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By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Rhode Island gas prices down 3 cents per gallon

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Islanders are paying less at the pump this week. AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular has dropped 3 cents per gallon to an average of $2.69 in the past week. That's More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Lawmakers OK bill seeking to bring wireless network to state

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Legislation aimed at enabling Rhode Island to adopt fifth-generation wireless technology, known as 5G, is heading to Gov. Gina Raimondo for approval. The General Assembly last week passed More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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URI receives grant to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The University of Rhode Island has received a grant to help it become a smoke and tobacco-free campus. The university received a $20,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and CVS Health More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Jose’s remnant continue to linger in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The remnants of Tropical Storm Jose continue to linger in Rhode Island, where high winds and rough seas are still causing concerns. Several trees were down around the state overnight, and More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Lawyers say man whose kin died is withholding information

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Insurance company lawyers say a Vermont man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather refuses to answer questions about the day his boat sank with his mother onboard. Nathan Carman's More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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GOP lawmaker wants court to weigh in on PawSox stadium plan

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan says the Rhode Island Supreme Court should weigh in on whether the state legally can help pay for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The Republican More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Lawmakers return to work, considering dozens of bills

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island lawmakers are returning to work on bills that were caught in legislative limbo when the General Assembly abruptly adjourned in June amid a budget dispute. Both chambers convene More...

By admin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Rhode Island lawmakers return to work in rare fall session

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island lawmakers are returning Tuesday to work on bills that were caught in legislative limbo when the General Assembly abruptly adjourned. The session ended in June amid a budget dispute. More...

By admin On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Police: Man shot multiple times, critically injured

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police in Providence say a man was shot multiple times, leaving him in critical condition. Officers found the 22-year-old victim lying on the ground early Saturday. He was taken to Rhode More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Court dismisses tribe’s lawsuit over highway project

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Narragansett Indian Tribe accusing Rhode Island and the federal government of backing out of a deal to transfer lands to the tribe as More...