Rhode Island

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Congress Passes Bill To Help Providence, RI WaterFire Event Go On

Congress has passed a bill that allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during the city’s popular WaterFire event.

06/07/2014

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Report: Providence, RI Teacher Returned To Work After Attleboro Rape Arraignment

A Providence teacher returned to his classroom this week after being arraigned in Massachusetts on rape charges, according to a report.

06/06/2014

Woody Allen. (Photo credit THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woody Allen To Shoot Next Movie In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Film and Television Office has confirmed that director Woody Allen plans to film a movie in the state this summer.

06/03/2014

A file image of the hair-hanging act. (Image courtesy: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)

Acrobat Hurt In Providence Circus Accident Willing To Do Hair-Hanging Again

One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act witnessed by thousands says she’ll perform the stunt again.

05/07/2014

Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

Initial Phase Of Providence Circus Accident Probe Done

Investigators have completed the initial investigation into a circus accident that sent eight acrobats hanging from their hair plummeting to the floor.

05/06/2014

Tyler Seddon watches the convoy with his parents. (Photo from @WestwoodPD/Twitter)

Rhode Island Boy Tyler Seddon Now Cancer Free

Seven-year-old Tyler Seddon is now cancer-free.

05/06/2014

Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

Providence Circus Accident Probe Focuses On Failed Clamp

Investigators are focusing on a failed clamp in a weekend accident at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus in Providence.

05/05/2014

Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

9 Performers Injured During R.I. Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus Act

Nine people were hurt in a frightening accident during a circus performance Sunday in Providence.

05/04/2014

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National School Scrabble Championship Underway In Providence, RI

A war of words is raging in Rhode Island this weekend, and the winner will walk away with $10,000.

04/26/2014

RISP K-9s. File. (Photo from RISP/Facebook)

Rhode Island K-9 Teams To Help At Boston Marathon

Rhode Island state police dogs trained to detect explosives will be helping to secure the route for this year’s Boston Marathon.

04/05/2014

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