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Report: Walmart heirs have donated $1.75M to super PACs in N.Y.
Two of the heirs to the Wal-Mart fortune have donated $1.75 million since July to super PACs operating in New York, records show.
320 points by Daily News | Sam Walton Hillary Rodham Clinton Walton family Jim Walton New York City Arkansas Wal-Mart Newport Arkansas
US Navy’s futuristic stealth warship visits 1st port
The U.S. Navy’s futuristic Zumwalt destroyer has arrived in Rhode Island for its first port visit since leaving the shipyard to join the fleet.
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Royal Navy Newport Rhode Island Rhode Island United States Navy Navy Destroyer Cruiser Frigate
Rhode Island speeds up interchange fix, drops alternatives
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is speeding up a $400 million project to rebuild a deteriorating Providence interchange and has dropped more ambitious alternatives that would have tunneled the freeway connector under an earthen cap or turned it into a boulevard. Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday she's fast-tracking the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island United States Freeway Motorway Narragansett Bay New England Newport Rhode Island U.S. state
AG: Man who operating drug ring gets 15 years in prison
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say a Providence man who operated a large-scale heroin and cocaine distribution network throughout Rhode Island is headed to prison. The Providence Journal reports ( ) Attorney General Peter Kilmartin's office says a Superior Court judge sentenced 51-year-old Juan "Cookie" Rivera to 15 years behind ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island Federal Bureau of Investigation Newport Rhode Island Narragansett Bay Heroin Drug addiction Providence Rhode Island Cocaine
Bridge and Turnpike Authority resumes use of bucket trucks
JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority has resumed use of the type of "snooper" bucket truck that tipped over on the Sakonnet River Bridge last month. The Providence Journal reports ( ) the authority temporarily suspended the use of the bucket trucks during bridge inspections ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island Providence Rhode Island Narragansett Bay Sakonnet River Bristol Rhode Island Warwick Rhode Island Providence River Newport Rhode Island