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Bearcats Over Friars At Big East Tournament

Cincinnati defeated Providence 61-44 on Wednesday in a Big East tournament game between teams desperate to improve their postseason credentials.

03/13/2013

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Guilty Plea In Sex Ring Involving Minor

A former resident of Hartford, Providence and Queens, New York, has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking involving a minor

03/04/2013

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Shabazz Shines in OT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Ryan Boatright scored 19 points and Shabazz Napier had 18, including eight in overtime, to lead Connecticut to an 82-79 victory over Providence on Thursday night. Napier and Omar Calhoun hit […]

01/31/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Teacher Resigns From Job On YouTube

tephen Round, a former second-grade teacher in the Providence Public School system, read his resignation letter in a YouTube video.

12/19/2012

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Shifting Landscape Of College Athletics Leaves Big East Future Uncertain

The Big East –a proud league built on basketball moments like the 1985 Villanova Wildcats stunning conference rival Georgetown in the national championship game –will soon become extinct, even if the name lives on in some unrecognizable form.

12/16/2012

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Connecticut Scout Leader Dies In Rhode Island

A 44-year-old leader of a Connecticut Boy Scout troop has died after collapsing at a Rhode Island scout reservation.

07/26/2012

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Police: 3 Kids Indirectly Hit By Lightning In RI

Police say three children were taken to a hospital after they were indirectly struck by lightning in Glocester, Rhode Island.

07/02/2012

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Banana Truck Crash Explosion Destroys 18th Century Building

An out-of-control tractor-trailer carrying bananas crashed into a natural gas main and ignited an explosion on Sunday morning, setting fire to an 18th-century building that housed a tavern and destroying it.

06/25/2012

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Mobster Gets 3 years, 10 months In Rhode Island Extortion Case

A New England Mafia member was ordered on Thursday to serve three years and 10 months in federal prison for his role in the shakedown of Rhode Island strip clubs, becoming the second admitted mobster and fifth person overall to be sentenced in the case.

06/07/2012

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