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Immigration Attorney Says Ending TPS For Haiti Makes No Sense

Haitians living in New England on Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, have just 18 months to prepare to leave the country. The Trump Administration has decided not to renew their status, granted to countries where natural disasters or armed conflict make it difficult to live safely.

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RI Wildlife Biologist Talks Wild Turkeys, Where To Find Them, And How They Taste

For some families in Rhode Island this Thanksgiving, a fresh wild turkey may be on the menu. However, that wouldn't have been possible just four decades ago.

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Federal regulators are shutting down fishing rights for a significant portion of New England’s stressed groundfish stocks, such as cod and flounder. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says managers for a New Bedford, Massachusetts-based sector undermined conservation goals while disgraced fishing magnate Carlos Rafael was falsifying catch reports.

Scott Indermaur

Life is full of contradictions and inconsistencies, often in those moments when we yearn for clarity. As the author Scott Turow noted about our efforts to grapple with uncertainty in the stories of our lives, "The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity."  Issues that appear, at first glance, to be in sharp black and white relief quickly drift into shades of gray.  Beth Taylor reflects on distressingly ambiguous matters of war and peace.

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Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, today criticized the Trump Administration’s plan to unravel the net neutrality regulations after the Federal Communications Commission announced that it plans to eliminate the rules in a vote next month.

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Care New England Health System announced plans Tuesday to relocate Brown University’s medical residency programs to Kent Hospital in Warwick after Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket closes.

United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Federal Magistrate Jacob Hagopian of the U.S. District Court for Rhode Island has died, according to a spokesman for the court. He was 90.

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A Pawtucket property owner is urging city leaders to include downtown improvement in the plan to build a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

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Rhode Island has the ninth-highest rate of deaths in the nation from drugs, alcohol and suicides, according to a report released Tuesday by the Washington-based nonprofit, Trust for America’s Health.

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Gayle Corrigan, the controversial East Greenwich town manager, will retain her position for now. The Town Council voted 3-2 Monday night to reinstate Corrigan despite vocal opposition.

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Thanksgiving typically ranks as one of the busiest holidays for road trips and New Englanders are likely to see congested roadways, trains and airport security lines this year.

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Electric vehicles, or EVs, make up a tiny fraction of the cars sold in New England. But new state policies — and a big cash infusion from the settlement of Volkswagen’s pollution scandal — could speed the building of electric vehicle charging stations and help push the regional market for EVs to new levels.

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