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‘Father of G.I. Joe’ Passes Away In R.I.

Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died. He was 86.

05/24/2014

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Attleboro Man & Former Hasbro CEO Celebrates G.I. Joe Milestone

Last month, G.I. Joe, the brainchild of Pawtucket-based Hasbro, celebrated his 50th birthday. It was extra-special for one local man.

03/08/2014

The new cat token for Monopoly. (Image courtesy: Hasbro)

Monopoly Fans Vote To Add Cat Token, Get Rid Of Iron

Monopoly fans voted in an online contest to add a new cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.

02/06/2013

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RI-Based Hasbro To Cut 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce and consolidate facilities to reduce expenses.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/26/2013

Hundreds of donated toys and gifts were stolen from this Shrewsbury church shed, where they were being stored. (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Hundreds Of Donated Gifts Stolen From Shrewsbury Church

Thousands of dollars in Christmas presents and gift cards have been stolen from the St. Anne’s Parish shed on Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury.

12/05/2012

Hasbro has given Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head a makeover.

Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Get Makeover

A pair of stars from the Toy Story movies are getting a much simpler accessory, but one long overdue.

02/25/2011

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