Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 7)

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  1. Lifestyle | African Americans on College Hill Walking Tour Set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Go Local

    Led by Ray Rickman, the tour will take participants through Providence's oldest neighborhood and the African Americans who lived their lives. Most notably, the tour will talk about those who left a mark on Rhode Island including opera diva Sissieretta Jones, landscape artist Edward Bannister, and Harlem Renaissance author Rudolph Fisher.

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

    Sep 27, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    ... "I wanted to be part of history," said Isaac, who was wearing a U.S. Army hat. "I came all the way from Rhode Island without tickets. Within two hours I had four. I think God is a miracle and a feast." On his way to Sunday Mass on the Ben Franklin ...

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  3. Politics | Rhode Island's Own General Mike Flynn Would Be Key Asset in Trump EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Go Local

    Rhode Island native Lt. General Mike Flynn recently found himself in a most unlikely place at the center of Donald Trump's Veepstakes.

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  4. Gov. Raimondo vetoes grandparent adoption billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island's governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed grandparents who have custody of a child to petition to terminate the rights of a parent without that person's consent. The bill, introduced by Providence Democratic Rep. Anastasia Williams, was designed to make it easier for grandparents to adopt.

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  5. Schools approve letter to secure reimbursement on future bondRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the School Committee unanimously approved drafting a Letter of Construction Necessity to the Rhode Island Department of Education as the first step toward securing state aid reimbursement funds for future construction projects and improvements to school buildings that are planned to be covered by a new voter bond ... (more)

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  6. Our role in fighting over dosesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    There is no doubt Rhode Island has an epidemic on its hands as the death toll for overdoses continues to rise year after year.

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  7. Cool cruisin' at the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    ... the fate of the car, and while he sensed Barris knew, all he would disclose was that it wasn't too far from Rhode Island. Then at a show in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Goldstein found the car and learned it would be coming up for auction in Connecticut. ...

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  8. 3 Warwick - Munchkins' in Theatre By The Sea performance of Wizard of OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    ... Making her Theatre By The Sea debut, 10-year-old Calista Heart Aguinaldo is no stranger to the stages of Rhode Island. She has been seen in "A Christmas Carol" at Trinity Repertory Company, "The King and I" at Ocean State Theatre Company, "South ...

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  9. Irving Oil Invading Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | CSP

    ... flying a new flag, as well. Their full-service gas station in Cranston, R.I., is the newest Irving location in Rhode Island. Irving Oil has been steadily establishing itself in Rhode Island for the past six months. Zabatta recently signed on as a ...

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  10. Team effort launches pilot program aimed at opioid addictionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    ... but it is being introduced this week. If a patient is receiving health care benefits through Health Source Rhode Island and wishes to take advantage of the Vivitrol program, they will go to the Everett C. Wilcox Family Health Center, which is ...

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  11. Not 14, but 33 toll gantries, say truckersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    Contrary to what legislators and the public were told, Chris Maxwell, president of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, claims that plans for implementing truck tolls calls for 33 gantries in the state, with as many as nine gantries on the 6-10 interchange alone.

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  12. Bidwell to receive prestigious Unsung Hero AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    Cranston's Brittney Bidwell is about to help the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society add yet another chapter to its tradition-rich hockey history book.

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  13. 10 fluke fishing tips for future useRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Warwickonline.com

    ... minnow, believe that big baits catch big fish, you will catch fewer fish but they will be larger. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement announced the arrest of Chad W. Braga, age 31, of Swansea, ...

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  14. State falls in business-climate ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Day

    ... in 2016 were Utah, Texas, Colorado, Minnesota and North Carolina. Maine, Mississippi, West Virginia, Hawaii and Rhode Island rounded out the bottom five. Among New England states, only Massachusetts made the top 20. Joe Brennan, president of the ...

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  15. High court says new trial warranted in 1982 slayingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision granting a new trial for a man who had been convicted of beating a Woonsocket woman to death 34 years ago. Raymond Tempest was convicted in 1992 of second-degree murder in Doreen Picard's 1982 death.

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  16. Providence-Newport ferry continues to be a big hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Since debuting on the Fourth of July, more than one-thousand people have opted to leave their keys at home. Due to its popularity, the service is making it easier for Rhode Islanders and tourists to plan trips to Newport or Providence.

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  17. Man pleads not guilty to driving through military base gateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man has pleaded not guilty to charges he drove his car through a security checkpoint at a Massachusetts military base and punched a trooper in the chest. The Cape Cod Times reports Harold Lamotte, of Charlestown, was arraigned Tuesday on motor vehicle and assault charges.

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  18. Yacht club to vote again on its contentious men-only policyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island yacht club that allows full membership to men only is reconsidering the policy after dealing with fallout from it. The club allows wives as associate members but they can't vote.

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  19. Possibly Rabid Animal Bites Walmart Shoppers In Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | CBS Local

    ... WESTERLY, R.I. (CBS) - Public health officials are alerting people to a possible rabies exposure in Westerly, Rhode Island after an animal bit several customers at a Walmart on the Fourth of July. At least two people were reportedly bitten by a ...

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  20. Rhode Island agencies warn of possible rabies exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: WESTERLY, R.I. - Two Rhode Island agencies are warning the public of a possible exposure to rabies after a report of an animal biting several customers at a Walmart in Westerly. Officials from the state Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management say at least two customers were reportedly bitten by the animal on Monday between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. The departments say that anyone who had physical contact with a small black mammal inside or around the store should contact the DOH for an assessment.

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