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  1. Walton sends NEIT grads off with words of wisdomRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... NBA Draft, a two-time NBA champion, an NBA Hall of Famer and an award-winning broadcaster. But on Sunday at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Walton became part of the New England Institute of Technology family. Walton was the ...

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  2. Free mattress collection site opens at city compost stationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... compost station behind Mickey Stevens Sports Complex off Sandy Lane. "This is good, very good," said LeBlanc. Rhode Island has become the third state in the nation with a free recycling program for mattresses and box springs. The program, known as ...

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  3. Boy and Girl Scouts to dedicate an afternoon to serviceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... with a brief "Scouts Own Service" to remind participants that as scouts they should all be "reverent." The Rhode Island State Council of Churches, The Rhode Island Jewish Committee of Scouting and the Diocese of Providence Catholic Committee on ...

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  4. A sense of direction is great but not always dependableRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... drove to Providence to catch the opening ceremony of the New England Institute of Technology graduation at the Rhode Island Convention Center. I was hopeful of meeting commencement speaker Bill Walton and Susan Groh, who has coordinated the event ...

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  5. Providence teen sentenced to prison for armed robberiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Providence teenager has been sentenced to 12 years in prison under a plea agreement for a series of armed robberies. Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced the sentencing of 17-year-old Jonathan Morales on Tuesday.

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  6. Cumberland hit-and-run victim has died, woman chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Carl John, was walking down the street with a friend when he was struck by the vehicle. John was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries to his head. His friend described the vehicle as a small light colored SUV. Police say later on ...

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  7. CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit ProductsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that CRF Frozen Foods is expanding its recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This expanded recall includes all of the frozen organic and traditional fruit and vegetable products manufactured or processed in CRF Frozen Foods' facility in Pasco, Washington since May 1, 2014.

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  8. Southcoast Health, Care New England hospital groups take big step in merger talksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Southcoast Health and Care New England announced a big step forward in their merger talks Tuesday, saying the boards of both health care systems had voted in support of forming a $2 billion, eight-hospital entity that would span much of Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Southcoast Health spokesman Peter Cohenno cautioned that the announcement was not a formal declaration of a merger with Providence-based Care New England.

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  9. Free Skin Cancer Screening to be Held at the Rhode Island State HouseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Department of Health are organizing a free skin cancer screening event at the Rhode Island State House on May 4th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is open to the public, and no insurance is required. People interested in participating should check in on the second-floor rotunda.

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  10. Match Group's Sam Yagan wants to join the dateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... Match, Los Angeles for Tinder and Vancouver to check in with Plenty of Fish. OK Cupid is in the Windy City. Rhode Island's Department of Health warned that "using social media to arrange casual and often anonymous sexual encounters" has contributed ...

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  11. Boston College Baseball Vs. Rhode Island: First PitchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BC Interruption

    ... Jim Foster. Before he was the pitching coach of the Boston College Eagles, Jim Foster was the head coach of the Rhode Island Rams. In nine seasons, he became the program's winningest head coach, going 268-230-3 for a .538 winning percentage. He had ...

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  12. Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    ... "I wanted to be part of history," said Isaac, who was wearing a U.S. Army hat. "I came all the way from Rhode Island without tickets. Within two hours I had four. I think God is a miracle and a feast." On his way to Sunday Mass on the Ben Franklin ...

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  13. Food | The Cellar: 2016 New England Tequila & Rum FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    Attention all Cocktail, Tequila & Rum Lovers! Starting tomorrow Twin River Casino in Lincoln Rhode Island will play host to the 2nd annual New England Tequila & Rum Festival , a three-day celebration of special events, live entertainment, food pairings, blind spirit tasting, cooking demonstrations, seminars, bartending competitions and product samplings. The events kicks off on Wednesday, May 4th with a Nor'Easter Wipeout-Tiki Competition at 7pm at the Lighthouse Bar and will last through Saturday, May 7th, coinciding with the Kentucky Derby this year, from 2pm 6pm in the Twin River Event Center.

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  14. Sports | Newport Gulls Promote Nick Lima to Director of Baseball OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... having the call for both games. Lima, with his brother Tom, won the PEG Award for "Best Sports Program in Rhode Island" for their video coverage of the Gulls. Lima, a Rhode Island College graduate, is a native of Tiverton but has resided in Cranston ...

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  15. News | K-12 Spending per Student by StateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... for Public Leadership at Bryant University, the Latino Policy Institute of Roger Williams University, the Rhode Island Association of School Committees, the Providence Student Union, and RI-CAN: Rhode Island Campaign for Achievement Now will host ...

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  16. News | Opposition Grows to Sale of Providence Water Supply in Elorza ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... We want the City to know from the start that selling the Providence Water System assets is a non-starter with Rhode Island residents," said Georgia Hollister Isman, the State Director for Rhode Island Working Families, who started a MoveOn.org ...

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  17. Zika Preparedness MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLNE-TV Providence

    On Monday a group of local and state leaders met with representatives from the NIH and CDC to get updates and talk Zika Virus prepardness. "The most important thing is making sure that people are informed," said Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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  18. Wednesday | Channel 12 Pollster Joseph Fleming to speak at EPOCH on...Read the original story

    Monday | Warwickonline.com

    EPOCH Assisted Living on Blackstone Boulevard will welcome Channel 12 Pollster Joseph Fleming on Wednesday, May 4 at 11 a.m. Fleming will give an analysis of the Rhode Island primaries.

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  19. May 2, 2016 - Sponsored ContentImproving customer service through...Read the original story

    Monday | Public Power

    Desarae Dolan, Supervisor of Administration, Pascoag Utility District and Harle Round, Manager of Finance & Customer Service, Pascoag Utility District. For years, Pascoag Utility District, a public power utility serving 5,000 electric customers and 1,200 water customers in northwestern Rhode Island, wrestled with aging and fragmented software systems for billing and helping customers manage their electric and water use.

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  20. Wells Fargo seeks to stay state lawsuit in 38 Studios dealRead the original story

    Monday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Wells Fargo Securities is seeking to halt a lawsuit filed by the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. accusing it of withholding crucial information in the state's $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the failed video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. The Providence Journal reports Wells Fargo is arguing the case should be stayed pending a federal lawsuit accusing both the Commerce Corp. and Wells Fargo with defrauding investors in the deal.

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