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  1. Pawtucket to relaunch snow shoveling volunteer programRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The city says it's now accepting requests from people who would like a young person to shovel their walk and stairs this winter.

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  2. Pawtucket police investigating double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    When police arrived, two male victims ages 19 and 20 had gunshot wounds and had been already been rushed to the hospital.

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  3. Police: 2 men wounded in drive-by shooting in PawtucketRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police are investigating after two young men were wounded by an unknown gunman in a drive-by shooting in Pawtucket. Maj. Tina Goncalves says the victims, a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old, were rushed to Miriam Hospital early Thursday evening before police arrived to the scene.

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  4. $500K to be used for English as a Second Language trainingRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Foundation has teamed up with state and local education leaders to send 60 public school teachers to become certified as English as a Second Language instructors or bilingual teachers. The Providence Journal reports that the move comes at a time when two out of three students in the city are Latino and one out of four is learning English.

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  5. Officials: Man found at scene of car crash was shotRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island authorities say a man found at the scene of a car crash last weekend died of a gunshot wound to the head. The medical examiner's office on Tuesday identified the victim of the crash early Saturday morning in Pawtucket as 23-year-old Dylan Contreras.

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  6. Police: Pawtucket fatal crash was a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Dozens of people gathered at a makeshift memorial in Pawtucket Saturday where a man died after his car hit a tree. Police say 23-year-old Dylan Contreras crashed into a tree on Underwood Street around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

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  7. Fatal weekend crash in Pawtucket now ruled a homicideRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Pawtucket have announced that a deadly crash that occurred this past weekend in the Rhode Island city is now being ruled a homicide. Details were scarce on Monday as Maj.

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  8. News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 4:50 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Monday Sep 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Fire officials in Rhode Island say water sources that continue to dry up amid ongoing drought conditions in southern New England are raising safety concerns. Tiverton fire Capt.

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  9. Pawtucket lunch workers reach agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An Agreement was reached Thursday afternoon in an effort to prevent a one day strike the school lunch workers had planned for Friday. The strike would have forced administrators to cancel classes.

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  10. Pawtucket lunch workers set strike deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Hundreds of students in Pawtucket may not have school on Friday if lunch workers cannot agree on a new contract.

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  11. Pawtucket resident 1st West Nile case in state in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island health officials have confirmed that a Pawtucket resident is the first person to contract West Nile virus in the state this year. The state Department of Health announced on Tuesday that the 49-year-old resident was diagnosed on Aug. 12 with meningoencephalitis caused by West Nile virus and admitted to the hospital that same day.

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  12. Pawtucket bank robbed, police looking for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The suspect reportedly walked into the Pawtucket Credit Union on Broadway around 3 p.m. and waited in line until he got to the teller's desk. He then demanded all of the teller's money, and took off on foot with an unknown amount of cash.

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  13. Historic Silver Top Diner goes up for public auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An Art Deco-style diner built in what an expert calls the ``golden age of the diner'' is being auctioned off after sitting vacant for 14 years in a weed-strewn lot in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The Pawtucket Redevelopment Agency says it scheduled a public auction to sell the historic Silver Top Diner for 10 a.m. on Oct 5. Built in 1938, the diner was located in Providence for about 65 years until forced to move in 2002 to make room for housing near the Providence Place mall.

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  14. Man sentenced to prison for molesting 7-year-old girlRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says 35-year-old Ricardo Romero, of Pawtucket, was sentenced Friday to seven years behind bars followed by 13 years of probation. Romero was found guilty in May of three counts of second-degree child molestation.

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  15. Recount begins in close Rhode Island primary raceRead the original story

    Friday Sep 16 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Board of Elections is recounting ballots cast in a close Democratic primary that could cost House Democratic Majority Leader John DeSimone his seat. Observers watched as elections workers began re-reading all ballots cast in Tuesday's race between DeSimone and high school teacher Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, both of Providence.

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  16. ABC6 Honors: WWII hero laid to rest after 74 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A World War II hero, who died saving the lives of other soldiers, was finally brought home and laid to rest in Pawtucket after 74 years lost at sea. Captain Elwood Euart gave the ultimate sacrifice in 1942.

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  17. Rhode Island to hold recounts in 5 Democratic primary racesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Board of Elections will conduct recounts in five Democratic primary races for seats in the General Assembly. Election workers will re-read all ballots cast in Tuesday's primary between House Majority Leader John DeSimone and challenger Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, both of Providence.

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  18. RIPTA service upgrades in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is set to upgrade bus facilities and service routes in Pawtucket thanks to a multi-million dollar federal grant.

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  19. Pawtucket awarded $5.6M in federal funding for bus upgradesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The city of Pawtucket has been awarded $5.6 million in federal grants for bus facility upgrades and service improvements. Democratic U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien announced the funding awarded through a Federal Transit Administration grant program.

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  20. Shawn Nassaney Memorial Race continues at Bryant UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    On Sunday, the nation will come together on the 15th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks. But on Saturday, a local family whose lives were forever changed that day remembered one of their own.

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