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 2019-09-22 10:44 

Providence Journal

In Washington, lawmakers says 'national commision' needed to squelch online hate...

The commission would be empowered — with the authority to hold hearings and issue subpoenas — to study the way social media companies police the internet and to recommend potential legislation. It also would create a federal social media task ...

 2019-09-22 10:28 

WPRI

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Quick Bites: Cork County Pub...

TV Maitre d' Joe Zito visits the local dining scene....

 2019-09-22 10:00 

WPRI

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Patriots looking to keep rolling with rival Jets in town...

The Patriots are 22-point favorites at home, one of the largest spreads in the team's history....

 2019-09-22 04:54 

WPRI

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High school football: NK, EP, Pilgrim victorious on Saturday...

The Saturday high school football slate did not dissappoint. Big performances, explosive offenses and an overtime-thriller. All in all, North Kingstown blanked Moses Brown, Pilgrim ran all over Smi......

 2019-09-22 04:46 

WPRI

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Brown, Perry pick up first win at Bryant 35-30...

SMITHFIELD (WPRI) In first game as the head coach of his alma mater, James Perry led his Brown Bears past Bryant on Saturday afternoon 35-30....

 2019-09-22 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

School project design is aligned with learning goals...

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of articles about the Westerly school building project that will be on the ballot in October....

 2019-09-22 03:59 

TheWesterlySun.com

Unexpected Treasures at Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center...

STONINGTON — Unexpected Treasures seems to be an ideal name for a shop where vintage wedding gowns are displayed alongside original oil paintings, designer handbags, costumes and fancy earrings and...

 2019-09-22 03:59 

TheWesterlySun.com

Fund set up for Mystic trucker seriously injured in accident...

MYSTIC — Alex Medina, a longtime truck driver and refuse hauler, was standing inside the Stamford Waste Transfer Station one morning last month, trying to get the attention of an...

 2019-09-22 03:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2019 Greater Westerly Heart Walk...

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 2019-09-22 03:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Youth leaders at UN demand bold action on climate change...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders gathered at the...

 2019-09-22 03:17 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Yes vote on schools bond is the 'only choice'...

For a moment, close your eyes and think back to the classroom of your youth. Do you see rows of desks, a teacher at a podium, a chalkboard, or children...

 2019-09-22 03:16 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Vote no on Question #1. It's common sense....

You can do anything you want if you have enough time and money, but ... that's not reality. When it comes to spending taxpayers' money, common sense must come into...

 2019-09-22 03:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

In My Own Shoes: Do it yourself? Then lower the prices!...

I must be getting old because I'm starting to sound like all those folks I made fun of when I was younger....

 2019-09-22 02:57 

WPRI

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One person injured in crash on Route 24 North...

TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — One person was transported to Rhode Island Hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Route 24 North Saturday night. Crews responded to the scene around 6:45 p.m. Ti......

 2019-09-22 02:47 

WPRI

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Border tour poised to start Sunday...

IRVING, Texas (NEXSTAR) — Over the next two weeks, a news team driving the entire length of the United States-Mexico border will be talking to the people who live there about what life is lik......

 2019-09-22 02:36 

Providence Journal

Candace Owens tells R.I. crowd that Democrats 'brainwash' blacks...

The political commentator spoke at a R.I. Young Republicans event....

 2019-09-22 02:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Senior Docket for Sept. 22...

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 2019-09-22 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Free Mental Health First Aid training offered in Westerly this fall...

WESTERLY — Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Washington County is partnering with the Westerly Education Center and the Ocean Community YMCA to offer seven free Mental Health First Aid courses this...

 2019-09-22 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Volunteer opportunities around the region...

Frank Olean Center in Westerly...

 2019-09-22 01:32 

Providence Journal

Alan Hassenfeld's unlikely rise to corporate and philanthropic success...

Staff writer G. Wayne Miller's latest book, "Kid Number One: A story of heart, soul and business, featuring Alan Hassenfeld and Hasbro," the sequel (and prequel) to his 1998 "Toy Wars," will be published on Tuesday. This excerpt is the...

 2019-09-22 01:26 

WPRI

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Crews battle house fire in South Kingstown...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Flames erupted at a house on Breakwater Road in South Kingstown Saturday night. When crews arrived they found heavy fire and smoke in the area of the back porch......

 2019-09-22 01:02 

WPRI

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Family identifies Freetown man who died of EEE...

FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) — The wife of the man who died in Massachusetts from eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) identified him as James Longworth, 78. He was the state's 10th human case o......

 2019-09-22 00:54 

WPRI

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New England Nation Game Picks: Jets at Patriots...

Yianni Kourakis, Ruthie Polinsky, Morey Hershgordon and Andy Gresh give their predictions for Sunday's game between the Jets and Patriots at Gillette Stadium....

 2019-09-22 00:52 

WPRI

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New England Nation Inside The Locker Room: Rex Burkhead...

Ruthie Polinsky talks one-on-one with Patriots running back Rex Burkhead on this week's edition of New England Nation....

 2019-09-22 00:52 

Pawtucket Times

ROOTED IN R.I.: Local author tells story of Friars' road to first Final Four...

Film director Peter Farrelly recalled his memory of this Friar defeat in the article he penned for Sports Illustrated in 2003: "I'm sitting on the floor of our family room bawling my eyes out. I'm way too old to be......

