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David Ortiz playing for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox during a rehab assignment at McCoy Stadium on July 17, 2008 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Economists: PawSox In Providence Wouldn’t Be Economic Boon

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have said moving the team to Providence — and building a new ballpark there — would stimulate the local economy.

03/16/2015

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1 Killed, 3 Hurt In Wrong-Way Interstate 95 Crash

A 26-year-old Rhode Island woman riding in his car was killed.

03/08/2015

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Woman Shot On I-95 In Pawtucket

Rhode Island state Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured a woman on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket.

09/21/2014

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R.I. Pedestrian Run Over, Severely Injured During Dispute With Motorist

Pawtucket police reported a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being run over by a car during a dispute with the driver.

12/29/2013

Crews battle a 3-alarm fire after a home explosion in Pawtucket, R.I. (WBZ-TV)

Father, Baby Injured In R.I. House Explosion

A man and his 9-month-old infant were hospitalized with burns after being in the house which caught fire after an explosion in Pawtucket, R.I.

11/05/2013

Pedro Beato of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Seattle Mariners on July 30, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Recall De La Rosa, Send Beato Back To Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox recalled right-hander Rubby De La Rosa from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, right-hander Pedro Beato was optioned to Pawtucket, according to a prepared statement from Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington.

08/03/2013

Stephen Drew (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Activate SS Stephen Drew, Send Holt To Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox activated shortstop Stephen Drew from the disabled list and optioned third baseman Brock Holt to Triple-A Pawtucket before the team’s game Saturday against the New York Yankees.

07/20/2013

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

Parker Brothers

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

(File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

89-Year-Old War Veteran From RI Finally Receives Bronze Star

At long last, A World War II veteran from Pawtucket has finally received a Bronze Star for acts of bravery and merit on the battlefield in Europe.

05/07/2012

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