Publication: Providence Journal

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Sunny Saturday, high near 66; chance of showers, wind gusts Sunday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — After a soggy week with lots of rain, there’s finally a break.The forecast for Saturday calls for sun and a high near 66, according to the National Weather Service , with clouds rolling in for the evening and a low of 48.Sunday should ... [Published Providence Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Sailors take to the land in first-ever Red Bull Regatta at Middletown’s Second Beach

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – It seemed only fitting that Olympic sailor Cy Thompson took first place Saturday in the first-ever Red Bull Regatta at Second Beach. The competition pitted seasoned land sailors against those, like Thompson, more accustomed to the seas. ... [Published Providence Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunshine and memories: Thousands flock to Rocky Point open house / Gallery

WARWICK, R.I.  -– Faced with a beautiful day and chance to see parts of the old Rocky Point amusement park which have been off limits for years, thousands of people flocked to the coastal spot to bask in sunshine and memories.The state Department of Environmental ... [Published Providence Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Suspicious driving leads to confiscation of two firearms Saturday morning

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Providence police confiscated two firearms early Saturday morning in separate incidents.The first was the result of an investigation of a man seen driving erratically on Chalkstone Avenue near Fern Street. The probe led police to an ... [Published Providence Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bristol cottage has a storybook look

BRISTOL, R.I. — Two New Yorkers, both with family ties to Bristol, have been living in one of the Herreshoff cottages downtown for close to eight years.William Amanna, a writer, is from the Bronx, but his family is from Bristol, and he went to Brown University. ... [Published Providence Journal - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Get a peek at changes to Warwick’s Rocky Point on Saturday

WARWICK, R.I. — It’s all yours.That was the happy message that state, local and federal officials said they wanted to share with the public Friday as they gathered at the site of the old Rocky Point amusement park to celebrate its preservation as a public ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Three R.I. men accused in sex trafficking case

PROVIDENCE — A federal indictment accuses three people of conspiring to bring a girl and a woman from Massachusetts to Rhode Island to make them work as prostitutes.The indictment handed up Thursday by a grand jury in U.S. District Court alleges that ... [Published Providence Journal - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Hillary Clinton stumps for R.I. governor candidate Raimondo, ‘one of best choices in the country’ / Gallery

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A little more than a week before Election Day, former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton said Rhode Island voters have “one of the best choices in the country” for their next leader: state General Treasurer Gina ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

R.I State Police: Crossroads residents allege Providence police working for Cianci gathered mail ballots

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island State Police said Friday they were pursuing leads that two men who came to Crossroads Rhode Island Wednesday to collect mail ballots from homeless residents were Providence police officers working for the mayoral campaign ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

R.I. Democrats file ethics complaint against GOP’s Daniel Reilly in state House race

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Ethics Commission alleging disclosure lapses by a former Republican state lawmaker seeking to regain his House seat.The complaint, filed by the Democratic Party’s executive ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Fung campaign challenges accuracy of Brown poll, alleges ‘malpractice’

PROVIDENCE, R.I. –  Republican Allan Fung’s campaign for governor is challenging on multiple grounds the accuracy of the new Brown University poll showing Democratic rival Gina Raimondo with an 11-point lead.“It is malpractice for Brown to release this ... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

C. Kevin McCarthy: Cianci and the squirrel

I’m surprised. The Journal missed a chance to slam Vincent Cianci. You reported on Oct. 21 that a squirrel was the cause of a power outage in Providence.We haven’t seen Cianci’s famous “squirrel” (hairpiece) in years. Couldn’t you have made the conne ... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 24 2014]

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Rhode Island Master Plumber Ed Del Grande is the author of "Ed Del Grande’s House Call,” hosts TV and Internet shows, and is a LEED green associate. For more information, visit eddelgrande.com or write eadelg@cs.com . Always consult local contractors and codes."
Dean said the reason politicians are so eager to sign up mail ballots is that "they know they're putting votes in the bank. It's the politicians trying to put a vote in the bank. If it keeps going in this manner, what's the sense in opening the polls?"
...That hole is a dark vantage point that enables sky watchers to view the night sky "as it has been seen by people for literally millions of years" Targan said

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Sunshine and memories: Thousands flock to Rocky... [Published Providence Journal - 5 hours ago]
Suspicious driving leads to confiscation of two... [Published Providence Journal - 7 hours ago]
Sunny Saturday, high near 66; chance of showers... [Published Providence Journal - 10 hours ago]
Bristol cottage has a storybook look [Published Providence Journal - 11 hours ago]
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Three R.I. men accused in sex trafficking case [Published Providence Journal - 19 hours ago]
R.I. Secretary of State candidates Gorbea, Carl... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
R.I State Police: Crossroads residents allege P... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
R.I. Democrats file ethics complaint against GO... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Former president Ruth Simmons says Brown’s new ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Second suspect in Cranston teen’s murder in 198... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Four boys charged in robbery, beating in Provid... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Hillary Clinton stumps for R.I. governor candid... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Get a peek at changes to Warwick’s Rocky Point ... [Published Providence Journal - 21 hours ago]
Central Falls man charged with cocaine possessi... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 25 2014]
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