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97-year-old twins freeze to death after falling outside

BARRINGTON, R.I. — Authorities say twin 97-year-old sisters apparently froze to death after falling down outside a Rhode Island home, one of them while coming to the rescue of the other. 100 more words


Governor's New Chief of Staff in Hot Water for Trump Tweet

PROVIDENCE, RI — The governor’s new chief of staff is in hot water over a tweet he sent out during the presidential debate Sunday.

Brett Smiley has since apologized on Twitter, quoting First Lady Michelle Obama’s advice to “go high” when others go low. 98 more words

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Apponaug Circulator Project changes up driving routines

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Traffic routines changed at the beginning of the week for drivers headed through the Apponaug Circulator.

The DOT stated that the Apponaug Circular Project will improve safety in the long run. 205 more words

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Sudden Chill Brings Weather Advisories

Weather advisories peppered Massachusetts and Rhode Island Monday morning as a sudden chill descended on the region.

An overnight frost advisory has been called for much of New England, while a wind advisory has been called for the Cape and a freeze watch in Central and Western Mass. 138 more words

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Providence officials unveil plan for 6/10 connector

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – With Gov. Gina Raimondo calling for the R.I. Department of Transportation to fast track plans for the reconstruction of the Route 6/10 connector, the Elorza administration on Monday released its own proposal aimed at connecting neighborhoods and spurring economic development while easing traffic in and out of the city. 445 more words

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Health Check: See what Alzheimer's does to the brain

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — Want to get an inside look at Alzheimer’s disease?

You can do that at Body Worlds Vital, a traveling exhibit that is currently on display at the Rhode Island Convention Center through this fall. 333 more words

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