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DNA testing identified the skeletal remains as those of Phillip P. Seals,  who was last seen in February of 1982. (JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Skeleton Found At Rhode Island Construction Site Was Man Who Vanished In 1982

Phillip P. Seals was about 45 years old when he was last seen in February of 1982.

06/19/2014

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Brown Football Players Accused Of Sexual Assault

Providence College student says she was drugged at a bar then sexually assaulted in a Brown University dorm room.

06/13/2014

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Former Rhode Island Speaker Due In Court In 38 Studios Case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A lawyer for Gordon Fox is expected to ask a Rhode Island judge to quash a subpoena issued to the former House speaker in the 38 Studios case. A hearing is […]

05/15/2014

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Connecticut, Rhode Island Joining To Improve River Quality

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) – State environmental officials from Rhode Island and Connecticut are combining efforts to improve the quality of water in the Pawcatuck River. The Westerly Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1oqMeUP ) officials from Rhode Island’s […]

05/14/2014

Lincoln Chafee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Curt Schilling (Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

38 Studios Hearing Scheduled For Today

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The House Oversight Committee in Rhode Island is due to hear testimony on whether the state should honor its bond debt from the 38 Studios debacle. A hearing is set for […]

05/08/2014

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Misquamicut Beach Getting Much-Needed Sand

Workers are putting in some extra hours to replenish the sand at Misquamicut Beach and get it ready for the summer season.

04/28/2014

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Girl Injured By Fallen Tree Branch

A 3-year-old girl from Connecticut is being treated for life-threatening injuries in Rhode Island after a tree branch fell on her while she was playing on her birthday.

04/26/2014

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

RI Governor Signs Proclamation Declaring ‘Day Of Reason’ After Request From Atheist Groups

Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed a proclamation declaring a “Day of Reason” in Rhode Island.

04/21/2014

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

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