RI governor: Prepare for possible dangerous weather event

RI governor: Prepare for possible dangerous weather event

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the state is continuing its preparations for what she says could be “a very severe and dangerous weather event.”

The state is under a blizzard warning beginning 7 p.m. Monday … Read Full Story

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Scams hitting recent immigrants

Scams hitting recent immigrants

Local groups hold information sessions on Obama´s executive order on immigration

Local immigrant advocates are warning the public of recent reports of scams targeting recent immigrants, and cautioning people about individuals who promise to help them cut to the front … Read Full Story

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Local soccer players capture Disney Soccer Showcase

Local soccer players capture Disney Soccer Showcase

The last time we heard from the GPS-MA NPL Elite U15 boys team, it had just captured the Massachusetts U15 state title, to earn a spot in the Region 1 Soccer Championships, which were held at the campus of the … Read Full Story

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House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican U.S. House voted Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies, approving legislation that would eliminate new deportation protections for millions and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion.

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Red Sox promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd female baseball ops VP

Red Sox promote Ferreira, MLB’s 3rd female baseball ops VP

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department.

Ferreira is a native of Rhode Island … Read Full Story

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Couple give thanks for 4 kids adopted from E. Timor

Couple give thanks for 4 kids adopted from E. Timor

Chances are few people ever travel to the other side of the world for a vacation. And what are the chances of an American couple wanting to adopt four orphan children from an obscure place called Kutet or Oecusse in … Read Full Story

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Man trying to find Cristiano Ronaldo to sue over underwear

Man trying to find Cristiano Ronaldo to sue over underwear

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —A Rhode Island man is trying to sue Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can’t get to the international soccer star.
Christopher Renzi sued the Real Madrid forward and a Danish underwear … Read Full Story

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Gillette Stadium to host U.S. National team on July 10

Gillette Stadium to host U.S. National team on July 10

 Game will be part of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Although the New England Revolution saw their season come to a disappointing end two weeks ago, when they fell 2-1 in the second over-time period to new MLS champion Los … Read Full Story

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Growth of fantasy sports spurs legal questions

Growth of fantasy sports spurs legal questions

It’s a billion-dollar industry that continues to grow, but is it gambling?

With an estimated 41.5 million players in the United States, fantasy sports are seemingly everywhere. The recent explosion of new variations of the games, however, raises questions for … Read Full Story

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Hudson High invited to UNESCO conference in Portugal

Hudson High invited to UNESCO conference in Portugal

HUDSON – For the fifth time in as many years, Hudson High School students and science teacher Peter Vacchina have been invited to represent America at the prestigious UNESCO science conference in Portugal this January.
“It makes our community and … Read Full Story

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Baker set to take state’s top office

Baker set to take state’s top office

BOSTON (AP) – With a month to go before he’s sworn in as Massachusetts’ 72nd governor, Republican Charlie Baker is facing an array of challenges – from narrowing a stubborn racial achievement gap in the schools to assuming oversight of … Read Full Story

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Stateless immigrant desperate to leave US

Stateless immigrant desperate to leave US

SEATTLE (AP) – At a time when millions of immigrants want to stay in the United States, Yury Decyatnik just wants to leave, but can’t.

He has been under a final order of removal from the United States for over … Read Full Story

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Portuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case

Portuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal’s Attorney-General’s office said Saturday.

Socrates, who was Portugal’s prime minister from 2005

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Charles Crowley, former Taunton mayor and city councilor, dies at 60

Charles Crowley, former Taunton mayor and city councilor, dies at 60

Charles Crowley, a former Taunton mayor and city councilor, died Thursday night in a Boston hospital after undergoing a triple-bypass heart surgery, according to Taunton Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr.

Crowley was 60.

“Charlie personified what’s great about this community,” Hoye

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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON IMMIGRATION

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE NATION ON IMMIGRATION

My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration.

For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations.  It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, … Read Full Story

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Battling through V.A.’s bureaucracy

Battling through  V.A.’s bureaucracy

Group helps veterans apply for V.A.  benefits

NEW BEDFORD — Larry Costa, a Vietnam-era veteran, says he has been “lost” trying to navigate the Veteran Administration’s maze of websites and veterans information centers in search of healthcare and other benefits.… Read Full Story

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Ronaldo scores in Portugal’s 1-0 win

Ronaldo scores in Portugal’s 1-0 win

FARO, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner as Portugal beat Armenia 1-0 on Friday to stay one point behind Group I leader Denmark in the European Championship qualifiers.

Ronaldo struck from close range following a goalmouth scramble in

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Millions to get deportation protection, AP sources

Millions to get deportation protection, AP sources

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is considering a plan that would shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation as part of a broad set of executive actions that President Barack Obama could announce … Read Full Story

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