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 2020-09-24 15:34 

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Child killed, 3 others injured in Oklahoma house explosion, officials say...

Officials say a child is dead and three other family members are injured after a house exploded in Oklahoma City....

 2020-09-24 15:20 

WPRI

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Convicted former House Speaker Gordon Fox lands job at Crossroads...

Fox, a Providence Democrat, served time in prison after admitting to accepting a bribe....

 2020-09-24 15:06 

WPRI

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Louisville mayor: 2 officers shot are recovering...

Police say they've made 127 arrests in Louisville, Kentucky, after protests over the grand jury's decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor....

 2020-09-24 14:55 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Protests in other cites over Breonna Taylor...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT)...

 2020-09-24 14:53 

Pawtucket Times

Kenosha shooter's defense portrays him as 'American patriot'...

The way lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse tell it, he wasn't just a scared teenager acting in self-defense when he shot to death two Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters. He was a courageous defender of liberty, a patriot exercising his right to bear......

 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 14:35 

Pawtucket Times

US stocks swing from losses to gains as volatility dominates...

New York (AP) — U.S. stocks are swinging between losses and gains in Thursday morning trading, as volatility continues to be the dominant force in Wall Street's tumultuous September....

 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 14:25 

Pawtucket Times

3 accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central station...

NEW YORK (AP) — Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized "man cave" with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials sai...

 2020-09-24 14:17 

Pawtucket Times

Providence high school seniors to return to school early...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence public school system is bringing high school seniors back to the classroom two weeks earlier than originally planned, in part to help them with the college application process....

 2020-09-24 14:16 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Sweden's PM keeps limit on gatherings...

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says he's keeping the 50 person-limit for gatherings....

 2020-09-24 14:04 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 14:02 

Pawtucket Times

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears...

The slice of Michigan that covers Detroit, its suburbs and towns dependent on the auto industry is coveted political terrain in one of this year's most important presidential swing states. It also has another distinction as home to one of......

 2020-09-24 14:00 

Pawtucket Times

UniConverter Celebrates 11th Anniversary...

VANCOUVER, Canada, Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondershare UniConverter has reached a milestone as the software celebrates 11 years of providing professional and reliable video converting technology. Through Wondershare UniConverter offer...

 2020-09-24 13:58 

Pawtucket Times

In Taylor case, limits of law overcome calls for justice...

"Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor" became a rallying cry this summer, emblazoned on T-shirts worn by celebrities and sports stars while protesters filled the streets demanding police accountability. In the end, none of the officers were c...

 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 13:38 

Pawtucket Times

Officer involved in fatal shooting faces manslaughter charge...

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer was indicted on a manslaughter charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a man during a domestic violence investigation, prosecutors say....

 2020-09-24 13:05 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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 

WPRI

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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...

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