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  1. Rhode Island veteran, 89, to receive World War II medalsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    An 89-year-old U.S. Navy veteran from Rhode Island is being presented Tuesday with medals he earned for service during World War II but never received. William Glynn, a Pawtucket resident born in Central Falls, served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946 and saw combat at the Battle of Normandy.

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  2. 2 firefighters treated for minor injuries in Pawtucket blazeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Two firefighters have been taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries after responding to a blaze in Pawtucket. Two triple-decker homes caught fire on Monday night, one that was vacant and another that was home to several families.

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  3. Two firefighters injured battling Pawtucket fireRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    We're told the fire moved very quickly. The chief says the narrow streets, the close proximity of the homes and electrical wires made the fire difficult to battle.

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  4. Crews battle 3-alarm fire in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    By New Staff news@abc6.com Firefighters are currently on the scene of a 3-alarm fire on Melton Street in Pawtucket. Reports came in around 8:30 p.m. and Pawtucket crews were dispatched to the vacant 3-story home at 25 Melton.

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  5. 1 woman injured in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Stephanie Vargas news@abc6.com PAWTUCKET, RI_ The Pawtucket Police Department responds to a stabbing which left one person injured. Officials arrived at 2:20 am on March 30, to a stabbing on Meadow Street where a 39 year old female was stabbed.

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  6. Sword attack in Pawtucket leaves 3 injuredRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Pawtucket say a dispute at a nightclub led to an attack in which three people were stabbed with a sword. Two victims had non-life-threatening injuries and the third required surgery but is expected to recover.

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  7. Stabbing near Pawtucket night clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Stephanie Vargas news@abc6.com PAWTUCKET, RI_ Police respond to a stabbing at a local night club where three people were injured. The Pawtucket Police Department responded to a call, at 1:49 am on March 29, reporting a disturbance at the intersection of Barton and Dexter Streets.

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  8. Commission to meet to discuss shared town, city servicesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Joint Municipal Shared Services Study Commission is holding its first meeting since Gov. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order Feb. 13 to address growing municipal costs. Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee will present at Tuesday's meeting, discussing the legislation his office is working on to facilitate shared services among towns and cities.

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  9. Pawtucket man pleads guilty to sex trafficking chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Ricky Wallace pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to one count each of conspiracy, sex trafficking of a child, transportation of a minor for sexual activity, and two counts of transportation of an individual for sexual activity. The 33-year-old Wallace, who has been detained since his arrest in August, is scheduled to be sentenced on June 25. According to court documents, the victim was taken from Boston and driven to Rhode Island for the purposes of being trafficked for commercial sexual activity.

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  10. PawSox plans disputed in Providence pedestrian bridge delayRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Construction has again been delayed for a pedestrian bridge linking downtown Providence with the College Hill and Fox Point neighborhoods. The Providence Journal reports that Providence planning director Bonnie Nickerson says the bridge over the Providence River is on hold temporarily because new Pawtucket Red Sox owners hope to leave Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium and build a new ballpark at the western end of the bridge.

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  11. Foundation awards grants to promote access to informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. _ The Rhode Island Foundation is awarding more than $31,000 in grants through a fund that promotes access to information. The foundation announced this week that 17 nonprofit organizations would benefit from its ``Archive, Document, Display and Disseminate Fund.'

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  12. Attorney: Police used 'necessary' force during arrestRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The attorney for three Providence police officers accused in a lawsuit of using excessive force against a Pawtucket man in 2010 says they're well-trained professionals, but the man's attorney says they were retaliating against him. Michael Costa's lawsuit accuses Stephen Rasch, Robert Papa, Jr. and Margaret Schlageter of using excessive force and violating his rights, as well as false imprisonment, assault and battery and invasion of privacy.

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  13. Bill to reinstate Pit Bull ban in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    According to dog trainer Susan Parker, her 2-year-old, three legged Pit named Bella is the perfect example of how they're not always the bullies they're often made out to be. "I've owned the breed 30 years, I've been working in the shelter system 20 years, and in all the years I've done this, I have never once been bitten by a Pit Bull," she said.

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  14. Women's History Month celebration to be held in PawtucketRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is teaming up with the Women's Fund of Rhode Island to celebrate Women's History Month at the Slater Mill in Pawtucket. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m., Monday.

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  15. Man gets 17 years in prison for shooting at Providence copRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Pawtucket man who was shot by a Providence police sergeant after he opened fire on the sergeant has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Twenty-six-year-old Duvall Carty was sentenced Thursday in Providence Superior Court after pleading guilty to felony assault and gun charges.

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  16. Nonprofit group says data show need for fire consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Block unveiled the data Tuesday, saying his five-member organization spent about 500 hours researching how fire protection costs in Rhode Island compare to other states. Block says the state must consolidate because Rhode Island has too many fire stations _ 158 _ including 31 within five miles of Pawtucket.

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  17. Police: 1killed, 3 hurt in wrong-way Interstate 95 crashRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | WLNE-TV Providence

    State police say a 25-year-old Providence man is facing charges including drunken driving causing a death after his passenger was killed when he drove the wrong way on Interstate 95. Police said Jeremy Leiva, who had non-life-threatening injuries, is expected to be arraigned Sunday. It's not immediately known if he has a lawyer.

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  18. RIPTA detouring Pawtucket routes during paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority will detour eight Pawtucket-based bus routes traveling on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm to accommodate the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Pawtucket. Southbound: Trips leaving downtown Pawtucket will leave Goff Street via a right onto Dexter Street through to Park Place, and then resume regular route.

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  19. Pawtucket ready for 33rd annual St. Patrick's Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    "People are going to be watching the parade. participating in the race route. we go up and down the race route making sure the pot holes are filled, making sure people can actually watch the parade safely from the side of the street," Director Lance Hill said.

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  20. Pawtucket reps request feasibility study of McCoy StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Democratic Rep. Mary Messier submitted the request to a legislative committee Wednesday. She says the study would determine how to use the stadium if the PawSox leave and how to improve it should they stay.

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