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Best Foodie Destinations In America

As interest in epicurean delights continues to grow, so does competition amongst American cities to draw tourism, in addition to the need to continually offer quality food at all levels of preparation.

05/06/2014

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Circus Heads to Hartford After R.I. Accident

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus is packing to leave Rhode Island, a day after a shocking accident during a live performance sent eight aerial performers doing a hair-hanging stunt plummeting to the ground.

05/05/2014

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Acrobats Fall During Ringling Bros. Circus Stunt

Nine acrobats were seriously injured Sunday after falling 25 to 40 feet from an aerial platform during a circus performance, a safety official said.

05/04/2014

Doctors used the leeches to clean the severed portion of the ear before reattachment. (Image credit: New England Journal of Medicine)

Doctors Use Leeches To Reattach Severed Ear

Doctors say the leeches are better than almost anything else at cleaning the severed part.

04/17/2014

If passed, legislation would make Rhode Island the 3rd state, after Colorado and Washington, to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Considering Legal Marijuana

Legislative panel looking at bill that would allow residents to possess up to one ounce of weed and grow limited amounts of cannabis plants.

04/16/2014

Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox's office and home were searched by federal and state police as part of a federal criminal investigation. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Speaker Resigns Post After Federal Agents Raided His Office

Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of Rhode Island’s House Speaker as part of a criminal investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, FBI, IRS and state police.

03/22/2014

James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots a free throw against the Providence Friars during the closing seconds of the Tar Heels 79-77 win during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Carolina Survives Scare By Providence

James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.

03/21/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Teen Charged As Adult In Providence Fatal Shooting

A 17-year-old Providence boy is being charged as an adult for his alleged role in the death of another 17-year-old who was shot through the window of his girlfriend’s home.

02/21/2014

File photo of a JetBlue airplane. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Security Threat After Note Found On Plane

The airline jetBlue reported a security issue involving one of their planes that departed from Providence and landed in Orlando.

02/09/2014

Buddy Cianci, 2001 (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cianci Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being treated for what he says is curable cancer.

01/28/2014

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