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Assonet Man Charged With Murder In Providence

An Assonet man has been arrested and charged with murder, following a fight last weekend on Federal Hill in Providence. 

Twenty-nine year old Eric Souza appeared in Providence District Court on Monday and was ordered held without bail

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Schools Running Short on Snow Days

Schools canceling classes because of winter weather in at least 10 states have used up the wiggle room in their academic calendars, forcing them to schedule makeup days or otherwise compensate for lost time

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Auction Held for 38 Studios Intellectual Property

Bidders have made their final offers on the intellectual property of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's bankrupt video gaming company, but the winner's have yet to be announced.

Heritage Global Partners auctioned off 38 Studios' assets on Wednesday

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Dougtone,flickr

Providence, Rhode Island Has Some of America’s Strangest People

According to a new list from Travel and Leisure, some of America's biggest cities are choke full of strange people. Providence, Rhode Island happens to be right in the middle of this list. 

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Giant Idaho Potato Meets Mr. Potato Head at Hasbro

Forget about KP-duty or the peeler, America's monstrously gigantic potato will be trucked into Hasbro Toys headquarters, in Pawtucket, to meet Mr. Potato Head, the classic children's toy, Friday at 2 pm. 

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The Top 10 Cities with the Worst Drivers

Allstate, which insures about 10 percent of the nation's drivers, has released its 9th annual report on traffic accidents, analyzing claims for 195 cities between January 2010 and December 2011 to determine how likely it is that a driver might get into an accident.

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mwhatley,flickr

Providence Schools Hold First Day of Classes

The school year has begun in Providence and several other Rhode Island districts.

Mayor Angel Taveras and Superintendent Susan Lusi planned to greet students and parents arriving at Leviton Dual Language Elementary School on Wednesday morning.

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Null Value,flickr

14-Year-Old Boy Shot in Providence While In Car With Mom

A 14-year-old boy was shot in Providence while riding in a car driven by his mother.

Police tell The Providence Journal that Sokphorn Khoy was driving her son, Bejan, and a 5-year-old daughter home from a party Sunday night.

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compujeramey,flickr

Passenger Traffic Improves At T.F. Green

More passengers used T.F. Green Airport in July than in the same month a year ago.

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WPRI

Providence Catholic Bishop Becomes A Republican

The timing couldn't have been better for the Republican National Committee, meeting in Boston, to hear that Bishop Thomas Tobin, the leader of the Providence Catholic Diocese, has officially left the Democratic Party to become a Republican!

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