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119 unaccompanied children placed with sponsors in RI

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More than 100 unaccompanied immigrant children who arrived at the U.S. border illegally have been placed individually with sponsors in Rhode Island. More>>

Kwan takes to airwaves in governor's race

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Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan has hit the airwaves in the Rhode Island governor's race on behalf of her husband, Democrat Clay Pell. More>>

Raimondo outlines plans on violence, trafficking

Gubernatorial hopeful Gina Raimondo has outlined plans to address gun violence, domestic violence and human trafficking, saying that fixing social problems is an important element of improving the economy. More>>

New Massachusetts law would bar shark finning

The practice of shark finning would be outlawed in Massachusetts under a bill set to receive Gov. Deval Patrick's signature. More>>

Mayor, attorney general tour house saved with grant Video included

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Foreclosed homes in New Bedford are on the market after getting a new life thanks to federal funds.
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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>>

Block targets DMV; Fung goes after lawmaker benefits Video included

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The Republican candidates for governor, Ken Block and Allan Fung, talk about topics popular with voters. More>>

Hodgson says border children should be sent home Video included

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Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said conditions at the border are atrocious and that they not being helped by an American policy he called a misplaced act of kindness. More>>

Speaker backs opponent of Democrat who abstained

Nicholas Mattiello is backing the primary opponent of one of the Democrats who didn't support him for House speaker. More>>

9 qualify for Rhode Island governor ballot

Nine candidates have qualified for a spot on the ballot for Rhode Island governor. More>>

Democratic candidates for governor debate immigration, gun control Video included

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Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo, political newcomer Clay Pell and contractor Todd Giroux face off in the first debate of the official election season.
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Voice of the Voter Debate: Democratic candidates for RI governor

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Gina Raimondo, Angel Taveras, Clay Pell and Todd Giroux square off during NBC 10's Voice of the Voter debate.

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Voice of the Voter Debate: Republican candidates for RI governor

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ken Block and Allan Fung square off during NBC 10's Voice of the Voter debate. More>>

Rhode Island will require warrant for detainers

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Rhode Island's Department of Corrections will no longer honor federal immigration detainers without a warrant.
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Massachusetts may shelter unaccompanied children

Gov. Deval Patrick says he is weighing a request by the Obama administration about whether Massachusetts could agree to shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally. More>>

Massachusetts Senate OKs password protection bill Video included

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The Massachusetts Senate approves a bill barring employers or school administrators from requiring workers, job applicants or potential students from disclosing their social media user names or passwords as a condition of employment or as acceptance as a student.
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Republican governor candidates to meet in forum

The two Republicans jostling for the party's nomination for Rhode Island governor are preparing to meet for a campaign round table. More>>

Bill would allow earlier liquor sales on Sundays

Massachusetts liquor stores would be able to open their doors two hours earlier on Sundays under a bill approved by state lawmakers. More>>

Adrain drops out of Providence mayor's race

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Businessman Lorne Adrain drops out of Providence's mayoral race, saying the field of candidates poses "a substantial risk to progress." More>>

Sheriff Hodgson: 'We're all becoming border states' Video included

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Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says he's traveling to the Texas border to learn for himself what the wave of illegal immigration means for northern states.
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Kilmartin says he has no conflict in 38 Studios case Video included

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Peter Kilmartin answers criticism that he was too close to the 38 Studios deal as a lawmaker to be investigating it as the attorney general.
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Patrick to sign $36B state budget, announce vetoes

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to put his signature on a $36.5 billion state budget that calls for increased spending on child welfare and substance abuse prevention. More>>

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  • White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences

    White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:42:21 GMT
    President Barack Obama and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte (RUH'-tuh) are in agreement that Russia is still working to destabilize Ukraine.
    President Barack Obama and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte (RUH'-tuh) are in agreement that Russia is still working to destabilize Ukraine.
  • US weighs refugee status for Central American kids

    US weighs refugee status for Central American kids

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:32:49 GMT
    The Obama administration is considering giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.
    The Obama administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White...
  • Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

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    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears....
    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst...
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