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 2022-08-06 10:08 

Providence Journal

Following an up-and-down 2021, wide receiver Nelson Agholor has found his footing in the Patriots offense...

Following an up-and-down 2021, wide receiver Nelson Agholor has found his footing in the Patriots offense....

 2022-08-06 10:04 

Pawtucket Times

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT...

Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes...

 2022-08-06 09:44 

WPRI

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Weather Alert: Warm & Muggy Today; Heat Advisory Through Sunday Night...

It looks to be another day of oppressive heat and humidity in southern New England. The combination of highs in the upper 80s and low 90s and dew points in the 70s feel-like temperatures will be ba......

 2022-08-06 09:29 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Karentz: A day for celebrating RI's lighthouses...

Six Ocean State lighthouses will be open on Sunday, Aug. 7, to mark National Lighthouse Day....

 2022-08-06 09:00 

Providence Journal

Dear Abby: Family's dismissal of career no longer a joke...

Family treats member's career as a joke...

 2022-08-06 09:00 

Providence Journal

Final testing for new Lyme disease vaccine seeks RI volunteers...

Care Access, which is carrying out the trials, has set up a mobile clinic on Block Island, but mainland residents are also eliglble....

 2022-08-06 08:00 

WPRI

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Nesi's Notes: Aug. 6...

Your weekend briefing on local politics and more....

 2022-08-06 02:49 

WPRI

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Indiana Legislature 1st to approve abortion ban post Roe...

The exceptions for rape and incest are limited to 10 weeks post-fertilization, meaning victims could not get an abortion in Indiana after that. Victims would not be required to sign a notarized aff......

 2022-08-06 01:59 

WPRI

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Over 1,400 US flights canceled Friday...

Airlines have been struggling this summer with persistent cancellations and delays that have left customers and lawmakers frustrated....

 2022-08-06 01:52 

WPRI

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Patriots host in-stadium practice for season ticket holders, Foxboro residents...

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) The Patriots held their annual in-stadium practice for season ticket holders and Foxboro residents on Friday. The Patriots worked through a simulated game, with Matt P......

 2022-08-06 01:30 

WPRI

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Family, friends mourn loss of drowning victim...

Dozens of family and friends gathered Friday night to remember one of the two men who drowned in a West Greenwich pond last week....

 2022-08-06 01:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Drone program puts an eye in the sky to protect Charlestown shoreline...

CHARLESTOWN — On a dreary but humid Friday morning, 20-year-old beach manager Matt Power stood along the sands at Blue Shutters Town Beach as he sought to determine whether conditions...

 2022-08-06 00:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Essential Connecticut workers can apply for $1000 'hero' pay...

HARTFORD — Up to $1,000 in pandemic pay is available for eligible, private-sector essential workers in Connecticut who were employed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a new...

 2022-08-06 00:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2M more over Sandy Hook lies...

A Texas jury on Friday ordered Infowars' Alex Jones to pay $49.3 million in total damages to the parents of a first-grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School...

 2022-08-06 00:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

'What recession?': U.S. employers add 528,000 jobs in July...

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added an astonishing 528,000 jobs last month despite flashing warning signs of an economic downturn, easing fears of a recession and handing President Joe Biden some...

 2022-08-06 00:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Fried food and fun at the 37th annual Charlestown Seafood Festival...

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 2022-08-06 00:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Practicing Faith: Unleashing the power of prayer...

I've never stood on the side of the road to watch the Smokey Bear Parade. I've only been in it. As the convoy winds its way along the shoreline, the...

 2022-08-06 00:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut establishes website for women seeking abortions...

HARTFORD — Connecticut launched a website and telephone hotline on Friday designed to link people seeking abortions with resources in the state....

 2022-08-06 00:34 

WPRI

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Minnesota jury rules pharmacist who denied woman morning after pill didn't violate her rights...

(The Hill) — A jury in Minnesota ruled on Friday that a pharmacist did not commit discrimination when he did not fill an emergency contraception prescription for a woman after her prior contracepti......

 2022-08-06 00:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Watch Hill Lighthouse Museum to open on Sunday...

WESTERLY — The Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers Association will participate in National Lighthouse Day on Sunday, Aug. 7, opening the Watch Hill Lighthouse Museum, Lighthouse Road, from noon to 4...

 2022-08-05 23:41 

WPRI

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Holyoke man arrested after more than 40 machine guns seized...

Daniel Augusto of Holyoke allegedly illegally possessed more than 40 machine guns and conversion devices, short-barred rifles, other weapons, and silencers....

 2022-08-05 23:15 

WPRI

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Republicans vow to fight Inflation Reduction Act after Democrats secure votes...

Democrats say they have secured the votes to pass major legislation called the Inflation Reduction Act after they struck a deal with Senator Kyrsten Sinema....

 2022-08-05 22:54 

WPRI

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TMZ: Actress Anne Heche seriously injured after her vehicle crashes into LA home...

Actress Anne Heche was seriously injured when her vehicle crashed into a home in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles Friday morning, TMZ is reporting....

 2022-08-05 22:26 

Providence Journal

Police department lays groundwork for firing of police captain accused of misconduct...

The Providence police department has moved to fire a police captain, accusing the veteran of slamming a prisoner's face into the pavement....

 2022-08-05 22:25 

WPRI

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Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners...

Twitter said it did not know how many users may have been affected, and stressed that no passwords were exposed....

