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 2021-09-15 00:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island Treasurer Magaziner announces run for governor...

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced Tuesday that he's running for governor next year....

 2021-09-14 23:55 

Providence Journal

Flying high: Eagles extend hot start with 4-0 win over Lincoln School...

Barrington High hosts Lincoln School in a field hockey match....

 2021-09-14 23:19 

WPRI

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Former Boston Bruins center Fred Stanfield dies at 77...

Former Boston Bruins center Fred Stanfield, the mild-mannered sidekick to Bobby Orr on the high-scoring teams of the early 1970s, has died. He was 77....

 2021-09-14 22:52 

Providence Journal

A 1670s village rises in Lincoln park. Will it meet a fiery end? Witches are expected....

As a set for the Disney movie...

 2021-09-14 22:41 

WPRI

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The return of the Governor's Cup: URI and Brown University to face off Saturday...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee hosted a press conference in front of the state house Tuesday to promote Rhode Island's 105th annual Governor's Cup between Brown Universit......

 2021-09-14 22:36 

Providence Journal

McKee defends award of $5.2M contract to consultant...

McKee defends controversial contract, sends letter to House speaker, Senate president...

 2021-09-14 22:34 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Owens: U.S. military is more focused on 'diversity' than effectiveness...

It has long been recognized that to achieve battlefield success, the military must maintain an ethos distinct from that of liberal society....

 2021-09-14 22:33 

Providence Journal

Opinion/Regunberg: Something's rotten in the governor's office...

McKee's string of recent scandals raises the question of whether he may be dragging our state back to the bad old days of pay-to-play governance....

 2021-09-14 22:31 

WPRI

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Pennsylvania man dies after being swept off the rocks in Newport...

Police said the victim was from New Hope, Pennsylvania and was walking along the Cliff Walk when he fell into the water....

 2021-09-14 22:24 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

McKee defends decision to award $5 million contract to brand-new company...

The governor responded to an outcry among lawmakers following Target 12's investigation into the seven-figure contract for ILO Group....

 2021-09-14 22:20 

WPRI

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Atlantic Shark Institute tags 8 great whites in RI waters this summer...

Researchers tagged eight great white sharks in Rhode Island waters this summer, according to the Atlantic Shark Institute....

 2021-09-14 21:56 

Providence Journal

After sitting out 2020 season, Brown football team yearning to get started...

The University of Rhode Island and Brown University prepare for Saturday's Governor's Cup football game....

 2021-09-14 21:53 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trash, recycling delays persist in Warwick, but mayor reassures it's only temporary...

Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi is working to mitigate delays in sanitation and recycling pickup throughout the city....

 2021-09-14 21:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Dems' hopes on immigration bill rest with parliamentarian...

Democrats are giving up trying to pass a bipartisan immigration bill through Congress and are now trying to include immigration reform in the budget reconciliation package. That would require only ......

 2021-09-14 21:25 

WPRI

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Senators introduce new voting rights bill, Republicans remain opposed...

A group of senators joined voting rights advocates on Tuesday to introduce a new voting rights measure that they hope can avoid the Republican block that doomed earlier versions....

 2021-09-14 21:13 

WPRI

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Minister pledges Taliban govt won't allow militant attacks...

Afghanistan's new foreign minister said Tuesday that the Taliban governing the country remain committed to not allowing militants to use their territory to launch attacks. But he refused to say whe......

 2021-09-14 21:01 

WPRI

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Massachusetts reports 2 more human cases of West Nile virus...

Two more Massachusetts residents have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health....

 2021-09-14 20:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

3 injured, 2 seriously, as four-vehicle crash halts traffic along I-95 in Stonington...

STONINGTON — Traffic on Interstate 95 south was brought to a standstill late Tuesday morning after a four-vehicle crash that left both a flatbed truck and a minivan engulfed in...

 2021-09-14 20:45 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Lawmakers to Blinken: Withdrawal from Afghanistan was 'fatally flawed'...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill Tuesday as he endured a second round of grilling from lawmakers frustrated over how the Biden administration managed the w......

 2021-09-14 20:15 

Providence Journal

Dr. Jha discusses 'end game' of the COVID pandemic, sees better autumn than some predict...

Foreseeing a better 2022, Dr. Ashish Jha discusses 'end game' of the COVID pandemic...

 2021-09-14 20:07 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Warren councilors to decide fate of social club's liquor license following deadly shooting...

Just days after Warren's assistant fire chief was laid to rest, newly obtained court documents reveal what happened in the moments leading up to and directly after a deadly shooting at a soci......

 2021-09-14 20:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'We know we're making a dent': Providence police says efforts to rein in illegal ATV, dirt bike use are working...

Since mid-August, officers have removed more than 50 ATVs and dirt bikes from the streets, according to Providence Police Col. Hugh Clements....

 2021-09-14 19:45 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' comic, dies...

Comic Norm Macdonald, a former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer who was "Weekend Update" host during the 1990s, has died....

 2021-09-14 19:15 

WPRI

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Apple's next iPhone mirrors last year's, adds more storage...

Apple unveiled its next iPhone line-up, including a model that offers twice the storage available in earlier versions and other modest upgrades to last year's editions that proved to be a big hit a......

 2021-09-14 19:05 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Public wake held for Massachusetts marine killed in Kabul...

