Tag archive for ‘Rhode Island’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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With free tuition, CCRI enrollment drops; up for some groups

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Fewer students have enrolled at the Community College of Rhode Island in the first semester since it became free for many students, but the school says it's seen a big jump in certain students. More...

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 Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Rhode Island girl collapses at soccer game, dies at hospital

RICHMOND, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island school district is mourning the death of a popular student-athlete. Chariho Regional School District Superintendent Barry Ricci says 17-year-old senior Maddie Potts collapsed More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Church covers vandalized rainbow doors with paper hearts

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - The pastor of a Rhode Island church says he invited his congregation to cover a rainbow-colored display with pink paper hearts as a symbol of love after it was damaged in a reported act of 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 Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Raimondo, lawmakers to break ground on new complex

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Gov. Gina Raimondo will join members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation to break ground on a multimillion-dollar development planned for the area formerly occupied by Interstate 195. 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 Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Housing protest features pinatas filled with plastic pests

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Protesters say they were highlighting poor housing conditions and pushing for more help for low-income renters in Rhode Island with a display at Providence City Hall that featured house-shaped More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trial opening for man accused of plotting to kill blogger

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller for the Islamic State group is going on trial in federal court. Authorities say 27-year-old David More...