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Pepperidge Farm Recalling Four Varieties of Goldfish Crackers

Pepperidge Farm Recalling Four Varieties of Goldfish Crackers The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Pepperidge Farm is recalling four varieties of Goldfish crackers. A seasoning that is applied to these crackers has been the subject of a due to the potential presence of Salmonella. The products were distributed throughout the United States. No illnesses have been reported. No other Pepperidge Farm products in the are subject to this recall. The following four varieties are subject to this recall: * Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar * Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion * Goldfish Baked with Whole…
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Cranston Police Arrest Suspect on Felony Assault for Attacking Owners of Cranston Business

Cranston, RI - Colonel Michael J. Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announces that the Cranston Police Department arrested a Cranston man who struck a Cranston Business owner and his son causing serious bodily injury. Willard Whiting, age 45, of 200 Cannon Street Apt. 132, Cranston, RI was charged with one count of Felony Assault on a person over 60 for assaulting the owner, and one count of Felony Assault on a person causing serious bodily injury for assaulting the son. On July 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00am Cranston Police contacted Cranston Collison, a tow agency on the police…
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NEW LANE SHIFTS COMING TO I-95 NORTH AT THE SOUTH COUNTY FREEWAY BRIDGE IN WARWICK

First of Three-Phase Lane Shifts to Start Friday morning, July 13 As part of ongoing bridge deck and joint repairs at the South County Freeway Bridge in Warwick, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a three-phase lane shift on I-95 North over Route 4 South, with all traffic shifting to the left effective Friday morning, July 13. Prior to the shifts taking place, motorists on I-95 North over Route 4 South will experience partial right lane and shoulder closures for barrier placement on Thursday night, July 12 from 9 to 6 Once the barrier is in place…
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Amtrak Rolls Out its Northeast Regional Flash Sale

Every major city in the Northeast, at a major discount; book fares as low as $19 WASHINGTON – During Amtrak’s “Northeast Regional July Flash Sale,” beginning Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13, customers can plan their end of summer and fall break trips, weekend getaways and family vacations anywhere along the Northeast Corridor (between Virginia Beach and Boston), for travel between Wednesday, August 1 through Friday, November 9, with no blackout dates. Customers can relax and ride the rails to visit the most popular cities in the Northeast for their travel, whether it’s to catch a sporting event, join a…
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American Red Cross helping four after Pawtucket fire

PAWTUCKET, RI  (July 9, 2018) – The American Red Cross is helping one family – four adults – after a fire yesterday on York Avenue, Pawtucket. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family’s immediate needs. Responders included: Bob Partington, Christian Delacruz, and Phil Stocking.    The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and…
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New law allows expungement of subsequently decriminalized crimes

STATE HOUSE – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Harold M. Metts and Rep. Scott Slater to allow people to petition to expunge their criminal records for crimes that were subsequently decriminalized has become law. The legislation (2018-S 2447, 2018-H 8355), which was signed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo this week, is aimed at leveling the playing field and helping people support themselves without being held back by a criminal record for an offense that is no longer considered a crime. Since the state has decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, the new law means many Rhode Islanders will not be haunted…
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Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Documents on Dossier Leak to Senator Harry Reid

Reid Publicized Clinton-DNC Dossier Allegations Following Brennan Briefing (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for records of communications with former Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and his staff regarding the anti-Trump dossier funded by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (Judicial Watch v. Central Intelligence Agency (No. 1:18-cv-01502)). Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid reportedly believed then-Obama CIA Director Brennan was feeding him information about alleged links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government in order to make public accusations. According to “Russian Roulette,” by Yahoo! News chief…
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Reed Visits Children with Cancer at North Scituate Summer Camp

NORTH SCITUATE, RI – Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) this week headed to North Scituate to visit children at the MAE Foundation’s Camp Hope, a one-week, free-of-charge camp for children aged 7-17 with cancer and their siblings offering them an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and break up the routine of doctors, hospitals and illness while also providing necessary medical oversight.  Summertime activities at the camp include arts/crafts, canoeing, drawing/painting, field trips, recreational swimming, and team-building initiatives, with a pediatric nurse is on site to administer daily medications and a pediatric oncologist on call at all times. “Camp Hope is a great idea and a…
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RIDOH Recommends Reopening Peabody’s Beach in Middletown and Camp Watmough Beach in Glocester

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Peabody’s  Beach in Middletown and Camp Watmough (Holiday Acres Campground) Beach in Glocester for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Briar Point Beach in Coventry remain closed. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change on a daily basis. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH's beaches telephone line (401-222-2751). Related links General beach information A list of beach…
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