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 2021-05-11 01:04 

Providence Journal

Twin Bills: Red Sox still riding high...

Red Sox are No. 1, so says the latest USA TODAY power ranking...

 2021-05-11 01:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Gone to the birds at Misquamicut State Beach...

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 2021-05-11 00:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Finance board urges Westerly Town Council to review transfer station costs...

WESTERLY — The Board of Finance is recommending that members of the Town Council take a closer look at how the municipal transfer station is funded, noting steady annual increases...

 2021-05-11 00:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Report: Rhode Island's kids suffered during the pandemic...

PROVIDENCE — The mental health and education of Rhode Island children suffered greatly last year during the coronavirus pandemic, and children of color were the hardest hit, according to data...

 2021-05-11 00:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

States push jobless from virus recession to return to work...

STOWE, Vt. — Eduardo Rovetto is hoping the state of Vermont's reinstated requirement that people who are collecting unemployment benefits must seek work to qualify will help him hire enough...

 2021-05-11 00:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: 'Roadwork ahead' along Elm Street in Westerly...

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 2021-05-11 00:33 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut offering $280M to state's nursing homes in order to avoid strikes...

Connecticut officials on Monday proposed an additional $280 million in funding for nursing homes in an effort to avoid strikes by nearly 4,000 health workers that are set to begin...

 2021-05-11 00:32 

TheWesterlySun.com

More than 70% of Connecticut adults have received a dose of COVID vaccine...

Seventy-one percent of Connecticut adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday....

 2021-05-11 00:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

AGs urge Facebook to drop 'Instagram for kids' proposal...

A bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age...

 2021-05-11 00:21 

WPRI

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DYSOM 5/7/2021: Lt. Governor Sabina Matos...

Rhode Island's newly appointed Lt. Governor Sabina Matos joins Dan Yorke to discuss the importance of the position and her enthusiasm about working with Governor Dan Mckee....

 2021-05-11 00:19 

WPRI

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'Time is of the absolute essence': RI doctors gathering medical supplies to ship to India...

Two Rhode Island doctors are determined to do everything they can to help their counterparts in India, who are struggling with a resurgence of COVID-19 that's devastated the country....

 2021-05-10 23:51 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Lund: Marijuana and pets call for caution...

The Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association opposes the bill currently under debate at the State House that would legalize medical marijuana for pets....

 2021-05-10 23:42 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Gutterman: Wise words and memories that anchor us...

Possessions do have an afterlife. Souvenirs that call out of the past have a unique hold on us....

 2021-05-10 23:42 

WPRI

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Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars...

Tyson Foods says it's raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U.S. demand for chicken soars....

 2021-05-10 23:34 

WPRI

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Celtics Brown out for the year with wrist injury...

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics All-Star forward Jaylen Brown will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left wrist. The team said in a statement Monday that Brown learned of the injury to ......

 2021-05-10 23:32 

WPRI

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Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats...

The Capitol Police force was hobbled by inadequate intelligence gathering ahead of the Jan. 6 siege, the department's watchdog told Congress on Monday, alarming lawmakers who are concerned fo......

 2021-05-10 23:29 

WPRI

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Southern New England hasn't seen much sustainable warmth so far this month, but is that about to change?...

So far this month, Providence has picked up 1.26 of rainfall. The normal for this point of the month is 1.02 inches....

 2021-05-10 23:18 

WPRI

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US lawmakers look into threat assessment from Jan. 6 attack...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Monday, U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton says Capitol Police needs to correct certain practices after the Jan. 6 attack. "Those areas are i......

 2021-05-10 23:08 

WPRI

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Average US price of gas jumps 6 cents per gallon to $3.02...

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 6 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.02 per gallon....

 2021-05-10 22:58 

WPRI

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Providence City Council pushes for state study of sex workers...

The Providence City Council passed a resolution Thursday calling for state lawmakers to create a legislative commission to study marginalized Rhode Islanders, including sex workers....

 2021-05-10 22:53 

Providence Journal

Celtics lose Jaylen Brown for season...

All-Star forward has torn ligament in his left wrist...

 2021-05-10 22:52 

Providence Journal

Revvvvenue! Rhode Island is $300M+ better off than it appeared last fall...

Estimated revenue for this year should be $177 million higher than projected last fall. And for next year: $147 million higher than projected....

 2021-05-10 22:49 

WPRI

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'The mayor of old-school corruption': Jurors set to decide Correia's fate after final arguments...

The 12 jurors plan to return Tuesday morning to begin their deliberations....

 2021-05-10 22:38 

WPRI

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'Persistent, unacceptable disparities' among RI kids detailed in new report...

The new Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook is packed with statistics on children and families in the state....

 2021-05-10 22:28 

Pawtucket Times

Baker, other governors to talk vaccine efforts with Biden...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to join a group of governors to meet with President Joe Biden on Tuesday to discuss ongoing efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible to continue the fight against COVID-19....

