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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Gamecocks keeping up interest in PG RobertsSEC. It's a great league to play in." Louisiana Tech is another program coming
Gamecocks keeping up interest in PG Roberts
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 minutes ago
SEC. It's a great league to play in." Louisiana Tech is another program coming hard after Roberts. He also has offers from Rhode Island, Rutgers, Houston, SMU, Alabama, Miami, Baylor, Kansas State, Illinois, Wichita State and Southern Cal. His... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-directorfull humanity,” she says. “It’s time to have diverse storytellers. We’ve seen a
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-director
Boston Globe / Posted 28 minutes ago
full humanity,” she says. “It’s time to have diverse storytellers. We’ve seen a lot of guys running around with guns.” The Rhode Island International Film Festival , known as Flickers, celebrates its 20th year Aug. 9-14 at various venues in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Pokemon Go’ players stumble on hidden historyA to Point B, but now I’m learning things,” said 15-year-old Jaiden Cruz as he
‘Pokemon Go’ players stumble on hidden history
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 50 minutes ago
A to Point B, but now I’m learning things,” said 15-year-old Jaiden Cruz as he walked by a plaque in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, marking where Abraham Lincoln spoke at an old railroad hall in 1860. The plaque is a Pokestop, and shortly... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Watch: Cincinnati Zoo’s baby giraffe takes wobbly first stepsa breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species S
Watch: Cincinnati Zoo’s baby giraffe takes wobbly first steps
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted an hour ago
a breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan. Her mate, Kimba, came to Cincinnati in 2008 from the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island. This is the fourteenth giraffe born in Cincinn... Read more
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Providence Business News
R.I. pulls plug on Jason Learningdoing great work; they don't look like crazy scientists in lab coats," she said
R.I. pulls plug on Jason Learning
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
doing great work; they don't look like crazy scientists in lab coats," she said. But due to state budget cuts this year, Rhode Island is now the only state in the union to no longer fund Jason Learning. Founded in 1989 by renowned explorer... Read more
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Providence Business News
Jury still out on final answer but incentives have an effectbeliever in creating a level – and better – playing field for all business, and
Jury still out on final answer but incentives have an effect
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
believer in creating a level – and better – playing field for all business, and that that approach would bring companies to Rhode Island and grow jobs here, not tax incentives and the like. But with this political equivalent of hiding his head in... Read more
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Providence Business News
EB program a model for others?will provide industry-specific training to EB employees at the New England Inst
EB program a model for others?
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
will provide industry-specific training to EB employees at the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center – after workers are on payroll. The partnership, Pipelines... Read more
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Providence Business News
Funding boosts computer science learningIn 2015, a total of 42 Rhode Island students took the Advanced Placement exam i
Funding boosts computer science learning
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
In 2015, a total of 42 Rhode Island students took the Advanced Placement exam in computer science. Of that pool, only 26 achieved a score high enough to qualify for college credit. The same year, fewer than 1 percent of Rhode Island public school... Read more
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Providence Business News
Fail productivelyAfter graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, I had to make a decision –
Fail productively
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, I had to make a decision – get a job or create my own. I began by working as a freelance industrial design consultant for other startups, which proved to be invaluable. Because these companies... Read more
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Providence Business News
Will a beefed-up Commerce RI pay off in meaningful job growth?in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts l
Will a beefed-up Commerce RI pay off in meaningful job growth?
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 in Rhode Island job-creation tax credits, Trade Area Systems would have remained in Massachusetts, he said. "It was everything.... Read more
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Providence Business News
Andrew Bramson has been named president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island. He pr
Andrew Bramson
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
has been named president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island. He previously worked for The Providence Plan, serving as development director, deputy director and most recently as director of DataSpark. He holds a B.S. in... Read more
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Providence Business News
5Q: John Marionpublic corruption have lower levels of job growth. Multiple studies show that f
5Q: John Marion
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
public corruption have lower levels of job growth. Multiple studies show that for per capita convictions for corruption, Rhode Island ranks near the top. But perhaps more damaging for economic purposes are the reputational surveys where we don't... Read more
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Providence Business News
Luxury line stays afloatearlier years working various jobs in and around the water, including as a laun
Luxury line stays afloat
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
earlier years working various jobs in and around the water, including as a launch operator and captaining. After coming to Rhode Island, he felt the state was the best place for a career in the marine industry. "Rhode Island has an extremely rich... Read more
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The Middletown Press
RCP aiming for state title repeatchampion will play the Massachusetts runner-up at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Muzzy
RCP aiming for state title repeat
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 hours ago
