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 2019-07-24 07:30 

WPRI

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Police in Fall River investigate rollover crash...

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Police in Fall River are investigating a rollover crash Tuesday night that sent three people to area hospitals. Police responded to Almond Street around 11:30 p.m. ......

 2019-07-24 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Study will gauge community support for athletic facility fundraising...

WESTERLY — The School Committee voted 6-1 Tuesday to award a contract for a feasibility study to gauge support in the community for a potential fundraising campaign aimed at improving...

 2019-07-24 04:01 

Pawtucket Times

5 last-minute strategies to help cover college costs...

(BPT) - It's been a whirlwind year so far, with events and parties for your graduated teenager. You couldn't be prouder, or more excited, about what's to come. Then you face the tuition bill: the college expenses financial aid doesn't......

 2019-07-24 04:00 

WPRI

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WEDNESDAY AT 5: WPRI.com Premieres 12 on 12 Digital Original Series Cold Case Cards All In...

In-Depth Digital Original Series from Eyewitness News Premieres Wednesday at 5 p.m. with Cold Case Cards: All In Eyewitness News is taking in-depth, investigative journalism to new heights. Once a ......

 2019-07-24 03:58 

TheWesterlySun.com

Waterford man given mental health referral after 2 arrests in Westerly...

WESTERLY — A Waterford man who was charged with obstructing Westerly officers on two consecutive days has been referred to pretrial services Tuesday to take part in a mental health...

 2019-07-24 03:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Quieter equipment seen as aiding sustainability of landscapes...

WEEKAPAUG — It's not just what people plant in their gardens, it's how they, or the people they hire, maintain their properties that makes their landscapes sustainable. That is the...

 2019-07-24 03:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Miss America pageant leaving Atlantic City for Mohegan Sun...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — There she is. Here she isn't....

 2019-07-24 03:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police logs: Tuesday, July 23, 2019...

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 2019-07-24 03:30 

Pawtucket Times

JOINING FORCES: Pipkins credits Diallo for PC move...

PROVIDENCE In the aftermath of Player X committing to a school, often you'll hear a list of reasons why that proved to be the case ranging from feeling comfortable with the head coach and his staff, the practice......

 2019-07-24 03:26 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOs: Chair caning project in Mystic...

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 2019-07-24 03:25 

Pawtucket Times

25 years of 'twinning'...

PAWTUCKET — For Bob Billington, the president of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, a recent, week-long venture across the pond to Belper, England the sister city of Pawtucket was about more than just continuing the sister city pact,......

 2019-07-24 03:23 

Pawtucket Times

Body found in city river identified...

PAWTUCKET — The body of a 39-year-old man who was found submerged in the Blackstone River on Sunday afternoon has been identified, but Pawtucket Police on Tuesday afternoon said they would not yet be publicly releasing his name as they......

 2019-07-24 03:14 

WPRI

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Yianni Kourakis and Nick Friar talk Red Sox and Patriots training camp...

Nick Friar joined the Sports Wrap to discuss the state of the Red Sox and the Patriots approaching training camp....

 2019-07-24 03:07 

WPRI

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Cranston Western tops Chariho 11-1 in state Little League tournament...

EAST GREENWICH, RI (WPRI) Cranston Western took care of business in the state Little League tournament Tuesday, beating Chariho 11-1, behind a 7-run first inning. Cranston will not take on ......

 2019-07-24 02:29 

WPRI

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Sports saved with approval of additional $4M to fund Warwick schools...

Warwick City Council gave a $4 million budget resolution the green light on Tuesday, filling an initial deficit that put sports and other budget items at risk....

 2019-07-24 02:03 

Providence Journal

Warwick City Council OKs $4M to restore school sports...

WARWICK — The City Council voted Tuesday night to appropriate almost $4 million in additional money to Warwick's school system in a bid to resolve a school budget battle and resurrect school sports and other after-school activities.The council m...

 2019-07-24 02:03 

Providence Journal

Rare tornadoes hit Cape Cod leave 45k without power, heavy damage...

CAPE COD, Massachusetts — An intense storm that included a tornado pummeled Cape Cod on Tuesday, lashing the peninsula with powerful winds and rain.The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes, rare in the region, touching down in South Yarm...

