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Buttonwood Park Zoo Offers to ‘Adopt’ Cliff the Coyote
A Rhode Island coyote that was spared euthanization after a public outcry could find a new home at New Bedford's zoo.
Keith Lovett, the director of Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford tells WBSM News the zoo would take the coyote known as Cliff, but only if several conditions are met, including g…
Study: Tiverton Casino Would Bring In More Tax Money, Jobs
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — Twin River Management Group released an economic impact study that shows Rhode Island stands to gain millions of dollars if the group obtains approval to build a new casino in Tiverton.
The Providence Journal reports the study, released Tuesday, found that the state would …
One of Two Missing Boaters Found One Week Later
BOSTON (AP) _ The U.S. Coast Guard says one of two Connecticut boaters who had been missing for a week after leaving a Rhode Island marina was found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts.
The Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for 54-year-old Linda Carman a…
Stabbing Victim Drives Himself to St. Luke’s Hospital
A New Bedford man suffering from a severe stab wound is being treated in Rhode Island Hospital.
New Bedford Police tell WBSM News the unidentified man drove himself to St. Luke's Hospital around 10:20pm Monday night. The man was suffering from a deep laceration to his right arm and head trauma, …
RI Boarding School Settles With Sex Abuse Victims
An elite Rhode Island boarding school has agreed to a settlement over sexual abuse allegations that would provide compensation for up to 30 former students.
St. George's School in Middletown announced the pact Wednesday in a joint statement with a group representing sex abuse victims...

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