Staten Island State Senate race gets competitive

Heidi J. Hart

A handful of competitive Democratic state Senate primaries will be held later this month in New York, including a race […]

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This small island state shows how powerful microgrids can be

Heidi J. Hart

Three years after Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas, some of the island nation’s towns are still running entirely on […]

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Navigating Climate Finance as a Small Island State: Lessons from Antigua and Barbuda

Heidi J. Hart

Blog by Sasha Jattansingh, Commonwealth National Climate Finance Advisor to Antigua and Barbuda and Nadia Spencer-Henry, Debt Manager, Government of […]

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Dedication of multi-use trail from Warroad to Beltrami Island State Forest scheduled for Tuesday – Grand Forks Herald

Heidi J. Hart

WARROAD, Minnesota – A groundbreaking ceremony for a new multi-use trail between Warroad and the Beltrami Island State Forest is […]

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In 1940s Jacksonville, plans began for Little Talbot Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

Development plans for Little Talbot Island began to materialize in 1943 when the state highways department purchased the beachfront island […]

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Galveston Island State Park reopens for beachside fun after makeover

Heidi J. Hart

A popular Galveston destination now sports a whole new look, thanks to a much-anticipated major makeover. Galveston Island State Park […]

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Galveston Island State Park reopens beach side with new campsites and hiking trails

Heidi J. Hart

The beach side of Galveston Island State Park reopened Monday with new campsites and amenities — a renovation that lasted […]

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Galveston Island State Park reopens after Hurricane Ike damage

Heidi J. Hart

GALVESTON — Fourteen years after Hurricane Ike’s devastating storm surge significantly damaged Galveston Island State Park, the property’s beach side […]

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An off-duty officer running for the Rhode Island State Senate has been arrested for allegedly punching a political rival at an abortion rights rally

Heidi J. Hart

Rourke said she was de-escalating a situation with a counter-protester “when my Republican opponent Jeann Lugo punched me multiple times […]

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Rhode Island State Senate candidate speaks out after Republican opponent cop assaulted her at pro-abortion rally

Heidi J. Hart

State Senate candidate Jennifer Rourke Rhode told the Grio that she was recovering in a hospital and felt “a ringing” […]

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More than 1,500 people rally at Rhode Island State House against Supreme Court’s reversal of abortion

Heidi J. Hart

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the 1973 Roe v Wade opinion that protected a […]

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Galveston Island State Park reopens after renovations

Heidi J. Hart

TPWD decided to revamp the area after Hurricane Ike hit and damaged the park in 2008. The Galveston Island State […]

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Rhode Island state senate candidate suspends campaign after video shows him punching opponent during protest

Heidi J. Hart

A Republican candidate for the Rhode Island state Senate suspended his campaign on Saturday after a video emerged that appeared […]

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Galveston Island State Park reopens for summer after major renovation

Heidi J. Hart

A popular Galveston destination now sports a whole new look, thanks to a highly anticipated major makeover. Galveston Island State […]

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Galveston Island State Park beach set to reopen for first time since 2019

Heidi J. Hart

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy of Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park […]

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Galveston Island State Park to reopen June 27 after beachside renovations

Heidi J. Hart

Improvements to Galveston’s Interior State Park include a new park headquarters building, two new restrooms and the renovation of an […]

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Beauty of the beach revealed as Galveston Island State Park reopens its beach side after major renovations

Heidi J. Hart

Galveston, TX – Galveston Island State Park will reopen its beach side section to the public on June 27 after […]

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Matt Chappell will run for Rhode Island State Senate District 11 (Portsmouth, Bristol)

Heidi J. Hart

Matt Chappell announced today that he is a Democratic candidate for the Rhode Island Senate in District 11, which encompasses […]

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Grand Island State Park’s Work Recognized | Local News

Heidi J. Hart

Habitat restoration projects at Buckhorn Island and Beaver Island State Parks on Grand Island have been recognized by the American […]

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Treat yourself to the spirit of the island of Tasmania – RISMedia

Heidi J. Hart

This month we shine the spotlight on Tasmania, Australia’s largest island, where Patrick Berry, Director of 4one4 Property Co., member […]

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Minnesota’s backyard: Myre-Big Island State Park increases access and has a lot to offer – Reuters

Heidi J. Hart

ALBERT LEA, Minnesota — The mostly flat farmland of northern Iowa can be pretty in its own way, but when […]

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Caladesi Island State Park ranked second best beach in the United States by Dr. Beach | Dunedin

