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 2021-03-02 22:56 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Dicupe and Brown: Marijuana legalization and the case for worker cooperatives...

There is no need for the wealthiest to devour another industry simply because they are first in line and have access to capital....

 2021-03-02 22:46 

Providence Journal

Both PC, St. John's trending in opposite directions...

Providence College prepares to play St. John's in Big East men's basketball...

 2021-03-02 22:30 

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Central Falls teen charged in Attleboro shots-fired incident...

A 19-year-old Rhode Island man was arrested Tuesday morning following an investigation into a shots-fired incident in Attleboro last month, according to the Massachusetts State Police....

 2021-03-02 22:25 

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'Frozen' characters make list of 2021 hurricane names...

The season doesn't officially begin until June 1, but it doesn't hurt to take a look at the list of potential storm names to see if yours is on it too....

 2021-03-02 22:23 

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Biden involved with Senate Dems to pass $1.9T relief package...

The White House said Biden is personally involved in the negotiations to ensure every Senate Democrat supports the $1.9 trillion emergency aid package. Democrats can't afford to lose a single......

 2021-03-02 22:16 

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Double O.T. Ep. 165 March Madness for URI, PC, Bryant, Patriots free agency, Red Sox, Celtics...

In the latest episode of Double O.T., Yianni Kourakis and Morey Hershgordon preview the March Madness outlook for URI, PC and Bryant. They discuss the Patriots needs at Quarterback and in free agen......

 2021-03-02 22:10 

Providence Journal

Perez looks solid in spring debut for Sox...

Sox blast 4 HRs in 9-3 win over Rays...

 2021-03-02 22:08 

Providence Journal

4 new cases of "UK variant" COVID strain identified in RI...

4 new cases of...

 2021-03-02 21:58 

Providence Journal

How RI DOT's orange cones help fight COVID...

The RI DOT has provided uncounted thousands of orange cones for traffic control at state drive-thru COVID test sites statewide....

 2021-03-02 21:51 

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PC Friars prep for final week of regular season...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) The Providence Friars have two games left in the regular season and are preparing to finish the strong ahead of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. On Wednes......

 2021-03-02 21:49 

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URI preps for A10 tournament...

KINGSTON (WPRI) The URI Rams head to Richmond, Virginia for the Atlantic 10 tournament having lost six of the last seven games. As the No. 10 seed, Rhody hopes it can apply the lessons lear......

 2021-03-02 21:11 

Providence Journal

Patriots special teams a highlight of otherwise lackluster 2020 season...

The lone question mark heading into 2021 is at kicker...

 2021-03-02 21:05 

Providence Journal

Teachers who serve vision impaired students laid off; state says services won't be disrupted...

Teachers who serve vision impaired students laid off. They serve 33 school districts...

 2021-03-02 20:55 

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'She will lead with integrity': RI lawmakers, leaders applaud Raimondo confirmation...

Gov. Gina Raimondo is the first Rhode Island politician to join a president's cabinet in more than seven decades....

 2021-03-02 20:09 

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Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery...

The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating....

 2021-03-02 19:47 

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Kyle Van Noy open to Patriots reunion after being released from Miami...

Kyle Van Noy open to Patriots reunion after being released from Miami...

 2021-03-02 19:34 

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Raimondo wins US Senate confirmation; will soon resign as governor...

She is the first Rhode Island elected official to join the president's cabinet since 1949....

 2021-03-02 19:33 

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There are plenty of free-agent QBs available for the Patriots...

Potential free-agent quarterbacks the Patriots may consider signing...

 2021-03-02 19:24 

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Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died...

Jordan "never gave up on his friends or his country," Clinton said Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 19:19 

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Massachusetts' online alcohol deliveries soared in pandemic...

State alcohol regulators have seen a 300% uptick in direct-to-consumer alcohol deliveries throughout the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 19:13 

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Merck to help make J&J's COVID-19 vaccine, White House official says...

Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine as part of an effort to ramp up supplies across the U.S., a Biden administr......

 2021-03-02 18:40 

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RI sees uptick in weekly COVID-19 metrics; 264 new cases, 8 deaths...

Percent positivity by week ticked up from 2% last week to 2.1% this week, while new cases per 100,000 residents increased from 214 to 241....

 2021-03-02 18:37 

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Senate Dems sorting final details of $1.9T virus relief bill...

Democrats sorted through lingering disagreements over emergency jobless benefits and other issues Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 18:27 

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DYSOM 2/26/21: Zambarano Hospital Controversy...

State Sen. Jessica de la Cruz and Rep. David Place join Dan Yorke to discuss potential plans to downsize the Eleanor Slater system under the Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilit......

 2021-03-02 18:26 

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Who To Know: Tokarz Dermatology...

Dr. Tokarz as a board certified dermatologist who specializes in cosmetic dermatology, such as botox and fillers, as well as laser surgery. More about Tokarz Dermatology Location: 1485 South County......

 2021-03-02 18:14 

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Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck, killing 15...

An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed Tuesday into a semitruck on a Southern California highway, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said....