The flag-draped casket of a Marine from Massachusetts killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month has been carried by her fellow Marines into a stadium while hundreds of people lined up o......

 2021-09-14 19:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Brown tightens COVID-19 restrictions as campus cases rise...

The Ivy League school said Monday it has had 82 confirmed positive COVID-19 tests, primarily among undergraduate students, in the past seven days....

 2021-09-14 18:53 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

COVID-19 cases climbing, wiping out months of progress...

COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, wiping out months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden's argument for his sweepin......

 2021-09-14 18:39 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RI Dept. of Health reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths, 389 new infections...

New COVID-19 data provided Tuesday by the Rhode Island Department of Health showed improvements in two weekly metrics, but the state continues to see a high rate of new cases....

 2021-09-14 17:03 

Providence Journal

Fisherman dies after wave sweeps him into the water off Narragansett...

Emidio DiMartino, 50, was fishing along the rocky shoreline when he was struck by a wave and pulled into the water, witnesses said....

 2021-09-14 16:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Blinken faces new round of hard Afghan questions in Congress...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is facing a second day of tough congressional questions about the Biden administration's much-criticized withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-14 16:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

DYSOM 9/10/2021: Dr. James Fanale...

President and CEO of Care New England, Dr. James Fanale joined Dan Yorke to discuss the mandate for hospital workers to get the COVID vaccine by October 1st....

 2021-09-14 16:48 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

West Greenwich fisherman dies after being swept into water by wave...

Narragansett police said they were called to the area of Hazard Avenue just before 4 p.m. Friday for a report of a man getting swept off the rocks....

 2021-09-14 16:47 

Providence Journal

Central Falls man sentenced to 10 years in prison for Providence nightclub shooting...

Hector Osorio pleaded no contest to the charges....

 2021-09-14 15:15 

Providence Journal

Seth Magaziner announces run for governor, slamming 'old-time politicians'...

The 38-year-old Bristol native highlighted his progressive credentials and touted his office's support for new school construction....

 2021-09-14 15:15 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Johnston school closes for the day due to staffer testing positive for COVID-19...

At this time, there is no plan to keep the school closed, according to the superintendent....

 2021-09-14 15:11 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

COVID-era poverty rose to 11.4%, but relief payments eased hardship, census shows...

The share of Americans living in poverty rose slightly as the COVID-19 pandemic shook the economy last year, but massive relief payments pumped out by Congress eased hardship for many, the Census B......

 2021-09-14 15:11 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Newsfeed Now: Parents of teen accused in school massacre plot speak out; Video shows student removing 9/11 memorial flags...

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 ......

 2021-09-14 15:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Seth Magaziner kicks off run for RI governor...

The second-term treasurer, a Democrat, would be the first Millennial elected to the state's top office....

 2021-09-14 15:07 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

'ET' dishes on latest celeb sightings!...

Entertainment Tonight hosts Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner talk about The Met Gala, Britney Spears' engagement, and their new set!...

 2021-09-14 15:06 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Cooking tips for the at-home chef...

Restaurant owner of Pot au Feu, Bob Burke, shares cooking tips for the at-home chef!...

 2021-09-14 14:17 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Correia's attorneys ask for 3-year sentence in fraud, extortion case...

Attorneys for the former Fall River mayor filed a memorandum asking the judge to sentence him to three years in prison plus probation and payment of restitution, saying their client deserves a shot......

 2021-09-14 13:56 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Who To Know: Thomsen Foodservice...

Thomsen Foodservice has been servicing independently owned and operated restaurants, diners, cafes, pubs, clubs and more since 1951. More about Thomsen Foodservice Location: 141 Narragansett P......

 2021-09-14 13:23 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

McKee to sign bill requiring 911 operators to be T-CPR-certified...

The event will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Cumberland Public Safety Building....

 2021-09-14 12:57 

Providence Journal

RI researcher announces 10 white sharks tagged this summer...

Eight white sharks were tagged and released by researchers in waters near Rhode Island this summer....

 2021-09-14 12:48 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Don't miss Wickford Art Association's food & art market and exhibit...

As so many know, food in its own right is truly art and its presentation can be appreciated and celebrated in a variety of ways. Now, a new initiative and exhibit is doing just that. Per their webs......

 2021-09-14 12:09 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Travel Tuesday: Explore the world on a guided tour...

Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, President of Collette, joined The Rhode Show this morning to discuss Guided Travel.. and how Collette handles all the planning, door-to-door services, health, and wellness protoc......

 2021-09-14 12:04 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Are you prepared for a severe storm?...

Tanya Moniz-Witten, VP of Electric Field Operations for New England, National Grid joined The Rhode Show today to talk about what National Grid is doing and what you can do to help prepare for the ......

 2021-09-14 11:43 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Added stress of pandemic has mental health professionals using same coping strategies they prescribe...

From people dealing with job loss and being cooped up at home to the challenging uncertainty of it all, psychologists and therapists have seen an increase in new patients, adding to their already s......

 2021-09-14 10:07 

Providence Journal

Brown University stops in-person dining, imposes restrictions after uptick in COVID-19 cases...

Brown University has halted in-person dining and put other restrictions in place after an increase in positive asymptomatic cases....

 2021-09-14 10:01 

Providence Journal

The Top 5 RI high school football performances from opening weekend...

Lots of great performances in the state's opening weekend of high school football. So who was the best of the best? Here's the ProJo's top five picks....

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