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 2020-07-06 16:28 

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These 2,457 RI employers got a federal PPP loan worth at least $150,000...

The newly released data shows 14 Rhode Island enterprises qualified for the largest-sized loans of between $5 million and $10 million....

 2020-07-06 15:28 

WPRI

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Wall Street rises again, joins worldwide upturn for markets...

U.S. stocks are pushing higher in Monday morning trading, joining a worldwide upturn headlined by the best day for Chinese stocks in nearly five years....

 2020-07-06 14:43 

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Newsfeed Now: 4th of July party goes viral; Tracking Bruno the Bear...

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......

 2020-07-06 14:33 

WPRI

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Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope...

"Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that ......

 2020-07-06 14:20 

Providence Journal

Suicide risk rises as pandemic lingers, experts say...

PROVIDENCE — During the depths of his mental health struggles, in 2015, Mark Gonsalves sought to end his life by jumping off the Claiborne Pell Bridge. He survived and then restored his health — and today is a certified peer recovery specialis...

 2020-07-06 14:18 

WPRI

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Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?...

Officials of the postponed Tokyo Olympic know they will need defenses against COVID-19 to hold the games a year from now....

 2020-07-06 14:04 

WPRI

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Police: New Bedford man arrested for allegedly assaulting officer responding to fireworks complaint...

Police say the New Bedford man appeared intoxicated, and during a struggle punched the officer four times in the face and head....

 2020-07-06 14:03 

WPRI

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Bruno the bear tranquilized during Midwest migration near St. Louis...

ELSBERRY, Mo. A bear migrating from Wisconsin to Missouri has nearly 150,000 Facebook fans following his trip through the Midwest. Elsberry, Missouri police provided an update about his location ......

 2020-07-06 13:54 

Providence Journal

Federal judge orders Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more thorough environmental review is done...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal judge orders Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more thorough environmental review is done....

 2020-07-06 13:18 

Providence Journal

Providence Municipal Court reopens after March coronavirus closing...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence Municipal Court, which handles disputes involving parking and traffic enforcement in the city, reopened Monday after closing in mid-March because of the coroanvirus.TO OUR READERS: This content is being provided fo...

 2020-07-06 12:43 

Providence Journal

Woman shot in Providence Sunday, man shot there on Monday...

PROVIDENCE — Two people were injured in separate shootings early Sunday and early Monday.In the first incident Sunday, at about 3 a.m., police went to 839 Broad St. for a report of a shooting. They found a 19-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to t...

 2020-07-06 12:29 

WPRI

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Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal...

Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday....

 2020-07-06 11:47 

WPRI

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Steps Your Business Can Take Now...

Across the nation, businesses have been stepping up to help safeguard the health of their employees and customers during this coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, cyber scammers are already taking ......

 2020-07-06 11:33 

Providence Journal

China reports bubonic plague case...

As if a novel coronavirus wasn't enough.Local health authorities in China's Inner Mongolia region announced a suspected positive case of bubonic plague Sunday.Health officials in Bayannur said a farmer was sickened and hospitalized but is in stabl...

 2020-07-06 11:18 

WPRI

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Second stimulus check: Report shows first payment saved thousands from poverty...

New research shows the first round of stimulus checks sent to Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic prevented a large increase in poverty....

 2020-07-06 10:39 

Providence Journal

From Providence, Dominicans cast presidential vote in their homeland...

The city, with 10,000 Dominican nationals on the rolls, opened 3 polling places for them to vote in D.R.'s presidential election...

 2020-07-06 10:20 

WPRI

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Bubonic Plague case diagnosed in China...

Authorities in the Bayannur district raised the plague warning on Sunday, ordered residents not to hunt wild animals such as marmots and to send for treatment anyone with fever or showing other pos......

 2020-07-06 10:02 

WPRI

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'God has another angel': Broadway star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after COVID-19 battle...

Broadway star Nick Cordero has passed away after battling COVID-19....

 2020-07-06 09:26 

WPRI

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Weather Now: Fog to Sun, Turning Less Humid Today...

TODAY: Early morning fog to sun. Becoming less humid for the afternoon. Highs in the low to mid 80s inland, upper 70s at the shore. Winds from the north becoming northeast then southeast 5-10mph. W......

 2020-07-06 09:15 

WPRI

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Firefighters quickly extinguish Pawtucket fire...

The blaze broke out around 2 a.m. on Whitman Ave. Crews say the flames went up a back wall to the second floor....

 2020-07-06 09:00 

WPRI

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Still unclear if RI voters will get mail ballot applications for future elections...

