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  1. Nature Cruises presented by Save the Bay return for FallRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... seals in their natural habitat. During the tours, Save The Bay marine experts provide expert narration of Rhode Island's official state marine mammal. While Westerly tours begin on Oct. 13, Newport's one-hour seal tours will begin Nov. 10 out of ...

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  2. Another bed bug detected at Providence courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CW28 Providence

    Just hours after reporting a weekend search at the Garrahy Courthouse turned up negative for bed bugs, the Rhode Island Judiciary Monday afternoon confirmed another bed bug was detected in the building. According to spokesperson Kara Picozzi, a bed bug was found on a bench on the fifth floor of the complex - which is where family court is located.

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  3. Patricia A. ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... daughter of the late Anthony E. and Alice B. (McDevitt) Pryor. Patricia was formerly employed for the State of Rhode Island in Custodial Services at the State Offices Building, and also had worked in the Women's Department at K-Mart. She enjoyed ...

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  4. School bus caught in chain-reaction crash on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CW28 Providence

    A school bus with no children on board collided with a car Monday morning on Interstate 95 southbound in Warwick, setting off a series of chain-reaction crashes, according to the Rhode Island State Police. Cars in front of the bus had slowed for traffic just south of the on-ramp to Jefferson Boulevard about 8:30 a.m., but the bus driver failed to stop in time, said the RISP's Laura Meade Kirk.

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  5. 'Donut Boy' visits Rhode Island, thanks police officers with breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Dozens of Rhode Island police officers gathered at Alpine Country Club in Cranston Monday morning, ready to tee-off in an annual charity golf tournament. But before they could set out on the course, a special guest was there offering them free breakfast, and thanking them for their service.

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  6. New industry group to promote RI textile manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CW28 Providence

    Members of the state's congressional delegation plan to meet Monday with industry leaders at the historic Slater Mill in Pawtucket to officially kick off the Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network. Democratic U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and the University of Rhode Island Business Engagement Center first came up with the idea for the network in 2016.

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  7. Pilot shot down over Vietnam to be buried in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: PROVIDENCE - A U.S. Air Force pilot whose plane was shot down over Vietnam more than half a century ago will be buried will full military honors in Rhode Island.

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  8. Hundreds renew vows at annual Wedding Anniversary MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... together," said Lee Lapierre of Harrisville. The ceremony, led by Bishop Thomas Tobin, drew couples from across Rhode Island celebrating marriage milestones from 25 years to over 70 years. "I feel very fortunate, very lucky that we were able to stay ...

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  9. Concept behind Newport's Bar and Board blends restaurant and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... deck is open to the street and views of America's Cup Avenue. Into her fold, Rafaelian has brought one of Rhode Island's premier bartenders, a chemist really, in Jesse Hedberg, who holds the title of beverage director and operations manager. He not ...

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  10. Connecticut and R.I. trust groups add acres to preserved areas in Griswold, WesterlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | The Day

    ... Road in Westerly to its Wahaneeta Preserve . Peter and Andrea Verbos donated the land, on which the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will hold a conservation easement. This 72-acre preserve on Moorehouse Road, which the ...

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  11. Newport teen killed, Providence man injured in overnight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Providence man, identified as Darius Page, were both injured in the shooting. Both victims were transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where the Newport man was later pronounced dead. Police have not identified the victim at this time, pending ...

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  12. Mosquitoes test negative for viruses as season winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Environmental officials in Rhode Island say the number of mosquitoes is dwindling and the latest samples tested negative for both West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Friday that 107 mosquito samples from 27 traps set earlier this month tested negative.

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  13. Patient at VA hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires' diseaseRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... spread by inhaling droplets of contaminated water. Symptoms are similar to the flu. Health officials in Rhode Island confirmed three cases of the disease at a Providence nursing home on Friday. Fifteen cases were previously confirmed in Hampton, New ...

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  14. Dogs to help inspect for bedbugs at Rhode Island courthouseRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Officials at a Rhode Island courthouse are bringing in dogs that can detect bedbugs after the pests were found on two floors. The Providence Journal reports that a pest control company will bring the dogs to inspect the Garrahy Judicial Complex in Providence on Saturday to see if any bedbugs remain after previous treatments.

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  15. Providence court using dogs to find bed bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Bed-bug-sniffing dogs are set to descend on the Garrahy Judicial Complex Saturday, hunting for any bed bugs exterminators may have missed--across all six floors. "It will be an enhanced effort on our part to once again inspect the building and where necessary, if necessary, treat the building," said Rhode Island State Court administrator Joe Baxter.

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  16. Legionnaires' disease reported at Rhode Island nursing homeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The state Department of Health says the cases were diagnosed at the Summit Commons Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Providence between mid-August and early September.

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  17. From meat pies to fast pitch, Providence's Hispanic community continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | CW28 Providence

    ... Club Juan Pablo Duarte to now thousands of families and hundreds of businesses with ties to several countries, Rhode Island's Hispanic population is one of the fastest growing in the region. The state is now home to the 12th largest percentage of ...

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  18. Hurricane of 1938 survivors recall RI's deadliest storm 80 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | CW28 Providence

    Friday marks 80 years since the Hurricane of 1938 wreaked havoc on Rhode Island, but survivors remember the most powerful and deadliest storm to hit the area like it was yesterday. "Boats being thrown up on shore... you know... off the river," Douglas Dean of East Providence recalled.

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  19. Toxic algae found in Warwick pond, cleared from Smithfield pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | CW28 Providence

    The Rhode Island Departments of Health and Environmental Management are advising the public to avoid contact with Little Pond in Warwick due to high levels of potentially dangerous blue-green algae. Contact with the contaminated water can cause a number of adverse health effects, including irritation of the skin, nose, eyes and/or throat.

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  20. Legionnaires' disease detected at Providence facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | CW28 Providence

    Three cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed at a Providence health care facility, the Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday. According to spokesman Joseph Wendelken, three people living at the Summit Commons Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

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