Heidi J. Hart

Caladesi Island State Park has the second-best beach in the nation, according to coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, aka […]

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Rhode Island State Trooper hit on I-95 in Warwick

Heidi J. Hart

STAFF REPORTS At 1:09 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, a Rhode Island State Trooper was injured when his cruiser was rammed […]

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San Francisco Angel Island State Park or The Forgotten Ellis Island | Amancay Tapia

Heidi J. Hart

Steven Coffey/Unsplash When visiting San Francisco, many tourists will no doubt take the opportunity to visit Angel Island State Park, […]

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Hundreds of lifeguards will be hired to protect Long Island’s state beaches

Heidi J. Hart

With summer on the horizon, the New York State Bureau of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation plans to hire about […]

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Eagle Island State Park implements new off-leash dog pilot program

Heidi J. Hart

EAGLE, Idaho – In early May, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the only state park that […]

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Niue, a small island nation in the Pacific, pledges to protect 100% of its ocean and create a sanctuary the size of Italy

Heidi J. Hart

More than 50 countries have pledged in recent years to protect 30% of the world’s ocean by 2030, amid growing […]

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Beaufort MPs patrol Hunting Island State Park in response to social media threat | New

Heidi J. Hart

BEAUFORT — Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies are patrolling the beach at Hunting Island State Park in response to an unspecified […]

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Caladesi Island State Park in Dunedin named second best beach in the country by Dr Beach | Orlando Area News | Orlando

Heidi J. Hart

Click to enlarge With over 30 years of sand grading under his belt, Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman released its annual […]

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Tampa Bay’s Caladesi Island State Park Ranked #2 on Annual Dr. Beach List | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Heidi J. Hart

Click to enlarge With over 30 years of sand grading under his belt, Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman released its annual […]

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Caladesi Island State Park Makes Dr. Beach’s List

Heidi J. Hart

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Caladesi Island State Park is the second-best beach in the nation, according to coastal expert Dr. […]

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Caladesi Island State Park is on Dr. Beach’s Top 10 List

Heidi J. Hart

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The doctor has spoken and released his list of the top 10 beaches for 2022. Florida […]

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Endangered sea turtle nest discovered at Galveston Island State Park for the first time in a decade – Houston Public Media

Heidi J. Hart

Audubon Nature Institute veterinarian Dr. Tres Clarke holds an endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle off the coast of Louisiana Thursday, […]

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Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle nest discovered at Galveston Island State Park for the first time in a decade

Heidi J. Hart

Egg news awaited the staff of Galveston Island State Park when they went to work this […]

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Rhode Island State Police announce the death of K-9 Ruby

Heidi J. Hart

By RORY SCHULER She was a hero, a movie star and a dog. Ruby lived a full life and saved […]

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Eagle Island State Park is proposing a change that would prohibit dogs from being off-leash

Heidi J. Hart

EAGLE, Idaho – Eagle Island State Park is the only state park in Idaho that still allows people to walk […]

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Rhode Island State Police K-9 Ruby Euthanized

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI – A Rhode Island dog whose inspirational story of going from shelter dog to life-saving K-9 police became […]

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Eagle Island State Park meeting to review dog-on-leash policy

Heidi J. Hart

The public meeting is scheduled for 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrier Picnic Shelter near the Eagle Island State Park Visitor […]

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Rhode Island State of Education Focuses on Improving Facilities for 2022-2023

Heidi J. Hart

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – During Rhode Island’s annual State of Education, community leaders described what they saw as a […]

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Mike Vani, 2009 Merritt Island State pole vault champion, is now a coach

Heidi J. Hart

Merritt Island pole vaulter Dylan Peterson participates in District 13-3A meet Dylan Peterson of Merritt Island won the 3A pole […]

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New Rhode Island State Police Commander Sworn In | National

Heidi J. Hart

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New Rhode Island State Police Commander Sworn In | Rhode Island News

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Col. Darnell Weaver was sworn in as superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police on Friday, […]

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New Rhode Island State Police Commander Sworn In

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Col. Darnell Weaver was sworn in as superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police on Friday, […]

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Rhode Island State Police to get first color commander

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Gov. Daniel McKee announced Wednesday that he has named Lt. Col. Darnell Weaver to be the […]

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Rhode Island State Police to get first color commander | Rhode Island News

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Gov. Daniel McKee announced Wednesday that he has named Lt. Col. Darnell Weaver to be the […]

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Rhode Island State and Local Referrals

