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 2019-06-18 22:36 

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DYSOM 6/18/2019: Northeast Amateur Tournament's Ben Tuthill and golfer Davis Chatfield....

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WNAC) — Northeast Amateur's Ben Tuthill and golfer Davis Chatfield joined Dan Yorke to discuss this year's golf tournament....

 2019-06-18 21:48 

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12 things high school grads should know about money...

Soon after the caps and gowns are tucked away in a closet and the pomp and circumstance of high school graduation is over, the real world happens....

 2019-06-18 21:38 

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Warwick councilman's campaign treasurer was also partner in accounting firm hired by council...

Councilman Steven Merolla denied there is any sort of conflict of interest....

 2019-06-18 21:33 

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RIPTA ridership plummets 19%; cheap gas, Uber cited...

The transit agency's passengers took about 4 million fewer rides in 2018 than just four years earlier....

 2019-06-18 21:17 

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Report: One-third of prisoners at ACI are probation, parole violators...

Probation and parole violations contribute to nearly 40% of prison admissions in Rhode Island according to new report released by the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center....

 2019-06-18 21:06 

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Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran...

On Monday, Iran's announced it will surpass the uranium stockpile limits set by its 2015 nuclear deal in the next 10 days, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year follo......

 2019-06-18 20:48 

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Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port...

U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....

 2019-06-18 20:46 

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Taylor Swift plugs Cicilline bill in new music video...

Pop megastar and part-time Westerly resident Taylor Swift on Monday released her new music video, "You Need to Calm Down," a Pride-timed anthem of support for LGBT Americans....

 2019-06-18 20:42 

Providence Journal

16 tons of cocaine seized at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in U.S. history...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they've seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in U.S. history, worth more than $1 billion. More information as it becomes available....

 2019-06-18 20:41 

WPRI

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How to beat summer boredom...

One local doctor says what kids do in the summer could make a lasting impact....

 2019-06-18 20:38 

WPRI

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Police arrest woman accused of robbing couple at Twin River...

Anyone with information should contact the Lincoln Police Department at (401) 333-1111....

 2019-06-18 20:31 

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Trump, outsider-turned-insider, sells self as rebel for 2020...

His promises to rock the ship of state are now more than an abstract pledge, though, complicated by his tumultuous 29 months at its helm....

 2019-06-18 19:38 

WPRI

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David Ortiz upgraded to 'good' condition, wife says...

The former Red Sox slugger was shot last week inside a Dominican bar....

 2019-06-18 19:27 

Providence Journal

Form emails target R.I. legislators on eve of Senate abortion vote...

PROVIDENCE — In the days leading up to Wednesday's historic and potentially final votes on legislation to protect the legality of abortion in Rhode Island, state lawmakers are getting identically worded emails from people vowing to use their ...

 2019-06-18 19:12 

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Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions...

The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ......

 2019-06-18 18:43 

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Fall River police seek purse bandit...

Police said a woman was shopping at the Pleasant Street Price Rite on May 25 when another woman stole her purse from a shopping cart....

 2019-06-18 18:10 

Providence Journal

Providence principal who failed to report abuse allegations won't be rehired...

PROVIDENCE -- The Providence School Department is not rehiring an elementary school principal who the District Court found guilty of failing to report allegations that a gym teacher had sexually abused young girls at the school.Laura Hart, a spokeswoman f...

 2019-06-18 18:07 

WPRI

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Lawmakers cut funding to Nonviolence Institute...

When House lawmakers debate the nearly $10 billion state budget on Friday, one line item will be gone: a $200,000 allotment for the Nonviolence Institute in Providence....

 2019-06-18 17:54 

WPRI

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Fung wins approval to fill-in as WPRO radio talk show host...

Fung said the opportunity happened "on a whim," explaining he had just recently appeared on WPRI's "Newsmakers" program when he discussed the possibility of filling-in......

