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  1. Rhode Island hospital chain announces mergerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Washington Times

    Care New England , one of the largest hospital chains in Rhode Island, is pushing to merge with Boston-based Partners HealthCare. If approved, the merger could have a big impact on Rhode Island's medical sector.

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  2. Raimondo meets privately with PawSox, private equity firmRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, the chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team and the state's commerce secretary have met privately at the offices of a global, private equity firm in Providence . The three declined to discuss Thursday's meeting at Providence Equity Partners .

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  3. Raimondo meets privately with PawSox, private equity firmRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, the chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team and the state's commerce secretary have met privately at the offices of a global, private equity firm in Providence . The three declined to discuss Thursday's meeting at Providence Equity Partners .

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  4. Rhode Island minor league team plans replica of Fenway ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Washington Times

    The Providence Journal reports that the Pawtucket Red Sox are developing a replica of the Red Sox's ballpark with identical field dimensions. PawSox Senior Vice President Dan Rea says the new stadium will be identical down to a copy of Fenway Park's Green Monster wall.

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  5. PawSox chairman calls for building 'publicly owned' stadiumRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Washington Times

    The chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox says the team now wants a "publicly owned" stadium to be built in Pawtucket. The Providence Journal reports that Larry Lucchino made the comments Monday during a meeting about the city's future.

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  6. PawSox chairman meets new Rhode Island Senate leaderRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | Washington Times

    The chairman of the Pawtucket Red Sox has met with the new president of the Rhode Island Senate and is looking for support from the state to build a new stadium. Ruggerio says the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox is looking to stay in Rhode Island but might need some help to replace the aging McCoy stadium.

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  7. First Rhode Island city joins battle against travel banRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    Central Falls is the first Rhode Island city to join a nationwide amicus brief opposing President Donald Trump's most recent executive order prohibiting travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. The Pawtucket Times reports Central Falls joins more than 20 other municipalities, including Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The brief, attached to the federal case "State of Washington v.

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  8. The show must go on: 'Nutcracker' opens after costume theftRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Washington Times

    Even after the Nutcracker's mask and the Sugar Plum Fairy's tutu were stolen, a Rhode Island ballet company is going on with the show with the help of ballet companies from across the country. Festival Ballet Providence Artistic Director Misha Djuric said he would have had the dancers perform in street clothes if he had to, because he didn't want the theft to ruin the holiday tradition for the community or for the dancers and children who have spent long hours rehearsing for "The Nutcracker."

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  9. Ethics Commission dismisses case against Pawtucket mayorRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against Pawtucket's mayor over the city's hiring of one of his tenants in 2011. An ethics investigator who looked into the 2011 hiring of Grebien 's tenant for a city sanitation job said in a 20-page report there was no evidence of wrongdoing.

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

    Sep 21, 2016 | Washington Times

    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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  11. WWII hero to be buried after remains found in sunken shipRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Washington Times

    A World War II hero from Rhode Island who was killed in 1942 while trying to save fellow soldiers from a sinking ship will be laid to rest. A funeral will be held for Army Capt.

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  12. Candidate runs on 'Sick of Scandals' ticketRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    A candidate trying to unseat the incumbent mayor of Rhode Island's fourth-biggest city isn't a Democrat or Republican. John Arcaro declares himself a member of the "Sick of Scandals" movement, and state election officials are allowing him to include the phrase on the ballot next to his name.

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  13. Unorthodox ballot names: A winning strategy?Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    Candidates for political office typically want to show voters who they are and where they stand. But if they don't belong to a traditional political party, demonstrating their ideology and political principles on the ballot can be a challenge.

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  14. No more West Nile virus found in RI mosquito trapsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    The latest round of mosquito samples collected in Rhode Island have tested negative for West Nile virus just days after the disease was confirmed in the state for the first time this year.

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  15. Health care nonprofit awarded federal grant to aid homelessRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Washington Times

    A nonprofit health care organization in Rhode Island has been awarded a federal grant to develop a new program providing behavioral health treatment to the state's homeless. WPRI-TV reports that Pawtucket-based Gateway Healthcare said Thursday the program will offer treatment to homeless adults with chronic mental health issues that include serious mental illnesses and substance abuse.

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  16. 4 firms submit proposals to study upgrades to McCoy StadiumRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Washington Times

    Four firms have submitted proposals to study what it would take to upgrade McCoy Stadium, the home of the Pawtucket Red Sox. The Providence Journal reports representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Administration, the city of Pawtucket and the minor league baseball team will meet Thursday to determine who will review and rank the proposals.

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