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 2022-01-17 15:10 

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Should Rhode Island ban nips? One legislator sees it as a way to cut down on litter...

Environmental groups say that miniature bottles of liquor are harmful to the environment, while liquor store owners say a ban would hurt business...

 2022-01-17 14:57 

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Man dies of smoke inhalation after being rescued from Providence fire...

An investigator is on the scene at Hillcrest Village Apartments to look into the cause of the fire....

 2022-01-17 12:39 

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Mount Hope Bridge closed, 7,000 without power in RI as storm moves through...

A high wind warning is in effect for parts of the state through 10 a.m....

 2022-01-17 10:09 

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Here is the 2021 Providence Journal Girls All-State Cross Country team...

The All-State Rhode Island High School Sports Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country....

 2022-01-17 10:01 

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He turns 100 as the business he helped found in 1946 is still in the family...
 2022-01-17 10:01 

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Best team in the state? After Odih saves the day for La Salle - again - in win vs. Hendricken, the Rams can say just that right now...
 2022-01-17 10:01 

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Ken Schreiber: College football needs to amend its transfer rules...

Ken Schreiber reflects on the 2021 college football season and offers some advice for the sport...

 2022-01-17 10:00 

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Political Scene: Rhode Island's part-time lawmakers spent $38M last year, seek $10M boost...

The $38,496,937 the lawmakers spent didn't change all that much from the previous year. What changed? Italian deli and pizza preferences, for one....

 2022-01-17 10:00 

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Ask Amy: Long-term grudge earns a penalty for 'holding'...

Child still holds a grudge towards father who had an affair and abandoned family....

 2022-01-16 19:51 

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Woonsocket's All Saints Parish to close church, merge wth St. Joseph's...

Dwindling numbers in the pews and rising costs of keeping it open mean Woonsocket All Saints congregation to merge with St. Joseph....

 2022-01-16 17:17 

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One person dead, another critically injured in Providence's first homicide of 2022...

It happened at 3 a.m. in the Elmwood section of the city....

 2022-01-16 14:08 

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A woman in Ohio met Nick Alahverdian for lunch. Then he sexually assaulted her....

The sexual assault was not the end of the Ohio woman's ordeal; Nick Alahverdian later unsuccessfully sued her for libel....

 2022-01-16 12:00 

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RIC assistant basketball coach Claudia DeFaria mentors young people in 2 separate spheres...
 2022-01-16 11:00 

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John Gillooly: Family values guided Bill Belisle throughout his life...
 2022-01-16 10:02 

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Opinion/Ng: For a RI doctor and me, it's only three degrees of separation instead of six...

Executive editor David Ng and a Miriam Hospital doctor share a common history stretching back to Staten Island and New York's Lower East Side....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Why does this 2013 Nissan stutter and vibrate while stopped? | Car Doctor...

There is a shuttering sound and vibration when the 2013 Nissan Rogue comes to a stop while the air conditioner is on....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Gardening: Plan now to grow next winter's vegetables...

Start reading the catalogs or websites of seed companies, and plan what you will plant, come spring....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Mark Daniels: The Patriots 2021 season was a success. The reason is Mac Jones....
 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Ask Amy: Upset mother objects to paying for Catholic wedding...

Conservative Christian mom doesn't want to pay for daughter's wedding if it's held in a Catholic church, and if alcohol is served at the reception....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Ask Amy: Pandemic experience calls for resilience...

Reader asks Amy about her thoughts on how to process the experience of the last couple of years....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Opinion/Shekarchi: Despite challenges, RI has historic opportunities...

A good deal of our work, as was the case last year, will focus on the health and economic issues related to the pandemic, which still has us in its grip....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Why hasn't the vanity plate request process been opened yet? | Ask the DMV...

They suspended new vanity plates while they reviewed the criteria. That period ended, however, we still are not able to request new vanity plates....

 2022-01-16 04:10 

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Here's how the Patriots season came to a bitter cold end in Buffalo...

The Bills dominated every aspect in this rout of New England in an AFC wild card matchup...

 2022-01-16 02:17 

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Review: After 25 years, musical 'Rent' still packs emotion, power...

The national farewell tour, at the Providence Performing Arts Center through Sunday, is every bit as emotionally wringing as earlier versions....

 2022-01-16 02:08 

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Police: Providence man, 39, pulls gun on woman as she heads to work...

According to police, a 25-year-old woman told officers that an unknown man followed her to her car at The 91 Lofts on Hartford Avenue around 9 p.m....

 2022-01-16 02:06 

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Police: Teens robbed of shoes, neck chain in Providence Place overpass...

