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Few Clues About Waterbury Woman Beach Blast In Rhode Island

A loud boom that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer out of her chair is still a mystery days later, and with no evidence of an explosive device and few clues in the sand, investigators and scientists are wondering whether this was a bizarre case of nature acting up.

07/14/2015

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Connecticut Woman Hurt In Rhode Island Beach Explosion

Kathleen Danise, 60, suffered broken ribs after an unexplained explosion at Salty Brine beach in Narragansett.

07/13/2015

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Missing Connecticut Woman Emerges At Wooded Area, Asks Officer For Ride

A 22-year-old Lisbon woman who had been missing for hours has been found and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

07/10/2015

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Most Of New England Lagged US Economic Growth In ’14

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The federal government says economic growth last year in Massachusetts and New Hampshire outpaced the expanding national economy, while the rest of New England fell below national gains. Statistics released Wednesday […]

06/10/2015

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Police: Four Rhode Islanders Stole Over $1.6 Million In Checks

Two of the accused worked at the Post Office; cops say they stole U.S. Treasury checks, which they sold on the streets.

05/20/2015

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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Memorial Day weekend has sentimental meaning for United States citizens, honoring those lives lost while serving to protect our country. The weekend has become the unofficial start to the summer season. If you are looking to travel and plan a getaway this Memorial Day weekend Connecticut and neighboring states have plenty to offer. From festivals, races, beaches, and an all inclusive weekend resort, below are top getaways for Memorial Day in the area.

05/16/2015

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RI Woman Returns Home, Finds Wild Turkey In Her Bathroom

A Rhode Island woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her garage ceiling. But the culprit turned out to be an unusual houseguest that dropped in.

05/04/2015

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Rhode Island Manufacturing Firm Wants To Build World’s Largest Surfboard

A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world’s largest surfboard.

04/14/2015

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RI High School Website Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Message

The FBI says it’s investigating after a top Rhode Island high school’s website was hacked by someone who left a pro-Islamic State message.

03/16/2015

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Bill Cosby Cancels Rhode Island Show

The Providence Performing Arts Center suddenly announced the cancellation; Cosby has been dogged by allegations he drugged and raped dozens of women over several decades.

02/19/2015

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