 2021-03-02 17:57 

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15 dead when SUV carrying 27 collides with semi-truck near US-Mexico border...

Fifteen people were killed Tuesday when an SUV believed to be carrying 27 people struck a semi-truck Imperial County, medical officials said....

 2021-03-02 17:49 

Providence Journal

RI reports 8 COVID deaths, 261 additional cases...

Hospitalizations and the seven-day new-case average both declined slightly from yesterday....

 2021-03-02 17:49 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Singer: Living with contradiction, and danger...

Poet Sean Singer discusses how driving a taxi in New York sparked reflection on danger, contradiction, and the possibility of violence in daily life....

 2021-03-02 17:00 

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URI urges students to 'stay vigilant' as COVID-19 cases rise...

URI hit a record last week with 132 new cases and a positivity rate of just over 2%, according to a letter sent to students and staff....

 2021-03-02 16:49 

Providence Journal

Dr. Ashish Jha: Johnson & Johnson vaccine 'great news' for people in U.S. and abroad...

Dr. Ashish Jha: Johnson & Johnson vaccine 'great news' for people in U.S. and abroad. Not so great, however: weekly trend in COVID cases...

 2021-03-02 16:33 

Providence Journal

The RIIL boys and girls basketball playoffs roll on - here's who's playing and where to watch...

Four teams - two boys, two girls - will earn semifinal spots tonight and keep their championship hopes alive. Here's who's playing and where to stream the games....

 2021-03-02 15:38 

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Newsfeed Now: First Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines shipped out; Sisters separated by adoption find each other by chance...

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 ......

 2021-03-02 15:15 

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Keeping you and your kids injury-free this spring...

Things are ramping back up for youth and high school sports as we get through this pandemic and make our way into spring. That also means that more injuries are occurring. The term "deconditioning"......

 2021-03-02 14:58 

Providence Journal

RI may have a new governor today: Here's how it would happen...

It will start with Gina Raimondo's confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate just after 2 p.m....

 2021-03-02 14:33 

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Remarkable Women 2021: Full list of local nominees...

March is International Women's Month and once again, WPRI 12 is honoring those who inspire, lead, and forge the way for other women....

 2021-03-02 14:31 

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LIVE: This month marks a year since the Olympics were postponed. What's next?...

This month marks a year since the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed. As vaccinations begin in the host country, there's limited time for organizers to finalize plans before the new July star......

 2021-03-02 14:26 

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Providence expands vaccine eligibility to 50+ in hard-hit neighborhoods...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Providence is expanding eligibility to be vaccinated for COVID-19 at its clinics to residents 50 and older who live in the 02907, 02908 and 02909 ZIP cod......

 2021-03-02 13:46 

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Former Friar Jamel Thomas finds "Divine Providence" while pursuing passion...

The name Jamel Thomas is a more than familiar one to hoops fans across Southern New England. Starring at Providence College from 1995-99, Thomas dazzled fans in many ways and left a lasting impact ......

 2021-03-02 13:44 

Providence Journal

URI warns students to follow COVID-19 safety rules, noting rise in cases...

URI warns students to follow COVID-19 safety rules, noting rise in cases...

 2021-03-02 13:41 

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Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed...

The governor of a Nigerian state says hundreds of girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country's northwest have been freed....

 2021-03-02 13:38 

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Official: Merck to help produce rival J&J's COVID-19 vaccine...

Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly....

 2021-03-02 13:36 

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FBI chief set to testify for the first time since Capitol riot...

FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, with lawmakers likely to press him on whether the bureau adequately communicated with ......

 2021-03-02 13:22 

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In the Kitchen: Eggroll in a Bowl...

This morning we welcome into the kitchen, Heather Dupee, Chef and Owner of Made By Me Cooking School out of Hope & Main. She is making a Eggroll in a Bowl. Ingredients: 1 TBSP olive oil1 lb of ......

 2021-03-02 12:58 

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Dogtopia celebrates 1 year anniversary...

Dogtopia Warwick, a premiere dog daycare, boarding, grooming and training facility in Warwick, RI is celebrated their one year anniversary on February 24. Dogtopia also raised money throughout the ......

 2021-03-02 11:58 

Providence Journal

Powerful wind blows through RI; 6,999 without power...

Some 6,436 National Grid customers are without power Tuesday morning as powerful winds are buffeting the region....

 2021-03-02 11:44 

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6 books, nix books: Dr. Seuss works halted for racist images...

The business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss' legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery....

 2021-03-02 11:21 

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Fire hydrant bursts in Providence, covers area in sheet of ice...

Part of downtown Providence is caked in ice after a fire hydrant burst in the frigid temperatures overnight....

 2021-03-02 10:57 

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Strong winds topple trees, knock out power to thousands across Southern New England...

Heavy wind gusts have been howling across Southern New England overnight, knocking down trees and causing power outages to thousands across the area....

 2021-03-02 10:33 

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Weather Alert: Strong Winds, Frigid Feel Today...

Good morning. It is a windy and frigid start to the day. The howling winds have gusted over 50mph at times, knocking down trees and knocking out power to thousands across southern New England. You ......

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