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  1. Country's newest tall ship set to train studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... has earned its Coast Guard certification to become the nation's newest tall ship. (George Bekris/OHPRI via AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. >> Resembling an American naval vessel of the early 1800s, the country's newest tall ship is set to sail with its first ...


  2. Embattled John Carnevale drops out of race for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Former State Rep. John Carnevale is dropping out of the race for re-election, one day after the Providence Board of Canvassers ruled that he didn't actually live in the capital city. "People ought to go into public service to serve the public and I think it's time we move on from it," said Gov. Gina Raimondo.


  3. Country's newest tall ship set to train studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Eagle, right, and a group of jet skiers in Rhode Island's Narragansett bay. The sailing school vessel, ... more PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Resembling an American naval vessel of the early 1800s, the country's newest tall ship is set to sail with its ...


  4. Man charged in Providence killing newRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Providence police said Friday that they charged a 27-year-old man in the killing of a man whose body was found in a car. Pablo Mendoza is accused of killing a 44-year-old man who was found stabbed to death in a car parked at a restaurant in the West End.


  5. Lawmaker found ineligible to vote withdraws from re-electionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island state lawmaker is withdrawing his re-election bid after he was unable to convince Providence's elections board that he lives in the district he represents. The Providence Board of Canvassers ruled Thursday that Carnevale is not an eligible voter because he doesn't live at the home where he registered to vote.


  6. Hud Approves Agreement Requiring Citizens Bank/Citizens Bank of...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has reached a Conciliation Agreement with Philadelphia-based Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania and Providence, Rhode Island-based Citizens Bank, collectively known as Citizens Bank, settling allegations that the bank violated the Fair Housing Act when it told a female applicant that she would need to return to work before her application for a home equity line of credit could be approved. The Fair Housing Act makes it unlawful to discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges associated with the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of familial status, including denying a mortgage loan or mortgage insurance because a woman is pregnant or on family leave.


  7. Will Legal Issues Keep Myles Davis From Being Xavier's Senior Leader in 2017?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Big East Coast Bias

    ... vs. Creighton. His most notable game was his triple-double of 11 points, 12 rebounds, and 12 assists against Providence on February 17th, the program's first triple double since 2011. He even helped take down crosstown rival Cincinnati on December ...


  8. Brokers Assess Current Construction Insurance Market: Thumbs UpRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... president and construction practice director at Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., based in East Providence, R.I. Much of that growth and need has to do with the area's old age, he said. "To say our roads all need improvement is ...


  9. Cal basketball recruiting: Cuonzo Martin offers scholarship to 2017 4-star Kimani LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | California Golden Blogs

    ... stiff competition in Arizona State, Butler, Creighton, Florida, Georgetown, Marquette, Miami (Fl.), Oregon, Pitt, Providence, Rhode Island, Texas, USC and Xavier.


  10. Malala speaks at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Hundreds came out to the Dunkin' Donuts Center Thursday night to see Malala, the girl who stood up to the Taliban. At the age of 14, Malala was shot in the head by member of the Taliban, but she survived to tell her story.


  11. Rhode Island appoints attorney to oversee cleanup of scrap yardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Recycling Today

    Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Janet Coit, Rhode Island's director of the Department of Environmental Management , have applauded the order by Superior Court Justice Michael Silverstein for appointing a special master to oversee the cleanup of the Rhode Island Recycled Metals scrap metal operation along the waterfront in Providence. In accordance with the order issued July 27, Justice Silverstein appointed Attorney Richard Land of the law firm Chace, Ruttenberg & Freedman to the following: Immediately take initial measures such as covering exposed piles of contaminated soil on the site, investigate the site, develop a plan for cleaning-up the site, and, if the court approves the plan, to implement the plan.


  12. Police: Suspect in custody after man's body found in carRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in Providence say they have taken a suspect into custody after a man's body was found in a car outside a restaurant. The 44-year-old man was found dead in a car outside a Chinese restaurant in the city's West End on Thursday morning.


  13. News | New E-Cigarette Lounges in RI Claim Vaping is Healthy - Research and Critics DisagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Go Local

    A vaping lounge is touting its success as a "health alternative" to stop smoking -- but critics say otherwise. Photo: Flickr/ An e-cigarette "vaping" lounge with locations in Rhode Island - including the Providence Place Mall - is touting being a "healthy alternative" to help quit smoking, but national anti-smoking groups disagree, and a new study shows vapor from electronic cigarettes contains two previously undiscovered cancer-causing chemicals.


  14. Crossroads E-Newsletter - July 28th 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... 1990s with articles in both English and Armenian. He served as the beloved pastor of Sts. Vartanantz Church in Providence, Rhode Island from 1961 until his retirement in 1998. During this time Der Hayr pursued higher theological education at ...


  15. Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... cafe owner noticed it was between two "Pokestops" and paid $40 in real world money to attach lures to ... more PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became ...


  16. News | Providence Board of Canvassers Rules Against Carnevale, Bell and Mattiello Applaud DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    The twisted case of Rep. John Carnevale took yet another turn Thursday when the Providence Board of Canvassers ruled that the former disabled Providence Police officer was ineligible to run for re-election. "They reached the right result after courageous Providence Police Lieutenant had the integrity to testify.


  17. Board of Canvassers: Rep. Carnevale doesn't live in Prov.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    In a 2-0 vote the Providence Board of Canvassers ruling that Rep. John Carnevale does not live in Providence and is therefore not eligible to run for the seat he's held for years.


  18. The Latest: Police officer testifies against state lawmakerRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A police lieutenant has testified that Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale made an "extremely" odd request to have him write a parking ticket on the lawmaker's vehicle. Providence Police Lt.


  19. News | Providence Photographer Justin Case's "Lazy Shutter" Shot Gets National NodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Go Local

    You've got to admit, it's a pretty phenomenal shot. And Providence photographer Justin Case of just got some national recognition for his "lazy shutter" photo of 195 in Providence -- see more below picture.


  20. Sports | NEW: Former PC Star Shammgod to Join Mavericks as Assistant of Player DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Go Local

    ... The news was first reported by CBS Sports. After a pro career in both Europe and Asia, Shammgod came back to Providence to complete his undergraduate degree and worked as a graduate assistant on the Friar's men's basketball team. As a player at ...


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