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Police: 9 wounded in Providence shooting

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Nine people were wounded Thursday evening in Rhode Island's capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city...

Free offices with a view: 4 lighthouses, courtesy of feds

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available – for free – some waterfront workspaces with...
A 17th CENTURY Arabian silver coin, top, that research shows was struck in 1693 in Yemen, rests near an Oak Tree Shilling minted in 1652 by the Massachusetts Bay Colony, below, and a Spanish half real coin from 1727, right, on a table, in Warwick, R.I., Thursday, March 11, 2021. The Arabian coin was found at a farm, in Middletown, R.I., in 2014 by metal detectorist Jim Bailey, who contends it was plundered in 1695 by English pirate Henry Every from Muslim pilgrims sailing home to India after a pilgrimage to Mecca. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE

Ancient coins may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate

WARWICK (AP) – A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may...

Statue of slave kneeling before Lincoln is removed in Boston

A statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave appearing to kneel at his feet – optics that drew objections amid a national reckoning...

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