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 2022-01-27 09:04 

Providence Journal

Can you guess how much snow Providence got on its snowiest day? Here's a look at history...
 2022-01-27 06:18 

WPRI

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Bynum's late triple pushes PC past No. 21 Xavier in Cincy...

CINCINNATI — — Jared Bynum's 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds remaining lifted No. 17 Providence to a 65-62 victory over No. 21 Xavier on Wednesday night. Al Durham led the Friars w......

 2022-01-27 05:28 

WPRI

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Bryant looks to keep rolling at home this weekend...

SMITHFIELD (WPRI) Bryant is off to its best start since joining the Northeast Conference. At 7-1 the Bulldogs sit alone in second place, one game behind Wagner for the top spot. Taylor Begl......

 2022-01-27 05:22 

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LaSalle's Awa scores 1000th point in win against Westerly...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) LaSalle ran its record to 10-0 in league play with a 15-point win at home against Westerly on Wednesday night. The game belonged to senior Raphel Awa who scored a game-hig......

 2022-01-27 05:18 

WPRI

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St. Rays squeaks past Wheeler in D2 battle...

(WPRI) St. Rays and Wheeler put on a show on Wednesday night. It was the Saints escaping with a 56-53 win....

 2022-01-27 04:41 

Providence Journal

Green helps North Smithfield avoid disaster; Classical avoids upset vs. Portsmouth; DelDeo clutch for Tiverton...
 2022-01-27 03:45 

WPRI

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New York AG: No basis for Trump's lawsuit challenging probe...
 2022-01-27 03:27 

Providence Journal

Here's how the red-hot Providence Friars knocked off No. 21 Xavier on the road...
 2022-01-27 02:33 

WPRI

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Police make arrest in deadly shooting outside Pawtucket cigar lounge...

A Providence man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a deadly shooting outside a Pawtucket cigar lounge....

 2022-01-27 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

End of an era: Cottrell Brewing Company to close after 25 years...

STONINGTON — Charlie Buffum, owner and founder of the Cottrell Brewing Company, still remembers the day he produced his first keg of beer....

 2022-01-27 01:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Optimism grows in Westerly on the COVID-19 front...

WESTERLY — As local officials grow optimistic that the current wave of COVID-19 may soon diminish, they are working hard to distribute free at-home test kits and making testing available...

 2022-01-27 01:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police locate, arrest fugitive wanted in fatal Halloween crash in Hopkinton...

A 34-year-old Fall River, Mass., man who had evaded police for nearly two months after he was charged following a fatal crash on Halloween will soon face extradition to Rhode...

 2022-01-27 01:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut senators say they were denied full access to federal prison...

Two U.S. senators said Wednesday that they were denied access to parts of a federal prison in Connecticut while trying to examine conditions there in response to correctional officers' complaints...

 2022-01-27 01:41 

WPRI

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Troy firefighter jumps into freezing waters to save man...

A Troy firefighter jumped into below-freezing waters to save a man after he struggled to stay alive in the Hudson River....

 2022-01-27 01:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Baby whale genetic testing may help save species, study says...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Greater reliance on genetic testing of baby whales and their mothers can provide more accurate information about a rare species and increase the chances of saving...

 2022-01-27 01:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Ledge Light COVID-19 testing center open Thursday in Stonington...

Despite closing down its COVID-19 test site in Waterford on Wednesday because of expected inclement weather, Ledge Light Health District will reopen Thursday with its weekly testing in Stonington....

 2022-01-27 01:34 

WPRI

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Market Basket ranks 3rd in nationwide study of grocery store chains...

The local grocery store chain ranked third in a study that analyzes the popularity of supermarkets....

 2022-01-27 01:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTO: Drips off an icicle...

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 2022-01-27 01:26 

TheWesterlySun.com

Auditors find oversight issues at Connecticut child welfare department...

Connecticut's state auditors issued a report Wednesday detailing numerous problems they found with record-keeping and oversight at the state Department of Children and Families....

 2022-01-27 00:56 

WPRI

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What's known about 'stealth' version of omicron?...

Scientists and health officials around the world are keeping their eyes on a descendant of the omicron variant that has been found in at least 40 countries, including the United States....

 2022-01-27 00:34 

WPRI

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'Jeopardy!' champ Amy Schneider opens a new chapter for show...

Champion Amy Schneider's dazzling streak on the quiz show is over, snapped by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly $1.4 million in prize money....

 2022-01-27 00:17 

WPRI

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Pawtucket native making mark in 1st season of Division I hoops...

In his first season at St. Francis of Brooklyn, Tedrick Wilcox Jr. is in the NEC's top 20 for rebounds and he's averaging just under 10 points per game....

 2022-01-27 00:11 

WPRI

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RI's outgoing health director to make $138K as consultant during search for successor...

Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott is resigning and under the terms of the deal, she'll be working for the Health Department as a consultant from March through May, making $46,000 per month....

 2022-01-27 00:04 

WPRI

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Chen vs Hanyu: Olympic figure skating rivalry...

The two are so far ahead of the competition that the only question is which will take home gold....

 2022-01-26 23:56 

WPRI

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Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant...

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country......

