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  1. Group to hold pit bull parade after ban...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | SFGate

    A group of pit bull lovers plans to hold a pit bull parade to celebrate after a judge threw out a 10-year-old ban on the dogs in a Rhode Island city. WLNE-TV reports the nonprofit group Pit Bulls for PTSD plans to hold the parade on Sunday in Pawtucket.

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  2. DreamWorks soars on report of Hasbro deal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | SFGate

    Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. are soaring in Thursday premarket trading following a media report that toy company Hasbro is in discussions to buy the studio. The New York Times , citing anonymous sources briefed on the talks, reported that Hasbro is in "advanced talks" with DreamWorks about a potential deal that would include a combination of cash and stock.

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  3. Creator of Operation couldn't afford own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | SFGate

    "Operation" was among the 12 finalists for induction this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame. See those who made it into the hall.

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  4. Hasbro misses 3Q profit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | SFGate

    The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company said it had profit of $1.40 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were $1.46 per share.

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  5. Amid fear, West Africans in the US try to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 photo, Winston Gould, left, president of the Liberian Community Association of Rhode Island, listens to newspaper publisher Jacob Dorbor, right, during a meeting of the association, in Providence, R.I. Rhode Island's close-knit Liberian community is trying to strike a balance between their longstanding tradition of hospitality and the fear of infection from Ebola's spread.

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  6. Navy tests out new way of making clothes: weldingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, July 30, 2014 photo a swatch of fabric with a welded seam, top, is displayed resting on a piece of U.S. Navy camouflage fabric, below, that utilizes a traditional seam sewn using thread, at Propel LLC, a textile technology research company, in Pawtucket, R.I. Clare King, the company's president, says the work here could help revive U.S. textile factories and bring back some of the garment manufacturing business from overseas.

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  7. Hasbro freezes out Mattel with new Disney dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | SFGate

    The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's "Frozen," with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel. Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday that its new deal with Disney Consumer Products will give it global rights - with the exception of Japan - to develop dolls based on "Frozen."

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  8. Hasbro freezes out Mattel with new Disney dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | SFGate

    The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's "Frozen," with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel. Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday that its new deal with Disney Consumer Products will give it global rights - with the exception of Japan - to develop dolls based on "Frozen."

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  9. Police: woman shot in car on I-95 in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | SFGate

    Rhode Island State Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured a woman on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket. Troopers say the woman was a passenger in a car and was shot at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday near Exit 26. Authorities say the gunfire appeared to have come from another car.

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  10. Ex-coach charged with child porn possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | SFGate

    Pawtucket police say a former high school wrestling and football coach has been charged with possessing child pornography. The Providence Journal reports that 32-year-old David Vecchiarino was fired Tuesday.

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  11. Man accused of swinging samurai sword at peopleRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | SFGate

    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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  12. RI cop gets probation for cyberstalking ex-wifeRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | SFGate

    State Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says a Barrington police sergeant has been sentenced to probation and resigned from his job after pleading guilty to cyberstalking his ex-wife and obstructing justice.

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  13. Woody Allen's handprints on Pawtucket walk of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, director and actor Woody Allen appears at the French premiere of "Blue Jasmine," in Paris.

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  14. Gubernatorial candidates outline education plansRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | SFGate

    The five major gubernatorial candidates agree Rhode Island needs a strong school system for its economy to thrive, but their plans to transform it differ.

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  15. Men arraigned in beating death of sex offenderRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | SFGate

    Two men have been ordered held without bond on murder charges in the fatal beating of a convicted sex offender.

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