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    RI's jobless rate hits lowest point in six years

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    The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training says the state's jobless rate has hit its lowest point since September 2008.

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    Over 70 guests get norovirus after wedding

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    The Rhode Island Health Department is investigating after dozens of people came down with norovirus after attending an event at a banquet hall in West Warwick. More>>

    RI outlines plan to deal with drug overdose epidemic Video included

    Thursday's forum was held at the Anchor Recovery Community Center. Thursday's forum was held at the Anchor Recovery Community Center.
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    State health officials outline the state's plan to deal with the drug overdose epidemic. More>>

    Crash sends fire hydrant sailing through restaurant window

    The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton. The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton.
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    The China Gourmet restaurant in Tiverton had just opened when a fire hydrant came crashing through the window. More>>

    Feds subpoena Providence documents related to Fox investigation

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    A City Hall spokesman says documents pertaining to former House Speaker Gordon Fox have been subpoenaed by federal officials.
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    New Bedford man shot in the back Video included

    Police were at the scene of a possible shooting at 25 Mosher Street, New Bedford. Police were at the scene of a possible shooting at 25 Mosher Street, New Bedford.
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    Police say they are unable to interview a shooting victim because of his condition.
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    Teacher in chair-throwing incident faces hearing Thursday

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    The New Bedford teacher, who was the target of a chair-throwing incident caught on camera, could be disciplined Thursday. More>>

    Softball players, assistant coach say they were bullied at URI Video included

    URI softball coach Erin Layton URI softball coach Erin Layton
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    Six former players, two active players, and a former coach say they were bullied by current URI head softball coach Erin Layton. More>>

    Money Watchers: Tax refunds stolen Video included

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    Some residents of Barrington discover that identify thieves filed income tax returns in their names. More>>

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    • Crash sends fire hydrant sailing through restaurant window

      Crash sends fire hydrant sailing through restaurant window

      Thursday, April 17 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:20:05 GMT
      The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton.The hydrant came sailing through the window at the China Gourment on Main Street in Tiverton.
      The China Gourmet restaurant in Tiverton had just opened when a fire hydrant came crashing through the window.
      The China Gourmet restaurant in Tiverton had just opened when a fire hydrant came crashing through the window.
    • World's most haunted island up for auction

      World's most haunted island up for auction

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:56:37 GMT
      Poveglia. Image Wikimedia CommonsPoveglia. Image Wikimedia Commons
      A small island off the coast of Italy near Venice is on the auction block in May. The notorious island is known as the most haunted place in the world, it used to be the quarantined territory for those infected by the plague in the Middle Ages.
      A small island off the coast of Italy near Venice is on the auction block in May. The notorious island is known as the most haunted place in the world, it used to be the quarantined territory for those infected by the plague in the Middle Ages.
    • Slideshow Update: Royals visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

      Slideshow Update: Royals visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:47:33 GMT
      William and Kate in Australia.William and Kate in Australia.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.
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    • Police: Student ate more pot than recommended

      Police: Student ate more pot than recommended

      Thursday, April 17 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:40:04 GMT
      A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.
      A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.
    • Holder: Americans stand with Kansas City mourners

      Holder: Americans stand with Kansas City mourners

      Thursday, April 17 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:30:21 GMT
      Attorney General Eric Holder says all Americans are standing with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.
      All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."
    • Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Thursday, April 17 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:11:56 GMT
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and...
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too...
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    • Kid gets stuck in prize claw machine

      Kid gets stuck in prize claw machine

      Thursday, April 17 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:26:22 GMT
      A 3-year-old boy feared missing by his mother was found safe and sound inside an arcade claw machine in Nebraska on Tuesday.
      A 3-year-old boy feared missing by his mother was found safe and sound inside an arcade claw machine in Nebraska on Tuesday.
    • Slideshow Update: Royals visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

      Slideshow Update: Royals visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:47:33 GMT
      William and Kate in Australia.William and Kate in Australia.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.
      Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.
    • VIRAL: Baby squirrel wears cast for broken ankle

      VIRAL: Baby squirrel wears cast for broken ankle

      Thursday, April 17 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:43:27 GMT
      Image courtesy City WildlifeImage courtesy City Wildlife
      City Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Washington D.C. released a picture of one of their patients that went viral this week.
      City Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Washington D.C. released a picture of one of their patients that went viral this week.
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