 2019-06-18 17:37 

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Proposal to close sheriff IOD loophole passes major hurdle...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) The House Finance Committee approved a budget amendment aimed at reducing the number of sheriffs who are collecting their full-pay tax-free sometimes for yea......

 2019-06-18 17:24 

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Pawtucket man killed in car crash; driver charged...

Steven Dalomba died in the carsh early Monday....

 2019-06-18 17:20 

WPRI

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Silver Alert issued for missing Pawtucket man...

Felix Colon, 58, was last seen Sunday morning in the area of Heaton Street, according to police....

 2019-06-18 16:43 

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Fall River Police: Cat shot with pellet gun...

The resident added their children are "devastated" and they "couldn't save her."...

 2019-06-18 16:18 

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Warwick chief: 'Blatantly untrue' that police circumvented barriers at Pride Parade...

Warwick police officers brought two motorcycles and a marked police cruiser to Saturday's Pride Parade in Providence based on an invitation, Col. Chief Rick Rathbun said Tuesday when he was asked about criticism and accusations made on the event's...

 2019-06-18 15:51 

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Providence police ID deadly stabbing victim, suspect...

Investigators believe the violence may have stemmed from an argument over a panhandling spot on North Main Street....

 2019-06-18 15:51 

WPRI

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Providence police ID deadly stabbing victim, suspect...

Investigators believe the violence may have stemmed from an argument over a panhandling spot on North Main Street....

 2019-06-18 15:41 

Providence Journal

Providence police: Territorial dispute led to panhandler's fatal stabbing...

PROVIDENCE -- Police are charging a Lincoln man with fatally stabbing a panhandler in Providence Monday in what police describe as a territorial dispute that escalated to murder.Gary McConville, 42, is charged with murder in the stabbing death of Antonio ...

 2019-06-18 15:29 

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Construction crew strikes line, prompts Woonsocket gas leak...

Police and fire crews in Woonsocket closed off a portion of Logee Street around 9 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a gas leak....

 2019-06-18 15:20 

Providence Journal

Ethics Commission OKs Cranston Mayor Fung to be radio host | Poll...

PROVIDENCE — The State Ethics Commission on Tuesday unanimously gave Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung permission to become a fill-in radio talk-show host on WPRO.The commission's advisory opinion approving the part-time gig was conditioned on it not...

 2019-06-18 15:15 

Providence Journal

Police ID fatally stabbed panhandler as Providence man, 51...

PROVIDENCE -- Police are charging a Pawtucket man with fatally stabbing a panhandler in Providence Monday.Gary McConville, 42, is charged with murder in the stabbing death of Antonio Bryant, 51, of Providence, at the intersection of North Main Street and ...

 2019-06-18 15:05 

Providence Journal

R.I. State House evacuated...

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State House was evacuated for about 15 minutes Tuesday morning, beginning around 11 a.m.Providence firefighters responded.Capital Police said workers repairing windows on the third floor tripped the fire alarm. Here com...

 2019-06-18 15:01 

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Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued...

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan's Meteorologic......

 2019-06-18 14:44 

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Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with kids; 2 dead...

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are working to recover a third body after police say a mother drove her vehicle with two children inside into the Kalamazoo River. The Kalamazoo Department of ......

 2019-06-18 13:21 

Providence Journal

Ethics Commission OKs Cranston Mayor Fung to be radio host...

PROVIDENCE — The State Ethics Commission on Tuesday unanimously gave Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung permission to become a fill-in radio talk-show host on WPRO.The commission's advisory opinion approving the part-time gig was conditioned on it not...

 2019-06-18 12:49 

WPRI

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How to determine beach boundaries...

Brian Cunha of Brian Cunha & Associates joins us to discuss beach boundaries. Where do public rights begin and private rights end? He'll fill us in, in this week's Legal Logic....

 2019-06-18 12:40 

WPRI

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Celebrating Audrain Concours Motor Week in Newport...

This October, Newport's Audrain Car Museum celebrates Concours & Motor Week; a celebration of the history of sportsmanship and motoring in Newport, Rhode Island. Taking place October 3...

