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    Providence Journal sold for $46 million

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    Rhode Island's largest paper is being sold to a group that owns dozens of papers in Massachusetts. More>>



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    Block says Fung supported amnesty for illegal immigrants Video included

    Republican candidate for Rhode Island governor says he supported an immigrants rights ride 11 years ago when he was a Cranston city councilor but says the goal of the ride was not for amnesty. Republican candidate for Rhode Island governor says he supported an immigrants rights ride 11 years ago when he was a Cranston city councilor but says the goal of the ride was not for amnesty.
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    Allan Fung supported an immigrants' rights ride when he was a Cranston city councilor, but says the goal of the ride was not for amnesty. More>>

    Judge says 38 Studios settlement is constitutional

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    A Rhode Island Superior Court judge rules that legislation passed to encourage settlements with individual parties in the 38 Studios case is constitutional. More>>

    Suspect charged with murder in Providence man's death Video included

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    The suspect in a fatal shooting in Providence is ordered held without bail.
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    Fruit sold in RI part of nationwide recall

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    Several kinds of fresh fruit are being recalled in Rhode Island due to possible contamination by Listeria. More>>

    Hernandez lawyer: Pats records dispute resolved

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    A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved. More>>

    Rhode Island man astounds judges on 'AGT' Video included

    Mat Franco performs a card trick on "America's Got Talent." Mat Franco performs a card trick on "America's Got Talent."
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    Mat Franco of Johnston talks about his appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
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    Family sells Eastside Marketplace to corporate owners

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    The owner of Eastside Marketplace in Providence says the supermarket has been sold to a subsidiary of Ahold USA. More>>

    Rhode Island ranks in middle on kids' well-being Video included

    In a May 20, 2014 photo, eight-year-old Divya Dahal, center front, takes a break with other school children while walking home from school with a group of kids escorted by Allyson Trenteseaux, a Walking School Bus program manager, top, in Providence. In a May 20, 2014 photo, eight-year-old Divya Dahal, center front, takes a break with other school children while walking home from school with a group of kids escorted by Allyson Trenteseaux, a Walking School Bus program manager, top, in Providence.

    A national report of children's well-being finds Rhode Island ranks in the middle of all states, but last in New England. More>>

    Cranston residents think new trash system is rubbish Video included

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    Some people living in Cranston say a new trash pickup system is a waste of their time. More>>

    Woonsocket man puts up reaper display to protest city inspectors

    A Woonsocket man says he's put a large grim reaper display in front of his home to protest his dealings with city inspectors. A Woonsocket man says he's put a large grim reaper display in front of his home to protest his dealings with city inspectors.
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    A Woonsocket man says he's put a large grim reaper display in front of his home to protest suspected retaliation from the city inspector. More>>

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    • Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

      Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

      Monday, July 21 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:24:01 GMT
      Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs at a popular vacation spot where the supreme predators lurk offshore.
      Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs at a popular vacation spot where the supreme predators lurk offshore.
    • Four Seasons tops list of hotels

      Four Seasons tops list of hotels

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:42:47 GMT
      Officials say hotel guest satisfaction is up across the board, to its highest level in years. Find out what brands ranked the highest.
      Officials say hotel guest satisfaction is up across the board, to its highest level in years. Find out what brands ranked the highest.
    • Test your money smarts

      Test your money smarts

      Sunday, July 20 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-20 11:50:00 GMT
      Personal finances are top of mind for many people this month, thanks to last week’s federal income tax filing deadline and the fact that April is National Financial Literacy Month.
      Personal finances are top of mind for many people this month, thanks to last week’s federal income tax filing deadline and the fact that April is National Financial Literacy Month.
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    • Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

      Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:12:23 GMT
      Attorneys for the state of Arizona have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow an execution planned for Wednesday to proceed, saying Joseph Rudolph Wood can't establish he has a First Amendment right to the...
      The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.
    • In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

      In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:12:11 GMT
      In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense...
      In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems...
    • New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

      New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:53 GMT
      A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
      A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
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