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  1. Newspaper: Several youths endangered in RI group homesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A newspaper's investigation has found at least four cases in the last five months in which youths at state-regulated group homes in Rhode Island were put in situations that left them injured, endangered or exploited as a result of action taken by workers. The Providence Journal reports the latest case occurred Aug. 7 at a Newport home for girls.

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  2. The Latest: Deadline extended in fight over US synagogueRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A lawyer for the nation's oldest synagogue says a judge has extended the deadline to file a rehearing petition after an appeals court decision that gave ownership of the Rhode Island house of worship and bells worth millions of dollars to a New York congregation. In a filing this week with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, lawyers for the congregation that worships at the Touro Synagogue in Newport say they plan to argue that last week's decision by a three-judge panel raises important constitutional issues.

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  3. Losing side wants review in fight over oldest US synagogueRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Lawyers for the nation's oldest synagogue say they plan to ask for a rehearing following an appeals court decision that gave ownership of the Rhode Island house of worship and bells worth millions of dollars to a New York congregation. In a filing this week with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, lawyers for the congregation that worships at the Touro Synagogue in Newport say they plan to argue that last week's decision by a three-judge panel raises important constitutional issues.

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  4. Congregation at oldest US synagogue reviewing legal optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | WLNE-TV Providence

    FILE - In this June 1, 2015 file photo, ceremonial bells worth more than $7 million and belonging to the Touro Synagogue in Newport, R.I., are displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. A federal appeals court anno... PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island congregants who worship at the nation's oldest synagogue say they are reviewing their legal options after a federal appeals panel ruled the nation's oldest Jewish congregation in New York owns the building and a set of ceremonial bells worth millions.

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  5. Nation's oldest synagogue wins property battleRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 2 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston announced Wednesday that the nation's oldest synagogue, Shearith Israel in New York City, had won its case over the ownership of Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, the nation's oldest synagogue building. The appeals court ruled that Shearith Israel owns both the synagogue building and historical Jewish ritual objects that have gone with the synagogue.

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  6. Legendary Bobb Angel Has Been Calling High School Games on WADK for 50-yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Legendary Bobb Angel is celebrating his 50th anniversary of calling high school and college games on WADK Radio in Newport. AS I HEAD FOR RETIREMENT ON MONDAY, I WANTED TO TAKE TIME TO HONOR A LEGENDARY VOICE THAT IS VERY FAMILIAR TO SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

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  7. Ex-police union head sentenced to prison for wire fraudRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A former head of the police union in Newport has been sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to repay more than $70,000 of union money that prosecutors say he spent on himself. Christopher Hayes of Middletown was sentenced Friday in federal court.

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  8. Millions spent in RI during NGA Summer MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    After meetings and speeches where did the 1800 guests at the National Governors Association Meeting go? The answer is out. That total includes hotel stays, especially at The Biltmore, Omni, and Renaissance, money spent on transportation, at stores, and places to eat.

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  9. Traffic restrictions as governors group meets in ProvidenceRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A number of Providence roads will be closed and traffic restrictions will be in place as the city plays host to a meeting of the National Governors Association. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vice President Mike Pence are among the dignitaries expected for this week's meeting.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rhode Island State Police and the Providence Police Department announced Tuesday that drivers should expect road closures, lane restrictions, and detours due to the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Providence this week. While business meetings will be held at the Convention Center, other events and social gatherings are planned for other locations in Providence and Newport.

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  11. Kennedy wedding church lets visitors in to imagine the dayRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island church where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier wed is inviting visitors in to kneel where the couple knelt, listen to the music that played and imagine the day. St. Mary's Church, in Newport, was the site of the wedding on Sept.

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  12. 1st stage of Newport Pell Bridge repairs completedRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has announced that the first stage of repairs to the Newport Pell Bridge has been completed ahead of schedule. The authority said Tuesday that all travel lanes in both directions of the bridge reopened before the scheduled completion date of Thursday and will stay open this summer.

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  13. True love through an ALS diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NEWPORT, RI Bob Forster is 27-years-old and he can no longer walk, talk or breathe on his own. He was diagnosed with ALS two years ago.

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  14. Site selected for monument noting city's role in slave tradeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island city of Newport has picked a site for a monument memorializing Africans brought to the port city to become slaves and those who died during the trans-Atlantic journey. The Newport Daily News reports that the City Council endorsed erecting a memorial on a city-owned plot near other historical landmarks.

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  15. Designer Pierre Cardin skips US fashion show after accidentRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Fashion designer Pierre Cardin says he won't be able to attend a fashion show in the United States because of an unspecified accident. The 94-year-old designer was scheduled to host the show in Newport, Rhode Island, on Saturday to celebrate an exhibition of his designs.

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  16. Man robs Yankee Candle in Newport at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NEWPORT, R.I. Newport Police responded to the Yankee Candle on America's Cup Avenue Monday night after reports of an armed robbery.

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  17. Mark Zuckerberg, wife visit Massachusetts high schoolRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The 33-year-old billionaire and his wife, Priscilla Chan, stopped by Quincy High School on Tuesday and made a donation to the school. The amount has not been disclosed.

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  18. Paiva Weed can't lobby General Assembly for 1 yearRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The former leader of the Rhode Island Senate will have to wait a year before lobbying her former colleagues in the General Assembly. The state Ethics Commission on Tuesday voted to approve an opinion advising former Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed that she's subject to the state's revolving-door restrictions.

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  19. The Latest: Mark Zuckerberg visits Rhode Island schoolRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has visited a Rhode Island public school and met with the governor to talk about education initiatives. WPRI-TV reports that Zuckerberg visited Del Sesto Middle School in Providence on Monday.

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  20. Mark Zuckerberg spotted at Rhode Island beach dayRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Massachusetts woman says she was surprised to bump into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg while walking on a crowded sidewalk in the seaside city of Newport, Rhode Island. Gisele Borghani says she and her family were walking to the beach Sunday when they nearly ran into Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.

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