update March 31, 2020...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to ......

 2020-03-31 14:14 

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Some Instacart, Amazon workers strike as jobs get riskier...

ome Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new worke......

 2020-03-31 14:06 

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Walmart to begin temperature checks for employees in US stores...

Walmart said it will take the temperatures of associates when they first report to work, make masks and gloves available to associates, and continue to "promote social distancing" in th......

 2020-03-31 13:47 

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Wall Street dips, on pace for worst quarter since 2008...

Stocks are falling modestly in early trading on Wall Street as investors close out a brutal first quarter....

 2020-03-31 13:45 

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Mass. District Attorneys respond to petition for release of inmates due to risk of COVID-19...

The Massachusetts District Attorneys have responded to the petition filed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court by the Committee for Public Counsel Services and the Massachusetts Association ......

 2020-03-31 13:37 

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White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast...

Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible....

 2020-03-31 13:16 

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Local author pens 'coronavirus diary'...

Local author, Vanessa Lillie, chronicles these strange times through her new coronavirus diary, "Home, but not Alone" in The Providence Journal. She joins The Rhode Show to talk more ab......

 2020-03-31 12:42 

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Brown grad living in South Korea says the country was well-prepared to handle pandemic...

Silva tells Eyewitness News that in South Korea, coronavirus became of concern in late December 2019 to early January 2020 and he has been in quarantine for about five weeks. He adds he has not bee......

 2020-03-31 10:47 

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Local Photographer's 'Windows of Hope' Supports Main Street Businesses...

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) — Photographer Cait Costa comes from a family of small business owners. "Me being a small business myself, I woke up last Friday morning and just felt so terrible ......

 2020-03-31 09:59 

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Patriots, Revolution to provide 1.4 million meals to military families...

Volunteers will create around 50,000 "Vital Food Packages," containing nonperishable foods and nutritionist-developed recipes to sustain a 14-day period for two people....

 2020-03-31 08:57 

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Weather Now: Damp Start, But Turning Partly Sunny This Afternoon...

TODAY: Overcast with a few sprinkles and flurries early this morning... then drier with clouds slowly giving way to partial sun in the afternoon. Chilly with highs only in the low to mid 40s. N......

 2020-03-31 08:04 

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11 veterans dead, several residents, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers' Home...

The superintendent of Holyoke Soldier's Home has been placed on paid administrative leave effective immediately, according to the Office of Health and Human Services on Monday....

 2020-03-31 02:51 

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Psychologist: Virtual therapy session during pandemic a 'great place to start' for managing anxiety...

Alex Turchetta, a psychologist with Strategic Psychological Services, said it's important to take care of your mental health during these unprecedented times....

 2020-03-31 02:49 

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Bill proposed provides protection for student veterans...

Veteran students are among the many groups impacted by the coronavirus. Last week, Congress passed a bill that ensured veterans could seamlessly switch to online classes without losing housing pay....

 2020-03-31 02:28 

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Trump signs off on RI's coronavirus disaster declaration...

Trump issued a national emergency declaration on March 13 and has since approved disaster declarations for several states, including Massachusetts and Connecticut....

 2020-03-31 01:34 

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US fights spread of false reports about the coronavirus from foreign adversaries...

The United States is not only battling a pandemic, but also the spread of disinformation from its foreign adversaries....

 2020-03-31 01:24 

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Police ID Fall River man killed in weekend crash...

Police said Joseph Lambright, 45, was driving Sunday morning when his vehicle veered off the road and over the guardrail....

 2020-03-31 00:41 

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RI retailers forced to close because of COVID-19 shift to online sales...

On Saturday, Gov. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order shuttering all non-essential retail businesses until at least April 13, adding that it was not a decision she made lightly....

 2020-03-31 00:34 

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15 cases of coronavirus in RI nursing homes...

The facilities say they need help with enhanced pre-admission testing, access to additional workers, and PPE to meet their needs during the crisis....

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