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 2020-09-25 20:02 

Providence Journal

In open letter, plaintiffs in landmark sports equity case slam Brown leaders...

PROVIDENCE — The original plaintiffs in a Title IX lawsuit against Brown University have penned a scathing open letter directed at the university administration.Brown University agreed last week to reinstate the varsity women's fencing and eques...

 2020-09-25 19:56 

Pawtucket Times

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor's family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the B...

 2020-09-25 19:48 

Providence Journal

Providence police identify victim of fatal stabbing...

The victim in Thursday's fatal stabbing in Providence has been identified as a 31-year-old man.Cory Vargas was dropped off at the Atwells Avenue fire station by car after being stabbed, police said. He later died of his injuries.It was the 12th homici...

 2020-09-25 19:45 

Pawtucket Times

Wall Street gains, but S&P 500 still faces 4th weekly loss...

Stocks are solidly higher after shaking off an early stumble Friday, though the S&P 500 is still heading for a fourth straight week of losses amid Wall Street's September swoon....

 2020-09-25 19:43 

WPRI

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AG Neronha renews push to allow RI grand juries to release their findings...

AG Neronha said if a similar situation were to happen in Rhode Island right now, the grand jury would not be able to share with the public the facts and testimony presented to them, nor how they ca......

 2020-09-25 19:37 

Pawtucket Times

Teen charged in Kenosha shootings fights extradition...

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn't outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say...

 2020-09-25 19:32 

Pawtucket Times

Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man's death...

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday......

 2020-09-25 19:19 

Pawtucket Times

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings...

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus is striking smaller cities in the heartland, often in conservative corners of America where......

 2020-09-25 18:58 

WPRI

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RI reports 119 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death...

As of Friday afternoon, 94 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in Rhode Island, with eight in the ICU and four on ventilators, according to the Health Department....

 2020-09-25 18:57 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: New York City to expand outdoor dining...

NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced outdoor dining for New York City restaurants will be extended year-round and made permanent....

 2020-09-25 18:56 

Pawtucket Times

Edelman still thriving with Newton in post-Brady era...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Julian Edelman carved out a role as one of Tom Brady's most trusted receivers during the star quarterback's two decades with the Patriots....

 2020-09-25 18:50 

WPRI

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2 charged for handling of virus outbreak at Holyoke Veterans' Home...

Two former administrators of a Massachusetts veterans home where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been charged for their handling of the outbreak, the state's attorney g......

 2020-09-25 18:49 

Pawtucket Times

Appeals court hears fight over Trump tax returns — again...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court tested the waters on a potential compromise, but didn't immediately rule Friday after arguments in President Donald Trump's long-running fight to prevent a top New York prosecutor from getting his tax ...

 2020-09-25 18:35 

Pawtucket Times

Police: 87-year-old woman struck, killed by tractor-trailer...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — An 87-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Friday as she tried to cross a Cranston street, police said....

 2020-09-25 18:24 

Pawtucket Times

Natural gas compressor station gets federal approval...

WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators have given final approval for operation of a natural gas compressor station in Massachusetts that opponents have said is an environmental hazard....

 2020-09-25 18:12 

Providence Journal

R.I. reports 1 coronavirus death, 119 new cases, removes 249 cases from earlier counts...

The Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday reported one coronavirus-related deaths and said 119 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, and also removed 249 cases from previous days' totals.That brings the total toll in the state to 1,10...

 2020-09-25 18:01 

Providence Journal

'The battle is definitely not over': R.I. nursing homes seeing COVID cases rise again...

More than six months into the COVID-19 crisis, the disease is continuing to spread in Rhode Island nursing homes.Some homes that had dealt with more than 100 cases in the spring are seeing new ones crop up yet again. Others that were untouched throughout ...

 2020-09-25 17:50 

WPRI

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Newsfeed Now: Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state at US Capitol, protests continue across the country...

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 ......

 2020-09-25 17:50 

WPRI

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Newsfeed Now: Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state at US Capitol, protests continue across the country...

