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Some RI businesses to close after Thanksgiving in 2 week pause

14 days ago   |   By WCVB

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced the plan in hopes it will help control Rhode Island's surging coronavirus numbers.
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House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

The bill would reverse what supporters called a failed policy of criminalizing pot use and take steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws. Read more ...

The 50 best Amazon stocking stuffers that come in way under $50

The 50 best Amazon stocking stuffers that come in way under $50

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District judge orders Trump administration to accept new DACA applications

District judge orders Trump administration to accept new DACA applications

The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal... Read more ...

Judge Orders Trump Administration To Restore DACA As It Existed Under Obama

Judge Orders Trump Administration To Restore DACA As It Existed Under Obama

Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis instructed the Department of Homeland Security to begin accepting new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as... Read more ...

5 Bay Area counties adopt stay-at-home order ahead of state's timeline

5 Bay Area counties adopt stay-at-home order ahead of state's timeline

This does not affect Santa Cruz or Monterey counties even though they are lumped into the "Bay Area" on the state's COVID map. Read more ...

More than 700 new COVID-19 cases announced for this week; 8 deaths reported

More than 700 new COVID-19 cases announced for this week; 8 deaths reported

More than 700 new positive tests and eight deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus disease were announced by New Hampshire health officials Friday. Read more ...

Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years

Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years

The New York Waterway ferry service - the nation's largest privately-owned commuter ferry company - has been dumping loads of human waste into the Hudson River for years, two... Read more ...

NHL eyeing mid-January return for shortened season

NHL eyeing mid-January return for shortened season

The NHL now has its sights on a mid-January start date with a 52- or 56-game schedule, according to multiple reports Friday. Between the necessary time for training camp... Read more ...

Oregon Town Grapples With Shooting Death Of 16-Year-Old Aidan Ellison

Oregon Town Grapples With Shooting Death Of 16-Year-Old Aidan Ellison

The Black teenager was killed Nov. 23 by a white middle-aged man who confronted him for playing loud music. Ellison's death is causing soul searching in the mostly white... Read more ...

I-290 eastbound lanes closed near downtown after person shot, killed on...

I-290 eastbound lanes closed near downtown after person shot, killed on expressway

CHICAGO - All eastbound lanes of I-290 at Canal street have been closed due to a deadly expressway shooting, state police said. At around 1:30 p.m. Friday, authorities were... Read more ...