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  1. Lifestyle | Blackstone Academy to Host Annual 5K Road Race & 1-Mile Family RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Go Local

    Blackstone Academy is set to host their annual 5K road race and one-mile family run to raise money for their after-school programs. "Our goal is to promote health, wellness, and diversity to everyone in our community by bringing together friends and families for an awesome 5K and 1-mile Fun Run," said Blackstone Academy in their press release.

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  2. News | EDITORIAL: Pawtucket Can't Afford Pawtucket, Let Alone the PawSox DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Go Local

    The budget and pension numbers unveiled in the past week show that Pawtucket can't afford Pawtucket let alone take on the responsibility of the financial requirement to fund the now pending PawSox stadium deal. A report by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner unveiled the pension fund for the retired Pawtucket police and firefighters is one of the worst-funded pension plans in Rhode Island.

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  3. Health | B & B Consulting to Offer Disabled Vets Free Access to Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Go Local

    B and B Consulting announced the return of a program that would allow disabled veterans access to to the medical marijuana program for the State of Rhode Island at no charge. The program premiered last Labor Day weekend and will return this Memorial Day on Monday, May 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We feel that these disabled Veterans should be given special consideration for their service to our country.

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  4. News | EDITORIAL: PawSox - Cooking the Number. Stadium Funding Cannot Work with False NumbersRead the original story

    Sunday May 6 | Go Local

    The Pawtucket Red Sox are inflating its attendance numbers. This is not foreign to sports franchises as their parent company claimed a sellout streak that was mocked by both fans and the media for years as both watched game after game with thousands of empty seats.

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  5. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: Don't Cut Gym Time This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 5 | Go Local

    Whenever someone tells me they are going to take time out of the gym for the summer because they are going to exercise outside, I always cringe because they are making a big mistake. Just as important as good nutrition, you still need three to five days of strength training, some functional movements, metabolic circuits, in order for you have a great program to get you strong, fit, and moving well.

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  6. News | PawSox Attendance Inflated By As Much as 300%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Go Local

    The Pawtucket Red Sox are inflating their attendance by as much as 300 percent. A GoLocal review of the reported attendance versus the actual number of paid in-stadium fans raises questions about the financial viability of the proposed financing scheme now being considered by the Rhode Island General Assembly.

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  7. Business | Hasbro Purchases Power Rangers Franchise From Saban for $522MRead the original story

    Wednesday May 2 | Go Local

    Pawtucket based Hasbro has agreed to purchase the superhero TV show Power Rangers, as well as, a numerous other Saban Properties, the company announced on Tuesday. "Power Rangers is an iconic brand built on a heritage of great storytelling and merchandising with tremendous upside potential when fully executed across Hasbro's Brand Blueprint.

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  8. Health | Weiss: "First They Came for the Jews"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | Go Local

    On April 26, 2018, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senate Resolution No. 2696, urging law enforcement officials to recognize white nationalists and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations.

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  9. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: It's Not Supposed to be EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Go Local

    I was thinking that EVERYTHING we do that nets us something positive in the end is difficult, sometimes it seems impossible. Trying to get fit and stay healthy, trying to run a successful business, trying to raise a family, trying to find the time to do the things we enjoy the most.

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  10. Politics | Military Pensions, Hospital Acquisitions & More: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Go Local

    Representative Bob Lancia introduces a bill to exempt military pensions, a bill scrutinizing hospital acquisitions is introduced and more. This week at the State House.

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  11. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: Stay Strong, Focused on Being Better at EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Go Local

    Throughout the week I find certain life experiences and takeaways to write about, because chances are, a lot of what I see, and experience happens to everyone that is reading this, so you can relate. I wouldn't consider him a true friend, but I knew him and liked him enough that I was sad to hear of his passing.

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  12. Politics | RI Reporters and Columnists Covering 2018 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Go Local

    It is less than seven months before Election Day and all the candidates may not be announced, but the reporters and columnists who cover the 2018 Election are now in full coverage mode. At a time of change and turmoil in media, Rhode Island is seeing a transformation.

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  13. News | "Mission Accomplished" in Syria - Not so FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Go Local

    Last Friday, April 13th, 2018, President Donald Trump ordered strikes on military targets across Syria in response to the gas attacks in the Syrian city of Douma. Even though the strikes were considered a success, Mr. Trump seemed to make a verbal slip of the tongue of epic proportions when he said, "Mission accomplished."

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  14. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: Follow The Right PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Go Local

    In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path to get you there. You may come to several forks in this path that requires you to make decisions and give some thought as to which road to take.

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  15. News | RI's Healthcare Industry Just Took Another Big TurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Go Local

    One of the largest sectors of the Rhode Island economy just took another big turn with the announcement of CharterCare's intention to re-open Memorial Hospital - first the emergency room. The impact would be the addition of hundreds of jobs in Pawtucket.

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  16. News | CharterCare Announces Intent to Purchase Memorial Hospital in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Go Local

    Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien was joined by CharterCare Health Partners CEO John Holiver and other elected officials on Thursday at Pawtucket City Hall to announce CharterCare's intention to purchase and reopen Memorial Hospital. The Rhode Island Department of Health approved Care New England's application to close Memorial Hospital's emergency department in December 2017.

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  17. Lifestyle | Actress McDonnell to Receive 2018 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Go Local

    Actress Mary McDonnell will be honored with the 2018 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at Trinity Rep's 22nd annual Pell Awards Gala. McDonnell's theater, film and television career has spanned over four decades with character portrayals in a period and present-day roles, including TNT's The Closer and Major Crimes, Syfy's Battlestar Galactica, Donnie Darko, and Sneakers.

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  18. News | A "Big Price to Pay" for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Go Local

    The Syrian regime led by President Bashar al-Assad has yet again -- used chemical weapons on its own people. This comes at a time when President Donald Trump is considering a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria.

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  19. Lifestyle | City of Pawtucket Announces 20th Annual Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Go Local

    Submissions will be accepted from May 1 to August 3, and should be dropped off at The Camera Werks, 766 Hope Street, Providence, Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. After a public call for photo contest themes was advertised in January, "Pawtucket: A Closer Look" by Linda Dugas of Pawtucket was selected. Submitted photos should be mounted on foamcore or mountboard, but not framed; overall size of the mounted photo should not be smaller than 8"x10" or larger than 12"x18".

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  20. Live Videos | Providence Musician Alves Performs In The Alex and Ani LoungeRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2018 | Go Local

    Providence-based musician Dave Alves learned a love of music from an early age. His study of music continued into college as a music theory and composition major with a focus on jazz piano and electronic composition.

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