 2019-09-22 00:49 

WPRI

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New England Nation Roundtable : Week 3...

Yianni Kourakis, Andy Gresh and Morey Hershgordon discuss all the hot topics leading up to Sunday's game in Foxboro between the Jets and the Patriots....

 2019-09-22 00:43 

WPRI

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New England Nation: Week 3 Game Story...

Morey Hershgordon previews Sunday's game between the Jets and the Patriots on this week's edition of New England Nation....

 2019-09-21 22:02 

Providence Journal

After 323 years, will Kenyon's Grist Mill survive?...

The legendary maker of jonnycake meal is on the verge of closing, says its owner....

 2019-09-21 21:45 

Providence Journal

What and Why R.I.: 'Deplorable' restrooms a blight on parks and beaches...

"Why are the bathrooms at many of the state parks and beaches in such deplorable, tired condition?" asks a reader. State officials acknowledge the problem and say they have a plan to address it....

 2019-09-21 21:45 

WPRI

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Promising autumn ahead for Southern New England...

If images of sweaters, fall foliage, and pumpkins are more your speed, the fall outlook looks promising....

 2019-09-21 21:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Reyes appointed associate principal at Wheeler...

NORTH STONINGTON — The Board of Education has appointed Allison Reyes as associate principal of Wheeler Middle and High School. Reyes has been teaching for 20 years, with the last...

 2019-09-21 20:53 

Providence Journal

Youth leaders demand bold action on climate change...

UNITED NATIONS — Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders gathered at the United Nations Saturday to demand radical moves to fight climate change."...

 2019-09-21 20:27 

WPRI

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Hazmat response to Bourne Mill in Tiverton...

TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The Bourne Mill in Tiverton was briefly evacuated Friday night after a powdery substance was found by firefighters. Fire officials said a welfare check led to the prec......

 2019-09-21 20:10 

Providence Journal

Alan Rosenberg: A wedding-announcement question...

A reader asked: Did The Journal give special treatment to a U.S. senator's daughter?...

 2019-09-21 19:17 

Providence Journal

Motorcyclist dies after Woonsocket crash involving car...

Rider has not been identified, operator of auto uninjured, police report in a tweet....

 2019-09-21 18:55 

WPRI

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10th Annual Race for Matt and Grace held on Saturday...

The 10th Annual Race for Matt & Grace took place at RIC. The 5K run and 1.5 mile walk raises money for Friedreich's Ataxia, or FA....

 2019-09-21 18:33 

Providence Journal

ProJo People: Data journalism is Paul Edward Parker's specialty...

Parker says it's about much more than spreadsheets and numbers-crunching; it's about finding the people stories buried within vast amounts of information....

 2019-09-21 18:13 

Providence Journal

Children, families, celebrate 'Wishes' come true...

Fun and stories of sickness and joy at first 'Heroes' gathering, at Warwick City Park...

 2019-09-21 17:59 

Providence Journal

Rare R.I. case detailed in New England Journal of Medicine...

Miriam Hospital doctors figured out why a woman in the ER was turning blue....

 2019-09-21 17:55 

WPRI

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Fall River police investigating shooting...

Investigators say the victim, a 48-year-old man, was found outside a home on Cherry Street with a gunshot wound to his groin and leg....

 2019-09-21 15:23 

WPRI

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Silver Alert issued for missing Central Falls man...

Police say Juan Marty Garcia, 60, was last seen on Hendricks Street Saturday morning....

 2019-09-21 14:15 

WPRI

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Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign...

The Massachusetts Democrat formally announced his campaign in an email before a kickoff event in East Boston, where the Kennedy clan first settled after arriving from Ireland well over a century ag......

 2019-09-21 14:01 

Providence Journal

Motorcyclist dies in Woonsocket accident involving car...

Rider as yet not publicly identified, operator of auto uninjured, police report in a Tweet....

 2019-09-21 09:58 

WPRI

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Weather Now: Beautiful Weather All Weekend...

What a weekend! This is the last official weekend of summer, and it will feel like summer each afternoon. Today, temperatures will climb into the upper 70s to lower 80s, coolest near the south coas......

 2019-09-21 08:00 

WPRI

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Nesi's Notes: Sept. 21...

Your weekly briefing on RI politics and more....

 2019-09-21 04:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: Let's respect each other in schools debate...

Vision 2020 — a plan to upgrade and improve all of the educational facilities in the town of Westerly. The community supported the building of a new middle school. The...

 2019-09-21 04:24 

TheWesterlySun.com

Practicing Faith: God shows us how to turn pain around...

I had a funeral for a man who had died much too soon. The last few years had been difficult for him. I will never understand why some people have...

 2019-09-21 04:02 

WPRI

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Friday Night Blitz 9/20...

Each week in the Friday Night Blitz, Eyewitness Sports Director Yianni Kourakis and reporters Ruthie Polinsky and Morey Hershgordon bring you high school football scores, highlights, and more from ......

 2019-09-21 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Geriatric psychiatric unit to open at Westerly Hospital...

WESTERLY — Older residents in the Westerly-Pawcatuck area in need of inpatient geriatric psychiatric care won't have to travel far now that an 18-bed dedicated unit is about to open...

 2019-09-21 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Test me, the sooner the better...

Some phrases in the Scriptures make me uncomfortable! Yes, the Scriptures speak to all, even ministers, and certain phrases more than get my attention....

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