Sport Institute Head Seeks Release During Conviction AppealA former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he waits for the outcome of his appeal.
Hartford Man Charged After Rhode Island Motorcycle ChaseA Connecticut man who authorities say was part of a group of motorcyclists that led police on a high-speed chase in Rhode Island is facing charges.
Feds To Rethink High Speed Rail Plan In CT, RIThe federal government is rethinking a plan to build new high-speed railroad tracks through parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island after complaints that the project would devastate neighborhoods, marshlands and tourist attractions.
Rhode Island Legislation Proposed To End Taxpayer-Funded StadiumsA new bill may ensure that the only thing Rhode Island taxpayers have to pay for at a Pawtucket Red Sox game would be a hot dog and price of admission.
Firm Hired To Study Impact of New PawSox Stadium ProposalsThe Pawtucket Red Sox and the city have jointly hired a national firm to explore the financial impact of a new stadium on the city's downtown revitalization effort.
Widow: $300 Fine Not Enough For Captain In Deadly Boat CrashThe widow of a Connecticut man says $300 in fines is not harsh enough punishment for the captain convicted in the boat crash that killed her husband.
2 Rhode Island Beaches Ban Plastic, Foam, Glass ContainersContainers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution.
Rhode Island Drops Plans For Welcome Center Near Connecticut LineRhode Island is dropping a $12 million project to build an Interstate 95 welcome center near the Connecticut border.
Storm Postpones Court Hearing On Final 38 Studios SettlementA court hearing on the final settlement in the state's lawsuit over the failure of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company has been postponed due to a winter storm.
Guilty Plea For Serial Bank RobberA Rhode Island man who robbed banks in Connecticut and in Massachusetts while on probation for an earlier bank robbery conviction has pleaded guilty.
Energy Companies Seek To Build In Connecticut and 2 Neighboring StatesIt is the first time states have joined in a coordinated procurement effort for clean resouces
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsElephants have given their final performance at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ends a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but has become caught between animal rights activists' concerns and Americans' shifting views.

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