Rhode Island Newswire (Page 6)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 6)

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  1. Wagner assess, starts to shake up school sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Warwickonline.com

    ... Wagner's State of Education Address mirrored his philosophy of a very student-centered, hands-on education for Rhode Island's students. Wagner picked Davies Career and Technical High School in Lincoln to make the address that featured a student ...

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  2. Baby Willow's cause of death releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... sounds like. There's some type of cover or overlay over the breathing passages," says Joseph Wendelken with the Rhode Island Department of Health. Willow's father, 37yearold Ryan Beeley was watching the baby at their home on Airway Road back in ...

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  3. Mattiello says may be "too late" for PawSox stadium planRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Plans unveiled this week for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium are already meeting resistance in the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello tells WPRO-AM it might be "too late" to consider the team's request for state help for the $83 million project unless Gov. Gina Raimondo, a fellow Democrat, has already done the foundational work and introduces legislation soon.

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  4. Growing pot: Lucrative opportunity, medical miracleRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | Warwickonline.com

    ... most lucrative financial opportunity we will see in our lifetime," said Barry Blair, president and founder of Rhode Island Cannabis Company, LLC. Blair's name may be a familiar one, as he opened "Barry's Nightclub" in Warwick at the age of 19. He's ...

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  5. Rhode Island bill seeks count of Southeast Asian studentsRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require public schools to ask Asian students about their ethnicity so that student performance data doesn't mask educational inequalities between Southeast Asians and other groups. The state House of Representatives voted 65-5 to pass the bill on Wednesday, eliciting cheers from members of the Providence-based Alliance of Rhode Island Southeast Asians for Education.

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  6. LocalState police seize 1,002 oxycodone pills from carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Turnto10.com

    Rhode Island State Police said Thursday that they arrested a Boston man and seized $30,000 worth of oxycodone during a traffic stop in West Greenwich. Police said a trooper stopped 34-year-old Eston Tavares on Interstate 95 north early Thursday morning.

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  7. America's First Anti-Slavery Statute Was Passed in 1652. Here's Why It Was IgnoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Time

    Slavery in the United States wasn't abolished at the federal level until after the Civil War, but on this day in history, May 18, 1652, in the U.S. colonies was passed in what's now the state of Rhode Island. While it sounds like Rhode Island was ahead of its time - and, in some ways, it was - what actually happened was complicated.

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  8. Rhode Island considers bill to deregulate hair braidingRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill to exempt natural hair braiders from the costly licensing requirements for hairdressers and barbers. Braiders say their practice is a cultural tradition and art form and the training and safety rules for cosmetologists aren't relevant to what they do.

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  9. News | Ri Aclu Says Dept. of Human Services "Has Shown No...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island ACLU is claiming that the Department of Human Services has shown no improvement in April regarding the timely processing of SNAP applications. The claims follow a new report sent by DHS to the ACLU of RI and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The search for a 20-year-old continues into its fifth day and now people from all across Southern New England, including a Rhode Island man, have joined the search. However, there is still no sign of Michael Doherty who was last seen leaving a party early Sunday morning, but his story has compelled many to help including one Cranston resident.

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  11. Food | Ri Dem Awards Over $200,000 in Grants to Local Food BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management awarded more than $200,000 to 21 local for businesses as part of its annual Agriculture "Ag" Day celebration at the State House. "LASA continues to be an important catalyst in growing our food and agricultural businesses in Rhode Island.

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  12. Mayor vows to strip indicted council president of powersRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The mayor of Rhode Island's biggest city says he will try to strip the indicted council president of his powers after he refused to step down. Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza said Wednesday he is directing the city's lawyers to research ways to sideline Luis Aponte to ensure that he is president "in name only."

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  13. Business | RI Commerce Lures Vistaprint with $2.2M in Subsidies,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Go Local

    The Raimondo Administration today announced that Vistaprint and the potential of 125 new jobs are coming to Rhode Island over the next three years. But, RI Commerce admitted in a phone interview that they were unaware that one of Vistaprint's competitor Moo.com is already located in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

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  14. Agriculture Day celebrates 16th year in ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Farmers, food producers, and distributors from across the state, were there to display and talk about their work with the public. "And really what's inside it is an actionable strategy or plan of how we are going to help strengthen Rhode Island's food economy over the next several years.

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  15. In graduation home stretch: seniors present projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Warwickonline.com

    ... of waste with her volunteers during her cleanup. Cranston also noted that the school has an agreement with Rhode Island Community Food Bank, so some students do their projects there. A project on hunger was a route taken by Emiley Boudreau, who ...

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  16. Vistaprint to bring 125 jobs to ProvidenceRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The deal gives Vistaprint the chance to seek $2.2 million in tax credits from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation over the next 10 years but state officials claim Rhode island will get that money back, and more, in tax revenue. A positive look to the future as Vistaprint announces bringing 125 jobs to Providence by 2020.

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  17. Rhode Islanders Urged To Take Precautions to Protect Against Lyme DiseaseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    With warmer weather and longer days now in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management urge everyone to take precautions to protect against Lyme disease when heading outdoors. "Our comprehensive approach to Lyme disease in Rhode Island entails getting prevention messaging throughout the state, with a focus on those communities that are most affected by Lyme, while also working to ensure that everyone who is experiencing the symptoms of Lyme disease gets thorough, quality care," said Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH.

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  18. Class A track meet returns to Toll Gate after 14 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | Warwickonline.com

    On May 20, track and field teams from 11 of the biggest schools in Rhode Island will congregate at Toll Gate High School to show off their running, jumping and throwing prowess at the Class A State Track Meet.

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  19. Rhode Island could ban lingering in leftmost highway laneRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban highway drivers from lingering in the leftmost lane unless they're passing another vehicle. The bill's sponsor, Portsmouth Democratic Rep. Dennis Canario, has said it would stop slower drivers from "lallygagging in the high-speed lane.'

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  20. PawSox, city officials pitch "The Ballpark at Slater Mill" as team's new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... PawSox belong in Pawtucket, and my highest priority regarding any state involvement in a ballpark is to protect Rhode Island's taxpayers. The ballpark proposal that the City of Pawtucket and the team has put forward appears to pay for itself, and I ...

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