Entertainment

The Latin Recording Academy® Announces the Second Roster of Performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®

MIAMI (NOV. 5, 2019) — The Latin Recording Academy® today announced additional performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Aitana, Anitta, Pedro Capó, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Greeicy, Intocable, Nella, Reik, Rosalía, and Alejandro GRAMMY® and GRAMMY® winner Pepe Aguilar, and past Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY nominees Los Ángeles Azules, also join the star-studded lineup.  In addition, current nominees Camilo, De La Ghetto, Paula Fernandes, Kany García, Christian Nodal, and Tommy Torres join as join previously announced performers Paula Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alejandro Fernández, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, Juanes, Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, Olga Tañón, and Sebastián Latin GRAMMY winner, 2006 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™, and two-time GRAMMY winner Ricky Martin, alongside internationally renowned actresses  Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega, will host…
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Providence man found guilty of 1st degree child molestation

Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Julio Sosa (age 31), of Providence was found guilty on November 1, 2019 by a Providence County Superior Court jury of three counts of first-degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict after one day of deliberations following a seven-day trial presided over by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel. A sentencing hearing for Sosa will be scheduled for a later date in Providence County Superior Court. He is currently being held at the Adult Correctional Institutions. During the trial, the State proved beyond a reasonable doubt that on three separate dates between…
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NRDC Announces Gina McCarthy as President & CEO

13th Administrator of the EPA, who served under President Barack Obama, to join NRDC at the start of its 50th year NEW YORK-The Natural Resources Defense Council has named Gina McCarthy as President and Chief Executive Officer, picking the former EPA chief under President Barack Obama to lead the organization as it marks its 50th year. McCarthy starts at NRDC January 6th, 2020. “I take the helm determined to see that NRDC brings our country, and our world, together in the fight for a future that is healthier, more sustainable and equitable,” McCarthy said. “For 50 years NRDC has stood up for the…
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Amtrak Adds More Frequencies and Extra Capacity on Most Northeast Trains for Thanksgiving Week Travel

NEW YORK – In response to customer demand during the busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak Acela (Boston – Washington, ) and Northeast Regional (Boston – Virginia) services on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) will operate extended schedules with additional frequencies and capacity during Thanksgiving week to accommodate the surge of holiday travelers. Other services in the Northeast, including the Keystone Service, Pennsylvanian and Empire Service trains will operate full and extended schedules with additional frequencies and added capacity during the Thanksgiving week and require reservations in advance of travel. Tickets sell out quickly; customers are encouraged to plan ahead…
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OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES COMING TO ROUTE 6 FOR NEW LANE SHIFT AT WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER BRIDGE

Changes Effective November 6-7 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will institute a new traffic pattern this week on Route 6 at the Woonasquatucket River Bridge, just west of the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence. All lanes will shift to the right, with two travel lanes in both directions.  The shifts are scheduled to be in place in time for the morning commute on Wednesday, November 6 for eastbound traffic and Thursday, November 7 for westbound traffic. Overnight lane closures within the project area along Route 6 will precede each shift.  The new traffic pattern will remain through 2020.…
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Art & Life

Providence Preservation Society (PPS)Announces 2019 Preservation Awards

Providence, RI (October29, 2019)–The Providence Preservation Societyannounces the 2019 Preservation Awards, celebrating excellence in historic preservation, design, and planning. An esteemed jury of preservation and design professionals in New Orleans selected the following: The Pavilion at Grace Church, 300 Westminster Street; 60 King, 60 King Street; The Winslow Building, 225 Weybosset Street; Bomes Theatre, 1017 Broad Street; A. T. Cross Building, 53 Warren Street; Almy Street School, 14 Meader Street; WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley Street; and Providence River Pedestrian Bridge. Additionally, PPS celebratesPoint225, the Wexford Building at 225 Dyer Street, for its leadership in new construction, and landscape architect…
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Community

Cranston Police Department establishes safety initiatives to keep children safe on Halloween

Colonel Michael Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announces members of the Cranston Police Department have established safety initiatives on Halloween to ensure that all children and accompanying adults have a safe and Happy Halloween. The safety initiatives that will be implemented include increased patrols and establishing a “trunk or treat” location in front of Cranston Police Headquarters, where officers will distribute candy from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. Additionally, Officers will be conducting registration compliance checks for sex offenders at various locations across the city. Parents are encouraged to visit the Rhode Island Probation Parole Board and Sex Offender Community…
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Art & Life

THE 20TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS

Alejandro Fernández, Alex Fernández, and Vicente Fernández will perform together for the first time accompanied by Mariachi Sol de México MIAMI (OCT. 29, 2019) — The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the first roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Paula  Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, and Sebastián Yatra, in addition to Latin GRAMMY® winners Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, and Olga Tañó; The 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™ and current Latin GRAMMY nominee Juanes will also perform a medley from his iconic ;Mariachi Sol de México will accompany the Fernándezes as the musical dynasty performs together for the first…
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LPR Sports Network

Astros seize momentum in DC, knot WS at 2-2

By Anthony Castrovince  Bregman's grand slam backs surprising Urquidy, who outduels Corbin WASHINGTON -- Alex Bregman held his bat aloft, like a wand commanding and demanding some sort of order be restored to this World Series. He had just reached down and connected with Nationals reliever Fernando Rodney’s sinker in the low and inside corner, sending the ball hurtling into the left-field seats and straight through the heart of the history that had once dogged his Astros on their flight to • World Series presented by YouTube TV, Game 5: Tonight, 8 ET/7 CT on FOX The 2019 World Series is knotted at 2-2 now,…
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Broadcast Information: Patriots at Jets

New England Patriots STAFF TELEVISION This week’s game will be broadcast by ESPN on Monday, October 21 at 8:15 PM ET and can be seen locally on WCVB Channel 5. Joe Tessitore will handle play-by-play duties with Booger McFarland as the color analyst. Lisa Salters will work from the sidelines. The game will be produced by Jay Rothman and directed by Chip Dean. LOCAL RADIO The Sports Hub is the flagship station for the Patriots Radio Network. A complete listing of the network’s 38 stations can be found Below Play-by-play broadcaster Bob Socci will call the action along with former Patriots…
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