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. East Providence man hospitalized after snake biteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... was bitten by the snake Thursday night while watering his garden. He was listed in good condition Friday at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. State Department of Environmental Management police are investigating. They say there are no known ...

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  2. Abandoned cable led to mystery Rhode Island beach blast -officialsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Reuters

    An explosion that injured a woman at a Rhode Island beach earlier this month was a likely the result of a build up of hydrogen gas from a forgotten power cable buried beneath the sand, state officials said on Friday. The copper cable had originally been laid by the U.S. Coast Guard to power equipment, but had long since been abandoned, officials said, adding that there appeared to be no further danger to summer sunbathers.

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  3. Mysterious beach blast linked to copper cable under sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Contra Costa Times

    A mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach likely was caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas buildup because of a corroded copper cable under the sand, investigators announced Friday. Officials have spent nearly two weeks trying to figure out what happened on July 11 at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett, when witnesses heard a large boom and a woman from Connecticut was sent flying through the air into a jetty.

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  4. NBC 10 I-Team: Cranston council president to release ticket blitz infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Turnto10.com

    ... a Cranston Police Department scandal, reaching all the way to the mayor's office. Now, an investigation by the Rhode Island State Police is complete. Cranston Council President John Lanni says he will tell the public more about the report during ...

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  5. Rhode Island beach fully reopens after mysterious blastRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Cybercast News Service

    A Rhode Island beach where a mysterious blast sent a woman flying has fully reopened even as authorities continue searching for the cause. A section of Narragansett's Salty Brine beach was cordoned off after a Connecticut woman was thrown into a nearby jetty following a loud boom on July 11. Department of Environmental Management spokeswoman Gail Mastrati says the roping in that area was removed Tuesday morning.

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  6. Man bitten by snake in East ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... fatal injuries, so it's definitely something you want to be careful with." It's illegal to have copperheads in Rhode Island. The Department of Environmental Management is now investigating and says they have since captured the snake. The victim of ...

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  7. Mystery beach blast in Rhode Island blamed on hydrogen gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Item

    ... director of the state Department of Environmental Management, said Friday that scientists at the University of Rhode Island had pinpointed it to hydrogen built up by the corrosion of an abandoned copper cable that previously was used by the U.S. ...

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  8. R.I. beach blast blamed on hydrogen gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Scientists say the mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach was very likely caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas built up because of a corroded copper cable under the sand. R.I. beach blast blamed on hydrogen gas Scientists say the mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach was very likely caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas built up because of a corroded copper cable under the sand.

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  9. Mystery Rhode Island beach blast blamed on hydrogen gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | MassLive.com

    Scientists say a mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach was likely caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas buildup because of a corroded copper cable under the sand. Janet Coit, the director of the state Department of Environmental Management, announced the cause Friday, nearly two weeks after the blast sent a woman flying into a jetty.

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  10. Remember That Mysterious Rhode Island Beach Blast? Officials Say They Now Know the ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | TheBlaze.com

    A mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach likely was caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas buildup because of a corroded copper cable under the sand, investigators announced Friday. Officials have spent nearly two weeks trying to figure out what happened on July 11 at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett, when witnesses heard a large boom and a woman from Connecticut was sent flying through the air into a jetty.

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  11. East Providence Man Bitten by Copperhead SnakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    So far there's no explanation why the venomous snake, which is illegal to own in Rhode Island, was in John Hunter's driveway. Police are now trying to figure out where the snake came from since they're illegal to own in Rhode Island.

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  12. teve Szydlowski/Providence Journal via AP Buildup of hydrogen gas caused R.I. beach blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Boston.com

    Officials in Rhode Island believe they've found the cause of the mysterious blast that rocked a Narragansett beach two weekends ago: the combustion of hydrogen gas that built up as a Coast Guard cable corroded. Investigators quickly ruled out foul play, but have for nearly two weeks been working with scientists from the University of Rhode Island to isolate the cause - and to verify that such an incident won't happen again.

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  13. DEM: 'Hydrogen combustion' probable cause of beach explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Turnto10.com

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced on Friday a probable cause of the recent explosion at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett. Officials noted that the culprit was "the combustion of a build-up of hydrogen gas in the beach sand, due to the corrosion of an abandoned copper cable that was previously used by the United States Coast Guard."

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  14. Mid-Day Rumble: Providence will open up against Harvard, Nichols to visit VirginiaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Rumble In The Garden

    ... competitors. Ed Cooley's squad will face Harvard in their 2015 season opener, Illinois in the Gavitt Games, Rhode Island in Kingston, UMass and Boston College. They will also take a trip to Anaheim for the Wooden Legacy tournament that features ...

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  15. Built Up Gas Likely Caused Mysterious R.I. Beach ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | CBS Local

    A mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach likely was caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas buildup because of a corroded copper cable under the sand, investigators announced Friday. Officials have spent nearly two weeks trying to figure out what happened on July 11 at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett, when witnesses heard a large boom and a woman from Connecticut was sent flying through the air into a jetty.

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  16. Likely Cause of Beach Blast was Hydrogen Gas Buildup, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    The cause of the mysterious blast on a Narragansett beach that propelled a woman into the air earlier in July was likely caused by buildup of hydrogen gas in the sand due to an old, corroding copper cable, state officials announced. In a Friday press conference, officials said that an expert in geochemistry, Dr. Arthur Spivack, an oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island's School of Oceanography, led a team that came to the conclusion that the incident was "due to the corrosion of an abandoned copper cable that was previously used by the U.S. Coast Guard."

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  17. Free For All On Bay DayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Narragansett Times

    On this Sunday, July 26, parking will be free at all Rhode Island state beaches as part of the annual Governor's Bay Day celebration. The day will feature family-friendly activities around the state as well as salt water fishing without a saltwater fishing license.

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  18. Why this 560-pound man decided to bike across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Fox News

    ... of his wheels in Tiverton, RI. "I thought it would take four months, but [having started in June] I'm only in Rhode Island," he says. Fortunately the owner of nearby Newport Bicycle, who says it "seems like a really good cause," built him a new bike ...

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  19. GoLocalProv | News | EXCLUSIVE: CDC Investigating Possible Case of Measles in BarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Go Local

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating a possible case of measles in Barrington, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health . "A doctor reported the case," said HEALTH PIO Andrea Bagnall Degos on Friday.

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  20. Garish SLOTS Sign on Newport Grand is No MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    ... has been a bit of a hot potato as of late, having been scooped up by former Providence Mayor and prominent Rhode Island developer and investor Joseph R. Paolino Jr . from the Hurley family last year. He subsequently flipped his interest in the slot ...

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