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Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon grows

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Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon grows


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Sunny with a high near 58

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Sunny with a high near 58


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Mark Patinkin: Grateful vet recalls a Thanksgiving south of Baghdad

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Mark Patinkin: Grateful vet recalls a Thanksgiving south of Baghdad


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Reverend offers sobering reminder to not drive drunk this holiday weekend

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Reverend offers sobering reminder to not drive drunk this holiday weekend


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Eye-opening exhibit provides unique opportunity for parents to detect risky teen behaviors

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Eye-opening exhibit provides unique opportunity for parents to detect risky teen behaviors


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Friars prepare for dangerous Belmont Bruins | VIDEO & PODCAST

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Moving up for 24 Providence police officers | video

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  • Shoppers wait hours for chance at Black Friday deals
    Shoppers wait hours for chance at Black Friday deals

    , turnto10.com

    Warwick, R.I. — Lines wrapped around the building at Best Buy in preparation for a chance to get those Black Friday hot ticket items. One man was in line since 6 p.m. Wednesday. "Looking for that smart TV, the beats too and this laptop. Since they give out tickets it's a for sure I'm going to get it I think the tickets help out a lot,” Jose Moreira told NBC 10 News
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    Places: United States |  Rhode Island |  Warwick | 

Politics & Government

  • Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper
    Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

    , providencejournal.com

    By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. President Donald Trump was inside the White House during the Sunday morning incident. he Secret Service tweeted at about 8 a.m. Sunday that someone tried to jump a row of metal bike racks that are being used to create a second row of fencing outside the executive mansion
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government |  White House | 

Family & Parenting

  • Girl Scouts: Don’t force your daughter to hug relatives
    Girl Scouts: Don’t force your daughter to hug relatives

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    NEW YORK (WPRI) – This holiday season, Girl Scouts of America has an important-if controversial-message for parents: don’t force your daughter to hug or kiss relatives. It’s a situation nearly every child has been in: being prodded by parents to hug the great-aunt they haven’t seen all year or kiss the distant cousin who brought them a gift. But this year Girl Scouts is reminding parents that putting a child, especially a girl, in this situation at a young age can set the stage for how she understands consent later in life
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    Tags: Parenting |  Children |  Girls |  Family |  Daughters |  Extended Families |  Aunts | 
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Society & Culture

Education

  • New recruits graduate from Division of Sheriffs Training Academy
    New recruits graduate from Division of Sheriffs Training Academy

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    As they took their next step in public service, 20 men and one woman stood in front of family and friends at Johnston High School for their graduation ceremony. “I was very nervous on the first day,” said recruit Ashley Coutu. “But after that, I got all my nervous jitters out and got the ball rolling.” Coutu was the only female graduate of the group
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Travel & Recreation

  • The most popular Thanksgiving side dish in every state
    The most popular Thanksgiving side dish in every state

    , fox61.com

    Not everyone serves up the same side dishes on Thanksgiving. In fact, the menu seems to vary depending on where you live. Google created a list of the most popular Thanksgiving side dish in each state, based on unique searches in 2017—and the results are interesting. Not surprisingly, stuffing is a top contender. Folks in California, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut (where they add sausage) can’t get enough of it! Save your pumpkin pie when you go to Arkansas—they prefer sweet potato pie
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Side Dishes | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Rhode Island |  California | 

Law & Crime

  • Man distracted clerk while woman tried to rob store
    Man distracted clerk while woman tried to rob store

    , wpri.com

    Fall River police said they arrested Christine Bastille, 40, and Herbert Sampson, 41, Saturday night, shortly after an attempted robbery at Joe’s Liquor Store on Eagle Street. According to police, the two suspects walked into the liquor store around 9:18 p.m. Saturday looking to purchase “blunt wraps,” but came up 50 cents short. Police said the man then went to the stocking clerk in the back of the store and asked for spare change
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Science & Nature

  • Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey
    Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey

    , providencejournal.com

    By MARCIA DUNN / AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey. The three Americans, two Russians and one Italian will also rip into single-serving bags of mashed potatoes, candied yams, cornbread stuffing and cranberry-apple dessert. Just add water, heat and bon appetit! Commander Randy Bresnik said he'll miss his wife's home cooking, but appreciate next year's Thanksgiving that much more
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    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Tags: Astronomy |  Outer space |  Astronauts |