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 2021-09-29 01:20 

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After weathering nearly two decades worth of storms, Easton's Beach Carousel and Snack Bar set to be demolished...

Two Easton's Beach fixtures will soon become a thing of the past....

 2021-09-29 01:05 

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Brady's big return: Boston Herald's Andrew Callahan joins the Sports Wrap...

(WPRI) Andrew Callahan, Patriots writer for the Boston Herald, joins Taylor Begley on the Sports Wrap to talk about Tom Brady's big return to Foxboro, and what the Patriots need to do......

 2021-09-29 00:53 

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Driver sought in Warwick hit-and-run involving motorcycle...

Police are searching for a vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run with a motorcycle in Warwick last week....

 2021-09-28 23:22 

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Disabled veteran denied MRI at 'too busy' Rhode Island Hospital...

A Providence woman says her disabled husband was denied critical testing at Rhode Island hospital despite a doctor's recommendation....

 2021-09-28 23:20 

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COVID-related attacks prompt hospital to issue panic buttons...

Nurses and hundreds of other staff members will soon begin wearing panic buttons at a Missouri hospital where assaults on workers tripled after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-28 23:11 

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Fire chief: Narragansett home likely struck by lightning...

Firefighters were able to make quick work of a fire that broke out inside the Narragansett home Tuesday evening....

 2021-09-28 23:06 

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Providence sees increase in homicides for 3rd straight year...

The capital city has seen 19 homicides — the most in more than a decade — and there's still three months to go....

 2021-09-28 22:44 

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Friar basketball is back: Providence holds first practice of season...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) Friar basketball is back. Providence College held its first practice of the 2021-2022 season Tuesday. PC is returning a lot of veteran experience with the goal of getting ......

 2021-09-28 22:42 

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Community Focus: Dr. Luis Daniel Muoz...

Dr. Luis Daniel Muoz joined 12 News at 4 to talk about his campaign to become the state's next governor....

 2021-09-28 22:25 

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Petito's dad: Give same attention to all missing people...

The family of slain traveler Gabby Petito on Tuesday implored the public and news media to put the same energy into helping find other missing people as they did Petito, a 22-year-old woman who van......

 2021-09-28 22:21 

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Amazon unveils 'Jetsons'-like roaming robot for the home...

Amazon's new robot can hear, see and follow you around the the home, but its no Rosey the Robot....

 2021-09-28 22:17 

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Pfizer vaccine for kids may not be available until November...

Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children but the shots may not be available until November....

 2021-09-28 22:10 

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'It's kind of my part to help': Barrington 5th grader explains why he took part in Pfizer vaccine trial...

Pfizer said Tuesday it has submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from a trial on the effects of the COVID-19 vaccine on children between ages 5 and 11....

 2021-09-28 22:06 

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Biden administration proposes rule to reinstate DACA...

The Biden administration wants to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and has a new rule to re-establish it after a federal judge stopped new applications in July....

 2021-09-28 21:53 

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Government shutdown looms as Congress battles over debt ceiling...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) The battle to keep the government open is coming to a head in Congress this week with a Friday deadline to fund the government looming. On Monday, Republicans blocked a fundi......

 2021-09-28 21:50 

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Charlestown detective facing domestic violence charges...

A Charlestown police detective has been placed on administrative leave after he reportedly shoved his already injured wife over the weekend, according to Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey....

 2021-09-28 21:35 

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East Greenwich man relinquishes dogs to RISPCA following animal cruelty investigation...

Several dogs removed from an East Greenwich home earlier this summer are now in search of their forever homes....

 2021-09-28 21:30 

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Tom's Two Towns: Tampa, NE abuzz as Brady prepares to return...

With Brady's new Tampa home just as rabid about the player who brought it a championship in Year 1, it's created a tug of war between the fan bases as he gets set to return to the place where his c......

 2021-09-28 21:30 

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Don't take expired medications, pharmacist warns...

As we head into cold and flu season, it's a good idea to check your medicine cabinet for medications that may be out of date....

 2021-09-28 21:24 

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Police seek vehicle connected to Taunton shooting...

The shooting took place the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the 700 block of Bay Street....

 2021-09-28 21:04 

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Employer vaccine mandates convert some workers, but not all...

Businesses that have announced vaccine mandates say some workers who had been on the fence have since gotten inoculated against COVID-19. But many holdouts remain — a likely sign of what is to come......

 2021-09-28 21:02 

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Report: Jet was going slower than usual before fatal crash...

A preliminary investigation report says a small jet that crashed into a building in Connecticut, killing four people earlier this month, was going slower than usual as it took off from an airport r......

 2021-09-28 20:57 

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Housing market so hot, burned house going for almost $400K...

The listing for the home in Melrose, a suburb of Boston, is evidence of how hot the housing market is....

 2021-09-28 20:39 

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Back in the limelight: Skittles adds lime flavor back to the lineup...

The lime flavor change will be permanent and should pop up in store shelves starting in October. A national roll-out will take place over the next few months....

 2021-09-28 20:35 

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RI sees decline in weekly COVID-19 data; 285 new cases, 2 deaths...

With a rate of 195 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over the past seven days, the state of Rhode Island is still considered by the CDC to have high transmission of the virus....

 2021-09-28 19:59 

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Police ID New Hampshire man who died at Narragansett Town Beach...

Police are working to determine what caused the death of a 61-year-old man at Narragansett Town Beach this past weekend....

