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    Obama to headline fundraiser in Newport

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    President Obama's trip to Newport will mean some inconvenience for locals. Parking restrictions and detours will be the major issue. More>>



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    Slideshow: President Obama's visit to RI

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    President Barack Obama arrives in Rhode Island for a fundraiser in Newport. More>>

    Crafting a menu fit for a president

    Providence restaurateur John Elkhay and his team of chefs are the architects of the menu for a Democratic fundraiser in Newport headlined by President Obama. Providence restaurateur John Elkhay and his team of chefs are the architects of the menu for a Democratic fundraiser in Newport headlined by President Obama.
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    A local restaurateur says he's agonized over getting every detail just right for a fundraiser in Newport headlined by President Obama. More>>

    Location of Obama Newport fundraiser for sale for $19M

    254 Ocean Avenue, Newport. 254 Ocean Avenue, Newport.
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    The Ocean Avenue home in Newport playing host to a Democratic fundraiser Friday is for sale for $19 million. More>>

    Letter to voters an issue in Providence mayor race

    Jorge Elorza Jorge Elorza
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    Providence mayor candidate Jorge Elorza blames a former adviser for copying wording used by another politician and using it in a letter to city voters explaining Elorza's shoplifting arrest when he was 18. More>>

    Three people injured in serious Attleboro crash Video included

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    Three people suffer serious injuries following a crash on I-95 south near Exit 3 in Attleboro that stalled traffic for more than two hours. More>>

    Teen assaulted with golf club in Providence

    Police were called to a disturbance on Orms Street Thursday night. Police were called to a disturbance on Orms Street Thursday night.
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    Three people are facing charges, one juvenile and two adults, in an assault on Orms Street in Providence.
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    Grandmother, grandson rescued from high surf in Charlestown

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    Rescue officials say a grandmother and her grandson were caught in the high surf at a Charlestown beach. More>>

    Providence Journal publisher announces retirement

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    The publisher of The Providence Journal has announced he will retire as the paper is sold. More>>

    Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

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    The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. More>>

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    • California mentally ill inmates get special units

      California mentally ill inmates get special units

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:42:00 GMT
      State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a...
      State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a...
    • Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

      Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:41:57 GMT
      Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.
      Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.
    • Utah university removes Reid's name from center

      Utah university removes Reid's name from center

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:34:02 GMT
      Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted...
      Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted politics had...
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    • NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

      NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

      Friday, August 29 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:14:18 GMT
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      Chelsea Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News.
      Chelsea Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News.
    • Stupid Criminal: Clown pants man

      Stupid Criminal: Clown pants man

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:54:18 GMT
      This guy may just be the worst burglar in the world but you have to give him points for a creative outfit. This guy may just be the worst burglar in the world but you have to give him points for a creative outfit.
      This would-be robber was foiled in his attempt to get into the store, and again on his getaway.
      This would-be robber was foiled in his attempt to get into the store, and again on his getaway.
    • 5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

      5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

      Friday, August 29 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:20:00 GMT
      Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.
      Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.
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