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By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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City council votes to allow 20 more red-light cameras

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - City officials are moving forward with a plan to add 20 more red-light cameras in Providence. WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2uRhxSs ) city council approved a proposal Monday raising the More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Rhode Island gas prices down a penny

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has risen by a penny in the past week. AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now selling for $2.26 per gallon. That's More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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2 hospitalized after car crash, shooting in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police say two men were hospitalized after an exchange of gunfire following a car crash in Rhode Island. Police say the car crash happened just before 5 p.m. Sunday in Providence. The two More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Man who robbed, set fire to bank gets federal prison

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Federal authorities say a man is headed to prison for robbing and setting fire to a bank in Rhode Island last year. The U.S. Attorney's office says 49-year-old Joseph Lavoie was sentenced More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Federal grant awarded to grow state’s composites industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A federal grant worth $125,000 has been awarded to help grow the composites industry and create jobs in Rhode Island. The congressional delegation announced that the grant was awarded from More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Troopers investigating fiery Providence crash on I-95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State Police are investigating a fiery car crash on Interstate 95 in Providence. Troopers tell WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/2tpMKby ) that a man was heading southbound early Saturday More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Ex-police union head sentenced to prison for wire fraud

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former head of the police union in Newport has been sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to repay more than $70,000 of union money that prosecutors say he spent on himself. Christopher More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Governor: RI regains all of the jobs lost in the recession

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Gov. Gina Raimondo says Rhode Island has regained all of the jobs lost during the recession. The Democrat says Rhode Island has created 14,000 jobs since she took office in January 2015 and More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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RI passes law banning youth gay conversion therapy

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has passed a bill into law banning licensed health care providers from using so-called gay conversion therapy to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Council calls for school probe after abuse allegations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Providence City Council has moved forward with a resolution calling for an independent investigation of a school that state officials say failed to properly report molestation allegations. More...