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Winter Storm and Blizzard in the region

Rhode Island - The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warning for parts of Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts. The coastal area of ​​the Cape, Islands and Southeastern Massachusetts is under observation by Blizzard Winter in effect from Tuesday until 1pm Wednesday afternoon. The snow arrived Tuesday night with frigid temperatures and strong winds. A fall of snow about 6 to 10 inches for the Southeastern Massachusetts and from 3 to 7 inches are expected for much of Rhode Island Tormenta Invernal y Blizzard en la region Rhode Island - El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido Advertencia de…
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Clay Pell will announce if he will run for governor

Rhode Island - Herbert Claiborne "Clay" Telling IV Pell has scheduled a press conference on January 28 at 11 am in the Convention Center of Rhode Island, to announce if he declares his candidacy for gobernadorPell 32, grandson of late Senator Claiborne Pell said during an interview that will support banning assault weapons, raise the minimum wage and give driver's licenses to "undocumented immigrants" Clay Pell anunciara si se lanza a gobernador Rhode Island - Herbert Claiborne "Clay" Pell IV informo que tiene programada una conferencia de prensa para el 28 de Enero a las 11 am en el Centro…
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A man is seriously injured in fire in Providence

Rhode Island - A man is in critical condition in the hospital after he was rescued by firefighters early Monday. Firefighters arrived to 9 Parks Place in Providence and found the man in his apartment in the 5th floor, which was on fire. The flames were controlled and the other houses were not harmed. Residents of the building were evacuated for two hours. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Un herido de gravedad en incendio en Providence Rhode Island - Un hombre se encuentra en condición crítica en el hospital luego de que fuera rescatado por los bomberos…
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Protests accompany visit of Peggy Cabral in Providence

Rhode Island - Little more than a dozen Dominicans protested outside the town of Providence on Monday, the presence of Peggy Cabral, widow of José Francisco Peña Gómez, leader of the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) in the Dominican Republic and who now has her own TV show. Cabral was received by Mayor Angel Taveras Taveras spokesman David Ortiz said the mayor had agreed to appear on  Cabral's show. "His people called and said she was going to be in New York and Providence and wanted to interview Mayor Taveras  for their program," said Ortiz, who emphasized that Taveras is not involved…
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Warning to parents about Smarties abuse

Rhode Island - Officials at the Portsmouth Middle School sent a note to parents where they warn about the dangers of smoking and inhaling Smarties . The Smarties candies come in a colorful packets , and are very popular among children and youth. The notification through an email, informs parents that some students were taking part in a new fad that is to grind the Smarties and then inhale the dust or smoke . If you eat too many of the colorful candy shaped disk, you may have problems with your dentist. But if you smoke or inhale , problems…
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Hundreds come to listen to Congressman Gutierrez

Rhode Island - Hundreds of people came Friday to South Providence, where Luis V. Gutiérrez - a congressman from Illinois and a national leader in the immigration reform movement - led in a poignant demonstration, to request the cooperation of House Republicans in Washington to approve the immigration bill , which could include a path to legalization . "I'm very excited right now," Gutierrez told a crowd at the Church of San Miguel Archangel , which included dozens of political , religious , labor and community leaders Congressman David N. Cicilline , Democrat of Rhode Island invited Gutierrez, chief negotiator…
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Amber Alert Cancelled

Rhode Island - Authorities in Rhode Island canceled the Amber Alert they issued on Thursday for the disappearance of Daniel Britt 6 years of Woonsocket who was found unharmed in the home of relatives in a suburb near Seattle in Washington State. His mother, Andria Britt is in custody. Alerta Amber Cancelada Rhode Island - Las autoridades de Rhode Island cancelaron la Alerta Amber que emitieron el jueves por la desaparición de Daniel Britt de 6 años de Woonsocket quien fue encontrado sano y salvo en casa de unos familiares en un suburbio cerca de Seattle en el Estado de…
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New report shows minorities are targeted vehicle stops

Rhode Island - A new report on traffic stops in Rhode Island shows that minorities are more likely to be stopped by the police than whites in most communities , but are less likely to be fined. Northeastern University researchers reviewed nearly 154,000 traffic stops made ​​by 39 law enforcement agencies last year between January 1 and September 30 The study found that 77 % of the stops  involved white drivers , 11%  Hispanic drivers, nearly 10 %  black drivers, and 2% were Asian / Pacific Islander . But when the race of drivers was compared with the racial composition…
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Former Senator guilty of embezzlement

Rhode Island - A jury in the Superior Court of Kent County issued a guilty verdict in three of the five counts of embezzlement and one count of conspiracy against former state Sen. Timothy Patrick McDonald. McDonald was accused of embezzling more than $ 160,000 in real estate transactions. He faces up to 20 years in prison on each of the convictions for embezzlement. Judge Brian P. Stern ordered the detention without bail McDonald who was thrown out of court in handcuffs Ex Senador culpable de desfalco Rhode Island - Un jurado de la Corte Superior del Condado de Kent…
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North Providence man accused of killing parents

Rhode Island - A grand jury indicted Mark Yu, 36, with two counts of murder and two for failing to report their deaths, for the murder of his parents in North Providence.  Authorities allege that the victims  Young Yu, 60, and  Yeon Yu, 61, died from blunt force trauma at the family residence in July 2013. Police said the bodies were found after two days, and that Mark found locked in a bathroom. Mark Yu was previously indicted in the District Court and is being held without bail. He will appear in Superior Court next February 5 to be instructed…
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