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Providence, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Providence, RI include 02904, 02901, and 02940. The median home price in Providence is $189,900 which is roughly $111/per square foot. More Providence information.

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25 min ago | The Coastal Courier

Reading aloud to toddlers

A child who is read aloud to and has a rich language environment enjoys distinct advantages, the report argues, which linger well into the school years.

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4 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Tagging for trees in RI at risk of infestation

The state Department of Environmental Management says staff members will tag maple and ash trees at risk of being infested by the Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borer.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

American revolutionary Grace Lee Boggs breaks the model minority stereotype

When you hear the word "revolutionary" you don't think of a little old Asian American lady tottering around on a walker in Detroit.

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12 hrs ago | The Block Island Times

Summer Dock

Block Island's seasons will always be defined by the boat schedule; today's vessels are to me - to the horror of boat aficionados - not radically different from each other.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Turnto10.com

Non-violence advocate wants to stop Providence shootings

Bullets have been flying at an alarming rate around the capital city this summer, and local non-violence advocates are calling for the shooting to stop.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Providence police amp up patrols around Chad Brown Housing Complex

Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: @samanthalavien Providence police are beefing up patrols in the area in and around the Chad Brown Housing Complex after five people were shot Tuesday night.

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Perez Hilton

Call The Cops! Emma Stone Seen Smiling Without Andrew Garfield Anywhere In Sight Is A Crime

Emma Stone is smiling, but Andrew Garfield is nowhere to be seen. In fact, her joy and enthusiasm are aimed at Joaquin Phoenix .

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Philly.com

Saliva test might replace needle prick for diabetics

A new type of sensor for people with diabetes is being developed to measure sugar levels in the body using saliva instead of blood, researchers report.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Department of Corrections veteran arrested

A security specialist at the Rhode Island prisons department is charged with using credit the department had at a police supply company to purchase nearly $5,000 worth of personal ammunition.

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Mass Transit

RI: Makeover of Kennedy Plaza in Providence to Begin this Weekend

This weekend, and for about six months after, commuters will give way to construction workers at Kennedy Plaza, as work begins on a re-arrangement planners hope will create a more socially welcoming and logistically efficient plaza.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The UUA Bookstore Presents Titles From the General Assembly 2014

General Assembly 2014 was a resounding success. More than 4,700 Unitarian Universalists came together in Providence, RI, for insightful workshops and a chance to connect with our larger faith community.

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The Bennington Banner

2 Rhode Island men plead not guilty to conspiracy to sell drugs, other charges

Two men are being held for lack of $100,000 bail on drug charges after a local woman said they forced her to sell crack cocaine and tried to get her involved in prostitution.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

'Melbourne Shuffle' Secures Data in the Cloud

Providence, RI [Brown University] - To keep data safe in the cloud, a group of computer scientists suggests doing the Melbourne Shuffle.

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Turnto10.com

Providence police equip officers with Narcan

Being one of the largest departments in the state, getting every officer trained took longer than other forces.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Man arrested for home invasion and assault in Warwick

Warwick Detectives have arrested a Providence man who they say forced his way into a home and assaulted 3 residents.

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Patch.com

RI Man Charged with Leaving Dog in Car in 124-Degree Heat

A Providence man was charged with leaving his dog in a hot car while he shopped at BJ's Wholesale Club in Johnston on Monday.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Providence named Lead Plaintiff is Wall Street lawsuit

The suit alleges that public stock exchanges, trading firms, and brokerage firm were using high-speed trading to manipulate market and profit at the cost of institutional and public investors including 's retirees.

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Patch.com

Police Log: House-Sitting Fail, Forklift Accident, Attempted Break-In

DOG BITE On June 30, a High Hawk Road woman told police that her adopted dog bit her daughter causing a minor injury.

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Science Daily

Effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program, a study shows.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Turnto10.com

Exclusive video of fire set in Providence Store

Arson investigators say they need help to identify a woman in surveillance video of a clothing store that caught fire in late June.

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