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 2020-09-19 04:10 

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Former Classical high school standout hopes for breakout college season...

(WPRI) — The ACC Conference kicks off their college football season this weekend. Boston college is on the road at duke and that means former Classical High School standout Jehlani Galloway w......

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Green Grocer in Portsmouth now offering online shopping...

PORTSMOUTH — The Green Grocer announced this week the introduction of a new way to access the goods and services provided by the family-owned...

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Granlund cartoon: Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1933-2020...

Dave Granlund cartoon on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg....

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Ex-Patriot Jarvis Green makes appearance at Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival...

Instead of sacking quarterbacks, the defensive end is serving shrimp with his company Oceans97....

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

OPINION/CLERGY CORNER: May we all appreciate what we have in the new year...

As the Jewish New Year 5781 begins, Rosh Hashanah of the past year, 5780, seems so distant from our current reality. The pandemic has taken a significant...

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Dear Abby for Sept. 20...

DEAR ABBY: A friend's wife died six months ago after a 10-year battle with cancer. He was her faithful caretaker, as she was mostly homebound and...

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

OPINION/LOOKING BACK AT OUR HISTORY: A conversation with Carl Sagan, part III...

Note: Forty years ago I exchanged letters with Carl Sagan. In his letter, he asked me two questions. The first focused on how we might move people to...

 2020-09-19 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Chief financial officer at KVH to step down...

Don Reilly is set to retire at the end of the year, and Brent Bruun will assume the role of CFO in the interim....

 2020-09-19 02:09 

WPRI

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Rhode Islanders gather for silent vigil to honor Justice Ginsburg...

Dozens of Rhode Islanders lined the State House steps Friday night with candles for a silent vigil honoring the memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

 2020-09-19 01:57 

WPRI

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RWU Law Dean: Ginsburg 'one of the all-time greats' on Supreme Court...

RWU Law Dean reflects on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's passing....

 2020-09-19 01:29 

WPRI

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'A loss for our entire country': RI lawmakers, leaders mourn loss of Justice Ginsburg...

The Rhode Island congressional delegation mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday....

 2020-09-19 01:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: A 'Real Covid Hero'...

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 2020-09-19 01:12 

WPRI

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McConnell: Senate will vote on Trump court pick...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on President Donald Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, even though it's an election year....

 2020-09-19 01:06 

TheWesterlySun.com

Suspect in fatal Providence Place stabbing held without bail...

PROVIDENCE (AP) — The suspect in a fatal stabbing at a Rhode Island mall was held without bail at his arraignment Friday....

 2020-09-19 01:03 

TheWesterlySun.com

Warwick man charged with pandemic relief loan fraud pleads guilty...

PROVIDENCE (AP) — A Rhode Island man charged with fraudulently seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in forgivable federal loans designed for businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has...

 2020-09-19 01:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: River journey...

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 2020-09-19 00:59 

TheWesterlySun.com

Providence College deals with surge of student virus cases...

The president of Providence College announced that the school is moving to remote-only learning for at least two weeks after a surge of new coronavirus cases among students, saying "we...

 2020-09-19 00:58 

TheWesterlySun.com

Newly discovered disease threatens Rhode Island beech trees...

ASHAWAY — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is asking homeowners to be on the alert for a disease that is killing beech trees in other states and Canada....

 2020-09-19 00:57 

TheWesterlySun.com

Avondale association proposes addition of speed 'humps'...

WESTERLY — Residents of Avondale are hopeful town officials will hear their plea and approve the installation of speed-deterrence devices on Avondale Road....

 2020-09-19 00:29 

WPRI

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PHOTOS: Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the court, died at home in Washington D.C., surrounded by her family. She served more than 27 years after her appointment to the court....

 2020-09-19 00:28 

WPRI

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Politicians, dignitaries react to the death of Justice Ginsburg...

The 87-year-old Ginsburg, who announced in July she is being treated for cancer, had officiated a friend's wedding last month and had been taking oral arguments over the phone during the pand......

 2020-09-19 00:11 

WPRI

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Stopgap bill to prevent shutdown held up over farm funding...

Efforts to fashion a temporary spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month ran aground Friday amid a fight over farm bailout funding that's a key priority of P......

 2020-09-18 23:45 

Providence Journal

Providence schools report 3 students with positive coronavirus tests...

PROVIDENCE -- Two students at Providence Career and Technical Academy and one student at the Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex have tested positive for COVID-19.The two PCTA students are related, and both only attended school in person on Tuesday. The J...

 2020-09-18 23:43 

Pawtucket Times

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

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

 2020-09-18 23:38 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Wild Money' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:...

 2020-09-18 23:35 

WPRI

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Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died...

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87....

 2020-09-18 23:33 

Providence Journal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies of cancer...

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.Ginsburg died of complications from met...