champion will play the Massachusetts runner-up at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Muzzy Field. Host team Bristol will play the Rhode Island champion in the night game Wednesday. The double elimination event which features Maine, New Hampshire,... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Jaws’ screenwriter Carl Gottlieb discusses writing classic film and behind-the-scenes bookthe classic 1975 monster movie about a killer great white shark terrorizing a s
‘Jaws’ screenwriter Carl Gottlieb discusses writing classic film and behind-the-scenes book
The Washington Times / Posted 2 hours ago
the classic 1975 monster movie about a killer great white shark terrorizing a small New England resort town. Growing up in Rhode Island, I can attest that the impact of that film had a dramatic effect on how we spent summers at the beach: “Don’t go... Read more
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Providence Business News
CMS: South County Hospital R.I.’s sole 5-star hospitalthe findings into five groups ranking hospitals from one to five stars. The Mi
CMS: South County Hospital R.I.’s sole 5-star hospital
Providence Business News / Posted 4 hours ago
the findings into five groups ranking hospitals from one to five stars. The Miriam Hospital in Providence was the only Rhode Island institution to receive four stars. Kent County Memorial Hospital, Landmark Medical Center, Memorial Hospital of... Read more
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KERA North Texas
North Texans Weigh In On Hillary Clinton's Historical Momentdirector of the Dallas Theater Center ran two major stage companies at once and
North Texans Weigh In On Hillary Clinton's Historical Moment
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 hours ago
director of the Dallas Theater Center ran two major stage companies at once and won a Tony Award for his theater in Rhode Island. Now, this legend lives near Dallas almost as a recluse. Each week in the Art&Seek Artist Spotlight, we follow... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Fatal crash on I-95 South in HopkintonBy News Staff news@abc6.com HOPKINTON - A Rhode Island man is dead after cras
Fatal crash on I-95 South in Hopkinton
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 hours ago
By News Staff news@abc6.com HOPKINTON - A Rhode Island man is dead after crashing his tractor trailer on I-95 south in Hopkinton. Police say the driver swerved out of the way to avoid crashing into a black Hyundai that changed into his lane. The... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Board rules lawmaker not eligible voterPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on a Rhode Island lawmaker's residency dispu
Board rules lawmaker not eligible voter
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on a Rhode Island lawmaker's residency dispute (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Providence's election board is stripping Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale of his voter registration. The 2-member Board of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Dems' next leaders jockey to be next Obama in 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Dems' next leaders jockey to be next Obama in 2020, 2024
York Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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USA Today
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
USA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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First Coast News
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
First Coast News / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Red Wings 13, PawSox 5: Winning streak bites the dustJim Rice and MadeleineMondor, the widow of former team owner Ben Mondor, will b
Red Wings 13, PawSox 5: Winning streak bites the dust
The Providence Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Jim Rice and MadeleineMondor, the widow of former team owner Ben Mondor, will be in attendance. Boggs, who traveled to Rhode Island Thursday, and Rice will be available for pictures with fans starting at 7:45 p.m. Brian Johnson will start on... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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11 News Houston
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
11 News Houston / Posted 7 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But
Democrats' next leaders jockey for 2020, 2024
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 7 hours ago
nominated John Kerry, she recalls, "no one had any idea who this guy was." But before lightning strikes for the likes of Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo or Senate candidate Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania, the first tier of potential presidential... Read more
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Boston Globe
The next liberal lion: Sanders or Warren?Wednesday morning, after he officially suspended his presidential campaign on t
The next liberal lion: Sanders or Warren?
Boston Globe / Posted 7 hours ago
Wednesday morning, after he officially suspended his presidential campaign on the convention floor, Sanders told Rhode Island delegates that he intends to use his political capital outside of the Senate. “Our campaign is now... Read more
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E! Online
Tom Hiddleston's Dating Attire Has Become Pretty Predictablethe Gold Coast with the singer during one of their getaways. Then, of course,
Tom Hiddleston's Dating Attire Has Become Pretty Predictable
E! Online / Posted 7 hours ago
the Gold Coast with the singer during one of their getaways. Then, of course, how can we forget the light blue button-down with jeans? He wore that outfit the first time we saw him with Swift, during their PDAfest on the rocky beach of Rhode Isl... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Truck driver dies following crash on Interstate 95PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State Police say the driver of a tractor-t
Truck driver dies following crash on Interstate 95
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 7 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State Police say the driver of a tractor-trailer has died following a crash on Interstate 95 South. Police responded to the scene of the crash at 2 p.m. Thursday on the highway in Hopkinton, Rhode Island. Police... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Scam targeting the unemployedBy: Liz Tufts ltufts@abc6.com The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Traini
Scam targeting the unemployed
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 7 hours ago
By: Liz Tufts ltufts@abc6.com The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training says a job-recruitment scam on the state's EmployRI job board is under investigation by the agency and state police. The agency is warning people not to be fooled by... Read more
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Philly.com
Fence-breaching DNC protester had 'throwing knives,' feds sayA Rhode Island man arrested during protests outside the Democratic National Con
Fence-breaching DNC protester had 'throwing knives,' feds say
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
