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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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Dem Lawmaker To Gun Rights Supporter: ‘Go F*** Yourself’

A Rhode Island state senator is apologizing for cursing at a gun rights advocate at the Statehouse.

03/26/2014

Rhode Island Capitol (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Rhode Island House To Hold Caucus On Next Speaker

Two legislators have emerged as candidates to replace Gordon Fox in arguably the most powerful position in Rhode Island government, and their viability is expected to be tested Sunday when House members meet to discuss who has the votes to assume the speakership.

03/23/2014

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

File photo of an abortion clinic. (credit: CESAR RANGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

RI House Panel To Hear Abortion-Related Bills

Rhode Island lawmakers are taking a look at legislation that would require abortion providers to show a woman an ultrasound of the fetus before performing the procedure.

03/09/2014

File photo of a CVS. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CVS Worker Admits To Stealing 4,300 Pills

Rhode Island’s health director has suspended the license of a pharmacy technician who admitted to taking an estimated 4,300 pills from CVS pharmacies.

02/24/2014

Marijuana (Courtesy State Police)

RI, Conn. Cops Seize 46 Pounds Of Pot, Arrest 3

Rhode Island and Connecticut authorities say they’ve seized more than 46 pounds of marijuana and arrested three men while busting an illegal pot distribution network.

02/12/2014

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