 2019-07-24 01:38 

Providence Journal

Man arrested near Taylor Swift's mansion in R.I. was on her security's watch list...

The Providence Journal delivers accurate, timely news about the moments that matter most. To receive stories like this one in your inbox, sign up here.WESTERLY — A man from Des Moines, Iowa, 32, who is on a watch list kept by Taylor Swift's secu...

 2019-07-24 01:07 

WPRI

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Black lung sufferers implore Congress to save benefits fund...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Black lung disease continues to debilitate and kill in America's coal-mining communities. Experts say the disease is more widespread than it's been in the last 25......

 2019-07-24 01:06 

WPRI

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Black lung sufferers implore Congress to save benefits fund...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Black lung disease continues to debilitate and kill in America's coal-mining communities. Experts say the disease is more widespread than it's been in the last 25......

 2019-07-24 01:02 

WPRI

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URI picked 8th in CAA preseason football poll...

BALTIMORE, MD (WPRI) The Rhode Island Rams were picked to finish 8th in the CAA conference preseason poll released Tuesday at media day in Baltimore. It's the highest preseason rankin......

 2019-07-24 00:51 

Providence Journal

Mark Patinkin: Great bosses headline newspaper's 190 years...

Jack Monaghan was one of the top editors at The Providence Journal when I showed up in 1976 looking for a job. I was 23, working nights at the Utica Daily Press and didn't have an appointment. I'd applied by mail and was basically told forget it, ...

 2019-07-24 00:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Washington Trust reports second quarter earnings...

WESTERLY —Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., parent company of The Washington Trust Company, has announced second quarter 2019 net income of $17.33 million, or 99 cents per diluted share, compared with...

 2019-07-24 00:06 

Providence Journal

Twin River, learning of IGT's no-bid proposal, pitched its own...

When Twin River found out in the spring that IGT was working toward a deal to extend its contract for 20 years and $1 billion, the casino company made a series of competing proposals to state officials to try to match or beat what IGT was offering....

 2019-07-23 23:50 

Providence Journal

Justice Dept. opens probe of Big Tech...

Also on Tuesday, David Cicilline, D-R.I., chairman of the House antitrust subcommittee, sent follow-up questions to Facebook, Amazon and Google, saying he was "deeply troubled" by the "evasive, incomplete or misleading answers" given by th...

 2019-07-23 23:43 

WPRI

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Former boxer opens adaptive gym for people living with paralysis...

Anyone interested in using the adaptive gym just needs to pay the YMCA membership fee....

 2019-07-23 23:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Carpionato Group unveils $100M plan to redevelop Newport Grand...

The Carpionato Group unveiled a $100 million mixed-use proposal for the former slot parlor Tuesday morning....

 2019-07-23 23:28 

WPRI

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Mueller takes the TV stage; Democrats hope America tunes in...

Live starting at 8:15 AM: Robert Mueller testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pretty sure America didn't read the Mueller report. On Wednesday, they're hoping the nation will be ......

 2019-07-23 23:18 

Providence Journal

State approves takeover of Providence public schools...

Rhode Island's Council on Elementary and Secondary Education has approved new education commissioner Anglica Infante-Green's proposal for the state Department of Education to take over Providence's public schools. More to come ......

 2019-07-23 23:09 

WPRI

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Lawmakers work to eliminate federal regulations between banking, marijuana industries...

Recreational and medical marijuana is a budding billion-dollar business for many states across the country....

 2019-07-23 23:04 

Providence Journal

People: Police say man intending to visit Taylor Swift's Westerly home arrested...

WESTERLY — Police in Rhode Island have arrested an Iowa man they say intended to visit singer Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion and was carrying a backpack containing a baseball bat and items commonly used in burglaries.Westerly Chief Shawn Lace...

 2019-07-23 23:02 

Providence Journal

R.I. lands $60M grant for rebuild of Route 95 N through Providence...

State transportation officials have been working to rebuild the Route 95 North Viaduct after replacing the southbound bridges several years ago — but instead of a straight replacement, they want to add lanes and eliminate weaving between the Memoria...

 2019-07-23 22:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Federal bill would let marijuana businesses bank...

With more states allowing legal marijuana, pressure is mounting on federal lawmakers to ease banking regulations regarding cannabis....

