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  1. Several cats rescued from abandoned home in PawtucketRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says they raided the home Tuesday after receiving a tip. Officers say the Pawtucket home was left in disrepair, and they struggled to reach the animals.

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  2. Pawtucket cats rescued from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ABC6 News was told that at least eight cats were rescued, but dozens more are believed to be hiding inside. "It was hard to catch all the cats because of the amount of debris in the house and we'll be going back to the household tomorrow to make sure all the remaining cats have been trapped and removed and sent to various shelters within Rhode Island," said Veterinarian Annette Rauch from Care for Animals.

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  3. Woman, child safe after vehicle crashes into restaurantRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Surveillance video shows the woman drive through a fence at the Pawtucket pub on Friday morning. The driver leaves the vehicle and tries to tend to the child before frantically running around the back patio.

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  4. House committee to hold 2 hearings on PawSox stadium planRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The House Finance Committee has scheduled two hearings in October on legislation about public financing for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The first hearing - scheduled for Oct. 10 at the State House - is designed to give committee members a chance to review the legislation including the terms of the deal, the soundness of its assumptions, and implications for the city and the state.

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  5. 2 Rhode Island towns making joint pitch to AmazonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The mayors of Pawtucket and Central Falls announced a proposal Thursday for Amazon to build new offices around a soon-to-be-constructed train station on the commuter rail line to Boston. The Seattle company says it will spend more than $5 billion to build a second headquarters in North America with as many as 50,000 jobs.

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  6. Pawtucket, Central Falls pushing for Amazon HQRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A new pitch to become Amazon's second headquarters has been made by the cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls Thursday morning. Pawtucket and Central Falls are teaming up to make a joint bid to lure the company to set up shop in Rhode Island.

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  7. Courtesy of the Seekonk Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Seekonk Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted for his involvement in the robbery of a local Honey Dew Donuts. Seekonk Police said they responded around 3:40 p.m., to the Honey Dew Donuts on Central Ave after a report came forward of an armed robbery that occurred.

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  8. Second public hearing on proposed new PawSox StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Senate Finance Committee paid Pawtucket a visit Tuesday night, holding the second of six public hearings on the PawSox stadium proposal at Tolman High School. "This is a gateway to Rhode Island and a gateway to revitalizing our downtown and our riverfront," said Mayor Donald Grebien.

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  9. Hearings on PawSox stadium plan continue, with time limitRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Senate Finance Committee is continuing to review a proposal to build a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox but it limited the length of its next hearing. It's the second hearing to review legislation to provide a $23 million state investment to help finance the estimated $83 million stadium in Pawtucket.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rhode Island State Troopers made two arrests while responding to an unusually high number of motor vehicle crashes in the hours between Friday and Saturday. Investigation by State Police revealed that Roberts, 20, of Bryan St., Fall River, made an illegal U-turn while driving on Interstate 95 south around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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  11. Pawtucket names RI's first female police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Tina Goncalves is the first female police chief in the city's history, as well as Rhode Island's first ever female municipal police chief.

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  12. Pawtucket swears in first female police chiefRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Chief Tina Goncalves was sworn into office Friday by Democratic Mayor Donald Grebien at a ceremony attended by politicians and law enforcement officials from across the state. Goncalves has served in the department for nearly two decades, including stints in patrol, major crimes and detective units.

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  13. First Pawsox hearing draws big crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The first of six hearings on the $83 million proposed PawSox stadium for the old Apex site drew quite the crowd to the state house. The hearing itself before the Senate Finance Committee lasted hours with several top officials including PawSox Owner Larry Lucchino and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien giving lengthy presentation.

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  14. Rhode Island gives tour to invite self-driving car firmsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Companies that are developing self-driving cars and other advanced automotive technologies are getting a tour of Rhode Island locations where they can test their ideas. Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti says the expo that began Thursday is the first part of a process to bring cutting-edge transportation innovations to the state.

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  15. Senate holding 1st public hearing on PawSox stadium planRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island's Senate Finance Committee is holding the first of several public hearings on a proposal to build an $83 million stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The legislation allows the state to provide $23 million and the city $15 million.

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  16. First Pawsox Stadium hearing scheduled for tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Thursday marks the first of six hearings all across Rhode Island over whether it is financially feasible to keep the Pawsox in Pawtucket. Lawmakers hope to come to a decision sooner rather than later especially as officials in Worcester show their interest in housing the team.

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  17. Alarms raised over property rights changes in PawSox billRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The package of legislation to authorize a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox has a side effect that has received little public notice. Legal observers and critics of the deal say if it is passed as written, it would broaden the government's authority to seize land for private use and have consequences far beyond a single stadium project.

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  18. Hearings on new PawSox stadium plan to begin this weekRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island Senate committee will take up a proposal this week for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday plans to hold the first of several hearings reviewing legislation to provide a $23 million state investment to help finance the estimated $83 million stadium for the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate in downtown Pawtucket.

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  19. Gang member gets 30 years for drive-by shootingRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode island gang member has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in a drive-by shooting of rival gang members that left one man seriously injured. Nathan Tek, of Pawtucket, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to a variety of charges including assault with a dangerous weapon in the Jan. 9 shooting near the Providence County courthouse.

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  20. Town Council tables proposal opposing subsidies for PawSoxRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Cumberland Town Council has decided not to act on a resolution opposing state subsidies to build a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The proposal was introduced by Cumberland resident Pat Ford, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Rhode Island.

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