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Mom: RI theater threw out disabled girl over noise

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A woman says she and her 5-year-old developmentally disabled daughter were thrown out of a theater during a “Beauty and the Beast” performance because the girl was making giggling and […]

06/18/2013

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, man identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings (AP Photo)

Widow of Boston bomb suspect hires criminal lawyer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a prominent criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities. Katherine Russell […]

05/08/2013

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Police: 3 more in custody in Boston bombings

BOSTON (AP) — Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, authorities and a defense attorney said Wednesday.

05/01/2013

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, man identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings (AP Photo)

Uncle: Family to claim Boston bomb suspect’s body

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Relatives of the deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said Tuesday.

04/30/2013

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RI on way to be 10th state to allow gay marriage

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island senators put the state on the path Wednesday to becoming the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. The gay marriage legislation easily passed the Rhode Island House in January, and the Senate vote was seen as the true test.

04/24/2013

Medical workers at scene of explosion near Boston Marathon finish line, Massachusetts.

2 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon, 2 more being dismantled

BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.

04/15/2013

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Gunman reported at Univ. of Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Police are investigating reports of a gunman at the University of Rhode Island. Steven O’Donnell, head of the Rhode Island State Police, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that there is no evidence of an active shooter.

04/04/2013

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Listen to recording of Supreme Court DOMA hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.

03/26/2013

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Solar industry grapples with hazardous wastes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.

02/10/2013

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Huge storm blankets Northeast with 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight, where New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.

02/09/2013

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