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  1. Ex-Democrat MacBeth ends short-lived run for CongressRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island state Rep. Karen MacBeth says she's ending her bid for Congress, less than two months after announcing her campaign. MacBeth told WPRO-AM Monday that running for Congress was different than she expected, saying she wasn't prepared for the fundraising commitment required.

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  2. RI governor says she supports Obama's transgender directiveRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she supports President Barack Obama's administration's directive that schools must permit transgender students to use restrooms consistent with their gender identity. The Providence Journal reports the Democratic governor says that as a mom, she strongly believes that schools need to be places where all students feel welcome and respected.

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  3. Cumberland hit-and-run victim dies, driver has been chargedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 4 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say an 18-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run accident in Cumberland and the driver responsible has been charged. Carl John was pronounced dead Tuesday at Rhode Island Hospital after suffering serious head injuries when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle on Bear Hill Road around 1 a.m. Monday.

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  4. Cumberland hit-and-run victim has died, woman chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WLNE-TV Providence

    UPDATE: 18-year-old Carl John, who was struck by a vehicle on Bear Hill Road early Monday morning, has passed away, according to Cumberland Police. Cumberland Police have made an arrest in connection to a hit and run that happened on Bear Hill Road early Monday morning.

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  5. Rhode Island lawmaker joins GOP, loses House leadership spotRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A state lawmaker is set to lose her leadership position in the Rhode Island House of Representatives after becoming a Republican. Rep. Karen MacBeth, of Cumberland, announced Monday she's switched her political affiliation from Democrat to Republican.

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  6. Cumberland School District approves transgender policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The town of Cumberland has become the first public school district in the state to adopt a formal transgender policy.

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  7. Siblings killed in I-95 crash ID'dRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The siblings were riding in a car driven by 27-year-old Jillian Joslyn, of Cumberland, when it was struck by another car around 4:30 p.m. near exit 28 on I-95. Jillian Joslyn's car flipped over and was subsequently hit by a van.

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  8. 3-car accident kills 2, sends 5 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PAWTUCKET Two people are dead and five have non-life threatening injuries following a multi-car crash on I-95 in Pawtucket Saturday evening. State Police tell ABC6 News a brother and sister from Cumberland were killed after their car rolled over.

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  9. Overdose medication available at lower cost in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A life-saving drug used to reverse opioid overdoses is now available to Rhode Island schools, law enforcement agencies and other non-federal government and community agencies at a reduced price. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Tuesday that he's reached an agreement with the manufacturer of naloxone to increase the company-offered rebate for each syringe form of the drug from $4 to $6 per dose.

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  10. Police say 81-year-old woman dead after being hit by carRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say 81-year-old Irene Wilkinson, of Pawtucket, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for injuries to her head and knees after being struck by a car Tuesday morning on Mendon Road. Police found Wilkinson lying in the roadway.

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  11. Elderly woman struck by car in Cumberland diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    On Tuesday around 8 a.m., 81-year-old Irene Wilkinson, of Pawtucket, was struck by a vehicle on Mendon Road and suffered injuries to her head and knee. She was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

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  12. Gov. Raimondo reveals preliminary locations for truck tollsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The governor has released the preliminary locations being considered for new tolls on large commercial trucks to fund bridge repairs. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo sent a letter to the House speaker and Senate president revealing 14 locations Tuesday, the opening of the legislative session.

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  13. Rhode Island man charged in fatal Connecticut crashRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    State police say 32-year-old Jose Delvalle, of Cumberland, faces charges including driving under the influence and second-degree vehicular manslaughter in connection with the crash on Route 2 in Ledyard last December. The Day reports that the crash occurred at about 3:40 a.m. in front of a Foxwoods Resort Casino employee parking lot on Route 2 when Cheryl Venezia, of Whitman, Massachusetts, traveling west, attempted to cross into the eastbound lane.

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  14. No more nudity in Cumberland following new ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    He told ABC6 News the dilemma started a few months ago, when a woman with a young child complained about a naked man across the street around the Abbott Run neighborhood. Apparently he would do things like walk outside and get the mail while stark naked.

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  15. Cumberland beats LaSalle, North Providence over Middletown in Girls SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Cumberland Clippers beat LaSalle, 3 to 1 in a battle of two of the top girls soccer teams in the state.

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  16. Cops treating death of Rhode Island man, 80, as homicideRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Investigators were seen Wednesday at the Cumberland home of Stanley Stowik Sr. Stowik died unexpectedly at his home Friday. Police have not said how he died.

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  17. Warwick announces new school system superintendentRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Warwick Public Schools said in a release Thursday that Thornton would transition from Cumberland to Warwick "as soon as possible," though it is unclear when exactly that will be. Thornton was one of 23 applicants for the job.

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  18. Warwick names new SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Thornton has been the Superintendent of Cumberland for the past four year. He also had a previous stint as Superintendent in North Kingstown.

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  19. Cumberland man makes his 800th blood donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    One Cumberland man is taking his role as a blood donor to a whole new level. A ceremony was held today in his honor as he makes his 800th donation over the last 30 years.

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  20. 'Lonely' tagger to pay for cleanup of Providence graffitiRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A 19-year-old Rhode Island man who acknowledged painting pink-and-white messages about loneliness on Providence buildings has agreed to pay for the cleanup. The Providence Journal reports Devin Costa of Cumberland pleaded no contest last week to four counts of vandalism and agreed to pay $12,390 in restitution.

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