 2019-07-23 22:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Airlines cut flights at T.F. Green Airport...

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) An international flight from T.F. Green Airport once lauded by state and local leaders never took off, and other airlines have made cuts to service this year, Call 12 f......

 2019-07-23 22:30 

WPRI

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Iowa man arrested with bat, burglary tools near Taylor Swift's Watch Hill home...

Police found David Page Liddle with a backpack containing a baseball bat, more than 30 different lock picks and other tools....

 2019-07-23 22:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Lockdown lifted at ACI as state police investigate stabbing...

Police said the victim is doing OK and has returned to general population....

 2019-07-23 21:43 

Providence Journal

Broadway bridge over Route 95 south drops debris but utility pipes catch most of it...

PROVIDENCE — Two-inch-thick slabs of concrete fell from the Broadway bridge over Route 95 just as rush hour began around 3 p.m., R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti said Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured and no vehicles were ...

 2019-07-23 21:16 

WPRI

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Mold forces temporary closure of historic Fall River fire station...

This is the second time in two years the Stanley Street station has been shut down due to mold....

 2019-07-23 21:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Seal unfazed by torrential rain, waves while returning to the ocean...

The seal, named Einstein, was rescued in early May off Provincetown by the International Fund for Animal Welfare....

 2019-07-23 21:02 

WPRI

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DYSOM 7/22/2019: Providence School Board President Nick Hemond...

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WNAC) — Providence School Board President Nick Hemond joined Dan Yorke to discuss a proposal for the state to takeover the Providence public schools....

 2019-07-23 20:45 

Providence Journal

Broadway bridge over Route 95 drops debris but utility pipes catch most of it...

PROVIDENCE — Two-inch-thick slabs of concrete fell from the Broadway bridge over Route 95 just as rush hour began around 3 p.m., RI Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti said Tuesday afternoon.Traffic backed up to Pawtucket, he said, ad...

 2019-07-23 20:42 

WPRI

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Somerset officials lift boil-water advisory...

Bob Bozikowski, superintendent of the town's Water and Sewer Department, said testing has confirmed the water is safe to consume....

 2019-07-23 20:23 

Providence Journal

State education commissioner plans to pick next Providence superintendent...

PROVIDENCE — State Education Commissioner Anglica Infante-Green wants to appoint a superintendent to lead the sweeping changes planned for the failing Providence public schools.In an interview Tuesday, she said she will ask the state Council on Elem...

 2019-07-23 20:12 

TheWesterlySun.com

(Updated) Power storms bring flooding, power outages to the region...

UPDATED STORY (4:10 P.M.)...

 2019-07-23 20:11 

Providence Journal

To draft new economic plan, R.I. picks man who wrote the last plan...

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina Raimondo is turning to a familiar face for advice on Rhode Island's economic future, former Brookings Institutions fellow Bruce J. Katz, coauthor of the state's last economic plan.Katz's New Localism Advisors, whic...

 2019-07-23 20:03 

WPRI

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Travel delays likely as RIDOT clears debris on I-95 South...

Two lanes of the highway are closed in the area of Exit 21, according to RIDOT....

 2019-07-23 19:40 

Providence Journal

Health Department OKs reopening YMCA pond in Warwick, Chepachet beach...

The Rhode Island Department of Health has recommended reopening Harmony Hill School Beach in Chepachet and the Kent County YMCA Upper Pond in Warwick for swimming because bacteria levels there have returned to acceptable measures.The YMCA Lower Pond remai...

 2019-07-23 19:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Lightning strike cited as likely cause of North Stonington fire...

NORTH STONINGTON — A family has been temporarily displaced after fire officials said lightning struck their home on Polly Avenue home on Monday night, causing an electrical fire in the...

 2019-07-23 19:36 

Providence Journal

Miss America pageant leaving Atlantic City for Mohegan Sun...

The pageant is leaving New Jersey for the second time, trading one casino town for another....

 2019-07-23 19:32 

Providence Journal

Fung announces new pick for acting Cranston fire chief...

CRANSTON — A longtime local firefighter, Assistant Fire Chief Steven MacIntosh, is Mayor Allan Fung's appointment for the job of acting fire chief.MacIntosh's appointment trails an announcement that another Fung appointee for the job, acting...

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