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 2022-08-13 00:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Richmond pumps brakes on community center grant process, will seek other funding...

RICHMOND — Efforts to submit a detailed application to the state to receive federal grant funding for a proposed community center would have required detailed cost estimates and designs that...

 2022-08-13 00:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Polio discovered in NYC sewage, suggesting virus circulating...

NEW YORK — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn't been seen in the U.S. in...

 2022-08-13 00:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation...

WASHINGTON — With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, the House on Friday gave final approval to President Joe Biden's landmark Inflation Reduction Act. Its title raises...

 2022-08-13 00:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

FBI seized 'top secret' documents from Trump's home...

WASHINGTON — The FBI recovered documents that were labeled "top secret" from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge...

 2022-08-13 00:39 

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RI couple films, researches sharks in local waters...

Technology like underwater cameras allows them to make their research non-invasive....

 2022-08-13 00:38 

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Protein shake maker recalls nearly 400 additional groups of products...

Protein shake maker Lyons Magnus is expanding its recall of nutritional and beverage products that could be contaminated....

 2022-08-13 00:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Practicing Faith: Sharing the wonderful words of life...

The Bible opens with the image of God speaking a word and the whole creation springs forth. Words are powerful. They can build a person up. A word of encouragement...

 2022-08-13 00:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Relaxing with some summer sunset yoga at Fenway Beach...

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 2022-08-13 00:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Feds agree to honor Connecticut pardons, stop deportations...

HARTFORD — Federal officials have agreed to recognize Connecticut pardons as legally valid again and stop deporting people who have been pardoned for their crimes by a state board, reversing...

 2022-08-12 23:52 

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Republicans rally behind Trump after search warrant is unsealed...

House Republicans on Friday wasted no time rallying behind former President Trump following a court's decision to unseal the search warrant that had empowered the FBI to search his Mar-a-Lago resid......

 2022-08-12 23:46 

Providence Journal

Pawtucket grandmother who helped her grandchildren escape a house fire has died...

PAWTUCKET -- A 71-year-old Pawtucket woman credited with helping her grandchildren escape a fire has died, according to the Pawtucket police....

 2022-08-12 23:43 

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Social Security recipients to see huge rise in monthly benefits...

Social Security beneficiaries are set to see a sizable increase in their 2023 benefit checks thanks to a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) designed to offset soaring inflation....

 2022-08-12 23:43 

Pawtucket Times

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

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

 2022-08-12 23:31 

Pawtucket Times

Southern Baptists say denomination faces DOJ investigation...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention said Friday that several of the denomination's major entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice in the wake of its multiple problems related to clergy sex...

 2022-08-12 23:26 

Pawtucket Times

Voter groups object to proposed Nevada hand-counting rules...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — As officials in some parts of rural Nevada vow to bypass voting machines in favor of hand counting ballots this November, the Nevada secretary of state's office is proposing statewide rules that would specify how to......

 2022-08-12 23:01 

Providence Journal

Providence is seeing an exodus of teachers; here's what the district is doing to keep them...
 2022-08-12 23:00 

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Woonsocket woman in coma after husband rescued her from fire...

"As soon as I came out and turned around, she wasn't there. I instantly screamed for help," Joseph Theran recalled....

 2022-08-12 22:49 

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Anne Heche's family, friends say goodbye...

Heche sustained a catastrophic brain injury when she crashed her car into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5....

 2022-08-12 22:27 

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Attleboro roadway closed after crash...

South Avenue is currently shut down between West and Tiffany streets....

 2022-08-12 22:00 

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Every day is a gift for Federal Hill restaurateur after brush with death...

Not a day goes by that Armando Bisceglia isn't thankful to be alive....

 2022-08-12 21:59 

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House approves sweeping climate, tax, health care package...

House Democrats passed their sweeping tax, climate and health care bill on Friday, sending the $740 billion legislation to President Biden's desk and securing a significant victory for Democrats le......

 2022-08-12 21:40 

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Anne Heche legally dead, remains on life support for donor evaluation...

Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation after a car crash that led to her brain death, a representative for the actor said Friday....

 2022-08-12 21:25 

Providence Journal

The CDC has loosened COVID guidelines. Here's what you need to know...

The CDC has loosened guidelines governing COVID. What Rhode Islanders need to know....

 2022-08-12 21:09 

Providence Journal

Defendant in 2014 Providence shooting incompetent to stand trial, murder charge dismissed...

A Superior Court judge has dismissed murder and related firearms charges against a former Johnston man after finding him incompetent to stand trial....

