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 2020-09-24 14:39 

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Newsfeed Now: Protests across America: Battle over SCOTUS vacancy heats up...

Weekdays at 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 a replay minute......

 2020-09-24 14:38 

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Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August...

The market for newly constructed homes in the U.S. continued its upward climb in August, despite the ongoing pandemic and lingering worries about the future of the U.S. economy....

 2020-09-24 14:30 

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Utility worker killed in crash in Mississippi after helping restore power to victims of Hurricane Sally...

UPDATE: Noxubee County Coroner R.L. Calhoun confirms to WKRG News 5 the man killed has been tentatively identified as 36-year-old, Darrel Holt, from Missouri. The coroner could not confirm which el......

 2020-09-24 14:04 

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Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a......

 2020-09-24 14:03 

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Dry and warm through the weekend...

Your updated Pinpoint Weather 12 Detailed 7-Day Forecast and Discussion from the WPRI 12 team of Eyewitness News Meteorologists....

 2020-09-24 13:58 

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Ohio family discovers family WWII heirloom tucked away in a box...

DELAWARE, Ohio (WCMH) A priceless family heirloom, uncovered after a Delaware County family moved their elderly mother into assisted living. They made the discovery while cleaning out the home sh......

 2020-09-24 13:55 

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Visitor finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) — On Labor Day, Kevin Kinard, a 33-year-old bank branch manager from Maumelle visited Arkansas's Crater of Diamonds State Park and found the second-largest diamond fo......

 2020-09-24 13:05 

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The historic role of El Lector in educating cigar factory workers...

More than a century ago, cigar factories were filled with hundreds of immigrant cigar rollers, the strong smell of tobacco, and the sound of knowledge....

 2020-09-24 12:46 

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870,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was issued on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 12:45 

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CVS Health supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence...

As this year's CVS Health Charity Classic continues to raise funds virtually for local charities, we continue to learn more about them and how they are handling life during the pandemic. This morni......

 2020-09-24 12:27 

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Eye on RI: Oyster festival returns...

Ashley Erling brings us "Eye on RI" featuring upcoming events & activities! British Motorcars- Start your engines! British Motorcars will be descending on the beautiful seaside vill......

 2020-09-24 12:12 

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President Trump set to pay respects to Ginsburg at Supreme Court...

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are expected to be among the thousands paying respects to Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 12:10 

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In the Kitchen: Pan Roasted Halibut...

Chef Matt Voskuil, Executive Chef of Ocean House Management Collection, shares a recipe for pan roasted New England halibut, jasmine rice, roasted asparagus, cucumber fennel salad, and lemon caper ......

 2020-09-24 12:09 

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How This Pandemic Is Shaping The Health Of Your Children...

How this pandemic is shaping the health of your children. Experts say with school in session and children forced to spend more time in front of digital devices, nearsightedness among school-aged ch......

 2020-09-24 11:59 

Providence Journal

Trump declines to commit to peaceful transfer of power, drawing criticism...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump declined to commit Wednesday to providing a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election, prompting a backlash on social media from critics who said it raised questions about his willingness to relinquish power....

 2020-09-24 11:35 

Providence Journal

Mostly sunny, high near 79 today...

Southern New England should have a stretch of pleasant weather before "much-needed"; rain could arrive next week, according to the National Weather Service says."High pressure over the Mid Atlantic region will provide warm and dry weather into ...

 2020-09-24 11:13 

Providence Journal

Navy releases documents from Cold War loss of submarine off New England...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy began releasing documents from the investigation into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history on Wednesday, but the Navy said the documents released under a court order don't shed any new light on the cau...

 2020-09-24 11:00 

Pawtucket Times

Integro Builders Adds Commercial Interiors to Their Service Offerings...

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integro Builders, an award-winning general contractor for custom luxury homes and commercial interiors in Chicagoland and Western Michigan, is excited to announce they are accepting commercial in...

 2020-09-24 10:54 

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The town of Swastika, NY chooses to keep its name...

The group with domain over the town's name voted unanimously to keep Swastika arguing founders named it after a Sanskrit word that means "well-being.";...

 2020-09-24 10:52 

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Average of the polls: Here's where the numbers are moving in the Biden-Trump race...

Joe Biden has retained a relatively stable national polling lead for months, but several dynamics are at play that could swing polling....

 2020-09-24 10:47 

Providence Journal

Wildfires taint West Coast vineyards with taste of smoke...

By ANDREW SELSKY Associated PressTURNER, Ore. (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage.Wineries in Calif...

 2020-09-24 10:41 

Pawtucket Times

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as "Primary Colors," has died, his wife sai...

 2020-09-24 10:24 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Swiss university's undergrads all quarantined...

Swiss health authorities have ordered a quarantine for 2,500 students at a prestigious hospitality management school after "significant outbreaks" of the coronavirus that are a suspected byproduct of off-campus partying....

 2020-09-24 10:20 

Providence Journal

Massachusetts man dies from eating bags of black licorice...

A Massachusetts construction worker's love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man's heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesd...

