Rhode Island Newswire (Page 3)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 3)

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  1. Pawtucket, Central Falls get funding for commuter rail stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... t to fund but have a significant impact on certain areas. This award marks over $88 million in TIGER funds that Rhode Island has received to upgrade highways, ports, and public transit.

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  2. Bill Clinton will attend Mark Weiner's funeral next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... rovidence Mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. in attending Mark Weiner's funeral next week. The services for the former Rhode Island democratic party chair, will be held at Temple Beth-El in Providence at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August, 2.

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  3. Rhode Island to receive $13M for commuter rail stationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island has been awarded a $13.1 million federal grant to build a new commuter rail station to provide service to Pawtucket and Central Falls. Rhode Island's congressional delegation announced the award Wednesday.

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

    Wednesday Jul 27 | 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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  5. ...AG asks to argue 1982 slaying case with high court againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island prosecutors are asking the state's highest court to revisit a decision granting a new trial to a man convicted of beating a Woonsocket woman to death 34 years ago. Raymond "Beaver" Tempest Rhode Island prosecutors are asking the state's highest court to revisit a decision granting a new trial to a man convicted of beating a Woonsocket woman to death 34 years ago.

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  6. Health | RI Blood Center Urges Community to Make Extra Effort to DonateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Blood Center is asking the community to make an extra effort to give blood and platelets to offset a decline in donations. "It's always a challenge to maintain healthy blood inventory levels heading into the summer months when blood centers across the country struggle to meet collection goals.

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  7. Politics | RI Nomination Speeches at Republican & Democratic Conventions: Bell v. MattielloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Go Local

    ... positive approach. Read the two speeches. MADAM SECRETARY, I AM THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF THE GREAT STATE OF RHODE ISLAND. HOME OF OUTSTANDING BEACHES AND COASTLINES, HIM OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD, GREAT COMPANIES WORLD, GREAT COMPANIES -- SOME OF ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 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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  9. Politics | 5 Upstart Political Groups in RI That Will Influence 2016 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 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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  10. White House drug official visits Rhode Island prison programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 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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  11. R.I. state agency deletes political tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 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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  12. Group ALLISON to perform Aug. 4 in Little ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    On Thursday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. at St. Andrews by-the-Sea (182 Willow Ave., Little Compton, Rhode Island), ALLISON will perform music from their debut CD, “Volume One,” featuring songs of Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Graham Nash, and ...

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  13. Safety talk, cookout a hit at West Shore TerraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Warwickonline.com

    ... was put on by the Warwick Housing Authority (WHA). Everett O'Donnell, director of maintenance for WHA, said the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs mandates that safety meetings are held each year. "We started doing the meetings 15 years ago, ...

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  14. Mystery wreck off Gaspee Point starting to break upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Warwickonline.com

    ... to map the shipwreck on Green Island during a moon low tide. OUTLINING THE PLAN: Dr. Kathy Abbass of the Rhode Island Marine Archeological Project gives instructions to the team of volunteers before wading out to a wreck on Greene Island. RECORDING ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Warwickonline.com

    ... diagnosis was a shock: Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS. It's stories like Matt's that inspired me to introduce the Rhode Island Right To Try Act, which easily passed the House and is now being considered in the Senate. Every year a million Americans ...

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  16. Malia Kamalani Cruz on way to compete for Miss Teen USA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Warwickonline.com

    Malia Kamalani Cruz of Pawtuxet, who was crowned Miss Rhode Island Teen USA last August, left this week for Las Vegas, Nevada for the weeklong preparation for the coveted Miss Teen USA national title.

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  17. Warwick man dies after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... of the vehicle, was attended to by Warwick Fire and EMS personnel. He was unresponsive and transported to Rhode Island Hospital. Police say alcohol and speed were not factors, but there is a possibility of underlying medical issues being a factor. ...

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  18. Man surrenders for alleged attack on niece over 'Pokemon Go'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man who is accused of attacking his niece because he was upset over how she was playing the game "Pokemon Go" has surrendered to police. Cranston police say Kalada Fubara turned himself in Tuesday.

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  19. Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention has died in Rhode Island. Mark Weiner was 62. Former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino says Weiner died Tuesday morning in Newport as he prepared to head to the convention, where his wife and son were delegates.

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  20. UPDATED: Mark Weiner, longtime Democratic activist, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... "Mark was active in Democratic politics for a generation, and he was a personal friend. It's safe to say he was Rhode Island's biggest Clinton fan, and I know how excited he was to see Hillary accept the Party's nomination at this convention. Sandra ...

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