 2021-05-10 22:26 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Michigan poised to ease rules on in-office work...

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has passed a 55% coronavirus vaccination rate, a benchmark that will lead to the easing of in-office work restrictions in two weeks....

 2021-05-10 22:18 

WPRI

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Glitch in online application portal for rental assistance program fixed...

Chris Hunsinger, the chief strategy and innovation officer for Rhode Island Housing, said since RentReliefRI went live on March 31, roughly 4,500 applications have been started....

 2021-05-10 22:17 

Pawtucket Times

States push jobless from virus recession to return to work...

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Eduardo Rovetto is hoping the state of Vermont's reinstated requirement that people who are collecting unemployment benefits must seek work to qualify will help him hire enough staff for his restaurant in the resort town of......

 2021-05-10 22:09 

Pawtucket Times

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12...

COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class......

 2021-05-10 22:02 

Pawtucket Times

Psychemedics: Q1 Earnings Snapshot...

ACTON, Mass. (AP) — Psychemedics Corp. (PMD) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $83,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier....

 2021-05-10 22:01 

Pawtucket Times

US Navy's top officer likes what he sees at Bath Iron Works...

BATH, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Navy's top officer liked what he saw Monday during a tour of shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, praising the shipyard and its workforce for getting back on track after a strike last summer....

 2021-05-10 21:52 

WPRI

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DLT Director: RI's unemployment work search requirement to be reinstated in two weeks...

Matt Weldon has officially taken over as the director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training (DLT) and his main goal remains the same: help unemployed Rhode Islanders get back to work....

 2021-05-10 21:51 

Pawtucket Times

Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from studios, stars and large swaths of the film industry, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, putting in doubt the viability......

 2021-05-10 21:50 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Staelen, Brillon, Esteves, Souza, Lagoa...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Staelen, Brillon, Esteves, Souza, Lagoa...

 2021-05-10 21:44 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: D'Eramo, Fernandes, Quaresma, Angrisani, Silva...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: D'Eramo, Fernandes, Quaresma, Angrisani, Silva...

 2021-05-10 21:43 

Pawtucket Times

EXPLAINER: Why the Colonial Pipeline hack matters...

NEW YORK (AP) — A cyberattack on a critical U.S. pipeline is sending ripple effects across the economy, highlighting cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the nation's aging energy infrastructure. The Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of th...

 2021-05-10 21:42 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Barnhart, Santerre, Ruiz, Valiente, Horan...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Barnhart, Santerre, Ruiz, Valiente, Horan...

 2021-05-10 21:42 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Duffy Jr., Miranda, Marciano, Soares, Pouliot...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Duffy Jr., Miranda, Marciano, Soares, Pouliot...

 2021-05-10 21:41 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Brousseau, Tyson, Chung, Davock, Cirella...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Brousseau, Tyson, Chung, Davock, Cirella...

 2021-05-10 21:41 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Alfonso, LaBreche, Plass, Brierly, Grossi...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Alfonso, LaBreche, Plass, Brierly, Grossi...

 2021-05-10 21:41 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Gregoire, Contreras, Vieira, Corcoran, Swain...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Gregoire, Contreras, Vieira, Corcoran, Swain...

 2021-05-10 21:40 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Peltz, Newsome, Hurtado, Otero, Cournoyer...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Peltz, Newsome, Hurtado, Otero, Cournoyer...

 2021-05-10 21:40 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Reed, Roman, Simone, Dureault, Pflieger...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Reed, Roman, Simone, Dureault, Pflieger...

 2021-05-10 21:40 

Providence Journal

Rhode Island College's Sherlock Center assured funding for 2 more years...

The funding will be provided through the state budget, and all layoff notices to teachers will be rescinded....

 2021-05-10 21:39 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Marsella, Hathaway, Cornell, Marcotte, Salzillo...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Marsella, Hathaway, Cornell, Marcotte, Salzillo...

 2021-05-10 21:39 

WPRI

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12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Cabana, Bucacci, Parenteau, Delaney, Kiernan...

12 Salutes the Class of 2021 Meet Seniors: Cabana, Bucacci, Parenteau, Delaney, Kiernan...

 2021-05-10 21:32 

Pawtucket Times

Brooks: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) — Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $23.7 million....

 2021-05-10 21:30 

WPRI

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FDA approves use of Pfizer vaccine for children 12 to 15...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it's expanded its emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for children 12 to 15 yea......

 2021-05-10 21:29 

Pawtucket Times

Detroit police chief announces retirement effective June 1...

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police Chief James Craig announced Monday that he will retire as head of the city's police force, but he did not immediately reveal his future plans, which could include a run for political office as a......

 2021-05-10 21:14 

WPRI

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RI parents urged to take advantage of $3,000-per-child tax credit...

The United Way and members of the state's congressional delegation gathered Monday to stress the importance of taking advantage of the tax credit and outline some of the new changes that are ......

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