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Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

Pests, Mold Found at R.I. High School, Parents Disgusted

Pests, Mold Found at R.I. High School, Parents Disgusted

Parents say conditions at a Rhode Island high school that was rated one of the ten worst in the state last year haven't improved.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Rhode Island Town Passes Resolution Against Nike

Rhode Island Town Passes Resolution Against Nike

A Rhode Island town voted has voted 3-2 Monday for a resolution to refrain from purchasing Nike products.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018

Police: Man Badly Beat and Choked Woman

Police: Man Badly Beat and Choked Woman

Police in Rhode Island say a Burrillville man beat and choked a woman who had a no-contact order against him. Burrillville police say the responded to a home Sunday night, where they found the woman.

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

RI Gov. Raimondo Wins Democratic Nomination for Re-Election

RI Gov. Raimondo Wins Democratic Nomination for Re-Election

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has won the Democratic nomination for a second term, fending off a challenge from the left by former Secretary of State Matt Brown.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

Police Identify Officers Involved in Fatal RI Shooting

Police Identify Officers Involved in Fatal RI Shooting

Police in Rhode Island have identified three officers involved in the shooting of a 28-year-old man.

Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Bitter Primary Brewing for Rhode Island's Embattled Governor

Bitter Primary Brewing for Rhode Island's Embattled Governor

A contentious and bitter Democratic gubernatorial primary in Rhode Island pits the state's well-funded incumbent governor against a former secretary of state. Gov. Gina Raimondo is vying for her second term in...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018

Police: Man Fatally Shot After Assaulting Officers With Gun

Police: Man Fatally Shot After Assaulting Officers With Gun

Police in Rhode Island say officers fatally shot a 28-year-old man after he assaulted the officers with a gun.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018

RI Officials Vote to Reopen Voter Lists After Glitch

RI Officials Vote to Reopen Voter Lists After Glitch

Rhode Island officials are working to add the names of more than 5,000 potential primary voters to the rolls who were caught in an electronic registration snafu.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

Newport Looks Forward to Cruise Ship Visitors in Fall Season

Newport Looks Forward to Cruise Ship Visitors in Fall Season

Newport officials say they expect an increase in visitor counts because of expected fall season cruise ship crowds following a disappointing summer season.

Friday, Aug 31, 2018

R.I. Schools Submit Plan for Virtual Snow Day Lessons

R.I. Schools Submit Plan for Virtual Snow Day Lessons

A Rhode Island school district is looking to become the first in the state to offer virtual learning days rather than canceling school due to snow.

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