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Democrats swept all statewide races for the first time since the 1990s. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Raimondo Elected First Female Rhode Island Governor

Democrats swept all statewide races for the first time since the 1990s.


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Massachusetts Voters Reject Repeal Of Casino Gambling

Massachusetts Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.


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Election Investigator Assaulted In New Hampshire

An assistant state attorney general says one of the office’s investigators was assaulted when he was looking into a voter challenge in Newmarket.


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NY Troopers Arrest Man For Trying To Eat DWI Test

A 40-year-old man is facing multiple charges after New York state police say he tried to eat his DWI test results.


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OSHA Proposes $7,000 Fine For Circus Accident

Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000 for an accident during a hair-hanging stunt that seriously injured eight acrobats in Rhode Island.


Power lines carry electricity. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Powerful Storm Lashes Maine With Wind, Snow

Utilities called in reinforcements from across Atlantic Canada and New England on Monday as they began the slow and painstaking process of restoring power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses left in the dark following a powerful snowstorm.


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Study: Online Shoppers’ Personal Device History, Location Used To Alter Prices

Some of the world’s largest online shopping sites use “price discrimination” to charge users different prices for the same products based upon shoppers’ personalized search histories, geographical location, and even the type of computer or smartphone being used to make the purchase.


Actress Eliza Dushku attends an Autograph Signing during Comic-Con 2011 on July 23, 2011 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Eliza Dushku’s Handbag Stolen In Rhode Island

Actress Eliza Dushku got a rude welcoming to Providence when arriving for Rhode Island Comic Con.


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Retired Vermont Judge Faces Sanctions

A retired Vermont judge is facing administrative sanctions over claims he repeatedly stole from Montpelier business while serving as a county judge there.



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