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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified that after she dropped him off at a police station to be questioned over the slaying of her...
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PROVIDENCE – Barbara Fields has been named the new executive director of Rhode Island Housing Corp., after serving in the acting position since January. Fields, of Providence, was chosen to lead the...
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TONIGHT AND THIS WEEKEND… According to the calendar, we're a week into spring, but you'd never know it from the snow and cold that's coming our way this weekend! A big ocean storm will develop east...
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Dr. Michael Fine reflected Friday on his tenure as the director of Rhode Island Department of Health. He's not continuing with the Raimondo administration. He'll tell you he was gently nudged in to...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The largest union of state employees has approved a proposed settlement that would end its challenge to the state's 2011 public pension system overhaul. WPRI-TV reports...
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St. John’s University announced Friday afternoon that it has mutually parted ways with men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin after five seasons. The move comes after more than a week of swirling rumors...
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LANSING — By all accounts, 2014 was a good election year for Republicans in Michigan. They increased their majority in the Michigan House of Representatives by three seats, now holding 63 to...
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At ninth place, Minnesota has cracked the top ten list of the best states for college graduates to land a job. Iowa comes in at 11 and South Dakota at 13. South Dakota saw a 45 percent increase in...
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The largest union representing state workers in Rhode Island, with about 4,500 members, has voted to accept the state offered pension settlement. Council 94 President Michael Downey said the voting...
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A right every American worker should have Friday, March 27 2015, 11:30 AM (CNN) -- Despite bipartisan support and momentum for paid family leave, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently put the brakes on...
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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was among 42 states that had statistically significant jobless-rate decreases in February year over year, falling to 6.3 percent from 8.4 percent. In fact, the Ocean State...
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PROVIDENCE – Construction employment increased in 45 states, including Rhode Island, as well as in Washington, D.C., in February compared with the previous year, according to Associated General...
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NEWPORT – The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M....
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EAST PROVIDENCE – Police have identified the driver that was pulled from a burning car earlier this week by an off-duty Cranston police officer as Richard L. Bready, former Nortek Inc. CEO. Lt....
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Human beings are social creatures. We are social not just in the trivial sense that we like company, and not just in the obvious sense that we each depend on others. We are social in a more elemental...
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CRANSTON – The Monopoly Millionaires’ Club, a television game show, will premiere in Rhode Island on WNAC-TV Fox 64 on March 28 at 7 p.m. To coincide with the TV game show, the Rhode Island Lottery...
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Members of Congress don't always complete their terms due to factors like death, a new job and scandal. When a House seat becomes vacant, the Constitution requires an election to fill it, and every...
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PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in preliminary estimates for February, which would be the lowest level since April 2008. The latest figures estimate 34,386 Mainers...
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Sherman will appear at a town-hall style meeting at Rhode Island College on Monday, March 30, where he is expected to address topics of interest to the Lusophone community. “The Portuguese community...
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Rhode Island unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in February dropped to 6.3 percent, the lowest rate in more than seven years. Rhode...
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