 2022-08-12 20:57 

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Boat catches fire off Block Island...

The U.S. Coast Guard tells 12 News the boat's starboard engine caught fire Friday afternoon roughly 1.5 nautical miles from New Harbor....

 2022-08-12 20:45 

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Will the government extend the student loan repayment pause?...

Just two weeks left before student loan payments are set to resume, the Biden Administration has yet to announce its game plan....

 2022-08-12 20:13 

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Woman dies after helping grandkids escape Pawtucket fire...

Pawtucket police identified the victim Friday as Maria Cardenas....

 2022-08-12 20:08 

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How to help: Kentucky flood victims plea for assistance after claims rejected...

Despite devastating flooding that washed away homes and killed at least 39 people in eastern Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear reports the Federal Emergency Management Agency is denying numerous requests......

 2022-08-12 19:50 

Providence Journal

Virginia guard selects URI; 6-4 Connor Dubsky picks the Rams over three other schools...

Dubsky will spend his final year at Putnam Science, the Connecticut prep power before coming to URI...

 2022-08-12 19:49 

WPRI

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FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents in Trump search: report...

The list refers to one set of documents as "Various classified/TS/CSI documents," meaning top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information. It states that FBI agents acquired four sets of top-sec......

 2022-08-12 19:38 

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Massachusetts Criminal Justice database open to the public...

View the state's inmate populations and whether they have been sentenced or are awaiting trial....

 2022-08-12 19:33 

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4 RI counties at 'medium' COVID-19 level...

The COVID-19 community level has been raised for three more Rhode Island counties due to an increase in new cases and hospitalizations....

 2022-08-12 19:00 

Providence Journal

House of the Week: Coastal contemporary in Jamestown...
 2022-08-12 18:56 

Providence Journal

Schartner's mall-sized greenhouse in Exeter still holding after judge's ruling...
 2022-08-12 18:40 

Newport Daily News

The repaving of troubled spots on East Main Road is finished for now. Here's what's next....

The recent paving on East Main Road is part of a $4.6 million project to resurface roads in seven communities....

 2022-08-12 18:31 

Providence Journal

Former youth coach in Providence sentenced to jail for sexual assault of a minor...

Former director of Providence recreation center pleads no contest to sexual assault of a minor; gets nine years to serve...

 2022-08-12 18:19 

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Top Latino group jumps into contested NY House primary...

The Latino Victory Fund endorsed a candidate Friday in a newly drawn New York House district where 12 Democrats are fighting for a wide-open nomination. The group's endorsement of New York Ci......

 2022-08-12 18:19 

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DeSantis press secretary Christina Pushaw resigns from governor's office to join his campaign...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis's (R) top spokesperson is moving over to his reelection campaign. Christina Pushaw began working for the governor's office as DeSantis's press secretary a little mor......

 2022-08-12 18:18 

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Democrats hold edge in key state legislature generic ballots: poll...

Democrats are holding an edge over Republicans on a generic ballot for the state legislature in three battleground states, according to a new poll. The poll, commissioned by the Democratic Legislat......

 2022-08-12 18:17 

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Biden's new challenge is FBI's Trump search...

The White House has a new messaging challenge on its hands: Donald Trump. President Biden, wary of appearing to influence the ongoing Justice Department investigation into the former presiden......

 2022-08-12 18:10 

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Louisiana kindergartner kicked out of school for having 2 moms, parents say...

A Louisiana couple is speaking out after they say a Christian school kicked their daughter out of the academy for having two moms....

 2022-08-12 17:51 

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Former Providence rec center director sentenced to 9 years for child molestation...

Manuel Nunez, 44, of Cranston, pleaded no contest to three counts of second-degree child molestation, according to the office of Attorney General Peter Neronha....

 2022-08-12 17:04 

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Michelle Branch charged with domestic assault in Nashville...

Singer Michelle Branch was arrested on allegations of domestic assault against her husband, Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, on early Thursday morning....

 2022-08-12 16:55 

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House Democrats advance tax and climate bill, kicking off debate...

House Democrats advanced their multi-billion dollar climate, tax and health care bill on Friday, teeing up final passage of the legislation that is key to President Biden's domestic agenda later in......

 2022-08-12 16:48 

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Newsmakers 8/12/2022: Jamie Dimon; Mass. primary preview...

The CEO of America's largest bank on the economic outlook and his expansion in Rhode Island; then, a preview of the key races in the Sept. 6 Massachusetts primary....

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