Heidi J. Hart

Access and functional needs and disabilities Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advice, training, communication devices […]

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‘Operation Charlie Horse’: Rhode Island State Police arrest three at Woonsocket Motorcycle Club

Heidi J. Hart

Rhode Island State Police PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Rhode Island State Police said Tuesday they arrested three people at a […]

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Colonel Manni will retire on Friday and recaps his career with the Rhode Island State Police

Heidi J. Hart

“I hope my legacy is that I was just a regular guy who came through the ranks…always tried to do […]

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Skidaway Island State Park held its annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt on Sunday

Heidi J. Hart

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Sunday was a great day for people to get outside with family and friends to celebrate […]

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Massachusetts fugitive leads Rhode Island State Police on long chase that ends in North Stonington with accident | West

Heidi J. Hart

NORTH STONINGTON – Rhode Island State Police SWAT team officers arrested a Massachusetts man on Highway 2 just above the […]

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After Decades of Waiting, Antelope Island State Park Visitor Center Gets $13 Million Makeover | News, Sports, Jobs

Heidi J. Hart

1 / 2 People visit the Antelope Island State Park Visitor Center Friday, April 8, 2022. Utah’s State […]

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After Decades of Waiting, Antelope Island State Park Visitor Center Gets $13 Million Makeover

Heidi J. Hart

The renovation and expansion will include a research space where scientists can study the Great Salt Lake and where visitors […]

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Shoreline restoration project underway near Buckhorn Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

Dan Dinsmore, Field Superintendent for LDC Construction, works on a shoreline protection program in the West River. Sat 9 Apr […]

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Sherwood Island State Park needs $5 million in repairs – Inklings News

Heidi J. Hart

According to a report by park officials released March 20, Sherwood Island needs $5 million in repairs to help improve […]

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Transgender Awareness Day celebrated at Rhode Island State House

Heidi J. Hart

More than 50 people gathered under the dome of the State House on Thursday to celebrate the Transgender visibility day, […]

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“Congratulations, Seychelles!” – Island state wins gold medal at Expo Dubai 2020

Heidi J. Hart

Designed to highlight the importance of cherishing nature, the pavilion showcased the hidden treasures of the island nation. (SNICHA) Photo […]

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It’s Gun Week at the Rhode Island State House

Heidi J. Hart

Prepare to hear gun talk at the Rhode Island State House for the rest of the week. the House Judiciary […]

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Rhode Island State Police announce first-ever comfort dog, ‘soft’ interview room for Special Victims Unit

Heidi J. Hart

“Sometimes the hardest thing to do in an investigation is to build a relationship with the victims so that they […]

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Rhode Island State Police Welcome New Comfort Dog

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island State Police introduced the newest and smallest member of the force to the public […]

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Statement from Governor McKee on Colonel James Manni of the Rhode Island State Police

Heidi J. Hart

RHODE ISLAND, March 22 – PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that Rhode Island State Police Superintendent and […]

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Rhode Island state police chief steps down as city manager

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Rhode Island’s state police chief is stepping down to become the city manager of South Kingstown. […]

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Rhode Island State Police Chief Stepping Down as City Manager – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Rhode Island’s state police chief is stepping down to become city manager of South Kingstown. South […]

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Rhode Island State Police Chief Steps Down as City Manager | Rhode Island News

Heidi J. Hart

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Rhode Island’s state police chief is stepping down to become city manager of South Kingstown. South […]

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Brannan Island State Recreation Area temporarily closes in April

Heidi J. Hart

Brannan Island State Recreation Area, located south of Rio Vista, will close April 1 until further notice, California State Parks […]

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Rhode Island State Police trooper, a Salve alum, and his K-9 are the inspiration for a new Netflix movie

Heidi J. Hart

Rhode Island State Police Trooper, who is also a Salve Regina University alumnus, Dan O’Neil, and fellow K-9 Ruby are […]

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Mountain Lions Removed from Wild Horse Island State Park | News

Heidi J. Hart

KALISPELL – This winter, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks killed three mountain lions from Wild Horse Island State Park in […]

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MTFWP removes mountain lions from Wild Horse Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

Photo credit: Dreamstime Three adult cougars were recently removed from Wild Horse Island State Park in Montana. The decision came […]

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Stamp duty exemptions underpin big leap in Tesla deliveries to island state

Heidi J. Hart

Electric vehicle sales in Australia have shown a real spring in their stride in 2021 – and Tasmania has been […]

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FWP removes mountain lions from Wild Horse Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

