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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 […]


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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FEMA Sends Teams To Assess Blizzard Damage In Rhode Island

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has sent teams to Rhode Island to assess the damages from the recent blizzard.


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Seaweed, Dueling Laws Could Get The Ax In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s gardeners, boxers and shameless swearers beware: you could be breaking the law and not even know it.


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‘School Is Closed’ Becomes ‘Frozen’ Song Parody In Rhode Island School’s Video

Moses Brown School released video showing the head of school singing the closure announcement to the tune of “Let It Go.”