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RI glaciers say some customers have been disrespectful of mask requirement

NARRAGANSETT, RI (WPRI) – At least three glaciers in Rhode Island say some customers have been disrespectful of changes made due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Brickley’s Ice Cream says that at its two locations in Narragansett and Wakefield, a small percentage of customers refused to wear masks and were verbally …

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Fall River Diocese suspends retired priest accused of sexual abuse

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – A retired Catholic priest has been suspended from the Diocese of Fall River over allegations of child sexual abuse. Father Herbert T. Nichols denies the allegation, which allegedly took place twenty years ago, according to the Fall River Diocese. We are told the allegation is …

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Tradition: 2 New Hampshire towns vote after midnight

DIXVILLE NOTCH, NH (AP) – Two small New Hampshire communities who vote for president just after midnight on election day have voted, one of them marking 60 years since the tradition began. The results in Dixville Notch, near the Canadian border, were a sweep for former Vice President Joe Biden …

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Black History Events and Why We’re Celebrating Black History Month | way of life

TKey events in black history in the United States are long and rich, infuriating to modern sensibilities and often daunting to read, but important to know and understand. Black History Month has been declared every February by the President of the United States since 1976. Other countries have also designated …

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Javier Ambler’s family sue Williamson County

Javier Ambler’s lawyers and family hold press conference GEORGETOWN, Texas – Javier Ambler’s family is suing Williamson County. The federal lawsuit brings several charges against the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Robert Chody, alleging that Chody encouraged his officers to engage in dangerous behavior because it “made television more …

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The coronavirus blues? Monterey Bay Aquarium live webcams provide wildlife diversion – Monterey Herald

Shut in? Feeling anxious? Are you looking for a diversion for the children? Or yourself? Until at least March 27, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. But you can still visit its famous animals – from sea otters and sharks to hypnotic moon jellies – …

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28 free virtual outings and activities for families in quarantine

On the morning of December 7, 1941, Doris “Dorie” Miller was serving aboard the USS West Virginia as a 2nd Class Navy messenger when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. As his battleship sank, the powerful 22-year-old farmer’s son from Waco, Texas helped his dying captain better cover himself before piloting …

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New president of Bryant U. discusses unique start to term

SMITHFIELD, RI (WPRI) – The current president of Bryant University began his term amid the coronavirus pandemic. In his first TV interview in Rhode Island since taking the helm, Dr Ross Gittell said he couldn’t have imagined what his first semester would look like – but his focus for college …

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Rainy Halloween could pose additional danger for trick-or-treaters

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – It looks like the weather will be more soggy than scary this Halloween – and that could create additional danger for little ghouls and elves. Eyewitness News Pinpoint Weather Team says we can expect showers Thursday night for All Hallows Eve, but it will be much …

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Stadium elementary school suspends in-person learning after positive coronavirus case

CRANSTON, RI (WPRI) – Cranston Stadium Elementary School has decided to temporarily cancel in-person learning after learning that an individual at the school has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the spokesperson for the Cranston Public Schools, Jennifer Cowart. Cowart said the RI Department of Health informed the district …

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