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  1. News | New E-Cigarette Lounges in RI Claim Vaping is Healthy - Research and Critics DisagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Go Local

    A vaping lounge is touting its success as a "health alternative" to stop smoking -- but critics say otherwise. Photo: Flickr/vapes.com An e-cigarette "vaping" lounge with locations in Rhode Island - including the Providence Place Mall - is touting being a "healthy alternative" to help quit smoking, but national anti-smoking groups disagree, and a new study shows vapor from electronic cigarettes contains two previously undiscovered cancer-causing chemicals.

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  2. Bonney Staffing opens in WarwickRead the original story

    Yesterday | Warwickonline.com

    ... and temp-to-hire staffing possibilities. Now, in August, the company will be expanding its services to Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts at the Warwick location. Altogether, Bonney Staffing runs 10 different locations along the East Coast. The ...

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  3. Election board rules against lawmaker in residency disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Day

    A powerful state lawmaker in Rhode Island is being stripped of his voter registration and could be barred from running for re-election after Providence's election board ruled Thursday that he doesn't live at a home in the legislative district he represents. The two-member Providence Board of Canvassers ruled unanimously that Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale is not an eligible voter because he doesn't live at the Providence home where he has been a longtime registered voter.

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  4. Fatal crash on I-95 South in HopkintonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... hit a guardrail, crossed the ramp for exit 1, and slammed into a tree head on. The driver was life-flighted to Rhode Island Hospital but later died from his injuries. Rhode Island State Police are currently investigating the crash and ask any ...

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  5. The Latest: Police officer testifies against state lawmakerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... a retired lieutenant, appeared to be using the police department to resolve his residency problems. Tenants of Rhode Island state Rep. John Carnevale could testify in a hearing where city officials are trying to determine whether the lawmaker really ...

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  6. Tenants asked to testify about property owner-lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    A political fight over whether a Rhode Island lawmaker really lives where he says he lives could reach a conclusion Thursday as Providence's elections board decides if it should challenge his voter registration. If not, questions over Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale's residency could stretch into the September primary when three other Democrats are vying to unseat him.

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  7. Warwick's Cleasby completes `virtual' Save The Bay Swim at Mackerel CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... the bay to be our state's finest treasure. The bay is both our playground and the backdrop to our lives here in Rhode Island," she said. "Save The Bay is our advocate to ensuring the bay thrives as a resources for future generations." The 40th ...

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  8. RI Reds Heritage Society set for 16th annual reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    Hockey legends of yesteryear, upstart high school stars, and even fans will make up the roster for the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society's 16th annual reunion, which is on tap for Sunday, Aug. 7, at Goddard Park Memorial State Park in Warwick.

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  9. A focus on safe, clean neighborhoodsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    I was pleased to participate in the ribbon cutting for Rhode Island Housing's new Help Center located in Warwick on Monday, July 25. As a member of the board of commissioners of Rhode Island Housing, I am proud of the work this agency does to ensure that all people who live and work in our great state can access safe, affordable housing that meets ... (more)

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  10. Like going back in time'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... began as a unique way to raise scholarship money for a local church has evolved into the largest car show in Rhode Island, and the fourth-largest in New England. "I don't know exactly how much we made over the years," said the show's founder, Gene ...

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  11. RIDOH Urges Hepatitis C Testing For Baby BoomersRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health urges all Baby Boomers who have not been previously tested for hepatitis C to do so at one of Rhode Island's free, confidential testing sites today on World Hepatitis Day. Of the more than three million people in the United States who are living with hepatitis C, 75% were born between 1945 and 1965.

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  12. Rhodes on the Pawtuxet overrun with extras for Jack Black movieRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... was ready for the "6th Annual Golden Daze of Polka." "I love doing this," the veteran of other movies shot in Rhode Island said. "Sure it's 'hurry up and wait,' but it's exciting and you meet so many nice people." Michelle Sinowski of Cranston was ...

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  13. Jared Donaldson is reaching new heights in tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... have a great start. Kind of got my teeth kicked in a little bit, week after week. Donaldson was raised in Rhode Island but his residence is listed as Irvine by virtue of his association with his coaches, former tour players Phil and Taylor Dent. ...

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  14. Business | Court Orders Special Master to Oversee Clean-up of Allens Ave Scrap Metal OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Go Local

    After years of polluting and calls for legal action, Superior Court Justice Michael A. Silverstein appointed a Special Master to oversee the cleanup of the Rhode Island Recycled Metals scrap metal operation on Allens Avenue along the Providence waterfront. Justice Silverstein appointed Attorney Richard J. Land of the Providence firm of Chace, Ruttenberg & Freedman to " immediately take initial measures such as covering exposed piles of contaminated soil on the site, investigate the site, develop a plan for cleaning-up the site, and, if the court approves the plan, to implement the plan.

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  15. One Act Play Festival's first `wave' makes splash at Artists' ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Warwickonline.com

    ... All plays are rated PG-13. Nine original short plays were performed in "Wave 1," including the work of four Rhode Island writers Simone Pellegrino of Cranston, Andy Accioli of Warwick, Lauren Annicelli of East Greenwich, and Emily Norklun of South ...

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  16. Rhode Island labor department warns of job recruitment scamRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training says a job-recruitment scam on the state's EmployRI job board is under investigation by the agency and state police. The Providence Journal reports that the agency is warning people not to be fooled by text messages urging them to interview for a job via Skype, a follow-up email offering a job before the interview and a FedEx package containing a check for $3,000 that users are urged to deposit immediately to buy software for the job.

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  17. Narragansett Beer opens next Lovecraft chapter with White Ship White IPARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    This week, Narragansett Beer announced the release of White Ship White IPA, the fourth chapter, and fifth installment, in the popular Lovecraft Series which honors the famous horror writer and lifelong Providence, Rhode Island resident, H.P. Lovecraft. Each beer in the series is based on a different Lovecraft tale, in both beer style and can design.

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  18. News | Two Top Mayors React to 2016 Best Communities RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    For the Mayor of the third ranked city in GoLocalProv's Rhode Island's Best Communities ranking, it is about improving quality of life. "The last few years, we have really been working to enhance how we live in Warwick.

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  19. News | Finding the Best Community in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Idyllic Little Compton, the wide open spaces of Exeter, or the urban excitement of Providence - where is the best place to live in Rhode Island? This is GoLocalProv's 5th time looking which community is overall the best. What city or town combines affordability, safety, schools, arts, culture and recreation and nightlife in the very best balance? We explore the best place to live, regardless if you're a young single, a starting family, or empty-nesters.

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  20. News | RI's Best Communities 2016: See Who is #1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... Newport different and great is "the tremendous sense of pride in the community." There are many communities in Rhode Island that love their towns, but nothing quite like Newport. "Everyone who lives here is connected to the city in their own way. ...

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