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  1. DEM confronting Mohegan Bluffs...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Block Island Times

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is exploring options to correct the treacherous bottom portion of the Mohegan Bluffs stairway. The DEM has spoken with New Shoreham Town Officials about meeting to address issues associated with beach access and maintenance of the bluffs.

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  2. Officials: Boat fire near Fox Island under investigationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    Officials are investigating the cause of a boat fire near Fox Island in Rhode Island. Department of Environmental Management officials say the fire started at around 1:40 p.m. Sunday off of Fox Island, which is north of Jamestown.

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  3. Health officials say they won't change HPV vaccine mandateRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Salon

    State health officials say there are no plans to change a new requirement that middle school students in Rhode Island get the HPV vaccine even though some parents, and now some lawmakers, have expressed concerns. Children entering seventh grade in September must get the vaccine unless their parents seek an exemption for medical or religious reasons.

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  4. GoLocalProv | News | Secrets and Scandals: Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 26Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Go Local

    Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    Starting Monday there will be drastic changes for a Rhode Island non-profit that helps people who struggle with mental illness and substance abuse. The Oasis Wellness & Recovery Center lost its annual $450,000 grant when the state failed to renew the contract, according to Oasis' executive director Jim McNulty.

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  6. Editorials from around New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    President Obama's Iran nuclear deal, even in the outline initially revealed to the American people, seemed to substitute appeasement for firmness against an enemy that supports terrorism while vowing to annihilate Israel and attack the United States. It is not surprising that polls show a majority of Americans oppose the deal.

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  7. Pet owners warned of spreading canine virus in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Saturday | Washington Times

    The Department of Environmental Management says there have been an unusually high number of cases reported to the state officials. Veterinarians say canine parvovirus, or "parvo," weakens dogs' immune systems and causes them to become more susceptible to infection.

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  8. Canine Parvovirus Making Dogs Sick In Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

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  9. State Warns RI Dog Owners of "Unusually High" Number of Parvovirus CasesRead the original story

    Saturday | Patch.com

    The Department of Environmental Management is alerting dog owners in the state of an unusually high number of cases of canine parvovirus being reported to the RI State Veterinarian's office. Canine parvovirus is required to be reported to the state veterinarian if the diagnosis is made in a dog that originated in an animal shelter, municipal pound, boarding kennel, or pet shop.

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  10. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 25 Things to Eat in RI Before You DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Go Local

    There are a lot of great restaurants, serving great food, in Rhode Island that you simply must go to and there are certain meals that you must eat at each restaurant. However, so much good food makes for very tough choices when deciding where to go.

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  11. DEM cautions dog owners of canine ParvovirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island is seeing an unusually high number of dogs with Parvovirus, a highly contagious disease that causes dogs to become extremely ill. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said most of the cases have been in younger dogs who hav Rhode Island is seeing an unusually high number of dogs with Parvovirus, a highly contagious disease that causes dogs to become extremely ill.

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  12. Judge says records will be unsealed in 38 Studios lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Day

    A Rhode Island judge has ruled that all records will be unsealed in the lawsuit over the state's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company. Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein said Friday the parties have agreed the files will be made public because discovery is complete.

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  13. 2012: Cranston jeweler thrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2012 | Boston.com

    While US Olympic officials faced criticism for dressing the American team in outfits made in China for the opening ceremony, a small piece of the team's uniform was made in Rhode Island by a company that is reinvigorating the state's once-bustling jewelry industry. Cranston-based Alex and Ani was selected by the US Olympic Committee to produce the charms for the 2012 London Games.

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  14. Coventry School Committee Votes to Oppose HPV Vaccine MandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    Gov. Gina Raimondo is requiring all seventh-grade students to be vaccinated before going to school. What do you think? In July, Rhode Island became just the second state to require that all seventh graders receive the HPV vaccine before being allowed in school.

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  15. Photos: Waterford PD Holds K9 Graduation CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    K9 Training Graduation. Yesterday, August 26th, master K9 Trainer and Waterford Police Officer Dan Lane held a graduation ceremony for the handlers involved in the K9 training he has been leading for 14 weeks.

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  16. Heavy lifting for Rocky Point litter patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Warwickonline.com

    IT'S A DUMP: The Warwick Neck Garden Club surveys trash dumped at the Rocky Point parking lot.

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  17. Negotiations continue for new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nashua Telegraph

    The Pawtucket Red Sox made a revised proposal for a stadium in Providence earlier this summer after its April proposal for $120 million in state subsidies fell flat, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press through a records request. State officials say negotiations continue, but two months after the team's ownership group presented a revised term sheet for the stadium plan, no details have been released.

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  18. Shady government dealings alleged to have led to 38 Studios dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Gamasutra

    A new editorial alleges that the agreement which brought 38 Studios to Rhode Island -- in which the state guaranteed $75 million in loans for the MMO studio -- was cooked up in a back-room deal before it was exposed to any form of scrutiny. Citing a WPRI TV report, this editorial from local Rhode Island news site Warwick Beacon states that "disgraced former House Speaker Gordon Fox secretly met with Schilling and a 38 Studios board member long before first thought and without the knowledge of then-Gov. Donald Carcieri.

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  19. Documents: PawSox made revised stadium proposal this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Erie Times News

    "' The Pawtucket Red Sox made a revised proposal for a stadium in Providence earlier this summer after its April proposal for $120 million in state subsidies fell flat, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press through a records request. State officials say negotiations continue, but two months after the team's ownership group presented a revised term sheet for the stadium plan, no details have been released.

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  20. GoLocalProv | News | Guest MINDSETTER a Jenn Steinfeld: Women and the Right to VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Go Local

    Women have been able to cast their vote and voice their opinion in elections for nearly a century; it took almost that long to make this right a reality. Activists and reformers fought for women's suffrage for nearly 100 years, overcoming many pitfalls and disagreements that threatened to destroy the movement.

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