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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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Mayor: North Providence acting police chief suspended

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The mayor of a Rhode Island city says its acting police chief has been suspended with pay. East Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi said Saturday that Christopher Pelagio has been suspended 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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Police: Woman apparently drowned in Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Police in Rhode Island say a 61-year-old woman apparently drowned in the town of South Kingstown. Police say it happened early Saturday. WJAR-TV reports that several police cruisers 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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Police arrest teacher accused of groping girls at mall

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police say a special education teacher is facing several molestation charges following an assault at a Rhode Island mall. Police say the 35-year-old man, of Plainville, Massachusetts, intentionally More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Town approves ordinances for massive solar array project

HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island town has cleared the way for one of southern Rhode Island's largest solar energy projects. Hopkinton town councilors agreed Monday the project would benefit the town financially More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Rhode Island senators, congressmen slam GOP health care bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's senior senator says the Republicans' proposed changes to health care could cause a collapse of the whole system. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2t8PZ7f ) that More...