Cities and towns face a shortage of funding and workers to run unusual elections during a public health crisis....

 2020-07-06 08:39 

WPRI

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Providence police investigating overnight shooting...

Eyewitness News cameras saw officers on Vandieman Avenue just before 3 a.m., off of Manton Avenue. Crime tape was up in the area....

 2020-07-06 08:38 

WPRI

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3 Hartford officers injured after fireworks thrown directly at them while responding to disturbance...

Three officers were injured in the incident. One was struck directly in the chest when a large scale firework exploded upon impact....

 2020-07-06 04:55 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: India overtakes Russia, now 3rd in virus cases...

NEW DELHI — India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday....

 2020-07-06 04:39 

Pawtucket Times

Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein friend...

New York (AP) — Prosecutors on Sunday asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate to face charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse....

 2020-07-06 04:26 

Pawtucket Times

Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college...

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring — a time when students were cut off from school counselors, and families hit with......

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Pawtucket Times

Today in History...

Today in History...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Lockdown leads to COVID cleanout, plans for children's book boxes in Tiverton...

TIVERTON — Like many people who were stuck at home when the lockdown began in mid-March to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Barbara Pelletier started...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

FROM THE EDITOR: You can play a role in our election coverage...

After being stuck inside for much of the past three months, I'm sure you're all welcoming summer. So it may be hard to start thinking about...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Dear Abby for July 7...

DEAR ABBY: I have a wonderful husband of almost 20 years and two teenage children. My husband is incredibly hardworking in his stressful career and has...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Test Drive column: 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI...

Entry price: $26,245Price as tested: $31,665This week, we're driving the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Autobahn, powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Cars We Remember column: Classic car values and the drive-in movie revival...

Q: Greg, I'm wondering how the collector car values are holding up during this COVID-19 pandemic? Also, I've seen a few articles about drive-...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

SCHOOL HONORS: Rogers High School...

The following Rogers High School students were recognized for their academic achievements during Quarter 3:High honorsGrade 12: Davon Antone, Anna...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Movie review: The WWII thriller 'Greyhound' triumphantly takes to the seas...

When the subject of novels by C.S. Forester pops up at cocktail parties, film adaptations of them that immediately come to mind are "The African...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Newport County candidates adjust to election season during coronavirus pandemic...

With fewer door-to-door visits and fundraising gatherings, hopefuls will need to rely on more signs and pamphlets, but those drive up campaign costs....

 2020-07-06 03:28 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Australia's most populous state to close border...

SYDNEY, Australia — The leader of Australia's most populous state says her government's decision to close its border with hard-hit Victoria state marks a new phase in the country's coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-06 03:14 

Pawtucket Times

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season...

The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer....

 2020-07-06 03:03 

Pawtucket Times

Newspaper owner: Sorry for equating mask rule to Holocaust...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper apologized Sunday for a cartoon posted on the paper's Facebook page that equated the Democratic governor's coronavirus-inspired order for people to wea...

 2020-07-06 02:43 

Pawtucket Times

Man charged in Alabama mall shooting that left boy, 8, dead...

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A man has been arrested on a murder charge in connection with a recent shooting at an Alabama shopping mall that left an 8-year-old boy dead and three other people injured, authorities said Sunday....

 2020-07-06 01:47 

Pawtucket Times

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852....

 2020-07-05 04:00 

Pawtucket Times

Today in History...

Today in History...

 2020-07-05 03:48 

Pawtucket Times

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor on Saturday night....

 2020-07-05 03:42 

WPRI

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Crews investigating Providence house fire...

A two-story home caught fire at 108 Langdon street at on Saturday night, according to a deputy fire chief....

 2020-07-05 03:28 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:...

 2020-07-05 03:28 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks Doubler' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Megabucks Doubler" game were:...

 2020-07-05 03:17 

Pawtucket Times

A Fourth with less fizzle during pandemic in New England...

The Fourth of July had many of the traditional trappings in New England despite the coronavirus pandemic: Cheap lobsters, warm weather and barbecues. But absent were large crowds and most public fireworks displays on Saturday....

 2020-07-05 03:13 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...

 2020-07-05 02:52 

Pawtucket Times

Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest...

SEATTLE (AP) — A 27-year-old man drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women, officials said....

 2020-07-05 02:09 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: China says Beijing's coronavirus outbreak wanes...

BEIJING — Chinese officials have reported eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases as a recent outbreak in Beijing appears to have largely run its course....

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