A Rhode Island man arrested during protests outside the Democratic National Convention was carrying three "throwing knives" as he breached the eight-foot fence surrounding the Wells Fargo Center, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Jeremy Graber, 31,... Read more
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Providence Business News
Clement appointed HousingWorks RI directorhousing and community development activities in Massachusetts; executive direct
Clement appointed HousingWorks RI director
Providence Business News / Posted 8 hours ago
housing and community development activities in Massachusetts; executive director of the Housing Action Coalition of Rhode Island, an affordable housing advocacy organization; and executive director of the Housing Network, the Rhode Island... Read more
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Providence Business News
Get Started Rhode Island pitch contest slated for SeptemberPROVIDENCE – Get Started Rhode Island will highlight up to five entrepreneurs w
Get Started Rhode Island pitch contest slated for September
Providence Business News / Posted 8 hours ago
PROVIDENCE – Get Started Rhode Island will highlight up to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts and a get a chance to win $40,000 in prizes. Prizes include $10,000, a one-year Cox Business technology package,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Gunfire strikes four victims in separate shootings in Buffalonews release from police, was treated and discharged from the hospital. • A ma
Gunfire strikes four victims in separate shootings in Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 hours ago
news release from police, was treated and discharged from the hospital. • A male was shot in the thigh while walking near Rhode Island and 14th Street around 11:20 or 11:30 a.m., according to a police report. The victim told police two people with... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
This 183-foot-long cruise ship is making Rockland its home portthe coast of Maine for 45 years. Blount also has built most of its passenger an
This 183-foot-long cruise ship is making Rockland its home port
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
the coast of Maine for 45 years. Blount also has built most of its passenger and car ferries at Maine shipyards and in its Rhode Island shipyard, according to Powers. “Watching the family step outside the box and diversifying the Grande Caribe’s... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why money is the real power in Maine’s solar energy debatesmall-scale solar capacity rose 63 percent in the last year, compared with abou
Why money is the real power in Maine’s solar energy debate
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
small-scale solar capacity rose 63 percent in the last year, compared with about 42 percent across New England. Only Rhode Island had a lower estimate of small solar capacity, at about 11 megawatts, to Maine’s 16.1 megawatts. Maine outpaced... Read more
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The Tyee
China’s Relentless Campaign to Pave the Coastand 2010. They found that in this period, nearly 7,700 square kilometers of coa
China’s Relentless Campaign to Pave the Coast
The Tyee / Posted 11 hours ago
and 2010. They found that in this period, nearly 7,700 square kilometers of coastal wetlands—about the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined—were lost to land reclamation projects. “They’re completely industrializing the coastal ecosystem,”... Read more
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Fortune
How the Two Conventions Highlight a Racially Divided Americastart-up adviser, technologist, design partner for Kleiner Perkins Caulfield an
How the Two Conventions Highlight a Racially Divided America
Fortune / Posted 11 hours ago
start-up adviser, technologist, design partner for Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers and the former president of the Rhode Island School of Design what he thought about the optics of the two conventions. “It makes me think of that photo... Read more
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Providence Business News
Report: RGGI resulting in emissions reductions, lower electricity coststhe effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeast
Report: RGGI resulting in emissions reductions, lower electricity costs
Providence Business News / Posted 11 hours ago
the effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Rhode Island, shows participating states are outpacing other parts of the country for both emissions reduction and declining... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mattawamkeag couple indicted in welfare fraud schemelaboratory. Christopher Cook, 27, Searsport, unlawful possession of scheduled
Mattawamkeag couple indicted in welfare fraud scheme
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
laboratory. Christopher Cook, 27, Searsport, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. Peter DiMarzo, 59, Tiverton, Rhode Island, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, threatening display of... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Environmental groups jointly oppose Burrillville power plantBURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) - Three of Rhode Island's largest environmental groups
Environmental groups jointly oppose Burrillville power plant
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 hours ago
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) - Three of Rhode Island's largest environmental groups have pledged their opposition to a 900-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. Rhode Island Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2a2dQ2V ) reports that... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Vote coming on rules about removal of dogfish finswith fins removed as they choose. The vote is scheduled for Tuesday. Fishermen
Vote coming on rules about removal of dogfish fins
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 hours ago
with fins removed as they choose. The vote is scheduled for Tuesday. Fishermen bring smooth dogfish ashore in states from Rhode Island to North Carolina. A commission official says the rules about smooth dogfish fins are different from other... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Raimondo leaves DNC to watch Clinton speech with daughterPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she's racing home
Raimondo leaves DNC to watch Clinton speech with daughter
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she's racing home from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia because she wants to be with her 12-year-old daughter when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Best and worst states to make a living in 2016(Worst) 10. Rhode Island Median income: $39,050 State tax on median income: $1,
Best and worst states to make a living in 2016
KTXS Abilene / Posted 12 hours ago
(Worst) 10. Rhode Island Median income: $39,050 State tax on median income: $1,464.38 Unemployment rate: 5.4% 9. South Carolina Median income: $31,280 State tax on median income: $1,693.20 Unemployment rate: 5.7% 8. Montana Median income: $31,970... Read more
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