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  1. Recreational marijuana dispensary to open in Fall RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Islanders itching for a chance to get marijuana from shops in Massachusetts won't have to drive too far to get some after the Cannabis Control Commission gave final approval to a dispensary in Fall River to start selling recreational marijuana. CEO Chris Harkins was thrilled to hear the news and said it's been a long journey since he first applied for a license in 2016.

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  2. FBI investigating bomb threats made in Mass., R.I. and nationwideRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into numerous bomb threats sent to businesses in multiple state across the country, including in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Though officials could not confirm whether the threat is connected to the other threats, Cranston Police said they assisted troopers after they received a call from Tasca Automotive Group shortly before 2 p.m. Officers responded and evacuated the building before they determined there was no legitimate threat, and everyone was allowed back inside.

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  3. Stickers found in town target racial and religious groupsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... mitic and Islamophobic stickers appearing in Johnston are appalling, and don't represent the true spirit of the Rhode Island and Johnston he knows.

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  4. RI investigating finances after death of high-level employeeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    State auditors are engaged in a financial investigation at the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals following the "tragic" death of a top-level employee. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo's administration will neither confirm nor deny reports that auditors are looking into the potential theft of a large amount of money.

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  5. 200 families still need to be adopted for Children's Friend holiday driveRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

      There are hundreds of vulnerable families in Rhode Island that need a helping hand this holiday season. Children's Friend in Providence is in the middle of their annual drive  to give kids a Christmas they won't forget. They've been ...

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  6. Warwick family asks Santa for priceless gift - and he deliversRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... open in the Garden City Center is Tavern In The Square. It is the 10th Tavern In The Square and the only one in Rhode Island. It seats 300 people and has a diverse menu and 50 beers on tap.

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  7. Alex Monteiro brings a lifetime of giving back to the Hawthorne City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    ... anybody," said Monteiro, who now speaks five languages. At age 19, he came to the United States, first to Rhode Island and then to study history and Spanish at Boston University so he could become a teacher. But instead, he went to work for the ...

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  8. Wreaths a tribute to vets, a 6th grade community projectRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... starting at 11:45 a.m. But, says Mike "Gizmo" Dalmazzi, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and coordinator of Rhode Island Wreaths Across America, more than two sections beginning with Section H will receive wreaths a total of more than 3,800 ...

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  9. Warwick's Claflin another Real Jobs RI success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Claflin partners with one of the state's higher education institutions in their case, the Community College of Rhode Island and constructs a specific curriculum tailored to their particular needs within their industry. Ruiz has the ability to attend ...

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  10. Police LogRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... 6:26 p.m., Officer Matthew Caradimos was traveling north on West Shore Road when he observed a vehicle with Rhode Island plates traveling in front of him with a license plate light that wasn't operational. After conducting a traffic stop, Officer ...

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  11. Is a Real Id license or card right for you?Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... able to use their passports or other federal identification to board flights after October 2020. All existing Rhode Island licenses and IDs will be valid for flying and federal purposes through Oct. 1, 2020. While the federal government requires the ...

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  12. Collecting school lunch debt is not a shameful practiceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... open in the Garden City Center is Tavern In The Square. It is the 10th Tavern In The Square and the only one in Rhode Island. It seats 300 people and has a diverse menu and 50 beers on tap.

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  13. All aboard for a Christmas ride to the North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... attraction, based on the book The Polar Express written in 1985 by author Chris Van Allsburg, who lived in Rhode Island, has become a must-see tradition for families young and old. A trip on the Express starts at the Woonsocket Train Depot, which ...

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  14. Federal officials approve hospital mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | White Lake Beacon

    TV reports that Boston-based Partners HealthCare confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission had approved a deal between Partners and Care New England, Rhode Island's second-largest health care system. The state Department of Health moved to expedite the merger review process in September, citing distressed hospitals in the Care New England system.

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  15. 3 charged with prostitution at Providence adult clubRead the original story

    Wednesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... include a permanent shutdown. Police say three women who worked at the club - two from Connecticut and one from Rhode Island - offered to perform sexual acts with customers in exchange for $300 and club management was aware.

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  16. Former councilman sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... been done? How many more youth could have been served by this?" - Paul Carnes, Assistant Attorney General A Rhode Island State Police investigation found that over $245,000 in deposits were made to the Providence Cobras, both public and private, ...

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  17. Test score comparison to Massachusetts is misguidedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Warwickonline.com

    The scores are in. Rhode Island's students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts.

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  18. Del Monte Fiesta Corn RecalledRead the original story

    Wednesday | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Del Monte Foods is recalling 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. This under-processing could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness.

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  19. Stress From Using Electronic Health Records Is Linked To Physician BurnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ECNmag

    ... between the doctors' values and the values they perceive the leaders of their organizations hold. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) surveys practicing physicians in Rhode Island every two years about how they use health information ...

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  20. Feds OK Care New England-Partners mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | CW28 Providence

    Federal regulators have given approval to Boston giant Partners HealthCare's proposed takeover of Care New England, Rhode Island's second-largest hospital system, according to Partners. Partners spokesman Rich Copp confirmed in an email that the Federal Trade Commission had signed off on the merger.

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