Twin Oaks Men’s Softball turns 35 – John Cardullo

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35 years this season – and no intentions of slowing down! By John Cardullo, sportswriter It takes a lot to start a men’s softball team and keep it together. Most teams on average may make it to the five-year mark which is considered nowadays a long time. Teams often do not even make it past…

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GriefSpeak: What do you say to someone who is dying? – Mari Dias

GriefSpeak: What do you say to someone who is dying? By: Dr. Mari Dias “Rainy Days and Mondays always get me down” (The Carpenters, 1971) Terminal Illness is often easier on the dying than the living. As a death doula, many express this – stating that the “living” are fraught with anxiety and anticipatory grief…

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(Updated) Pawtucket HazMat at ZOLL Medical, ventilator/defibrillator manufacturer

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Emergency response officials called a “mass casualty” at the ZOLL Medical Corp/Bio-Detek company in Pawtucket around 4:30pm Thursday. Employees leaving the building complained about difficulty breathing and irritation to their eyes, nose, and throat, with approximately 20 taken to local hospitals. The facility’s parking lot backs up to the Countryside Trailer Park, on Seabiscuit Place.…

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Friday Fishing Tips – April 30, 2021 – Jeff Gross

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by Jeff Gross, contributing writer The weather continues to play havoc on the catch. The fish are a day by day, hit or miss situation. As one can see in the pictures some folks are doing quite well while others like this writer are currently in a drought.  Some folks are even having luck with smallmouth…

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Your RI Weather Today – April 30, 2021

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by Jack Donnelly, meteorologist Cold front moves past the area with low pressure deepening as it heads to the Canadian Maritimes, meaning high winds for us during the afternoon. A weak impulse behind the cold front will trigger some evening showers to complement the high westerly winds that will be gusting towards 50 mph. Afternoon…

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Your Coronavirus Update – Today, April 30, 2021

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RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Francis Farms, a wedding venue in the East Bay, has closed, with no notice to event planners/coordinators. The town of Rehoboth is saying it may open it as a Senior Center. COVID-19 vaccinations are now available for everyone 16+ who lives, works, or go to school in Rhode Island. Visit https://www.vaccinateri.org/ to schedule…

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100 days. President Biden’s address to Congress – Response by Sen. Tim Scott

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Full text of President Biden’s Speech (followed by Tim Scott’s full speech): Madame Speaker.   Madame Vice President.  No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time.  The First Lady.  The Second Gentleman.  Mr. Chief Justice.  Members of the United States Congress and the Cabinet – and distinguished guests.  My fellow…

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Cinco de Mayo Ancho Chili-Rubbed Chicken Thighs – Anthony Salemme

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By Anthony Salemme, contributing chef Serves 4 A bit fancy for Cinco, but have some beers and tequila while cooking and you will be rewarded with a tasty meal in the end. 8 chicken thighs 3 dried Ancho chilies, seeded – or 4 Tablespoons Ancho chili powder 4 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped fine 4 scallions,…

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Your RI Weather Today – April 29, 2021

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by Jack Donnelly, meteorologist A misty morning with some light rain beginning by late morning and continuing through the night as a slow moving low pressure system limps through the area. There may be a gap during the afternoon, but confidence in this is low. Morning low in the low 50’s and afternoon highs in…

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