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  1. Thousands rally for women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Over the weekend, many as 5,000 people descended onto the lawn of the Rhode Island Statehouse as part of the "Women's March on Washington." Over 5,000 people descended onto the steps and the lawn of the Rhode Island Statehouse.

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  2. News | Weiss: Samaritans Celebrate Their 40th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    In 2001, Denise Panichas took the temporary job as executive director of The Samaritans of Rhode Island, only expecting to stay at the helm for six week. Looking back over the last 16 years the Woonsocket resident clearly sees the hook that has kept her in her very demanding job.

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  3. News | Scoundrels: Chapter 4 "It's Not My Loan"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Scoundrels: Defining Corruption Through Tales of Political Intrigue in Rhode Island , by Paul Caranci and Thomas Blacke. The book uses several infamous instances of political corruption in Rhode Island to try and define what has not been easily recognized, and has eluded traditional definition.

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  4. Politics | Moore: Maher Should Be Ousted Over Student ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... their friends. At least someone around here has some. Russell J. Moore has worked on both sides of the desk in Rhode Island media, both for newspapers and on political campaigns. Follow him on twitter @ [email protected] Send him email at

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  5. News | Paolino Buys St. Joseph Hospital - Looks to Provide Solution for the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... GoLocal Woman of the Year ). "St. Joseph Hospital first opened its doors to the 'poor and suffering sick of Rhode Island' on April 6, 1892 under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence," according to the history of the facility. ...

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  6. State awards $3.8M for historic preservation and the artsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission announced 33 grant recipients Thursday. Among the projects, preservation grants will restore the visitors' center at historic Fort Adams in Newport and preserve schoolhouses, museums, a library and other historic structures.

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  7. News | Gina Raimond(i) Said "I" 38 Times in Her State of the State Speech, 10x More Than TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... took decisive actions four months after the project hit major technology collapse and left tens of thousands of Rhode Island most vulnerable without their benefits. "Rhode Islanders deserve a system that they can be confident in. I've been patient; ...

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  8. Providence Police investigate a shooting on Pembroke AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    ... The incident happened early Saturday morning around 3:30 am. Providence Police tell NBC 10 he was take to Rhode Island Hospital for surgery and further treatment. No word on his condition. Investigators say the shooting happened at a large gathering ...

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  9. News | PHOTOS: Thousands Rally in RI While Hundreds of Thousands Rally in DC to "Preserve Rights"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Nothing may demonstrate the growing political polarization in America than the past two days; Friday's inauguration of President Donald Trump and the juxtaposition to Saturday's rallies against the new President. At the Rhode Island State House an estimated 6,000 turned out to rally against Trump and policies he has expressed during the campaign.

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  10. Commish Says RI City is Ready to Hire New Fire ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | FireHouse.com

    Jan. 21--PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- With a new contract in place for firefighters, the city is in a stronger position to both recruit and hire a new fire chief and fill other top-level positions in the department, Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Pare said Friday. While the effort to recruit a new chief slowed as officials came closer to securing a new contract with the firefighters' union earlier this month, the city has remained in contact with one particular individual and that person continues to show interest.

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  11. Providence rally planned to protest Trump, show solidarityRead the original story

    Saturday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Women's Solidarity Rally is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday on the south lawn of the Rhode Island State House. Organizers are expecting about 2,000 participants.

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  12. Providence at #1/2 Villanova: Game time, TV schedule, streaming info, odds, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Big East Coast Bias

    ... Cartwright's at his best, however, he can match Brunson blow for blow. He's led the charge in victories over Rhode Island, Memphis, Seton Hall, and Georgetown, some of the better wins of Providence's season. If this remains the case on Saturday, he ...

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  13. Classic Waterfront Nayatt Point Residence - SoldRead the original story

    Saturday | PR.com

    Gustave White Sotheby's International Realty today announced the sale of 91 Nayatt Road in Barrington, Rhode Island, listed by Sales Associates Kate Kirby Greenman and Michelle Kirby. Connor Dowd of Keller Williams acted as the cooperating agent.

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  14. News | Narragansett Beer Distances Itself From Lovecraft's Racist ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Go Local

    ... Narragansett or the beer series support his social views." In March, GoLocal reported that a study found that Rhode Island ranked as "one of the most derogatory states in the U.S." - and reported on Lovecraft, and others, in a look at the "Legacy of ...

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  15. Opioid addicts deserve dignity, not deathRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | Warwickonline.com

    Patients suffering from opioid addiction do not start out as drug seekers. Often they were prescribed a painkiller for a physical injury which, over time, lost its efficacy.

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  16. Trust the process?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | Warwickonline.com

    Ever since the Invenergy Clear River power plant was proposed for Burrillville, the overwhelming majority of people in Rhode Island have been united in opposition, while many of the most powerful people in Rhode Island supported the plant.

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  17. Citizens were stonewalledRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the Secretary of State's office that it was considering being the water supplier to a power plant that many in Rhode Island oppose. This meeting was not publicized on the city website, and the announcement contained spelling errors that didn't allow ...

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  18. Man sentenced to life in rape, killing of 85-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 1990 murder and sexual assault of an 85-year-old woman. State Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said David Roscoe, formerly of Westerly, was sentenced Friday in the killing of Germaine ...

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  19. Rhode Island governor proposes $1.4 billion education budgetRead the original story

    Friday Jan 20 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... education efforts also include adding more pre-kindergarten classrooms. Tim Duffy, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Association of School Committees, applauded Raimondo's efforts, but questioned the lack of school funding for low-income ...

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  20. News | Students, Demonstrators Protest Trump in Providence on Inauguration DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Go Local

    ... Street included band members and adults -- and children -- before making its way to a rally with others at the Rhode Island State House.

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