 2021-09-28 19:30 

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Spotted lanternfly infestation reported in Mass.; residents asked to remain vigilant...

While spotted lanternflies have been reported in different parts of the state over the past several years, this is the first time Massachusetts has found evidence of a breeding population....

 2021-09-28 17:38 

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Law reclassifies certain felony drug charges as misdemeanors in RI...

Advocates say the new law will make it easier for people battling addiction to get help, rather than force them deep into the criminal justice system....

 2021-09-28 17:23 

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Protestors chain themselves to boat outside Gov. Baker's Massachusetts home...

Massachusetts State Police have arrested several people who chained themselves to a large boat outside of Gov. Charlie Baker's home Tuesday morning....

 2021-09-28 17:17 

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DYSOM: Craig Sculos, V.P. Bally's Twin River Resort Casino...

Vice President of Bally's Twin River, Craig Sculos joins Dan Yorke to discus the expansion plans and rebranding for the resort casino in Lincoln, R.I....

 2021-09-28 15:48 

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Congress faces packed agenda as Senate Republicans block bill to fund the government...

Democrats' first attempt to fund the government and suspend the debt ceiling was blocked by Republicans on Monday night....

 2021-09-28 15:44 

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Firefighter unions continue push for vaccine mandate exemption...

A group of firefighters' unions is asking the judge to exempt firefighters from the mandate, arguing that it's unconstitutional when it comes to medical and religious exemptions....

 2021-09-28 15:24 

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Maryland newspaper gunman gets more than 5 life prison terms...

A judge has sentenced a man who killed five people at a newspaper to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole....

 2021-09-28 15:04 

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Newsfeed Now: GOP senators block government funding bill; Gabby Petito's family to speak as search for Brian Laundrie continues...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/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 ......

 2021-09-28 14:52 

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Gabby Petito case: Search for Brian Laundrie continues, Petito's family set to speak...

Brian Laundrie was last seen entering the 24,000-acre Carlton Reserve in Florida....

 2021-09-28 14:33 

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In the Kitchen: Roasted Squash & Peach Panzanella Salad...

Chef Timothy Meyers from Feast & Fettle stopped by "The Rhode Show" on Tuesday morning to make a Roasted Squash and Peach Panzanella Salad. Watch the attached clip to see how this d......

 2021-09-28 14:23 

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Family pleads with Carle Hospital to keep young, unvaccinated mother on life support...

URBANA, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — A father from Danville is urging doctors at Carle Hospital not to pull the plug on life support for his unvaccinated daughter who came down with a severe case of Coro......

 2021-09-28 14:11 

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After 5 years, Obamas to break ground on Presidential Center...

CHICAGO (AP) — After five years of legal battles, gentrification concerns and a federal review, Barack and Michelle Obama were expected to attend a celebratory groundbreaking Tuesday on their legac......

 2021-09-28 13:33 

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LIVE: Pentagon leaders face Congress on Afghan pullout decision...

In their first public testimony since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, top Pentagon leaders will face sharp questions in Congress about the chaotic pullout and the Taliban'......

 2021-09-28 13:30 

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Pfizer submits promising data to FDA from vaccine trial with kids ages 5-11...

Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday from a trial on the effects of the COVID-19 vaccine on children between 5-12 years old....

 2021-09-28 13:15 

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Nellie Gorbea gives tips to RI voters on National Voter Registration Day...

National Voter Registration Day is about more than just getting new voters registered....

 2021-09-28 12:55 

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Caught on camera: Police searching for man who ripped down American flag at Boston park...

The video shows a man walk up to one of the memorial's flag poles, pull it down to the ground, and then rip the flag right off....

 2021-09-28 12:42 

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Jeffrey Massey can help you prepare for proposed tax overhauls...

When it comes to your money and financial situation, it's important to be as knowledgeable as possible. At times, certain policies and procedures can seem overwhelming but the team at Massey ......

 2021-09-28 12:42 

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Warren social club can serve alcohol again, with conditions...

The club can only serve alcohol for a limited number of hours and they must submit a safety plan to the DBR....

 2021-09-28 11:56 

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WaterFire Celebrates 50 Years of Women at Providence College...

Saturday, October 2nd starting at 7:15 PM WaterFire Providence will celebrate "Then. Now. Next: 50 Years of Women at Providence College" This event is supported by Providence College. Full lighting......

 2021-09-28 11:25 

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Judge tosses 2 additional tax fraud counts in Jasiel Correia case...

Correia is scheduled to report for sentencing on Dec. 3, roughly a week before his 30th birthday....

 2021-09-28 10:56 

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Northeastern rowing team rescues Exeter man after car crashes into Charles River...

A 23-year-old Exeter man was rescued by a passing Northeastern University crew boat after his car veered off a bridge into the Charles River Monday night....

 2021-09-28 10:07 

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Biden nominates 9 candidates for federal prosecutor posts, including RI...

The nominees are expected to run the federal prosecutors' offices in Hawaii, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Colorado, Ohio, Vermont and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2021-09-28 09:50 

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Kevin 'K-Rob' Robinson Jr. following in his father's footsteps...

Kevin Robinson was an East Providence native and a BMX legend, and now his son is one of the top-ranked BMX riders at his age in the country....

 2021-09-28 09:25 

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Weather Now: Showers, T'Storms Today; Mainly in the Afternoon and Evening...

TODAY: A dry start at dawn with increasing clouds and a slight chance of a shower later this morning. Better chance for scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms by afternoon and continuing into......

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