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Peregrine Falcon Nest Delays Aircraft Carrier Trip Peregrine Falcon Nest Delays Aircraft Carrier Trip

The U.S. Navy is set to send the decommissioned supercarrier USS Saratoga from Newport, Rhode Island to Texas to be dismantled, but a family of peregrine falcons nesting on board has caused a delay. The Navy isn’t moving the ship …

Circus Accident Leaves Nine Performers Injured Circus Accident Leaves Nine Performers Injured

Nine performers were injured in a horrifying circus accident at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday. The accident happened during the show’s hair-hanging act; several acrobats were suspended up to …

Potato Arrest: Police Put An End To Crime Spree Potato Arrest: Police Put An End To Crime Spree

Police authorities from Providence, Rhode Island, put an end to a robbery suspect’s potato crime spree Friday afternoon. No, this man did not try to steal potatoes; instead, he used the starchy vegetable as a weapon in two separate robbery …

Rhode Island Settles Mental Disability Segregation Claims Rhode Island Settles Mental Disability Segregation Claims

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that the state of Rhode Island has agreed to the terms of a settlement meant to tackle the issue of discrimination in the state. The U.S. had claimed that Rhode Island was violating …

Gordon Fox Resigns As Rhode Island’s Speaker Of The House Gordon Fox Resigns As Rhode Island’s Speaker Of The House

Rhode Island Speaker of the House, Gordon Fox, announced his resignation on Saturday following the raid of his home and office on Friday. Law enforcement officials were reportedly looking for evidence in a criminal investigation regarding an undisclosed issue. Fox, …

Game Industry Rallies Together To Find Jobs For Laid Off 38 Studios Employees Game Industry Rallies Together To Find Jobs For Laid Off 38 Studios Employees
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I’ve been hesitant to cover the recent news regarding Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, developers of the excellent Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and the state of Rhode Island. The hesitation wasn’t out of any feeling that the …

Gun Parts in Stuffed Animals Found in Rhode Island Airport Gun Parts in Stuffed Animals Found in Rhode Island Airport

Gun parts in stuffed animals: No, it’s not the plot of the latest “Die Hard” sequel, though, as I’ve said countless times before, this sort of “odd news” item would certainly make for a great summer blockbuster starring Jason Statham, …

Teenager Loses His License For Life! Teenager Loses His License For Life!

A Rhode Island teenager loses his license for life. Seventeen-year-old Lyle Topa returned to court yesterday after an October 23rd car crash that injured himself and three other Chariho High School students. One of the students remained in a coma …

Amazon Kills Affiliate Program In Rhode Island
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Amazon.com has killed another affiliates program due to proposed legislation that would force the company to collect and pay sales tax in Rhode Island.

The move comes less than a week after Amazon notified its affiliates in North Carolina it would be ending its program there due to similar proposed legislation.