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RI issues tax refunds signed by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse

Rhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.
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Duke rolls into Sweet 16 with 87-62 romp over Rhode Island

Mike Krzyzewski might want to stop worrying about his team's inexperience. The loaded if young Blue Devils hardly seemed intimidated by NCAA Tournament's bright lights.

97-year-old twins freeze to death after falling outside

Authorities say twin 97-year-old sisters apparently froze to death after falling down outside a Rhode Island home, one of them while coming to the rescue of the other.

Jessica Lange to receive lifetime achievement award in Rhode Island

Lange made her film debut in a 1976 version of "King Kong". She has won two Academy Awards, three Emmys, five Golden Globes and one Tony Award.
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Hundreds defend yoga pants in protest parade

The organizer of a yoga pants parade held in response to a man's letter lamenting the attire says the author of the letter is backpedaling by saying it was a joke.

Raimondo says she won’t ban travel to North Carolina

Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says she won't ban state employees from traveling to North Carolina in protest of a new law that critics say is discriminatory.

Man dubbed ‘Bordeaux Bandit’ sent to prison for Wii theft

The man who authorities dubbed the "Bordeaux Bandit" for allegedly stealing expensive bottles of wine around the Northeast has been sentenced to prison in Rhode Island for stealing video game equipment.

Police get complaint for ‘Forrest Gump’ quote on Facebook

A Rhode Island police department is reviewing its policy on using Facebook after a complaint about a quote from the movie "Forrest Gump" that was included in announcing an arrest.

Connecticut woman fractures ribs in Rhode Island beach blast

A Connecticut woman is recovering from fractured ribs suffered during an unexplained explosion on a Rhode Island beach over the weekend.

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