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  1. Toxic algae found in Warwick pond, cleared from Smithfield pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CW28 Providence

    The Rhode Island Departments of Health and Environmental Management are advising the public to avoid contact with Little Pond in Warwick due to high levels of potentially dangerous blue-green algae. Contact with the contaminated water can cause a number of adverse health effects, including irritation of the skin, nose, eyes and/or throat.

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  2. Police: Body pulled from Pawtuxet River; death not considered suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CW28 Providence

    Divers training on body recovery in the Pawtuxet River in Warwick on Wednesday found an actual man's body under a bridge, police Captain Joseph Hopkins said. The body was pulled out of the water Wednesday afternoon and taken to the Medical Examiner's office.

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  3. Fung wins GOP nomination for RI governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | CW28 Providence

    Fung was the GOP nominee in 2014, losing a close November election to Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo. He largely kept the focus on Raimondo during the primary, positioning himself as the only candidate who could defeat her.

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  4. Solomon wins Democratic nomination for Warwick mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | CW28 Providence

    "I am grateful and humbled by the support our campaign has received from Warwick voters," Solomon said in a statement. "They have made it clear today that they want a steady, reliable, trusted Mayor who listens and puts our taxpayers first.

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  5. RI volunteers prepare to aid in disaster relief as Hurricane Florence nears coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | CW28 Providence

    Two Rhode Islanders are heading south Tuesday, volunteering with the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief expected from Hurricane Florence. Red Cross volunteers Joyce Calore, of West Warwick, and Bob Partington, of East Providence, received word Monday they would be traveling to South Carolina, which is expected to be hit hard by the now Category 4 hurricane.

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  6. Schools to release early Thursday as Heat Advisory loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | CW28 Providence

    The Pinpoint Weather team predicts Thursday will be hot and humid with scattered strong thunderstorms to pass through by late afternoon. A Heat Advisory has been issued for Thursday as the heat index is expected to be 95-100 degrees by the afternoon.

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  7. Memorial for Warwick teenager vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | CW28 Providence

    The Toll Gate High School community is once again coming together to honor the memory of Gianna Cirella after a memorial to the late student athlete was vandalized overnight. Cirella's family and friends were shaken, disappointed and angry Monday after learning that a large rock they decorated for Cirella was covered in splashes of white paint.

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  8. Parts of Narragansett, South Kingstown under boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | CW28 Providence

    A boil water advisory is in place for parts of South Kingstown and Narragansett due to the detection of E. coli bacteria in five public water systems, the Department of Health announced Friday. Narragansett Point Judith Narragansett North End supplied by Suez Water The Health Department said affected customers should boil vigorously, for at least one minute, all water used for consumption.

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  9. RI schools reinventing classroom through personalized learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | CW28 Providence

    BARRINGTON, R.I. When Andrew Anderson was a student at Barrington Middle School in the early 1990s, traditional academic work didn't come easy for him. He recalls struggling at times as he sat in a row of desks with a teacher at the front of the class.

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  10. Large portion of Narragansett Bay closed to shellfishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | CW28 Providence

    After a weekend sewer line break, a large portion of the upper Narragansett Bay has been closed to shellfishing, and it's unknown when the area will be reopened. "We got the call late Sunday night that as many as 300,000 gallons of sewage, which had been treated, but not conventionally, had overflown from a failed pipe in Warwick," Mike Healey of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said.

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  11. Man accused of neglecting dog turns himself in, RISPCA investigates 4 other casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | CW28 Providence

    According to representatives from the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals , Adam Solomon, 44, of West Warwick, turned himself in to police Wednesday. Earlier this month, "Molly" was brought into the West Warwick animal shelter by a man claiming she was found wandering around the library on Main Street.

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  12. Parrot found abandoned outside Warwick rescue facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | CW28 Providence

    Rhode Island Parrot Rescue Manager Corrie Butler was in for a surprise when she opened the door of her apartment and found a frightened bird clinging to the railing. The bird, a female blue and gold macaw, was found just after midnight clinging to the railing of a deck that leads to her apartment on Aug. 21. Butler said she lives in an apartment above the parrot rescue facility and a neighbor alerted her of the bird's unexpected arrival.

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  13. School officials, parents prepare for scorching heat as classes beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | CW28 Providence

    It's back to school for many kids across the state this week, and with feel-like temperatures above 100 degrees, parents and school officials are watching the forecast closely. Eyewitness News caught up with a couple of parents at the India Point Park playground Monday, enjoying the waning hours of school vacation.

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  14. Five RI fire departments to split $3.8M federal grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | CW28 Providence

    The Cumberland, Saylesville, Smithfield, West Warwick, and Woonsocket Fire Departments will be the beneficiaries of a $3.8 million federal grant, Rhode Island's Congressional delegation announced Friday. The grant is funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's SAFER Grant and the Assistance to Firefighters Grant programs.

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  15. Elections board warns Fung on rent-free campaign HQ complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | CW28 Providence

    The board announced this decision after meeting in executive session Wednesday night. Its vice-chairman, Stephen Erickson, said it was determined Fung's campaign had made a "reporting error."

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  16. Police officer accused of going easy on lawmaker's sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    A Rhode Island police officer is receiving criticism from people who say he showed preferential treatment to the sister of a U.S. congressman. Warwick Police Chief Stephen McCartney says one of his officers pulled over a woman spotted driving erratically Friday night on Route 4. was broadcast live on an episode of A&E's "Live PD."

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  17. Police seize gun, $100k cash from Warwick drug suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    Tips from neighbors led to Warwick Police to start investigating an Asylum Road resident and on Thursday night, they arrested the man and found a gun and other materials at his home that may be related to dealing drugs. Police pulled over Robert Menezes, 24, on warrants for his arrest on charges of delivering fentanyl, a powerful and highly toxic painkiller.

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  18. Police: Home invasion suspects tied up tenants at gunpoint, stole thousands in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    The man charged in a violent home invasion last month allegedly stole thousands of dollars in cash, jewelry and clothing with four other suspects while tying up the two victims in their own bedroom, police said in court Monday. , 31 of Providence, was arraigned in Kent County District Court on charges of kidnapping, first-degree robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, and firearms charges.

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  19. No bail for Cranston home invasion suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    One of five suspects in a Cranston home invasion was ordered held without bail during his arraignment in Kent County District Court Monday morning. , 31, is charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, first-degree robbery and other crimes in connection with a July home invasion.

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  20. RIDE squashes Warwick Schools' cost-saving requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    Warwick School Committee members will have to find another way to help close a $6 million budget gap for the upcoming school year. The Rhode Island Department of Education Friday announced it was denying each of the district's "alternatives and/or variances" it requested in a July 17 letter.

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