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Journalist Feels Fortunate To Recover From Ebola

An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.

Ashoka Mukpo made several comments about Ebola on Twitter Monday

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Power Restored Across Downtown Providence

Power has been restored across downtown Providence after a squirrel got into equipment at an electric substation causing an outage that darkened city hall, federal and state courthouses, and businesses with thousands of workers

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Ebola Patient Tweets About Congressional Hearing

The American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska spent part of Thursday watching a Congressional hearing on the deadly virus.

Ashoka Mukpo posted two tweets about the hearing Thursday after someone there asked a question about the potential for dogs to spread Ebola

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Providence Woman Charged By FBI

The FBI says a Providence woman faces charges after she allegedly tossed white powder into the reception area of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Rhode Island on Wednesday, prompting a hazardous materials response from the Providence Fire Department.  

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Woman Found Hanged At Providence Cemetery

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a woman has been found hanged from a tree limb at a Providence cemetery.

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Ebola Patient From Providence Continues Improvement

An American video journalist being treated for Ebola continues to show improvement and is described by hospital officials as steadily heading in the right direction.

Taylor Wilson, spokesman for Nebraska Medical Center, said Sunday doctors are pleased with 33-year-old Ashoka Mukpo's progress and that he was better Sunday than the day before

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Dispute Over Pay For New Bedford VA Nurses Settled

The dispute over salaries for nurses at the New Bedford VA Medical Center has been resolved.

The VA said the nurses had been overpaid for years and had threatened to cut their pay by 14%-20%, and require them to repay the over-payments

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New Bedford VA Nurses Face Pay Cuts Up to 20%

About a dozen local registered nurses and nurse practitioners have been broadsided by an announcement indicating they face steep pay cuts.

Last month, the Rhode Island Department of Veterans Affairs informed the staff at the New Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center via memo (pictured below) they have been overpaid for the past 19 years due to an error in pay scale appropriation

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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Missouri Man Faces Sentencing In RI Teen Sex Case

Defense lawyers are seeking a 10-year prison sentence for a Missouri man who pleaded guilty to taking a teen from Massachusetts to a motel in Rhode Island to sell her for sex.

30-year-old Stephen Ardrey of Springfield, MO faces sentencing in U.S. District Court today on charges of trafficking a minor and transporting a minor to engage in sex.

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