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Credit: Tomas De Aquino http://bit.ly/2fJ6bIQ Rhode Island may be affected now that recreational pot is legal in Massachusetts
Credit: Tomas De Aquino http://bit.ly/2fJ6bIQ Rhode Island may be affected now that recreational pot is legal in Massachusetts
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Rhode Island could be next after recreational pot legalized in Massachusetts

Now that marijuana will be legal in neighboring Massachusetts, Rhode Island may be next. On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters passed ballot question four, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older...

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Credit: Emily Wooldridge. Hundreds gathered at the Rhode Island State House to protest Trump's presidency.
Credit: Emily Wooldridge. Hundreds gathered at the Rhode Island State House to protest Trump's presidency.
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Hundreds in Providence protest Trump presidency

Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the Rhode Island State House to express their dissent about Donald Trump’s presidency on Wednesday evening...

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Dozens in Providence protest Dakota Access Pipeline

Last night, dozens of demonstrators gathered at TD Bank on Westminster Street to protest the bank's involvement in financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...

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Woman to lead Rhode Island State Police for first time

Today it was announced that Colonel Ann Assumpico will be the next leader of the Rhode Island State Police. She will be the first woman to lead any police agency within the state...

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Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
Photo by Mackenzie Abernethy
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Homeless advocates meet with Mayor Elorza to discuss police harassment

Today a group of homeless people and community organizers met with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza to discuss continued harassment from the police...

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North Providence Town Council lifts zoning ordinance prohibiting brewing

An ordinance prohibiting breweries in North Providence has been repealed, after being in place for almost 50 years. This change was one of sixteen zoning changes made by the North Providence Town Council at last night’s meeting...

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Credit: Davocano, Flickr http://bit.ly/2e6Cxbi. The clown epidemic has heightened during this Halloween season.
Credit: Davocano, Flickr http://bit.ly/2e6Cxbi. The clown epidemic has heightened during this Halloween season.
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Clown craze heightens this Halloween season

Rhode Island police say they're still searching for suspects who attacked a woman while wearing clown masks last week.

This incident in Providence is part of a national clown epidemic over the past few months...

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Credit: ThoseGuys119, Flickr http://bit.ly/2f0RMY4. Warwick school consolidations were approved this week.
Credit: ThoseGuys119, Flickr http://bit.ly/2f0RMY4. Warwick school consolidations were approved this week.
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Warwick passes elementary school consolidation plan, sparking controversy

Last night, the Warwick School Committee voted 4-1 in favor of the delayed elementary school consolidation plan. Under the plan, sixth grade students will be moved from elementary schools to junior high schools beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year...

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State Rep. McNamara plans legislation to ban drug ‘pink’

State Representative Joseph McNamara has announced plans to file legislation against the synthetic opioid, known as “pink.” The drug is about eight times more powerful than heroin and has been blamed for 15 deaths in five states, according to a statement from the Drug Enforcement Administration

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Massachusetts to vote on legalization of marijuana

Massachusetts began early voting yesterday, just two weeks before election day. One question on the ballot will determine whether or not the state will legalize the recreational use of marijuana...

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