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  1. East Providence votes to make mayor head of city governmentRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Voters overwhelmingly approved changes Tuesday to transfer power from a City Council-appointed city manager to a full-time elected mayor. The current position of mayor is largely a ceremonial position.

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  2. Man charged in theft of children's Social Security numbersRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say a Rhode Island man used Social Security numbers stolen from children to purchase vehicles that ended up in the possession of a man accused of leading a multi-state drug-trafficking ring. Donald Wicklund, of Pawtucket, was arrested Friday and charged on several counts including aggravated identity theft, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud.

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  3. Worcester hires consultants to help in effort to lure PawSoxRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The city of Worcester has hired two consultants to help it in discussions with the Pawtucket Red Sox about the possibility of relocating from Rhode Island. The Telegram & Gazette reports the city hired Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist and former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Mullan.

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  4. Police arrest Pawtucket man for sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say they responded to a home on Garden Street at Comstock at approximately 3:40 a.m. Sunday when a woman reported she had been sexually assaulted.

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  5. Former foster mother sentenced for abusing 2-year-old childRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A former foster mother has been sentenced to serve a year and a half in prison for abusing and physically injuring a 2-year-old in her care. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says 31-year-old Shamika Ramos, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was sentenced Wednesday in Superior Court to five years, with a year and a half to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for second-degree child abuse.

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  6. Pawtucket police seeking missing teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say 14-year-old Tailah Abbott and 13-year-old Beyonc Martin were last since at about 5 a.m. Wednesday morning riding bicycles. Abbott weighs 165 pounds and has brown hair with green tips.

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  7. Officials investigating house fire in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Pawtucket Fire Department told ABC6 News that the fire broke out in a three story home on 14 Magnolia Street at approximately 11:14 p.m. Tuesday night. Chief Tanguay said a female was burned, but the severity of her burns is not known at this time.

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  8. More Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the deal for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox does not need to be renegotiated, as the House speaker has requested. Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello said Friday he wants the state and the team to renegotiate, to reduce the risk to taxpayers and perhaps require the team or its owners to shoulder more of the cost.

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  9. Arrest warrant issued for second bus battery theft suspectRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island police are seeking a second suspect for the theft of 36 batteries from school buses that delayed the start of school. East Providence police said Monday they have issued an arrest warrant for a 29-year-old Tiverton man on felony larceny and conspiracy charges.

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  10. Man charged with murder in fatal shooting of cab driverRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man has been indicted on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a cab driver a decade ago. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Monday 27-year-old Ezekial Johnson, of Pawtucket, has also been indicted on weapons offenses in the July 16, 2007 shooting that killed 42-year-old Jose Rodriguez.

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  11. Man arrested after police seize $25K in drugs from apartmentRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Rhode Island say a man faces charges after officers seized $25,000 worth of drugs from an apartment. Pawtucket police say they found 335 grams of cocaine, more than 5 grams of potent painkiller fentanyl and distribution materials, among other things, last week.

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  12. House speaker wants new deal for Pawtucket Red Sox stadiumRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says he wants state officials and the Pawtucket Red Sox to renegotiate a deal for a new stadium that will reduce the risk to taxpayers and perhaps require the team or its owners to shoulder more of the cost. The Cranston Democrat made the comments Friday to The Providence Journal.

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  13. Man accused of stealing batteries from school buses in yardRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A man has been accused of stealing 36 batteries from school buses in a Rhode Island yard, delaying the start of school. Pittsley was arraigned in Providence District Court on charges of felony larceny over $1,500.

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  14. Police recover dozens of batteries stolen from school busesRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police have recovered more than 30 batteries that were stolen from a bus yard, a theft that delayed the start of school for a Rhode Island city. It was reported when a dozen East Providence buses wouldn't start Wednesday.

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  15. Final PawSox Stadium hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    After six public meetings, the Senate Finance Committee wrapped things up with a closed door meeting to go over specific logistics of the Pawsox Stadium deal before putting together their final proposal. The first pitch was made back in May. Now, after more than a month of meetings held throughout the state for the public to speak its mind, the chair of the Senate Finance Committee says they have what they need to move forward.

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  16. ATV and dirt bike riders stream wild ride through ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A crackdown by Providence Police on people wildly riding ATV's and dirt bikes in the city had been working until this weekend. Dozens of them were spotted around I-95 pulling wild wheelies and weaving in and out of traffic.

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  17. Raimondo: Amazon bid under wraps for competitive reasonsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the state is not releasing its pitch for Amazon's second headquarters for competitive reasons. The state was one of many that made bids to the e-commerce giant on Thursday for the $5 billion project.

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  18. Rhode Island lists 7 sites in bid for AmazonRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that it had submitted its proposal to the e-commerce giant on Thursday as Amazon accepts bids to host the $5 billion project. Rhode Island's bid includes seven possible locations: Providence, Pawtucket-Central Falls, East Providence, Warwick, North Kingstown, Richmond and Woonsocket.

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  19. Rhode Island launches bid for new Amazon headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has launched a statewide bid for the coveted new Amazon headquarters. Rhode Island joins the likes of more than a hundred other cities across the country.

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  20. Amazon HQ deadline approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Boston is competing against big tech hubs around the United States and Canada as it makes a bid to land Amazon's new headquarters. It is also competing against its immediate neighbors.

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