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2 men shot just blocks away from each other in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police are investigating after two unidentified men were shot just blocks away from each other in Providence. Lt. Roger Aspinall says officers were called to Fern Street just before 9 p.m. Thursday following reports of the first shooting in the neighborhood near Chalkstone Avenue. Around the ...
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Judge dismisses state lawmaker's lawsuit over housing grant
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by state Rep. Anastasia Williams against the city of Providence after she was denied a grant to purchase a second home in 2012. WPRI-TV reports ( ) Superior Court Judge Maureen Keough decision Tuesday focused mainly on ...
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Atlanta zoo names a cockroach after Tom Brady
Tom Brady now has a cockroach named after him.
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Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Patriots QB Tom Brady
An Atlanta zoo has named a cockroach after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady        
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Rhode Island College sees endowment growth as others fall
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Recently released figures indicate Rhode Island College was the only institution in the region that didn't see its endowment fund decline in 2015-16. WPRI-TV reports ( ) the Providence college's endowment grew by more than 20 percent to $25.7 million. The endowment fund for Johnson & ...
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Lewis Farm gets new owners
Owners James Meinecke and Becky McWilliams purchased the Lewis Farm from Harry Lewis in mid-August 2016, relocating to New Hampshire with their three dogs from a small house on a quarter acre lot in Quincy, Mass.“We went from having one backyard greenhouse to 40 acres of farm fields and ten commerc...
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Gas prices hold steady at average $2.18 per gallon in RI
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The price of a gallon of regular gas in Rhode Island has held steady at an average $2.18. AAA Northeast says its weekly survey released Monday found no change in average gas prices since last week. Nationally, the average price is also $2.18 per gallon. Last ...
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