 2022-01-26 23:51 

WPRI

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Fed plans to raise rates starting in March to cool inflation...

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will begin a series of interest-rate hikes in March, reversing pandemic-era policies that have fueled hiring and growth — and stock market gains — but......

 2022-01-26 23:49 

WPRI

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Nissan recalls 793K Rogues; wiring trouble raises fire risk...

Nissan is recalling more than 793,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because water can get into wiring which, in rare cases, could start a fire....

 2022-01-26 23:09 

WPRI

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Suspect in deadly DUI crash found staying at motel under fake name...

Keith A. Brown, 34, was arrested Wednesday on charges connected to the crash that killed an 88-year-old woman last Halloween....

 2022-01-26 22:56 

Providence Journal

Parole Board denies nonprofit founder, Dan Doyle's, bid for geriatric parole...

Dan Doyle, 73, founder of the Institute for International Sport, had sought geriatric/medical parole based on his age and the COVID pandemic....

 2022-01-26 22:51 

WPRI

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Biden meets with business leaders amid new push for Build Back Better...

President Joe Biden is renewing his push to get his large social spending plan dubbed Build Back Better through Congress....

 2022-01-26 22:47 

WPRI

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Baby whale genetic testing may help save species, study says...

FILE In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod Bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass. Authors of a new scientific study published in Ja......

 2022-01-26 22:42 

WPRI

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Local Ukrainians react to ongoing fear of potential Russian invasion...

As the fear of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, local Ukrainians in the Capital Region, including some with family still living there, are voicing their concerns....

 2022-01-26 22:39 

Providence Journal

Providence College promotes Steve Napolillo to replace Bob Driscoll as Athletic Director...

R.I. native and the school's chief fundraiser will replace retiring AD Bob Driscoll officially in July....

 2022-01-26 22:16 

WPRI

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Moderna begins testing omicron-matched COVID shots in adults...

Moderna has begun testing an omicron-specific COVID-19 booster in healthy adults....

 2022-01-26 22:09 

Providence Journal

U.S. military medical team helping RI Hospital weather omicron surge...

One place where the addition of the team is being felt is in the emergency department, where wait times for patients have been reduced....

 2022-01-26 22:08 

WPRI

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Oneida County COVID-19 update, January 26...

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) Oneida County has released its COVID-19 case numbers for January 26th. 230 new positive cases, 53,039* total.*46 positive cases were added into today's ......

 2022-01-26 22:04 

WPRI

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American Lung Association's 'State of Tobacco Control' report grades New York...

The American Lung Association's annual "State of Tobacco Control" report was released Wednesday. In it, New York received a wide range of grades when it comes to five areas proven to pr......

 2022-01-26 22:00 

WPRI

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Maternal Health Matters: Helping moms find the care they need while caring for baby...

Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it's not always without complications. Having the proper care and support is critical both before and after giving birth, but knowing how to get that may not be s......

 2022-01-26 21:55 

WPRI

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Southern New England bracing for significant winter storm...

While it is still too early to determine the storm's track and intensity, the Pinpoint Weather 12 team predicts it will dump a significant amount of snow on the region starting late Friday ni......

 2022-01-26 21:54 

WPRI

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Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in debt per student...

President Biden did pause student loan repayment during the pandemic, but so far hasn't fulfilled his campaign promise to cancel up to $10,000 in debt per student....

 2022-01-26 21:47 

WPRI

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Meet Methuselah, the oldest living aquarium fish...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world. In the Bible, Methuselah was Noah's g......

 2022-01-26 21:18 

Newport Daily News

Number of reported COVID-19 cases dropping throughout Newport County...

Newport County followed a similar trend in January 2021....

 2022-01-26 20:59 

Providence Journal

RI man wanted in fatal Hopkinton crash is arrested in Seekonk living under a false name...

Keith Brown is facing charges in a crash that killed an 88-year-old woman on Oct. 31....

 2022-01-26 20:58 

WPRI

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RI reports 12 COVID deaths, 1,613 new cases; McKee to hold briefing Thursday...

While Rhode Island's COVID-19 data reveals the state is heading in the right direction, the daily case count remains high....

 2022-01-26 20:51 

WPRI

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Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers...

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that will be rolled out across the rest of......

 2022-01-26 20:29 

WPRI

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Providence College names new athletic director...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) Providence College President Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard named Steven Napolillo the school's next vice president and director of athletics on Wednesday. This news comes a......

 2022-01-26 20:29 

WPRI

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Providence College names Steven Napolillo its athletic director...

Providence College has named Steven Napolillo its next athletic director, the school's president, the Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, announced Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 20:02 

WPRI

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WHO: Record weekly COVID cases last week but deaths stable...

The World Health Organization said there were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week, the highest weekly number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the pandemic began. The number......

 2022-01-26 19:52 

WPRI

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Paramedic says he wasn't told George Floyd wasn't breathing...

A paramedic who treated George Floyd on the day he was killed testified Wednesday at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers that he wasn't told Floyd wasn't breat......

 2022-01-26 19:25 

WPRI

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Gov. Charlie Baker unveils $48.5B state budget proposal...

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a $48.5 billion state budget proposal Wednesday for the 2023 fiscal year that administration officials say includes no new broad-based tax increases but in......

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