 2022-08-05 22:14 

Providence Journal

Debate in treasurer's race heats up when each is asked if the other is qualified...

Former Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa and former state Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor disagreed about each other's financial skills....

 2022-08-05 22:07 

Providence Journal

Patriots hold annual practice in Gillette Stadium: Live from Foxboro's Friday Night Lights...

Join us inside Gillette Stadium as the Patriots take training camp under the lights for what's been dubbed Foxboro's Friday Night Lights....

 2022-08-05 22:04 

WPRI

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Elorza vetoes creating partly elected school board...

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has vetoed a proposal by the City Council that would make changes to the city charter....

 2022-08-05 22:00 

WPRI

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Alex Jones ordered to pay $49.3M total over Sandy Hook lies...

A Texas jury on Friday ordered Infowars' Alex Jones to pay $49.3 million in total damages to the parents of a first-grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which the conspi......

 2022-08-05 22:00 

WPRI

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'Be optimistic': RI cyclist is living proof of successful cancer research...

The 62-year-old estimates that he's biked approximately 120,000 miles since he first took up cycling in 1985....

 2022-08-05 21:59 

Providence Journal

Why apples may be smaller this season: Understanding the root of the problem...

Fruit growers worry the drought will hurt their crop...

 2022-08-05 21:53 

WPRI

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Drought conditions affecting mosquito, tick populations...

Most of Southern New England continues to feel the impacts of a severe drought, but not all of them are bad....

 2022-08-05 21:52 

WPRI

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City hall wedding ceremonies on the rise in Attleboro...

While city hall wedding ceremonies are not a new concept, Attleboro's city clerk tells 12 News she's seen an uptick in the number of people saying "I do" in her office....

 2022-08-05 21:26 

WPRI

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French scientist admits to joke tweeting picture of chorizo, not 'space telescope image'...

A French scientist apologized for a joke he posted on Twitter, in which he claimed a photo of a chorizo was that of a star....

 2022-08-05 21:21 

WPRI

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Contractor barred from taking on new clients, seeking payment...

A local contractor accused of "engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices" has once again been ordered not to take on any new customers or collect payments from existing ones....

 2022-08-05 21:19 

WPRI

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Indiana veteran gunned down in cemetery after confronting speeders; children witness the killing...

A 38-year-old veteran was gunned down in a remote Indiana cemetery after confronting a group who had sped down his road and nearly struck his wife while shouting profanities and making obscene gest......

 2022-08-05 21:05 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Goldstein: Oh say, can you see (into a heart)?...

Tens of thousands of Americans have posted a torrent of dogmatic and cruel intolerance on Facebook about basketball star Brittney Griner....

 2022-08-05 20:38 

WPRI

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Back to School: When do students return to class?...

Schools across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts will soon be getting ready to welcome back students and teachers....

 2022-08-05 20:35 

WPRI

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Alex Jones: Jury considers additional punitive damages...

One day after a jury decided Infowars host Alex Jones owes the family of a Sandy Hook victim millions of dollars, they sat down again to decide other damages he owes....

 2022-08-05 20:25 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Back to School: What are the COVID-19 guidelines in RI?...

Will your child have to wear a mask to school this year? Are COVID-19 booster shots required?...

 2022-08-05 20:25 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Back to School: What are the COVID-19 guidelines in RI?...

Will your child have to wear a mask to school this year? Are COVID-19 booster shots required?...

 2022-08-05 20:15 

Providence Journal

Providence man to serve 42 years in prison for strangling woman...

A 38-year-old Providence man must serve 42 years for strangling a 54-year-old woman in her Providence apartment in 2015....

 2022-08-05 20:15 

Providence Journal

Two injured, one critically, in early morning Woonsocket fire...

Man, woman injured in early morning fire in Woonsocket...

 2022-08-05 20:08 

WPRI

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Drug levels in Las Vegas wastewater explode during music festival, NFL draft, researchers find...

Two major Las Vegas events brought big numbers, big money and a significant bump in prescription and illicit drugs to the water flowing into Lake Mead, local researchers found....

 2022-08-05 20:05 

WPRI

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Storms ground US travelers as airlines cancel flights...

Tens of thousands of flyers had their travel plans upended Friday after airlines canceled more than 1,100 flights for a second straight day because of thunderstorms hitting the East Coast....

 2022-08-05 19:57 

WPRI

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Dem candidates for RI treasurer clash over pension fund, qualifications...

Democrats James Diossa and Stefan Pryor faced off in their first televised debate for Rhode Island general treasurer....

 2022-08-05 19:51 

WPRI

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North Carolina county putting AR-15s in every school for security...

"I do not want to have to run back out to the car to grab an AR, because that's time lost. Hopefully we'll never need it, but I want my guys to be as prepared as prepared can be," he ad......

 2022-08-05 19:38 

WPRI

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Providence police seek to fire officer who slammed suspect's head into ground...

A spokesperson for the department said Captain Stephen Gencarella's actions were in violation of the department's rules and regulations....

 2022-08-05 19:24 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Olympia Sports is closing its remaining 35 stores...

A Maine-based sporting goods chain that once had more than 200 stores on the East Coast is shuttering its remaining 35 stores....

 2022-08-05 18:49 

WPRI

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Amazon to buy vacuum maker iRobot for roughly $1.7B...

Amazon on Friday announced it has agreed to acquire the vacuum cleaner maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 billion, scooping up another company to add to its collection of smart home appliances ami......

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