 2020-09-18 23:23 

Providence Journal

URI puts sorority, fraternity houses under quarantine order due to positive COVID tests...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- The University of Rhode Island has placed one sorority house and one fraternity house under quarantine due to positive coronavirus tests, the university said Friday.Two positive cases were identified in the sorority and one in the frate...

 2020-09-18 23:17 

Pawtucket Times

Firefighter dies battling blaze, another fire burns homes...

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The death of a firefighter on the lines of a wildfire east of Los Angeles was under investigation Friday as another blaze to the north burned homes in a small community on the edge of......

 2020-09-18 23:07 

WPRI

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Providence mayor says crime fueled by ongoing feud between city gangs...

"It's nerve-wracking," Mayor Jorge Elorza said Friday. "It literally hits close to home."...

 2020-09-18 23:07 

Pawtucket Times

B&G club members get into the swing of things...

By BRENDAN McGAIR...

 2020-09-18 22:53 

Pawtucket Times

Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism...

The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a "shocking" and "serious" admission of discrimination....

 2020-09-18 22:50 

WPRI

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WATCH: CVS Health Charity Classic Virtual Giving Show...

While there's no CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament this year due to COVID-19, it's not stopping those involved from giving back....

 2020-09-18 22:49 

WPRI

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3 COVID-19 cases force dozens of sorority, fraternity members at URI to quarantine...

Two Greek houses at the University of Rhode Island (URI) have been placed into quarantine after two students tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-09-18 22:33 

WPRI

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$13B aid package to help Puerto Rico 3 years after Hurricane Maria took too long, Democrats say...

The White House announced a $13 billion aid package for Puerto Rico on Friday, three years after the U.S. territory was hit by a devastating Category 5 hurricane....

 2020-09-18 22:32 

WPRI

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Silent in Seattle: Noisy Seahawks fans absent for opener against Patriots...

A stadium designed for maximum noise and regarded as one of the best homefield advantages in the NFL will sit empty when the Seattle Seahawks host the New England Patriots on Sunday....

 2020-09-18 22:24 

WPRI

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North Providence town employee fired after racist social media post, mayor says...

A custodian for the North Providence Police Department was fired after posting what Mayor Charlie Lombardi called a "vile, vicious, revolting and reprehensible" message on social media....

 2020-09-18 22:24 

Pawtucket Times

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns...

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the......

 2020-09-18 22:24 

WPRI

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Thousands of Ethernet cables recalled due to fire hazard...

Three-panel mirrors and generators were also recalled this week....

 2020-09-18 22:23 

Pawtucket Times

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup...

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a broken......

 2020-09-18 22:11 

WPRI

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Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon discuss continuing the CVS Health Charity Classic tradition virtually...

While there's no CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament this year due to COVID-19, it's not stopping this local annual charitable event's founder's Billy Andrade and Bra......

 2020-09-18 22:04 

Providence Journal

R.I. elections panel ponders security at ballot drop-boxes...

PROVIDENCE — Faced with a wealth of concerns about who pays and who has to sit and watch, the Rhode Island Board of Elections decided to hold off on new security camera requirements for fretful cities and towns.The board's agenda called for a di...

 2020-09-18 21:52 

Pawtucket Times

Celtics, Heat agree: A 2-0 lead in East finals means nothing...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — If there was a sliver of consolation for the Boston Celtics on Friday, it probably could have been found within the understanding that a 2-0 lead for the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference......

 2020-09-18 21:45 

WPRI

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Report shows Southern farmers collected more trade war aid...

The Government Accountability Office found Southern and large farms benefited the most....

 2020-09-18 21:40 

WPRI

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Curbside Comedy drives home laughs at a time when it can be hard to smile...

Two comics take a unique approach during the pandemic and collect cash for charity....

 2020-09-18 21:35 

Pawtucket Times

Silent in Seattle: Noisy Seahawks fans absent for opener...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a normal Sunday night game in Seattle, the fans would start showing up in the morning, giving themselves plenty of time to find parking and begin their preparations for the evening's festivities....

 2020-09-18 21:35 

Providence Journal

Coventry students protest possible elimination of sports, activities...

COVENTRY — Last spring, Coventry students had their afterschool activities taken away by COVID-19.This fall, budget cuts might take them away for the entire school year.The School Committee is considering a budget that would eliminate all sports and...

 2020-09-18 21:31 

Pawtucket Times

Running out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek...

The Atlantic's record-breaking "crazy" hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek alphabet for subtropical storm Alpha. And the geographically misplaced storm pro...

 2020-09-18 21:30 

Providence Journal

Weekapaug house sells for $7.5 million...

WESTERLY — A six-bedroom, shingle-style house at Weekapaug Point sold this week for $7.5 million, according to Lila Delman Real Estate, the agency that represented the seller.The agency said that Statewide Multiple Listing Service records indicate t...

 2020-09-18 21:29 

WPRI

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Policymakers clash over forest management, climate change...

WASHINGTON D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Wildfires are devastating the western United States because of how many there have been and how large they are....

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