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 2021-09-16 12:55 

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Comedian Ray Harrington stops by RI...

Ray Harrington is an infectiously likable comedian who has performed from L.A. to London, England along with comedy clubs, festivals, and colleges across the country. Harrington has turned his awkw......

 2021-09-16 12:50 

WPRI

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Barbie introduces 2 new dolls in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month...

On the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Barbie announced the creation of two unique dolls....

 2021-09-16 12:50 

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'Near Mint Expo' hosting dozens of collectible vendors...

Near Mint Expo at WaterFire Arts Center will host 90 tables of the best in comics, sports cards, & related collectibles! Roy Thomas will be the guest of honor. Thomas is comic book writer, crea......

 2021-09-16 12:48 

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At 101, she's still hauling lobsters with no plans to stop...

More than 90 years after starting, Maine's oldest lobster harvester is still doing it at age 101....

 2021-09-16 12:40 

WPRI

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Eye on RI: Newport boat show returns...

Ashley Erling brings us "Eye on RI" featuring local attractions and events! Newport International Boat Show- The Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), one of the largest and most pres......

 2021-09-16 12:26 

Providence Journal

Providence police find murder suspect at Seekonk autobody shop...

The Providence police arrested a Warwick man Monday in the Aug. 28th shooting death of another man outside a Providence club....

 2021-09-16 12:22 

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Disaster Evacuation Plan for Pets Could Also Save Human Lives...

American Humane Disaster & Cruelty Response Specialist Amber Batteiger and Anheuser-Busch Chief External Affairs Officer Cesar Vargas shared how the country's leading brewer is leveraging its e......

 2021-09-16 12:02 

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Start planning for the Holidays with cards from Meeting Street...

This morning in The Rhode Home, we welcomed NIROPE Ron & Pete Cardi along with John Kelly of Meeting Street School. It's hard to believe but the Holiday Season will be her......

 2021-09-16 10:19 

Providence Journal

Walking RI: Scenic Turner Reservoir in East Providence holds a connection to a 1998 tragedy...

The James Turner Reservoir in East Providence was the scene of a deadly 1998 canoe accident....

 2021-09-16 10:17 

Providence Journal

RI weather forecast: Showers and possibly thunderstorms Thursday...

Expect scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms today, the National Weather Service says....

 2021-09-16 10:10 

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UN chief urges 'rapid' emission cuts to curb climate change...

The head of the United Nations is calling for "immediate, rapid and large-scale" cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming....

 2021-09-16 10:07 

WPRI

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Chauvin to be arraigned for alleged civil rights violation...

A former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in George Floyd's death is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday for allegedly violating a teenager's civil rights in a separate cas......

 2021-09-16 10:02 

Providence Journal

RI Poet Laureate Tina Crane pens young-adult novel-in-verse...
 2021-09-16 09:48 

Providence Journal

On the Peace Corps' 60th anniversary, five Rhode Islanders recall their time as volunteers...

Since 1961, more than 240,000 Peace Corps volunteers — including five Rhode Islanders profiled here — have served in 142 nations....

 2021-09-16 09:34 

Providence Journal

Ben Folds 'In Actual Person Live' at the Vets...

The tour makes a stop at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence on Friday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m....

 2021-09-16 09:29 

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Barrington police sergeant to be laid to rest...

Friends, family, and police officers from across the state are headed to Providence to say goodbye to Barrington Police Sgt. Gino Caputo....

 2021-09-16 09:28 

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Weather Alert: T'Storms, Downpours Could Slow the Morning Commute...

Heads up for a slow morning commute as we track numerous showers with embedded strong thunderstorms and downpours. Vigorous lightning and localized pockets are street flooding possible as these mov......

 2021-09-16 09:06 

Providence Journal

Smithfield's Nicky Nunes stops 18 shots in loss to Cranston West; Wednesday roundup...

Wednesday's High School roundup...

 2021-09-16 09:03 

Pawtucket Times

World shares mixed as Europe tracks Wall Street gains...

Shares were higher in Europe on Thursday after a mixed day of trading in Asia, where most major benchmarks declined....

 2021-09-16 09:02 

Providence Journal

Ask Amy: Woman should leave abusive relationship...

He says he respects her, but his behavior does not demonstrate it. He yells, is critical, and is very impatient....

 2021-09-16 09:02 

Providence Journal

AFC East Arms Race: Will Mac Jones give the Patriots the edge against division rivals?...

Young quarterbacks are leading AFC East teams; this weekend offers a matchup between Jones and the Jets' Zach Wilson...

 2021-09-16 09:01 

Providence Journal

As wildfires rage in California, fire concerns grow in New England amid changing climate...

Climate change is causing rain to drop heavier within shorter periods of time, potentially leaving longer dry spells amid rising temperatures....

 2021-09-16 09:00 

Providence Journal

Almost 60% of Providence students were chronically absent last year. Here's the plan to fight chronic absenteeism...

Providence takes fresh approach to chronic absenteeism: hire community liaisons to reach out to students...

 2021-09-16 09:00 

Pawtucket Times

Music Theater Works Presents RAGTIME...

SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works will present "Ragtime" at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from October 29 through November 7, 2021 being t...

