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File photo of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.  (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

RI Farm Bureau To Skip event Over Cuomo Remarks

The Rhode Island Farm Bureau says it won’t attend a conference in Albany because of “disturbing and insensitive” comments by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said “extreme conservatives” weren’t welcome in the state.

02/04/2014

Curt Schilling (Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport)

RI Senate Fast-Tracks Measure For Schilling Litigation

Legislation designed to encourage out-of-court settlements in the litigation surrounding the collapse of Curt Schilling’s video game company won easy approval Tuesday in the Rhode Island Senate.

01/30/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on Jan. 14, 2014 in Concord, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed RI Health Department Plan Would Require Annual Flu Vaccines For Children Up To Age 5

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is opposing a proposed state health department regulation that would require annual flu immunizations for children up to age 5 and would keep those with medical exemptions out of school or day care during flu outbreaks.

01/30/2014

Buddy Cianci, 2001 (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cianci Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being treated for what he says is curable cancer.

01/28/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (Photo by Philippe Desmazes./AFP/Getty Images)

Distraught Man Dies During Seizure After Thief Stole His Dog Carrier

A disabled Rhode Island man suffered a seizure and died after becoming distraught when a thief stole his dog carrier.

01/23/2014

Daniel Britt, Andria Britt (Courtesy AmberAlert.com)

Amber Alert For Rhode Island 6-Year-Old

Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 6-year-old from Woonsocket who may have been taken out of Rhode Island in violation of a family court order.

01/15/2014

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2nd Conn. Man Charged In RI Fatal Shooting

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A second New Haven, Conn., man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting during an alleged botched drug deal in Rhode Island. Twenty-year-old Lloyd Streater Jr. was arraigned […]

01/15/2014

Electric Boat Shipyard, Groton (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

EB To Talk Company Issues

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – The president of Electric Boat is holding a meeting with officials from southeastern Connecticut to discuss key issues facing the defense contractor. The Groton-based company designs and builds submarines for the […]

01/14/2014

File photo of a crime scene.  (credit: Lasse Kristensen/Getty Images)

RI Gov. Candidate Discloses Crash 25 Years Ago

A leading candidate for governor disclosed on Monday that he was responsible for a crash that killed a man 25 years ago.

01/13/2014

A patient receives a flu shot.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

RI Health Chief Declares That Flu Is Widespread

Rhode Island’s health director says the flu is now widespread in the state, a declaration that triggers a requirement that unvaccinated health workers must wear masks when having contact with patients.

01/08/2014

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