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  1. Authorities suspend search for missing Coventry womanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... we're trying to keep our searchers optimistic but we're getting to that point," said Corporal Scott Carlsten of Rhode Island State Police. Officials say they recovered a pair of prescription glasses on a trail on Wednesday and believe they belong to ...

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  2. Suit: Prison lifer wrongly punished over false accusationsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island inmate serving a life term for two murders has filed a federal lawsuit saying state corrections officials wrongly kept him in segregation and took away his visitation privileges over baseless heroin trafficking accusations. The Providence Journal reports Charles "Manny" Pona Jr. says his due process rights were violated and he was cruelly and unusually punished over the allegations.

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  3. Day 4 of search for missing Exeter womanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... that mile have been covered by ATVs. We just haven't been really scoured over," said Corporal Scott Carlsten; Rhode Island State Police. On Thursday, police said if they come up empty handed again Friday, they will assess whether or not they will ...

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  4. HP Enterprise Disputes Claims in Rhode Island LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is defending itself against a lawsuit Rhode Island filed over an unfinished computer system, saying the company has spent nearly $34 million more than the state has paid HP Enterprise to create the system for the state's Division of Motor Vehicles. WPRI-TV reports that court documents show the Palo Alto, California-based company says it's spent $46.9 million on the project since 2008, while the state has only paid it $13 million.

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  5. Park Theatre looks to become an RI institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... it at a small theater, an intimate theater. It gives you a whole other feeling." Though she's no stranger to Rhode Island, calling it "a great and beautiful place to work," Love hasn't played at the Park before, but once she does, she may want to ...

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  6. 4th Annual Rhode Island Author Expo in Cranston SaturdayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    The Association of Rhode Island Authors holds their 4th Annual Rhode Island Author Expo on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston.

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  7. News | RI Federation of Teachers Urges Raimondo to Oppose Charter School Expansion in New CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals launched a media campaign urging Governor Gina Raimondo to oppose the expansion of charter schools. "This is a grassroots campaign that will be driven by our members and those who have a stake in public education from teachers to support professionals to parents to students to local taxpayers.

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  8. News | Former RI Tax Preparer Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison for Tax Prep FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Go Local

    A former Rhode Island tax return preparer has been sentenced to prison for tax preparation fraud scheme and aggravated identity theft. Belkin Guzman, 48, was sentenced to 36 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, wire fraud, theft of government funds and aggravated identity theft, according to Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline Ciraolo Guzman was a former employee of El Centro Multiservicios LLC, a tax preparation business that is located in Providence.

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  9. 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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  10. Cops: Man who streamed drive, crashed has suspended licenseRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police say a Rhode Island man who streamed himself on Facebook Live driving 114 mph before crashing into a garbage truck and a concrete barrier was driving with a suspended license. State police say 20-year-old Onasi Olio-Rojas, of Pawtucket, lost control Wednesday on U.S. Route 6 in Providence.

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  11. Coventry woman still missing after three days of searchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... we're trying to keep our searchers optimistic but we're getting to that point," said Corporal Scott Carlsten of Rhode Island State Police. Officials say they recovered a pair of prescription glasses on a trail on Wednesday and believe they belong to ...

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  12. Man shot in Pawtucket newRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Turnto10.com

    ... at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday. Officers found a man who had a gunshot wound. The victim was later transported to Rhode Island Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries Pawtucket police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call ...

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  13. Utah Home to Worst Drivers, Study ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Utah Business

    ... "Oh, it figures," we've got some data for you! Utah takes the cake as the state with the worst drivers, while Rhode Island has the best. If you've ever thought West Coast drivers were worse than those on the East Coast (or vice versa), or whether ...

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  14. Jury reviews assistant's testimony in sport institute trialRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The jury deliberating in the embezzlement trial of the founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute has asked to review some of the trial testimony. The Providence Journal reports that jurors on Thursday heard parts of the testimony of Laurie DeRuosi, Doyle's former assistant.

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  15. Politics | Chair Calls on Ri Gop to Drop Their Subscriptions to the Providence JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Go Local

    In a mass email campaign to Rhode Island Republicans, GOP Chair Brandon Bell is calling on Republicans across the state to drop their subscriptions to the New York-owned Providence Journal. The newspaper, which was once the leading Rhode Island voice for Republican and moderate stances, shifted dramatically in the fall of 2016 when it issued a 180 degree reverse position and went from constantly criticizing Speaker of the House Nick Mattiello to praising him and endorsing his re-election.

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  16. RIDOH, EOHHS, and Community Partners Working Toward Ambitious HIV TargetsRead the original story

    Thursday | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    As a part of work to ensure that all Rhode Islanders with HIV have the opportunity to live long, full, productive lives, the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services continue to coordinate closely with community partners throughout the state to meet aggressive HIV targets by 2020. Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, provided an update on this work, which is known as the 90-90-90 Campaign, at a state house event today, World AIDS Day.

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  17. Roberta Humble knows how to turn Rhode Island into a gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Warwickonline.com

    ... has lived in Warwick for more than 40 years. She teaches technical writing at the Community College of Rhode Island and has been at the school for 47 years. She's also given presentations in every city and town in the state, addressed the State ...

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  18. Newly elected lawmakers get tips from leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Warwickonline.com

    ... for freshmen legislators. Half an hour after their orientation was due to begin, this year's freshman class of Rhode Island legislators left the tables set with coffee and pastries in the House Lounge and filed into the chamber. With 12 new state ...

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  19. `Gas leak' brings first responders face-to-face in exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Warwickonline.com

    ... There is no residence on LaSalle Drive, not anymore. The houses were acquired and removed some years ago by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. The hissing sound simulating escaping gas was created by compressed air. A code red alert was sent to ...

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  20. Elks say thanks to WFD for help with outing for special needs childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Warwickonline.com

    "It's too bad the entire city isn't here today," Mark Eaton, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler of the Rhode Island Association Elks, began as he stood outside Warwick Fire Department headquarters last week.

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