 2021-09-16 08:49 

WPRI

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Buy chicken over the last decade? You may be eligible for a payment...

Did you buy any chicken from 2009 through 2020? Then you may be eligible for a payment from a class action settlement for $181 million....

 2021-09-16 08:24 

Providence Journal

Johnston council OKs tax deal on Amazon shipping facility...

Johnston officials get behind special arrangement with Amazon....

 2021-09-16 07:26 

Pawtucket Times

Latest: Malaysia reopens resort island as vaccinations rise...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Hundreds of holiday-makers flocked to Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi as it reopened Thursday to fully vaccinated travelers....

 2021-09-16 07:10 

Pawtucket Times

Virginia's trip to No. 21 UNC headlines ACC's Week 3 slate...

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:...

 2021-09-16 07:05 

Pawtucket Times

New England hosts Columbus, aims for 5th straight home victory...

Columbus Crew (8-11-6) vs. New England Revolution (17-4-4)...

 2021-09-16 05:33 

Pawtucket Times

At 101, she's still hauling lobsters with no plans to stop...

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — When Virginia Oliver started trapping lobster off Maine's rocky coast, World War II was more than a decade in the future, the electronic traffic signal was a recent invention and few women were harvesting lobsters....

 2021-09-16 04:59 

Pawtucket Times

Joe-Lou Brings A Night Of Electronic Sounds To News Cafe...

Electronic music is a lot more than just pressing buttons and turning knobs to see what sounds can be created. It's a lot more abstract with structures, rhythms and tones having a major presence, just in a different form than......

 2021-09-16 04:39 

Pawtucket Times

Democrats push for changes to California recall efforts...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom handily defeated a recall election that could have removed him from office, but his Democratic allies in the Legislature already are seeking changes that could make it harder to mount such a......

 2021-09-16 04:33 

Pawtucket Times

California GOP licks wounds after another lopsided loss...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The results of Tuesday's recall election in which California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an attempt to remove him from office look all too familiar to the state's enfeebled Republicans — they were embarrassed again by...

 2021-09-16 04:08 

Pawtucket Times

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?...

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?...

 2021-09-16 03:09 

WPRI

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West Warwick eases past St. Rays in straight sets...

WARWICK (WPRI) West Warwick girls volleyball eased past St. Rays Wednesday night in straight sets....

 2021-09-16 03:08 

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Pilgrim girls soccer powers past EG 6-0...

WARWICK (WPRI) Pilgrim girls soccer scored a touchdown on Wednesday night in a 6-0 win over East Greenwich....

 2021-09-16 02:28 

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Andy Gresh Joins Morey Hershgordon to preview Jets...

(WPRI) New England Nation analyst Andy Gresh joined Morey Hershgordon on Wednesday night to preview the Week 2 matchup between the Patriots and the Jets. The two discuss Mac Jones' de......

 2021-09-16 02:27 

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Mass. National Guard to help with busing students...

Massachusetts' governor has activated the state's National Guard to help with busing students to school as districts across the country struggle to hire enough drivers....

 2021-09-16 01:54 

WPRI

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Rep. Gregg Amore kicks off campaign for RI secretary of state...

Quoting Abraham Lincoln, the five-term East Providence Democrat told Rhode Islanders he hopes to appeal to "the better angels of our nature."...

 2021-09-16 01:10 

WPRI

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White House offers Nicki Minaj call to answer vaccine questions...

The White House offered Wednesday to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration's doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper's erro......

 2021-09-16 01:06 

TheWesterlySun.com

Stamford, Hamden mayors lose Democratic primaries...

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mayors David Martin of Stamford and Curt Leng of Hamden both lost to fellow Democrats in Tuesday's primary elections, while a group of Republicans in Guilford...

 2021-09-16 01:05 

TheWesterlySun.com

Boston getting mayor of color as Wu, Essaibi George advance...

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in 200 years, Boston voters have narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each...

 2021-09-16 01:04 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut woman, daughter charged in Jan. 6 Capitol breach...

CANTERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman and her adult daughter have been charged with trespassing and other crimes for entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot by...

 2021-09-16 01:03 

TheWesterlySun.com

Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that...

 2021-09-16 01:02 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island focuses vaccination effort on high schoolers...

JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Daniel McKee and other state officials urged high school students Wednesday to get a coronavirus vaccine if they want to ensure a normal school year...

 2021-09-16 01:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTO: This spider's just hanging out...

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 2021-09-16 00:55 

WPRI

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Community Focus: RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner...

R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner joined 12 News at 4 to talk about the launch of his campaign to become the state's next governor....

 2021-09-16 00:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rooney still on the job in Westerly . for now...

WESTERLY — If you're not sure who's running the town, you're not alone....

 2021-09-16 00:53 

TheWesterlySun.com

Reichert takes the reins as planning, development and zoning officer in North Stonington...

NORTH STONINGTON — A four-year Westerly zoning official and former Iowa state representative has taken the reins as the town's new planning, development and zoning officer....

 2021-09-16 00:41 

WPRI

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Bristol Warren interim superintendent abruptly resigns...

The letter explained that Assistant Superintendent Diane Sanna will serve as the acting superintendent until another interim superintendent is appointed....

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