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  1. GoLocalProv | Business | Prov Shops and Restaurants to Celebrate Indie Week by Offering Special DiscountsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    More than 70 locally owned shops and restaurants will offer special discounts to customers through July 7 as part of the national "Independents Week" campaign, which is designed to support small businesses during a long holiday weekend when shoppers are usually busy with cookouts and the beach. Clustered primarily in Providence, the participating businesses range from boutiques and florists to bakeries and jewelers.

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  2. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - July 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    ... Foxwoods . A few tickets are still available starting at $40. An annual tradition returns to India Point Park in Providence tomorrow when the RI Philharmonic Pops performs their 4th of July concert. It's always a blast to spend the evening of the ...

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | Providence Firefighters' Raise Could Trigger Millions in Raises for TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    A clause in the recently agreed upon Providence teacher's contract could trigger millions in additional costs to the city, if the city's firefighters see a significant pay increase in light of Mayor Jorge Elorza's platoon change proposal. The new three-year teachers' contract language stipulates that if other municipal unions receive more than a 1% raise during the years of the contract, that teachers would get that same amount -- as a firefighters are being tapped to get as high as a 5% increase, due to potential changes in their work schedules if a platoon change shift moves forward.

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  4. Summer danger: BBQ grill brush wires causing big health woesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... an associate professor of diagnostic imaging with the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, R.I. "It if gets to your intestine and then perforates through the wall of your intestine, that is scary. We saw one migrate ...

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  5. Exhibition of works by Francesca Woodman & Birgit J rgenssen on view at Merano ArteRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... 1981) grew up bilingual in the USA and Italy. During her studies at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence (1975A-1978), she took many photographs that she developed herself in a darkroom. She photographed in abandoned factories to which ...

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  6. Witnesses report people stranded in vehicle on EP beachRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Two people drove onto a beach in East Providence when the tide came in and stranded them in their vehicle. Upon their arrival, the Jeep had already made it out to safety.

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  7. Cemetery worker accused of using veterans' headstones for garage flooringRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Federal prosecutors say an employee of the Rhode Island Veterans' Cemetery has agreed to plead guilty to the theft of granite grave markers and other cemetery items. As part of his plea agreement filed in federal court, Kevin Maynard will plead guilty to one count of theft of government property.

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  8. New Rochelle's Spenser Caitlin White Wins Eye-Bank ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    ... page. She was successful in enrolling 13 people. White has been accepted at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she plans to pursue studies in advertising and marketing communications. The Young Ambassador Scholarship is ...

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  9. RI Sen. Whitehouse urges Congress to approve highway fundingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... tehouse says the state, for example, doesn't have the money to rebuild the intersection of routes 6 and 10 at the Providence viaduct, and federal funding is vital. That project is estimated at $800 million.

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  10. Hidden BBQ Danger: Wire Grill BrushesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Max

    ... an associate professor of diagnostic imaging with the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, R.I. "It if gets to your intestine and then perforates through the wall of your intestine, that is scary. We saw one migrate ...

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  11. Former state cemetery worker who took tombstones to enter guilty pleaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Memeorandum

    Former state cemetery worker who took tombstones to enter guilty plea - PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A former state employee accused of taking 150 veterans' headstones and using them for household projects, has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, Target 12 has learned.

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  12. PawSox owners to tour Rhode Island to tout ballpark planRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox will embark on a summer-long road trip to all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island to promote their proposal for a new ballpark in downtown Providence. PawSox spokeswoman Patti Doyle says the goal is to share the owners' vision of the ballpark and also to answer questions.

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  13. By George SchuetzRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Quality

    George Schuetz is director of precision gages for Mahr Federal Inc. (Providence, RI). For more information, e-mail george.schuetz@mahr.com, call (401) 784-3100 or visit www.mahr.com. Air gaging allows you to measure many jobs faster, more ...

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  14. Who needs Venice? Not these gondoliersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... including Kerschbaum, wear the traditional Venetian boatman's outfit of a striped shirt and straw hat. In Providence, R.I., Matthew Haynes, a schoolteacher who parlayed his skills rowing crew in college into a second career as a gondolier, travels ...

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  15. PLANK to Play PVD FringeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Boston-based Alley Cat Theater and OUT LOUD Theatre of Providence will present John Greiner-Ferris's Plank, at the Providence Fringe Festival on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. at the URI Providence campus at 80 Washington Street, Providence, Rhode Island. Plank is a play about a woman who is happy and content, adrift in the middle of the ocean on a piece of wood.

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  16. Missing Small Town Texas Teen Found In Rhode Island Rooming HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KWTX

    Dujuan Harris, 34, of Providence, R.I., was charged with sex trafficking after police found a missing teenage Texas girl in a rooming house in the city. Harris met the girl on the Internet and she was working for him as a prostitute when she was found on Tuesday, police said.

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  17. Summer danger: Barbecue grill brush wires causing big health woesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... an associate professor of diagnostic imaging with the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, R.I. "It if gets to your intestine and then perforates through the wall of your intestine, that is scary. We saw one migrate ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Prov Fire Chief Cunha Set to Retire, Mello Named Acting ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Go Local

    Mayor Jorge Elorza has announced that Assistant Fire Chief Scott Mello will serve as the Providence Fire Department's Acting Fire Chief following the retirement of Chief Clarence Cunha. Cunha has been a member of the Providence Fire Department for almost 35 years, serving as Chief of the Department since December of 2013.

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  19. Safer among the Christian savagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Walton Sun

    ... "resistance to the Bible," again, per the Barna study But far and away, the most "unbiblical" city in America is Providence, R.I. There, only 9 percent of survey participants regularly read and adhere to the Bible. This should come as no surprise, ...

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  20. Prosecutors: Cemetery Worker Used Veterans' Headstones As FlooringRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [...] PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an employee of the Rhode Island Veterans' Cemetery has agreed to plead guilty to the theft ...

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