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National Guard troops line Pennsylvania Avenue during a parade January 16, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Shutdown To Affect Columbus Day Parade In RI

The National Guard won’t be marching in this weekend’s Columbus Day Parade in Providence, one more way in which Rhode Island is feeling the effects of the ongoing federal shutdown.


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URI Opens $11 Million “Spa-Like” Fitness Center

The University of Rhode Island is planning to celebrate the opening an $11 million fitness center that boasts a “spa-like” environment.


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Schilling Selling Items From Massachusetts Home — Including Baby Grand, Baseball Glove, Hummer Golf Cart. . . And A Zamboni

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is selling furniture, exercise equipment and other items from his Massachusetts home.


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Former Rhode Island Official Says Governor Forced Schilling Company Into Bankruptcy

The former head of Rhode Island’s economic development agency is accusing Gov. Lincoln Chafee of forcing the video game company of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling into bankruptcy last year by impeding its efforts to restructure its debt or raise additional money.


This undated handout image provided by the US Postal Service shows a forever stamp featuring baseball hall-of-famer Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, part of the Major League Baseball All Stars" commemorative Forever stamps set, that will be released in July 2012. (AP Photo/USPS)

Rare Williams Card Recovered; Two Charged

RICHMOND, R.I. (AP) _ Two Rhode Island men have been arrested in connection with the theft of a rare baseball card.  WPRI-TV (http://yhoo.it/1dW5TEq ) reports Wednesday that a Ted Williams rookie card was among the […]


Curt Schilling celebrates the 2007 Red Sox World Series victory (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Video Game Developed By Curt Schilling’s Bankrupt 38 Studios Up For Auction

The video game under development when Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios went bankrupt is headed to the auction block.


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RI National Guard Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Rhode Island National Guard says one of its Special Forces soldiers from New Jersey has died in combat in Afghanistan.


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Republican-Turned Democrat Rhode Island Governor Won’t Run Again

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Wednesday he is not running for a second term, bowing out of what was expected to be a fierce primary in his new Democratic Party.


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Neighbor Says Church Bells Helped Destroy His Marriage

A Rhode Island man has gone to federal court to silence church bells sounded by a neighboring Catholic church.


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Judge: Lawsuit Against Schilling To Proceed

A Rhode Island judge is allowing most of a state agency’s lawsuit against former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and executives at his failed video game company to move forward.