According to police, a 15-year-old male and a 16-year-old female reported that they were robbed by three men....

 2022-01-16 01:29 

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3 takeaways from Rhode Island's convincing road win at UMass on Saturday...
 2022-01-16 01:02 

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Who would Patriots play in next round of the playoffs? It could be the Titans or Bengals...

Here are the scenarios to determine who the Patriots would play in the AFC Divisional Round....

 2022-01-15 23:12 

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Patriots coach Jerod Mayo continues to draw interest from around the league as a coaching candidate...

A first-round pick, 10th overall, in 2008, Mayo was a two-time Pro Bowl linebacker with New England and a Super Bowl XLIX champion....

 2022-01-15 22:25 

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Police: Amtrak conductor dies after falling from train near Westerly station...

An Amtrak conductor died after falling from a train pulling into Westerly train station. The investigation is ongoing....

 2022-01-15 20:30 

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'Just leave it': Charlestown sergeant advised of trooper's illicit encounter...

Text messages show that a Charlestown police sergeant advised an officer...

 2022-01-15 18:44 

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RI ACLU: Youthful offenders are being illegally imprisoned past release date...

Two men accuse state corrections department of keeping them behind bars in violation of a law targeting lengthy sentences for youthful offenders....

 2022-01-15 14:16 

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Even in a loss to Hendricken, Belisle's inspiration still on the bench with Mount St. Charles...
 2022-01-15 11:07 

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ProJo Hoops Wrap: Matt Buchanan's 3-pointer forces OT and Kilties overtake Westerly...
 2022-01-15 10:02 

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2 substitute teachers enrolled in fast-track training last year. Here's where they are now...
 2022-01-15 10:00 

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How to submit a home for House of the Week feature...

How to submit a home for House of the Week feature...

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Would you take the train to TF Green airport? RI pursuing $247M Amtrak station...

It has started a $3.5 million preliminary engineering study for the project funded by a $2.8 million federal grant and $700,000 state match....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Ask Amy: Friend worries about pandemic's toxic effect...

Worried about the toxic effect the pandemic is taking on coworker who seems to be spiraling further into a dark hole....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Opinion/Cassar and Valverde: Time to end Rhode Island's abortion bans...

The Equality in Abortion Coverage Act allows Rhode Island's Medicaid program to cover abortion and it repeals the state law that prohibits state employee health plans from covering abortion....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Opinion/Sasse: Federal and state leaders can do better on COVID...

While no elected official was responsible for the unpredictable coronavirus, it is appropriate for voters to hold their government accountable for matters it could better manage and control....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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D-Day: Under fire at Omaha Beach experienced in virtual reality. Documentarian's passion project...

Experiencing the Normandy landing, knee deep off the beach facing German fire, courtesy of a virtual reality program created by RI filmmaker Tim Gray....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Providence man admits to strangling a woman to death with an electrical cord in 2015...
 2022-01-15 01:01 

Providence Journal

Man, wielding a knife, shot in lobby at Warwick police headquarters...

A 29-year-old man wielding a knife was shot at Warwick police headquarters Friday afternoon and taken to Rhode Island Hospital, the police said....

 2022-01-15 00:30 

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Utah prosecutor: 'It could take months' to extradite Alahverdian who made bail in Scotland...

A Utah prosecutor says that it could take months to extradite Nicholas Alahverdian who is facing rape charges after faking his own death....

 2022-01-15 00:12 

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Providence officers who defied vaccination, threatened with dismissal, remain for now...

After holding an emergency meeting on an ordinance to limit firings, the city council opted not to vote on it....

 2022-01-14 22:00 

Providence Journal

RIIL navigating another COVID-affected season to make sure games, championships get played...
 2022-01-14 21:53 

Providence Journal

Providence Friars' Tuesday matchup at Seton Hall postponed because of COVID...

"It is rampant in our organization right now," Providence coach Ed Cooley said on his WPRO radio show on Thursday....

 2022-01-14 20:55 

Providence Journal

Despite challenging conditions, beached humpback whale gets a proper burial...

The whale was originally discovered by a fisherman who had lost a set of oars, and accessed with help from a nearby dairy farmer....

 2022-01-14 16:54 

Providence Journal

2 Providence men indicted after mail carrier beaten, robbed of package containing cocaine...

Two Providence men face charges after a U.S. Postal Service carrier was beaten and robbed of a package containing more than 500 grams of cocaine....

 2022-01-14 16:43 

Providence Journal

How are RI's overworked hospital staffers maintaining morale? Yoga, massage and snacks...

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