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Newport, Rhode Island is located in Newport County. Zip codes in Newport, RI include 02841, and 02840. The median home price in Newport is $389,000 which is roughly $270/per square foot. More Newport information.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Rhode Island-Inspired Works on Display at Gilbert Stuart Museum

Rhode Island is truly an artists' paradise, with inspiration in everything from urban street scenes in Newport and Providence, to majestic landscapes from farm to sea.

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15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Newport Folk Festival rewards festivarians faith

The legendary Newport Folk Festival , July 25-27, didn't offer a lineup when tickets went on sale earlier this year.

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21 hrs ago | Patch.com

Want to Work on the Beach this Summer? Here's a Job

If you're looking for a part-time seasonal job outside a world-class resort on a private beach, this might be perfect.

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Yesterday | Patch.com

Farley, Newport Councilor, Charged with Simple Assault after Ladder Dust-Up

Newport City Councilor Michael Farley has been charged with simple assault after a State Police investigation into an alleged fracas with a contractor over a ladder.

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Yesterday | Patch.com

Casting Call for Short Film to be Shot in Newport

A short film being shot in Newport this summer needs actors. Rachel Perry, production manager at Giant Robot Films said a slew of actors are needed for the upcoming film, "Sarah Wyse," a story about two women who try to outsmart each other and "outrun their past."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Phoenix

Textures and treasures

Homegrown East Bay imprint 75orLess Records continues to crank out noteworthy product on a regular basis, including new records from two of the finest singer-songwriters Lil Rhody has to offer in Bob Kendall and Allysen Callery.

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Patch.com

Farley, Newport Councilor, Charged with Simple Assault after Ladder Dust-Up

Newport City Councilor Michael Farley has been charged with simple assault after a State Police investigation into an alleged fracas with a contractor over a ladder.

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Patch.com

Casting Call for Short Film to be Shot in Newport

A short film being shot in Newport this summer needs actors. Rachel Perry, production manager at Giant Robot Films said a slew of actors are needed for the upcoming film, "Sarah Wyse," a story about two women who try to outsmart each other and "outrun their past."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cincinnati.com

UC gearing up for football camp

The Cincinnati Bearcats open football training camp Aug. 10, with the season opener Sept.

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Billboard

Robert Ellis, Hamilton Leithauser, Caitlin Rose Heading to...

For the past several years, Deer Tick takes over the town of Newport, R.I.'s Blues Cafe for their legendary Newport Folk Festival afterparties, which have featured such luminaries as Jackson Browne, Jim James, and Dawes.

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WHJJ-AM Providence

Newport Man Begins Installing Home Wind Turbine

A Newport resident who has been battling for years to install a wind turbine on his property that is connected to the power grid is beginning the installation process.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Judge dismisses suit over Breakers welcome center

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to prevent a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers mansion in Newport, although a second lawsuit is still pending.

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USA Today

Mental illness cases swamp criminal justice system

On America's streets, police encounters with people with mental illnesses increasingly direct resources away from traditional public safety roles.

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Korea Herald

Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk

There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Museum looking for W.P. Snyder volunteer tour guides

Now that the W.P. Snyder is back at its permanent mooring along the banks of the Muskingum River, the Ohio River Museum's attendance has increased, causing a need for more volunteers.

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KDWN

Firefighter loses hand to flesh-eating bacteria

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.

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Patch.com

$10M Newport Home for Sale Has Greenhouse, 8 Baths

This luxurious estate at 21 Hammersmith Rd. in Newport is on the market for $9.9 million.

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All About Jazz

EVENT: Newport Festivals Foundation Kids Concert: Bari Koral + Oran Etkina (TM)S Timbalooloo

Newport Festivals Foundation Continues Tradition of Bringing Great Music to Generations of Fans at Second Annual Family Concert Wednesday, July 30, 6:00 pm, at Fort Adams State Park FREE TO THE PUBLIC NEWPORT, RI - If you ask the Newport Jazz Festival and Newport Folk Festival staff what they like about the festivals, no doubt each and every one ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Carrier's departure delayed by peregrine falcons

The falcons are nesting on board the decommissioned aircraft carrier in Newport, Rhode Island.

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Erie Times News

In Brief: California hostage's family seeks police records

An attorney or the family of a bank robbery hostage who was slain during a gunbattle with police said Friday that he is seeking documents, dispatch logs, video and other evidence authorities gathered during the incident.

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