 2020-09-24 09:19 

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How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?...

People with flu typically feel sickest during the first week of illness. With COVID-19, people may be sicker longer and feel the worst during the second or third week....

 2020-09-24 09:17 

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Veterans will ride 20 horses for 20 miles to raise suicide awareness...

In the Trail to Zero, Ride to End Veteran Suicide event, 20 veterans will ride 20 horses for 20 miles to raise awareness about the 20 veterans who commit suicide in the U.S. each day....

 2020-09-24 08:58 

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Weather Now: Warm and Dry, Partly Sunny Today...

TODAY: Warm and dry with a mostly sunny start giving way to a mix of hazy sunshine and mid/high clouds in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West-southwest winds 5-10 mph TONIGHT: Partly cloudy......

 2020-09-24 08:07 

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2 officers shot in Louisville during protests, expected to recover...

Two police officers were shot in Louisville, Kentucky during protests reacting to the Breonna Taylor case announcement, MetroSafe confirmed to NewsNation....

 2020-09-24 08:00 

Pawtucket Times

Cardinals, Panthers renew old rivalry to highlight Week 3...

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:...

 2020-09-24 07:05 

Pawtucket Times

Boston's Verdugo puts 10-game hit streak on the line against Orioles...

Baltimore Orioles (23-33, fourth in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (22-34, fifth in the AL East)...

 2020-09-24 07:05 

Pawtucket Times

Heat look to close out conference finals against the Celtics in game 5...

Miami Heat (44-29, fifth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Boston Celtics (48-24, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...

 2020-09-24 07:02 

Pawtucket Times

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?...

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?...

 2020-09-24 06:35 

Pawtucket Times

Asian shares fall as caution sets in after Wall St retreat...

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as caution set in after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a decline in technology shares....

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Movie review: One pill makes you gladder in 'LX 2048'...

The year in which this leisurely paced science-fiction thriller takes place is, as the title suggests, in the near future: 2048. The rest of the title is...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Ballard Park is getting bigger following Newport City Council agreement...

NEWPORT The City Council approved on Wednesday night the purchase of a 3.7-acre lot that will expand the size of Ballard Park from 13 acres to 16....

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Granlund cartoon: COVID Halloween...

Dave Granlund cartoon on Halloween and the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

9 items you need to fix a blocked sink...

Whatever your problem - a sink that's draining ever so slowly or that's completely blocked - and wherever it may be, never fear. We've got...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Picture perfect: Utah's Kodachrome Basin and surrounding parks glow with color...

Off the beaten path in Utah, visitors will discover the vibrant colors and peacefulness of Kodachrome Basin State Park.It does not take long for travelers...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

History, art, gardens and tigers near Springfield, MO...

In Springfield, Missouri, like everywhere else, not everything is open in the city. However, outside is wide open and waiting for travelers to safely...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Surviving the election: How to protect yourself from the stress of politics...

We interrupt your latest binge of breaking political news, fear-provoking campaign commercials and angry posts from your favorite pundit to report that...

 2020-09-24 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Northern exposure: Salve Regina men's hockey team welcomes several Canadian recruits...

After the program took a few steps back since reaching the national title game in 2018, Seahawks coach Zech Klann went north of the border in search of...

 2020-09-24 03:00 

Providence Journal

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court...

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 2020-09-24 02:02 

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Some could wait nearly a year for access to COVID vaccine: RIDOH medical director...

Dr. James McDonald answered questions about school infections and the coronavirus vaccine during his weekly appearance on 12 News Now at 4....

 2020-09-24 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police logs: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020...

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 2020-09-24 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Puppy scam lands on Westerly man's doorstep; police issue warning to would-be owners...

WESTERLY — If you are planning to add a furry family member in the coming months, local police are advising that you meet the animal in person before providing any...

 2020-09-24 01:39 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island man charged with using false information to seek $4.7 million in PPP loans...

PROVIDENCE — A 41-year-old Rhode Island man is facing federal charges after the police said he used family members' personal information and other false documents in an effort to secure...

 2020-09-24 01:38 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police: Workplace shooter extradited, charged with assault...

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — A truck driver accused of shooting his boss and wounding another person outside a Connecticut industrial building was charged Wednesday with assault and other crimes...

 2020-09-24 01:38 

TheWesterlySun.com

College virus outbreaks drive Rhode Island's case rate up...

Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday blamed a surge of new coronavirus cases in Rhode Island on recent outbreaks among students at Providence College and the University of Rhode Island....

 2020-09-24 01:36 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly Planning Board considering changes to developer application procedures...

WESTERLY — The Planning Board is reviewing a new proposed development plan review application as well as revised procedures for implementing anticipated changes to the municipal zoning regulations....

 2020-09-24 01:35 

Providence Journal

Protesters block traffic in Providence to protest decision in Breonna Taylor case...

PROVIDENCE Shouting "Breonna Taylor" and "No justice, no peace," a crowd of protesters blocked traffic at various locations in downtown Providence on Wednesday night, at one time walking on to the northbound side of Route 95.The demonstrat...

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