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 2021-09-23 10:29 

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RI COVID-19 Vaccine Subcommittee to discuss 'booster surge planning'...

Rhode Island's COVID-19 Vaccine Subcommittee is set to meet on Thursday, less than one day after the Food Drug and Administration expanded access to booster shots of Pfizer's vaccine....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

Providence Journal

Pet of the week: Sweet Scarlett is longing for a permanent home...

This pretty young girl with a scarlet and white coat is ready for adoption at EGAPL The Heart of RI Animal Rescue League in Cranston....

 2021-09-23 09:50 

Providence Journal

R.I. native and Navy vet who lost father, daughter to suicide works now to prevent it...

R.I. native and Navy vet who lost father, daughter to suicide by means of gunshot works now to prevent with book, foundation...

 2021-09-23 09:15 

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Weather Now: Warm with Passing Showers, But Not a Washout Today...

TODAY: Partly cloudy, warm, humid and breezy with a chance of a few showers. Not a "washout". Highs in the upper 70s. Gusty south-southeasterly breeze 12-18 mph, gusting to 25mph at tim......

 2021-09-23 09:08 

Providence Journal

La Salle goalie Julia Bender helps hand Moses Brown its first defeat of the season...

'When a shot is coming at me and my mind just clears and I trust my instincts, usually it works.'...

 2021-09-23 09:00 

Providence Journal

Where did all the homes go? RI faces a crisis in housing...

Rents and asking prices keep climbing as the number of apartments and houses on the market flattens or falls. Is there any relief in sight?...

 2021-09-23 08:55 

Providence Journal

Davis, Cardoso help Tolman top EG, 2-1; Wednesday high school roundup...

Wednesday's High School roundup...

 2021-09-23 03:15 

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Tolman BSOC fends off East Greenwich at home...

PAWTUCKET (WPRI) With a good crowd on hand Wednesday night, Tolman boys soccer kept East Greenwich from tying the game up late to earn a hard fought 2-1 win....

 2021-09-23 03:14 

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East Providence GSOC doubles up Classical 6-3...

EAST PROVIDENCE (WPRI) On Wednesday night, East Providence girls soccer scored six times to outlast Classical on its home turf....

 2021-09-23 02:51 

WPRI

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'It's horrific': 1st Haitian American to hold office in RI reacts to recent footage from the border...

The images and videos coming from the United States/Mexico border have been top of mind for Providence City Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune....

 2021-09-23 02:03 

WPRI

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Bucket truck brigade takes part in 'Good Night Lights'...

A Smithfield-based tree service company made a nightly tradition all the more special....

 2021-09-23 01:53 

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Committee votes to change new Providence police major job to civilian position...

The Providence City Council Finance Committee voted Tuesday to create and fund a new civilian position within the city's police department....

 2021-09-23 01:20 

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Olympic swimmer Beisel hits the ocean to honor her father...

When Elizabeth Beisel's dad got the awful news — pancreatic cancer — the Olympic swimming medalist knew she had to do something, anything, that would give him a reason to...

 2021-09-23 01:12 

Pawtucket Times

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and his pregnant wife......

 2021-09-23 01:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Residents call on Hopkinton council to save wells, halt Potter Hill Dam removal project...

HOPKINTON — Members of the town's Potter Hill Dam Information Committee are calling on the council to step forward — including taking legal action if necessary — to delay removal...

 2021-09-23 00:59 

Pawtucket Times

Olympic swimmer Beisel hits the ocean to honor her father...

When Elizabeth Beisel's dad got the awful news — pancreatic cancer — the Olympic swimming medalist knew she had to do something, anything, that would give him a reason to get up every morning....

 2021-09-23 00:56 

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Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity...

Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy....

 2021-09-23 00:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Planning Board says it needs more info on contamination, continues consideration of Ledward Avenue storage facility...

WESTERLY — The Planning Board is seeking a more detailed environmental study before it will consider the latest phase of plans for a proposed storage business on Ledward Avenue....

 2021-09-23 00:54 

Pawtucket Times

Analysis: A 'United' Nations, navigating a fractured world...

NEW YORK (AP) — When the United Nations rose from World War II's rubble, its birth reflected a widespread aspiration that humanity could be lifted up and dispatched down a positive path — if only there was a coherent, informed,......

 2021-09-23 00:54 

Pawtucket Times

FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk...

The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra......

 2021-09-23 00:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Haying time at Winnapaug Farm Preserve...

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 2021-09-23 00:42 

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Some Rhode Island health care workers can work beyond Oct. 1...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials are allowing a little leeway to a state mandate that requires health care workers to receive a coronavirus vaccine by Oct. 1....

 2021-09-23 00:41 

Pawtucket Times

Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy....

 2021-09-23 00:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Baby born inside Connecticut's York Correctional Institution in East Lyme...

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — An inmate gave birth inside a Connecticut prison after her labor proceeded too quickly to get her to a hospital, officials said....

 2021-09-23 00:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Gov. Lamont seeks to extend his masking, vaccination orders...