 2019-06-18 12:38 

Providence Journal

Middletown council puts end to talk of school regionalization with Newport...

MIDDLETOWN — The fledgling talks of a joint Newport-Middletown high school or a regional school district are over after the Middletown Town Council on Monday rejected Newport's request for further discussions.The panel voted 5-2 to end the conve...

 2019-06-18 12:19 

Providence Journal

Portsmouth schools release report on football player's 2018 suicide...

NEWPORT — The full investigative report detailing the circumstances preceding the suicide of 15-year-old Portsmouth High School student Nathan Bruno was released to The Daily News on Monday.The 118-page report provides a timeline of events and vario...

 2019-06-18 12:18 

WPRI

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In the Kitchen: Macadamia Mahi with Sweet Potato Puree and Asparagus...

Crave RI brought us Chef Doug Carccione of High Tides Island Grille and Tiki Bar to show us how to make their Macadamia Mahi with Sweet Potato Puree and Asparagus....

 2019-06-18 12:18 

Providence Journal

Harvard pulls Parkland grad's admission over racist comments...

BOSTON (AP) — A survivor of the Parkland school shooting announced Monday that Harvard University withdrew his admission over racist comments he made in a shared Google Doc and text messages nearly two years ago.In a series of posts on Twitter, Kyle...

 2019-06-18 12:03 

Providence Journal

Feds to bail out Johnston flooding problem...

JOHNSTON -- The first part of a plan to fix persistent flooding on a local road here has received federal funding, officials announced Monday.The work, through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program, includes demolishing a home on Belfield Drive and let...

 2019-06-18 12:00 

WPRI

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How to set up a chore chart for summer...

Now that the kids are out for summer vacation, how can you get them to help out around the house? Local mom blogger, Audrey McClelland of MomGenerations.com, shares her ideas including a summer cho......

 2019-06-18 11:52 

Providence Journal

Magician drowns while attempting Houdini-inspired river escape...

Sitting on a boat on a river in West Bengal, India, magician Chanchal Lahiri had others bind him in ropes and chains and prepare to barricade him in a cage down in the water. He turned to a crowd. "If I can open it up, then it will be magic," Lahi...

 2019-06-18 11:36 

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Gardening with the masters...

In the Garden this morning it's your chance to tour beautiful gardens that will both excite and inspire! Master Gardener and host of "Paul and Al" on 94 HJY joined us this morning......

 2019-06-18 11:30 

Providence Journal

Providence police: Argument preceded fatal stabbing of panhandler...

PROVIDENCE -- Police have charged a Pawtucket man with fatally stabbing a panhandler in Providence Monday.Gary McConville, 42, is charged with murder in the stabbing death of the panhandler at the intersection of North Main Street and Cypress Street, Majo...

 2019-06-18 11:28 

Providence Journal

Fall River police seek person who shot, paralyzed cat...

FALL RIVER — Police are searching for the person who shot a family's cat with a pellet gun Sunday, paralyzing the animal from the hind legs down. A 57-year-old Pokross Street resident brought his cat to Swansea Veterinary Hospital Sunday evening...

 2019-06-18 11:26 

WPRI

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Tire care tips for summer...

It is important to make sure your car is ready for the summer. To Learn more about summer tips to keep you car running great, visit www.tireprosri.com...

 2019-06-18 10:50 

Providence Journal

Showers today and for much of the work week...

PROVIDENCE -- Expect scattered showers today and a high near 70 degrees in Providence, the National Weather Service says.Showers are likely tonight, too, mainly before 7 p.m.For Wednesday, a few spot showers are possible and could continue into early Thur...

 2019-06-18 10:37 

Providence Journal

Father of boy killed at Sandy Hook wins defamation suit...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who ...

 2019-06-18 10:02 

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Police investigating Providence home invasion...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A home invasion that took place in the Silver Lake section of the capital city is under investigation. Police confirmed that a home invasion took place early Tuesday morni......

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