Rhode Island

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‘Bomb cyclone’ slams US north-east and leaves over 600,000 without power
Nor’easter became a bomb cyclone after storm system’s pressure dropped from 1,008 millibars to 980 as 31m under a flood watch

Gloria Oladipo in New York

27, Oct, 2021 @3:57 PM

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George Wein obituary
American music promoter and co-founder of the Newport jazz and folk festivals

Richard Williams

15, Sep, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?
Climate scientists say while it’s difficult to give a precise attribution, the fingerprints of the climate crisis are undoubtedly present to some degree

Oliver Milman

24, Aug, 2021 @7:30 AM

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US braces for post-Thanksgiving Covid surge as 100,000 are hospitalized
Hospitalizations are at twice as many as in April and July spikes, while more than 150,000 test positive nearly every day

Lauren Aratani and Lois Beckett

02, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Small earthquake in New England, not much damage
Sunday morning 3.6 quake centered near Bliss Corner is felt in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

08, Nov, 2020 @8:38 PM

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US governors announce multi-state pacts to begin easing coronavirus orders
Democratic leaders in the north-east and west coast to coordinate on a plan to reopen the economy ‘guided by data and science’

Joan E Greve and Mario Koran

13, Apr, 2020 @10:47 PM

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Coronavirus outbreak: US confirms cases in Chicago and Rhode Island
Health secretary Alex Azar says: ‘We will see continued community spreading’

Amanda Holpuch in New York and agencies

01, Mar, 2020 @8:07 PM

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Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy
Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemia as doctors say numbing agent for toothache that contained benzocaine to blame

Edward Helmore

19, Sep, 2019 @8:22 PM

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Rhode Island bishop 'regrets' saying Pride events are 'harmful for children'
Thomas Tobin says LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’ but organiser counters ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’

Victoria Bekiempis

02, Jun, 2019 @9:17 PM

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'Lunch shaming': school district changes policy for students who owe meal debts
A controversial policy that would limit students to a simple sandwich drew widespread criticism against the Rhode Island school district

Adrian Horton

10, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'He's like Al Capone': turkey on the loose ruffles feathers in Rhode Island town
Officials captured two of three birds that took up residence in Johnston – but one is wreaking havoc on the once-quiet town

Adam Gabbatt

22, Nov, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Rhode Island governor sees off leftwing challenger in Democratic primary
Gina Raimondo’s win over Matt Brown reinforces trend of primary season: the strength of Democratic women running for office

Lauren Gambino in Washington

13, Sep, 2018 @3:03 AM

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