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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked. Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.

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  2. Marathon suspect's friend renews bid to move trialRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with lying to authorities has renewed his request to move his trial out of Boston. Lawyers for Robel Phillipos filed a change of venue motion Monday asking that his federal trial be moved to Springfield; Providence, Rhode Island; or Portland, Maine.

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  3. Co-founder of elephant care center killedRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A veterinarian and co-founder of Hope Elephants, which cares for retired circus elephants, was killed when one of the animals stepped on him, police said in ruling his death an accident. A veterinarian and co-founder of Hope Elephants, which cares for retired circus elephants, was killed when one of the animals stepped on him, police said in ruling his death an accident.

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  4. Co-founder of elephant care center killedRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Detroit has reached a tentative deal with one of its key creditors that could remove the biggest stumbling block in the city's plan to reduce its debts and emerge from federal bankruptcy protection. Detroit has reached a tentative deal with one of its key creditors that could remove the biggest stumbling block in the city's plan to reduce its debts and emerge from bankruptcy protection, according to a federal... Police say the founder of a Maine facility that cares for retired circus elephants was killed when one of the animals stepped on him.

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  5. Maine agency backtracks on no-resuscitate orderRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The child welfare agency that won the right to make medical decisions on behalf of a brain-injured infant is backtracking, saying it will defer to the wishes of the child's mother. The child welfare agency that won the right to make medical decisions on behalf of a brain-injured infant is backtracking, saying it will defer to the wishes of the child's mother.

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  6. New fight erupts over New England natural gas planRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A new fight has emerged over efforts to shift New England from oil and coal to lower-cost natural gas. Plans by New England's governors and energy officials to expand natural gas have drawn battles among energy companies, environmentalists and local and state officials.

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  7. Great white shark numbers are surging, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement in a civil rights lawsuit filed against police and prosecutors by the five men exonerated in the 1989 Central Park jogger attack, a city official said Friday.

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  8. Rockefeller great-grandson dies in NY plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By The Associated Press news@abc6.com PURCHASE, N.Y. _ A family spokesman says the pilot of a small plane who died in a crash outside New York City was Richard Rockefeller, great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller.

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  9. Nova Star ferry to be christened in BostonRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Nova Star cruise ferry that will take passengers from Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia will be christened on Monday in Boston.

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