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 ......

 2020-09-25 17:46 

Providence Journal

In open letter, plaintiffs in landmark sports equity case slam Brown University...

PROVIDENCE — The original plaintiffs in a Title IX lawsuit against Brown University have penned a scathing open letter directed at the university administration.Brown University agreed last week to reinstate the varsity women's fencing and eques...

 2020-09-25 17:39 

Providence Journal

87-year-old woman struck, killed by truck in Cranston...

An 87-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in Cranston on Friday morning, police said.The woman, who lived nearby, was on Cranston Street, by Weston Avenue, according to Maj. Todd Patalano of the Cranston Police Department.The woman w...

 2020-09-25 17:34 

WPRI

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No charges for former Salve teacher accused of lying to get students on film...

Students were convinced to perform in bondage for a film that didn't actually exist....

 2020-09-25 17:16 

Providence Journal

'It never should have happened': Two charged in Mass. Soldiers' Home COVID outbreak...

Two of the top officials at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, where 76 veterans died of COVID-19 during an outbreak in early spring, have been criminally charged with neglect and causing serious bodily injury in a case that may be the first of its kind in t...

 2020-09-25 17:15 

Providence Journal

Bobcats 'do what they want to do' — sometimes that means hanging out in a Warwick yard...

Spartacus the pet cat had a visit from a relative Thursday, but didn't seem to notice the big bobcat sitting by the rock in his yard.Spartacus's owner, Maria Croft, was working at her desk when she looked out the window and saw the wild animal in ...

 2020-09-25 16:45 

WPRI

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PC extends full remote learning through Oct. 3 amid COVID-19 outbreak...

Even though the schools coronavirus dashboard shows conditions are improving, the virus is still spreading, according to a spokesperson for PC....

 2020-09-25 16:41 

Providence Journal

Developer withdraws plan for Metacomet Golf Club, says it will go forward without zoning change...

EAST PROVIDENCE -- A company's proposal for redeveloping Metacomet golf course by creating a "work-live-play" environment with public open space has been withdrawn.On Friday morning, the firm, Marshall Development, notified East Providence off...

 2020-09-25 16:25 

Providence Journal

Mattiello, Fenton-Fung spar in first debate...

PROVIDENCE -- House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and his Republican challenger, Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung jousted face-to-face on Friday, during the first TV debate in their contest for his home-district seat in Cranston.While taping an edition of WJAR's ...

 2020-09-25 15:59 

WPRI

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Pedestrian hit, killed in Cranston...

Major Todd Patalano confirms a person was hit and killed on Cranston Street in the area of Weston Avenue....

 2020-09-25 15:58 

WPRI

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Marshall withdraws request for Metacomet zoning change hours before meeting...

The mayor's office confirmed the move, which was also announced by the company, Marshall Properties....

 2020-09-25 15:47 

WPRI

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Newsmakers 9/25/2020: U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse...

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on the confirmation process for the next Supreme Court justice....

 2020-09-25 15:44 

Providence Journal

Providence College extends remote instruction for another week...

Providence College says that classes will remain remote for another week as the college continues to respond to a coronavirus outbreak in off-campus housing.In a statement, the college also apologized for the fact that the outbreak resulted in Rhode Islan...

 2020-09-25 15:38 

Providence Journal

Pedestrian struck and killed in Cranston...

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Cranston Friday, police said.The person was on Cranston Street, by Weston Avenue, according to Maj. Todd Patalano of the Cranston Police Department.No further information was immediately available.bamaral...

 2020-09-25 15:34 

WPRI

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Improvement, not praise on Newton's mind with Raiders next...

There have been few smiles inside the Patriots' facility since their loss to Seattle last week. And that's how Cam Newton expected it to be....

 2020-09-25 15:23 

Providence Journal

Providence College to announce decision on reopening later today...

Providence College expects to decide later today whether to reopen or remain in remote learning mode for the immediate future.The college last night reported that a total of 205 students have tested positive for COVID-19 testing positive of COVID-19 since...

