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  1. Coach Fitts Honored by Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, MLBRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... School. She has presented workshops stressing the importance of staying drug free, and in June, she was named Rhode Island's Coach of the Year. Joanne is battling breast cancer for the second time, however, despite her diagnosis, she continued to ...

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  2. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Downtown Providence Gift-Giving for the 11th Hour ShopperRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Go Local

    No one has to know that you waited until the last minute to buy holiday presents. Your friends and family will love these locally designed and produced gifts from shops in downtown Providence, proudly showcasing Rhode Island's amazing talent.

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  3. HealthSource RIRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island's health insurance exchange is extending the deadline for residents hoping to sign up for coverage beginning on Jan. 1. HealthSource RI announced on Monday that people who can't meet the original Tuesday deadline will now have until Dec. 31 to enroll. They must also pay the first month's premium by Jan. 15. HealthSource officials caution, however, that customers who enroll after Dec. 23 may not receive their insurance cards or have active coverage on the first of the year.

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  4. Cranston Man Secures Place on Nice List by Giving Mom his Lottery WinningsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    And for Jason Piccola of Cranston, it's a safe bet to say he's going to be on his mom's nice list this Christmas. Piccola won $10,000 playing the "Santa Cash" instant ticket game from the Rhode Island Lottery and said he plans on giving most of his winnings to his mother "as a payback for everything she has done for [me,]" the lottery commission said in a release.

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  5. Woman Dies After Early Monday Plainfield Pike CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A 71-year-old North Scituate woman who crashed into a tractor trailer on Plainfield Pike early Monday morning died from her injuries at Rhode Island Hospital, police said. Police said the truck was turning left onto Plainfield Pike at around 3:40 a.m. when Beaumier crashed into the trailer.

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  6. Raimondo nominates two more key staffersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Governor-elect Gina Raimondo has nominated Michael DiBiase as her Director of Administration. DiBiase served as the chief of staff under former Governor Lincoln Almond and was currently working as the Senior Vice President for State Government Relations and Public Affairs for Fidelity Investments.

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  7. East Providence Gas Prices Down Nearly $1 a Gallon Over Last ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The price of gas in Rhode Island this week hit an average of $2.64-down 88 cents from a year ago, according to AAA Southern New England .

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  8. Woman dies in Johnston car crashRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Providence Journal reports Johnston police say 71-year-old Dorothea Beaumier was pronounced dead after being taken to Rhode Island Hospital following the accident early Monday. Police say Beaumier's 2002 Mercury sedan hit the rear tires and undercarriage of the tractor-trailer that was leaving Constantini Bros.

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  9. Police Trying to ID Fraud SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Coventry Police Department is trying to crack a fraudulent credit card scheme and they're hoping the public can help. Police seek the identification of three suspects who allegedly spent $2,700 with a stolen credit card in early December throughout Rhode Island, including in Cranston.

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  10. Storm Will Hit Middletown During Holiday Travel TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... air travel are expected, according to Weather.com, which called the potential for the storm "very serious." In Rhode Island, the forecast calls for the rain to gradually begin starting Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather ...

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  11. GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Raimondo to Nominate Former Almond Staffer DiBiase for Director of AdministratoinRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Go Local

    Rhode Island Governor-elect Gina Raimondo has announced that she will nominate Michael DiBiase, former Chief of Staff to Governor Lincoln Almond and Fidelity executive, to the position of Director of Administration. Raimondo will submit DiBiase for consideration to the Rhode Island Senate in January for confirmation.

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  12. Storm Will Hit North Kingstown During Holiday Travel TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... air travel are expected, according to Weather.com, which called the potential for the storm "very serious." In Rhode Island, the forecast calls for the rain to gradually begin starting Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather ...

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  13. Activists rap Rhode Island open records complianceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Activists who seek public records have filed 14 complaints with the Rhode Island attorney general's office citing 53 violations of the state's Access to Public Records Act. The Providence Journal reports that the complaints filed by ACCESS/RI follow an audit released in September that examined whether Rhode Island government agencies complied with the revised open-records laws enacted in 2012 by the General Assembly.

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  14. Aging water system upgrade moving alongRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    The Providence Water Supply Board is replacing or rehabilitating a 143-year-old water system that serves most Rhode Islanders. The Providence Journal reports that the project includes replacing water-service connections to private property that contain lead and will end discolored water, slow water flow or diminished pressure due to old and clogged pipes.

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  15. LiceDoctors Proudly Present Its Professional In-Home Lice Picking Service to Providence FamiliesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR.com

    LiceDoctors Head Lice Treatment and Nit Removal Service is pleased to report that it has launched its highly successful lice treatment services to families in the Providence, Rhode Island area. LiceDoctors is the largest lice treatment service in the nation, operating in 85 markets.

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  16. GoLocalProv | Politics | Russ Moore: Sorry Raimondo, Summits Won’t Fix Our EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Go Local

    What was Governor-elect Gina Raimondo thinking when she convened her economic summit last week at The URI Providence Campus? That's the question the citizens of Rhode Island must've been asking themselves - at least those who pay even half-hearted attention to the state government. If the Governor-elect was looking for another quick and easy public relations victory plus an opportunity to backslap with some of the state's big shot business leaders, government higher-ups, and uber connected public relations specialists - than the meeting was a rousing success.

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  17. 1 dead after fire in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... name is Bob, a man in his 60's, who is originally from . He was rescued from the flames and transported to Rhode Island hospital where he died just a couple hours later. Neither of the two other tenants were injured but each are now displaced for ...

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  18. Resident hospitalized after Sunday afternoon fireRead the original story

    Sunday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The fire was quickly contained but a resident of that apartment, who was not identified, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence with known injuries.

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  19. Vote planned on electric rate-hike requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Turnto10.com

    ... no" during the 2 A1 2-hour meeting last week. The George Wiley Center, a poverty advocacy group in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is encouraging people who are against the proposal to attend Tuesday's meeting as well. Thomas Kogut, a spokesman for the ...

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  20. State offering grants to promote local productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Department of Environmental Management says the grants are available through a program that aims to increase the economic competitiveness of the state's agriculture and seafood sectors. The program is backed by $100,000 in state funds and $130,000 in matching funds from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, the Henry P. Kendall Foundation and the Rhode Island Foundation.

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