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  1. Rocker Jack Russell's Heavy Drinking Led To 2015 ComaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | ContactMusic.com

    ... blaze in 2003, which cost 100 people their lives. An ill-advised pyrotechnics display at The Station in West Warwick, Rhode Island was to blame for the fire, and 13 years later critics and fans alike still believe the band was at fault. "People are ...

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  2. ...RI treasure hunter looking to return 1976 Cranston West ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Turnto10.com

    Bill Ladd of West Warwick found the piece of jewelry several months ago while scouring a wooded area near the old Rocky Point in Warwick with his metal detector. The ring is from Cranston High School West class of 1976 and has the initials VAP on the inside of it.

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  3. Lawmakers end all-night session, pass bill on gun surrenderRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | Washington Times

    ... "Maybe now we should ban bacon in all public spaces," complained Deputy Minority Leader Patricia Morgan, a West Warwick Republican. "What's next, bacon? Chocolate cake? Strawberries?" Emotions ran high in the final minutes of the session. Democratic ...

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  4. How to survive a mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Bellingham Herald

    ... The classic example, involving a fire and not an active shooter, happened in the Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, on Feb. 20, 2003. A heavy metal band's pyrotechnic display led to a fire in the wood-frame club. At first people ...

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  5. R.I. General Assembly nears end of session; House passes gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Day

    ... "Maybe now we should ban bacon in all public spaces," complained Deputy Minority Leader Patricia Morgan, a West Warwick Republican. "What's next, bacon? Chocolate cake? Strawberries?" There are dueling proposals to regulate ride-booking companies ...

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  6. Local man posts Facebook threats targeting gay communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    West Warwick, RI- A West Warwick man is in trouble with authorities for Facebook posts targeting the gay community. Both state and federal authorities are investigating the troubling posts that were put up right after the nightclub massacre in Orlando.

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  7. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Business Wire

    ... breakthrough, biologically-friendly LED lamps and lighting fixtures. Lighting Science is headquartered in West Warwick, RI, with research and development facilities in Melbourne, Florida, and offices in Hong Kong, PRC. Find out more about us and our ...

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  8. Club safety measures in Austin questioned after Orlando shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... said several changes were made to improve safety at local bars after a deadly fire in 2003. At a night club in West Warwick, Rhode Island, 100 people were killed. Authorities say a heavy metal band, "Great White," used pyrotechnics and that sparked ...

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  9. Jury convicts man in killing, cover-up fireRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A former West Warwick resident has been convicted of killing a man and attempting to cover up the crime by setting fire to a shed with the body inside. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says a Providence Superior Court jury on Monday found Matthew Gumkowski guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree arson.

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  10. Rhode Island Air Show train service draws 1,500 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... first time. "Usually my dad drives me in the car and I'm just like are we there yet?" said Michelle Tavares of West Warwick. The train service will continue Sunday morning. The first one leaves from Providence at 7:29 a.m. RIDOT officials expect ...

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  11. Playing Offense on Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The American Prospect

    Former Rhode Island Secretary of State Matt Brown, left, is given a demonstration of the new electronic voter registration system for the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles by RIDMV clerk Kathy Lussier, center, and administrator Charles Dolan at the West Warwick Registry. or much of this election cycle, voting rights advocates have been playing defense.

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  12. Tomorrow | West Warwick Eco-Depot Collection , West Warwick Civic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Warwickonline.com

    In an effort to promote safe disposal of household hazardous waste, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will host two Eco-Depot collections on Saturday, June 11. Co-hosted with the town of West Warwick Department of Public Works, Rhode Island residents can bring household hazardous waste and electronic waste to the Civic Center located at ... (more)

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  13. Traffic stop leads to felony shoplifting chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    State police say a trooper stopped a vehicle in West Warwick just after 3 p.m. Saturday after noticing that a front-seat passenger was not using a seat belt. The trooper spotted tin foil duct tape and steel mesh often used to make so-called "boost bags," used by shoplifters to bypass store security systems.

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  14. Christian coffeehouse fills local need for music, food and fellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | The Day

    ... we're supposed to be,'" Holtzworth said. Mason said many are based in Rhode Island, where the Upper Room in West Warwick has been hosting them for more than 20 years. Taylor said each band fills a different niche and brings in its own crowd, but ...

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  15. Politics | New: Democrat Anthony Paolino Looking to Unseat Rep. MorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Go Local

    Democrat Anthony Paolino will be running in House District 26 for the seat currently held by Republican Deputy Minority Leader Patricia Morgan in Warwick, West Warwick, and Coventry. Paolino, who has filed his paperwork with the Board of Elections and launched a Facebook page , is a graduate of West Warwick High School, CCRI and PC, and most recently obtained a masters in policy administration from Brown.

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  16. Cranston West, Central Advance To Division II Boys Volleyball FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Cranston West boys volleyball team remaining perfect at 14-0, beating West Warwick, 3-1, in the Division II semifinals Wednesday night. In the other matchup, Central beating inner-city rival Classical, 3-1.

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  17. 'Jack' the cat is a tale of persistenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Warwickonline.com

    ... wrote the book. An important feature of the book is the illustrations. Das asked Kristen DiSano, a senior at West Warwick, to draw them. A family friend, Das knew that Kristen had been interested in art her whole life. Working on the drawings ...

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  18. ReunionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the first class to graduate from Vets, will celebrate their 60th class reunion Sept. 25 at Valley Country Club, West Warwick. Contact Kenney Johnson (739-3530), Carter A. Thomas Sr. (737-2092), Elaine (Mulvey) Savage (739-0591, [email protected]), ...

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  19. Man charged in 2012 sex assault in Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Chicago Tribune

    ... charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault, according to court records. Aguilar, of the 4700 block of West Warwick Avenue, attacked the woman, who was 32 at the time, as she was walking home from a bar about 4 a.m., according to prosecutors and ...

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  20. Everyday Heroes winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | American Teacher

    ... Federation of Adjunct Faculty Read Arnold's story. Sandra Cappelli Teacher, John F. Horgan Elementary School, West Warwick, R.I. West Warwick Teachers' Alliance Read Sandra's story. The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals ...

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