 2020-09-25 15:19 

Providence Journal

'The battle is definitely not over': R.I. nursing homes seeing COVID cases rise again...

More than six months into the COVID-19 crisis, the disease is continuing to spread in Rhode Island nursing homes.Some homes that had dealt with more than 100 cases in the spring are seeing new ones crop up yet again. Others that were untouched throughout ...

 2020-09-25 14:54 

WPRI

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Criminal charges announced in Soldiers' Home in Holyoke COVID-19 deaths...

Attorney General Maura Healey will make a major announcement regarding her office's investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak at Holyoke Soldiers' Home that contributed to the death of at least 76 r......

 2020-09-25 14:47 

WPRI

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Virginia governor, first lady test positive for COVID-19...

Gov. Ralph Northam and first lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-09-25 14:31 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Rhode Show Rewind- 9/25/20...

Check out some of the fun we had this week on The Rhode Show with The Rhode Show Rewind!...

 2020-09-25 14:27 

WPRI

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Family of Breonna Taylor and attorneys to address grand jury decision...

The family of Breonna Taylor and civil rights attorney Ben Crump, along with co-counsels Sam Aguiar and Lonita Baker will hold a press conference Friday at 10:30 a.m. (ET) at Louisville's Jef......

 2020-09-25 13:54 

WPRI

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Deputies respond to home of fan screaming 'shoot!' while watching Stanley Cup Final...

A Florida man and some of his friends were rooting for the Tampa Bay Lightning a little too loudly Wednesday night, prompting a visit from law enforcement....

 2020-09-25 13:05 

WPRI

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Crews extinguish fire at West Warwick auto repair garage...

Police say the fire started around 6:30 a.m. inside an auto repair garage on Industrial Lane....

 2020-09-25 13:00 

WPRI

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RHODE EXTRA: Having Fun, Eating Well, Living Life & Staying Safe...

Our digital reporter, Emily Gibbs takes us behind the scenes this week for a look at how The Rhode Show team is staying safe throughout the Coronavirus. She also explains the protocol on how weR......

 2020-09-25 11:58 

WPRI

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Protests continue locally, nationally in wake of Breonna Taylor decision...

As protests centered around a grand jury's decision not to charge any officers in Breonna Taylor's death continue, measures have been put in place to prevent demonstrations from getting......

 2020-09-25 11:57 

WPRI

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At the computer more? Doctors remind you to take a break...

Every 20 minutes, it's recommended you look away about 20 feet in front of you, for 20 seconds....

 2020-09-25 11:55 

WPRI

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CVS Health Charity Classic Supports Crossroads RI...

Crossroads Rhode Island is among the many charities benefitting from this year's CVS Health Charity Classic. President & CEO or Crossroads RI, Karen Santilli, shares the organization......

 2020-09-25 11:35 

Providence Journal

Queen Elizabeth II to trim costs as COVID-19 hits income...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her family are facing a 35 million pound ($45 million) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage of tourists, the monarch's money-manager said Friday.Releasing the royal househ...

 2020-09-25 11:25 

Providence Journal

Heavy waves claim Nantucket house...

Heavy surf over the past week carved away 50 feet from the edge of the bluff in Cisco, leading to the emergency demolition of a summer home and garage at the end of Hummock Pond Road.One house is all that's left on the property, perched on cribbing ab...

 2020-09-25 10:54 

WPRI

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Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Friday morning....

 2020-09-25 10:49 

WPRI

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In the Kitchen: Bolognese...

Owner/Chef Craig Marr from Breachway Grill shares a recipe for bolognese. Breachway Grill is also today's Rhody Deal which features a $50 voucher for $25....

 2020-09-25 10:48 

WPRI

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The Rhode Home: Showing support for Big Brothers Big Sisters...

Ron and Pete Cardi of Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses are getting us ready for football season with their home theaters and recliners so you can watch the game from the comfort of your own......

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