KALISPELL – State wildlife officials say they removed three mountain lions from wild horse island on Flathead Lake. Montana Fish, […]

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Rhode Island State House lit up in support of Ukraine

Heidi J. Hart

Providence schools hold vaccination clinic in front of… 3 hours ago Local Ukrainian churches are holding a joint prayer service… […]

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PPL Corp. Obtains Approval from Rhode Island State Regulators for Acquisition of Narragansett Electric

Heidi J. Hart

Posted on February 25, 2022 by Dave Kovaleski © Shutterstock PPL Corporation has received approval from the Rhode Island Utilities […]

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Antelope Island State Park, Utah Island Getaway

Heidi J. Hart

Sunset from behind Antelope Island Sunset over Antelope Island by Andrea Nez. At this time of year, many of us […]

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NBLA activities begin with a group trip to Sherwood Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

Posted: Feb 20, 2022 9:30 AM The 2022 equine pleasure season is underway with the Newtown Bridle Lands Association (NBLA). […]

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Outspoken Staten Island State Senator Savino will not seek re-election | News of the week

Heidi J. Hart

A day after NY1 reported on February 15 that State Senator Diane Savino would not run again later this year, […]

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Car break-ins at Eagle Island State Park

Heidi J. Hart

Thieves broke into cars between 11 a.m. and noon Saturday. By 1 p.m., the stolen credit cards had been charged […]

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Rhode Island’s statewide mask mandate was lifted on Friday, boosting local businesses

Heidi J. Hart

February 11, 2022 11:30 a.m. PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Rhode Island’s statewide vax warrant mask or evidence was lifted on […]

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The era of Jekyll Island State Parks began 75 years ago | Newspapers in education

Heidi J. Hart

Jekyll Island will spend 2022 celebrating a defining moment in its history. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the […]

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Worker dies after trench collapses in Sand Island State Recreation Area

Heidi J. Hart

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A worker has died while working on the Sand Island sewer improvement project, according to the Department […]

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Rhode Island State Treasurer runs for Langevin seat at US House

Heidi J. Hart

Rhode Island Treasurer General Seth Magaziner (D) announced Wednesday that he is running for Congress to keep the state’s 2nd […]

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Galveston Island State Park provides update on its renovations

Heidi J. Hart

January 27, 2022Updated: January 27, 2022 5:07 PM Galveston Island State Park recently provided an update on upcoming renovations to […]

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Governor McKee delivers Rhode Island’s first state address.

Heidi J. Hart

McKee: “Tonight, I’m here to outline our administration’s plan to build a stronger future.” PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Governor McKee […]

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State of the city of Rock Island

Heidi J. Hart

Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms A key feature of the past year was that revenues were higher than expected. “In […]

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GOP Rhode Island State Representative Faces Backlash After Saying Lost ‘Black Friend’ Over Critical Race Theory

Heidi J. Hart

A Rhode Island Republican lawmaker is under fire for suggesting in a Tuesday tweet that she lost a black friend […]

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GOP Rhode Island state rep faces backlash after saying she lost ‘black friend’ to critical race theory

Heidi J. Hart

A Republican lawmaker in Rhode Island is being criticized for suggesting in a Tuesday tweet that she lost a black […]

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Rhode Island State Trooper hit on Route 95 South in Warwick

Heidi J. Hart

After a crash Tuesday night, Rhode Island State Police cruisers have now been struck by passing motorists 19 times in […]

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Rhode Island soldier injured in attack on cruiser | New England

Heidi J. Hart

WARWICK, RI (AP) – A Rhode Island State Police Soldier was taken to hospital with what was described as “moderate […]

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Rhode Island soldier injured in collision with cruiser | Rhode Island News

Heidi J. Hart

WARWICK, RI (AP) – A Rhode Island State Police Soldier was taken to hospital with what was described as “moderate […]

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Rhode Island state representative doubles down and stands next to racist tweet

Heidi J. Hart

Rhode Island Republican State Representative Patricia Morgan, former President of the Rhode Island Republican Party and former parliamentary minority leader, […]

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Rhode Island State Police seize 90 pounds of fentanyl!

Heidi J. Hart

Rhode Island State Police announced the seizure of 90 pounds of fentanyl on Thursday. Col. James Manni, Rhode Island State […]

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French lawmakers end visit to Taiwan, pledge support for besieged island state

Heidi J. Hart

Published on: 12/20/2021 – 5:58 PMAmended: 12/20/2021 – 5:59 PM A group of six French parliamentarians led by François de […]

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