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  1. RI delegates meet with Sanders, touched by Clinton remarksRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders has met with a receptive Rhode Island delegation to the Democratic National Convention to thank them for his victory in the state, encourage them to vote for Hillary Clinton, and to work for more change. Sanders spoke to applause Wednesday morning, calling Republican Donald Trump a demagogue and "the worst candidate for president in the modern history of this country."

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  2. Lifestyle | Slader Re-Elected as Chairman of the RI State Council on ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Elizabeth Libby Slader of Narragansett was re-elected as the chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on Arts , making her the leader of the 13 member governing board. "The work that RISCA does is so important to the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders.

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  3. Politics | 5 Upstart Political Groups in RI That Will Influence 2016 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    With the primary election in Rhode Island less than seven weeks away, Republicans, Democrats, and Independent and third party candidates are vying for local seats to the General Assembly, and more. Apart from the traditional party apparatus, a number of groups are working directly - or indirectly - to influence this November's elections Sam Bell, who is state director for the Rhode Island Progressive Democrats of America, noted the advantages, and disadvantages, in pushing for a progressive agenda within the traditional party structure.

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  4. White House drug official visits Rhode Island prison programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: CRANSTON, R.I. - A new Rhode Island prison program that provides medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction is getting attention from the Obama administration's top drug official. White House Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli toured the state women's prison in Cranston on Tuesday.

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  5. R.I. state agency deletes political tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Questions are arising over a tweet from a staffer at the Rhode Island Department of Health, offering blatant support to Democrats during Monday night's national convention. The tweet read: "Inspired.

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  6. Rhode Island needs `the right to try'Read the original story

    Tuesday | Warwickonline.com

    When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out.

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  7. Rhode Island state agency deletes political tweetRead the original story

    Tuesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Department of Health has deleted a message on its Twitter account that said several speeches at the Democratic National Convention were inspiring. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says the message was posted accidentally by a junior staff member who thought she was logged in to her personal account.

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  8. Frustrations growing over AC troubles at ACIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLNE-TV Providence

    "It can be really trying. It can be exhausting to work like this. We start to get concerned because it could become a climate issue obviously when everybody is hot and everybody is frustrated it can lead to other problems," said The President of the Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers Rich Ferruccio.

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  9. Politics | NEW: RI Progressive Dems Call on Clinton to Remove...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Go Local

    Calling Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo "deeply unpopular," the Rhode Island Progressive Democrats have called on presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to remove Raimondo as one of six Democratic National Convention co-chairs. The following statement came from the RI Progressive Democrats on Monday aftenoon, following Raimondo being named one of 6 convention co-chairs.

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  10. Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    Pope Francis and hundreds of others distributed communion to the hundreds of thousands gathered on the Ben Franklin Parkway Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims gathered in the heart of Philadelphia to watch as Pope Francis culminates his historic visit to the United States by celebrating Mass and talking once again about the importance of the family - the theme of the World Meeting of Families event that brought him to the country for the first time.

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  11. Business | 7 New Features at GoLocalProv.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Go Local

    GoLocalProv.com is excited to announce a number of new changes and each is designed to better serve the reader. As Rhode Island's largest all-digital news and lifestyle source, we are excited about the changes and growth.

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  12. Beauty & Fashion | RI's Malia Kamalani Cruz to Compete for Miss Teen USA National TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Go Local

    Malia Kamalani Cruz will travel to Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, July 25, 2016 to begin the week long preparation for the coveted Miss Teen USA national title. The competition is held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

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  13. ...Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Creative Mac

    Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that the state would be implementing new ES&S equipment including the DS200 precinct tabulator, DS850 central tabulator and Balotar... procurement of new voting technology and hardware ahead of their September Primary Election. This Visionary Voting equipment from Election Systems & Software includes the DS200 in-precinct vote scanner & tabulator, the DS850 high-speed central scanner & tabulator and the Balotar Ballot on Demand printer.

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  14. This November, vote yes on Question 2Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot.

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  15. Proximity Learning looks to bring virtual teaching, tutoring to Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    Proximity Learning began seven years ago in Austin, Texas to provide students of Mandarin with professional teachers from China.

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  16. Legislation to protect the animalsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    The people of Rhode Island are caring and generous, in both spirit and action. I know this because I was born and raised here, and I have witnessed our collective compassion in action throughout my life.

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  17. United Fly Tyers open to new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    If you are interested in fly fishing and want to learn how to tie your own flys or improve you skills in this area, The United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island may be the club for you.

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  18. Great Outdoor Pursuit offers lots of July family funRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    Rhode Island's First Family and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has announced the July schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit.

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  19. Body Worlds amazes and educates at Convention CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    This summer visitors will have an unusual opportunity to see something they have never seen before that will both amaze and educate them.

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  20. Rhode Island becomes 1st state to ban elephant bullhooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Rhode Island has become the first state to ban the use of bullhooks to train elephants. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo signed legislation Wednesday passed by the General Assembly that bans the hooks in circuses and traveling shows.

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