Rhode Island Newswire (Page 9)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 9)

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  1. Ruggerio takes office as Senate President, McCaffrey elected Majority LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Paiva Weed announced on Wednesday she will be leaving for a job as the President of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island.

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  2. Politics | Democratic Governor's Political Arm Launches TV Spot ...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Go Local

    The Governor's election may be twenty months away, but an arm of the Democratic Governors Association has produced a pro-Gina Raimondo video pushing her college funding program, RI Promise Scholarship Plan. The plan is under fire from many fronts.

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  3. R.I. has a good jobs report, Flexion has a suitor, and Amazon's next pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... The Ocean State added 5,900 jobs in the past year. More than one third of those materialized last month. Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo tells me her ambitious efforts to stoke job growth are paying off. She points to new tax incentive programs ...

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  4. Review finds 4 RI children died despite warningsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A review by Rhode Island's child advocate has found that four children died in the past year despite warnings from family, friends, police and others. The findings in a report released Thursday by the Child Fatality Review Panel call for an overhaul of the way the Department of Children, Youth and Families Child Protective Services assesses risk and investigates calls placed to its hotline.

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  5. Rhode Island DEM to lift shellfishing ban in southern watersRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has announced plans to lift its ban on shellfishing in waters bordering the southern part of the state. The Providence Journal reports the closure that affected areas of the Rhode Island Sound, lower Narragansett Bay and the lower Sakonnet River will end on Friday at sunrise.

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  6. The Latest: Democrats endorse Ruggerio for new Senate leaderRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Democratic members of the Rhode Island Senate have voted for Sen. Dominick Ruggerio as their pick to replace outgoing Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed. The Democratic senators held a caucus meeting Thursday and voted 31-0 for Ruggerio, a North Providence Democrat who has been the Senate's majority leader.

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  7. Winter storm causes flooding and icy roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... rain. And when it snows, and it gets plowed and the street gets plowed, this is what happens," said Will Park. Rhode Island State Police responded to 16 accidents Tuesday including a tractor-trailer that jackknifed off I-95 South in West Greenwich. ...

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  8. Live Videos | LIVE: Michelle Cruz Talks "March Madness" at Farm Fresh Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Go Local

    Michelle Cruz with Farm Fresh Rhode Island says March is usually the toughest time of year for local vendors within the farmers market. To support local agriculture and small businesses, Farm Fresh RI created March Madness.

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  9. Wisconsin man acquitted in 1999 Rhode Island rape caseRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island jury has acquitted a Wisconsin man of sexually assaulting a woman after authorities said a DNA sample linked him to the 1999 rape. The Providence Journal reports a Newport jury acquitted 49-year-old Leonard Murphy, of Watertown, Wisconsin, last month.

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  10. Tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-95 S during nor'easterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island State Police responded to the scene of a tractor-trailer that jackknifed on I-95 South in West Greenwich near Exit 6 Tuesday evening.

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  11. Firefighter injured while crews battle Providence fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    One firefighter was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after fighting a fire on Arch Street Tuesday afternoon. Authorities believe the fire started on one of the top floors, with the second and third floors sustaining significant damage.

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  12. The Latest: Math lovers celebrate Pi Day, despite blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WWSB

    ... Malloy imposed a travel ban on state roads but says he expects to end it later Tuesday as the storm winds down. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over the turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett on Tuesday. It's owned by the ...

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  13. The Latest: Teen girl killed in snowy crash in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WWSB

    ... Malloy imposed a travel ban on state roads but says he expects to end it later Tuesday as the storm winds down. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over the turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett on Tuesday. It's owned by the ...

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  14. The Latest: Strong winds fell wind turbine in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WWSB

    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over the turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett on Tuesday. It's owned by the state Department of Environmental Management.

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  15. Stella's path: Strong winds fell wind turbine in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | York Dispatch

    Stella's path: Strong winds fell wind turbine in Rhode Island The Latest on a strong winter storm hitting the Northeast Check out this story on yorkdispatch.com: Motocross riders take a spin along Newberry Street during Winter Storm Stella Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Amanda J. Cain photos Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over the turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett on Tuesday.

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  16. New flight to Cancun announced as region is pelted with snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    In the midst of Tuesday's storm, a new flight service was announced that will connect Rhode Island to Cancun, Mexico. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation, which operates T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, said Vacation Express is launching the non-stop charter service.

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  17. Power outages climb as a winter storm pelts the NortheastRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The number of power outages in Rhode Island is climbing as a winter storm pelts the Northeast with snow, sleet and high winds. Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over a state-owned wind turbine at a Narragansett beach.

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  18. RI opens 'baby court' to help struggling first-time parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Rhode Island Family Court has opened a "baby court" to help struggling first-time parents whose cases involve state intervention. It's intended to provide expedited services in cases involving first-time parents with babies up to 12 months old where the Department of Children , Youth and Families is involved.

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  19. McNamara bill package focuses on seniors, has AARP supportRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Warwickonline.com

    Representative Joseph McNamara has introduced a package of legislation that has Rhode Island's senior citizens in mind.

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  20. Greenwood Credit offering free member education classesRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Warwickonline.com

    ... high quality financial services to individuals and families throughout Warwick, Kent County, the State of Rhode Island and beyond. With over 56,000 members and a full range of banking products and services, Greenwood Credit Union has always shown a ...

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