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday released a list of executive orders he hopes top legislative leaders will agree to extend through Feb. 15....

 2021-09-23 00:39 

TheWesterlySun.com

New Britain (Conn.) High School goes remote again, blames student misbehavior...

A Connecticut high school that recently resumed full in-person learning for the first time since the onset of the pandemic sent students home temporarily for remote learning — not because...

 2021-09-23 00:30 

WPRI

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Andy Gresh joins Morey Hershgordon to preview Week 3: Saints at Patriots...

(WPRI) New England Nation analyst Andy Gresh joins Morey Hershgordon to discuss Week 3 between the Saints and Patriots. With Tom Brady's return right around the corner, New England ca......

 2021-09-23 00:27 

Pawtucket Times

Britney Spears court filing says conservatorship should end...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears said in a court filing Wednesday that she agrees with her father that the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008 should be terminated....

 2021-09-23 00:13 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2021-09-23 00:11 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: Michigan passes 1 million coronavirus cases...

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has recorded more than 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-09-23 00:04 

WPRI

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Cold Case: Who killed Roy Weber?...

Watch "Who Killed Roy Weber?" Friday starting on 12 News at 5....

 2021-09-22 23:56 

WPRI

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Epic CEO: Apple won't let Fortnite back until case ends...

Tim Sweeney, CEO of Fortnite maker Epic Games Inc., said Wednesday it's been told by Apple that the game will be "blacklisted from the Apple ecosystem" until the companies' legal case is resolved a......

 2021-09-22 23:46 

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Community Focus: RI Education Commissioner Anglica Infante-Green...

RI Education Commissioner Anglica Infante-Green joined 12 News at 4 to talk about the controversial ILO contract and standardized testing....

 2021-09-22 23:44 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...

 2021-09-22 23:44 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Wild Money' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:...

 2021-09-22 23:41 

WPRI

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FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk...

The U.S. has moved a step closer to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to seniors and others at high risk from the virus....

 2021-09-22 23:04 

WPRI

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Providence Firefighters Union urges state to reconsider vaccine mandate...

The Providence Firefighters Union is expressing concerns about the state's vaccine mandate for health care workers, claiming the city's fire department stands to lose 10% of its workfor......

 2021-09-22 23:02 

Providence Journal

Is RI's left turning on itself? General Assembly challenges ignite debate...

The group founded in 2019 promising to take on the Democratic party establishment will field candidates against 11 incumbents, 9 of them in Democrats....

 2021-09-22 22:51 

WPRI

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BBB warns of scam texts that seem to be from well-known companies...

If you get a text message offering a pandemic-related deal — the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns it may be a scam....

 2021-09-22 22:28 

WPRI

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Warwick purchases 5 new trucks to alleviate trash, recycling pickup delays...

Trash and recycling pickup in Warwick is finally getting back on track, according to Mayor Frank Picozzi....

 2021-09-22 22:19 

WPRI

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GOP to Dems: You'll have to raise the debt limit alone...

Everyone in Washington agrees that raising the debt limit is necessary to prevent dire consequences to the US economy. Still, Congress is unable to come to an agreement to ensure the government can......

 2021-09-22 22:11 

WPRI

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TD Garden to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests...

Anyone who plans on attending an upcoming event at the TD Garden will now be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to enter....

 2021-09-22 22:10 

Providence Journal

7,700 RI healthcare workers are unvaccinated. For some, the deadline was extended. What that means for the industry:...

Potential extension of vaccine deadline for some healthcare workers sparks confusion, worry...

 2021-09-22 22:02 

WPRI

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RI reports 282 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths as community transmission rate trends downward...

As of Wednesday, Rhode Island had a rate of 215 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over the previous seven days, according to data from the R.I. Department of Health....

 2021-09-22 21:55 

WPRI

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Researchers detect malaria resistant to key drug in Africa...

Scientists have found evidence of a resistant form of malaria in Uganda, a worrying sign that the top drug used against the parasitic disease could ultimately be rendered useless without more actio......

 2021-09-22 21:55 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Rodriguez: Time to grow a spine and the Supreme Court...

The size of the U.S. Supreme Court is not written in stone, nor in the constitution....

 2021-09-22 21:42 

WPRI

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Republican senators won't budge on debt limit increase as Democrats push big spending bill...

Democrats are moving to pass the increase along with a bill to fund the government. But Republicans say Democrats need to do it all—on their own....

 2021-09-22 21:19 

WPRI

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House Democrats push abortion rights bill...

House Democrats are teeing up a vote on a sweeping abortion bill. The push comes as Democrats try to combat a wave of state laws looking to restrict abortion access as early as six weeks....

 2021-09-22 21:13 

WPRI

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US lawmakers and experts worry about kids and COVID-19...

United States lawmakers say not enough is being done to protect children during the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 21:04 

WPRI

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Pulse of Providence: Senate District 3 primary candidates...

Five Democrats are running in the Oct. 5 primary: Bret Jacob, Hilary Levey Friedman, Geena Pham, Ray Rickman and Sam Zurier....

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