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  1. Rhode Island charter schools to work with California groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Blackstone Valley Prep High School and Pawtucket Learning Academy will be working on teacher training with Summit Public Charter Schools. Katelyn Silva, spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies charter school group that includes Blackstone Valley Prep, says the local schools will work together to build on the training with professional development and workshops.

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  2. Rhode Island fire chief retiring after 51-year careerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... he's kept at it so long because of "the reward of helping people." Stanley is a three-time president of the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs. The association's executive director, Richard Susi, says Stanley led several safety initiatives, ...

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | Guest MINDSETTERa„˘ John Turbitt: Our Own Worst EnemyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... the differences between the two can be compromised because if the Boston Red Sox AAA affiliate is anywhere but Rhode Island it's on us skeptics. If the new ownership of the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a new stadium in Providence, a number of ...

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  4. How to avoid common Fourth of July hazards this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    "Anything that explodes or goes bang or shoots up into the air is not allowed in Rhode Island," Cranston Deputy Fire Chief Stephen MacIntosh said. "[A bottle rocket] tipped over and it went horizontal instead of vertical and shot through a neighbor's window," MacIntosh said.

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  5. Irish Dance ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Business owners in Providence are expecting a big payoff this weekend with the National Irish Dance Championships being held at the Rhode Island Convention Center. General Manager Larry Lepore expects close to ten thousand people filing through his doors this weekend.

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  6. DUI Task Force warning drivers to stay soberRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... State Police, is in place to help nab drunk drivers and keep the roads safe. The task force, organized by the Rhode Island Police Chief's Association, gets more officers on the road and even pairs up cops from nearby communities to cut down on ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... for Saturday's Fourth of July events. According to Col. Steven O'Donnell, who is the superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police, the parade is expected to attract about 100,000 people. The police are on alert this year - more than in past years ...

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  8. Police: 2 brothers caught with cocaine, pot in WoonsocketRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... swallowed a bag of cocaine when police tried to arrest him Wednesday afternoon. He was being treated at Rhode Island Hospital. Authorities say Alicea and his 28-year-old brother, Jesus Alicea of Woonsocket, were charged with possession with intent ...

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  9. Royal Bahamas Defense Rangers Band to perform at Bristol 4th of July paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... incredible," says CW3 Todd Garrepy, of the 88th Army Band. Garrepy is the commander of the 88th Army Band in Rhode Island and his team is helping this band sound their best - but he says they don't need much help. All of it wouldn't have been ...

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  10. BI Realtors burdened by 8 percent taxRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Block Island Times

    The Rhode Island Association of Realtors may have lost the war regarding the state's passage of an 8 percent vacation-home rental tax, but that doesn't mean that they won't continue to fight it. The budget bill tax would levy a 7 percent state sales tax and 1 percent local hotel tax on private home rentals of 30 days or fewer and become effective on July 1, 2015, in hopes of raising a projected $5.4 million for the state.

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  11. 4 RI beaches reopened after new bacteria testsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ Rhode Island health officials have recommended reopening four beaches in Warwick and Warren to swimmers after new tests showed bacteria levels were acceptable. The state Department of Health on Friday said swimmers could return to the waters at ...

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  12. Live Animal Show Bwana Iguana Reptiles--FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A tip led members of the Rhode Island State Police to a shed in a back yard containing a big cache of illegal fireworks.

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  13. Police Seize $14,000 in Illegal Fireworks from RI ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A tip led members of the Rhode Island State Police to a shed in a back yard containing a big cache of illegal fireworks. A 37-year-old Johnston man is facing charges of illegal possession of fireworks after investigators found $14,000 worth in a shed in his yard.

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  14. Police: Criminal charges unlikely in backyard menagerie caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say a Massachusetts couple who kept a menagerie of goats, chickens, ducks and alpacas behind a condemned home in Tiverton are unlikely to face criminal charges in Rhode Island. Police Capt.

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  15. Jury indicts ex-convict in stabbing deathRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man accused of killing a 55-year-old man last year and stealing his car has been indicted on charges of murder, felony larceny and drug possession. Police say Sinapi stabbed John Fiore in December 2014 and stole his Chevy Impala a few days after being released from prison.

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  16. Authorities say 2 people were stranded on a beachRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say two people drove onto a Rhode Island beach when the tide came in and stranded them in their vehicle. WJAR-TV reports dispatchers received calls on Thursday night about a stranded Jeep Cherokee on Crescent Beach in East Providence.

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    Yesterday | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Rhode Island health officials are recommending the closure of four beaches in the state because of high bacteria levels. Three of the beaches are in Warwick, Conimicut Point Beach, Goddard Memorial State Park and Oakland Beach.

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

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... that occurs on the day after "Black Friday" in November. The local "Indie Week" campaign is coordinated by the Rhode Island Foundation through its Buy Local RI initiative . "Shopping at neighborhood stores and restaurants can pay big dividends. ...

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  19. Bacteria closes 4 Rhode Island beaches to swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ Rhode Island health officials have closed four beaches in Warwick and Warren to swimmers because of high bacteria counts in the water. The state Department of Health on Thursday recommended the closure to swimming of Goddard Memorial State Park ...

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  20. RI Democrats Looking for InternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Rhode Island Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Joseph M. McNamara, is inviting interested college and graduate students to become interns in their local office, in preparation for a busy 2016 Election cycle, which includes Presidential, congressional and state and local races. He is also inviting interested Democrats to serve as members of the: Women, Youth, African American, Latino, People with Disabilities, Asian American and Pacific Islanders, and Native American caucuses.

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