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Providence jewelry store robbed

The Copacetic Jewelry store was robbed for the second time in two months late Friday night. Full story

Chafee leads research trip to Baltimore

Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joined by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, the House speaker and the Senate president. Full story

Providence stepping up parking enforcement

The city says it will step up parking enforcement as a way to generate more money. Full story

Voter ID vote delayed a week

The bill's sponsor says he sought the delay to give lawmakers more time to hear from the public. Full story

Men sought in carjacking

Police say the carjacking happened at about 2 a.m. on Elmwood Avenue. Full story

Coalition: Statewide gun protocol could save victims, officers

An advocacy group is pushing for a statewide protocol for officers when they respond to domestic violence calls involving firearms. Full story

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Zoo's egg hunt rescheduled for Sunday

Planners consider possible streetcar routes in Providence

Firefighters battle water problems, flames

Police looking for 3 suspects in knife robberies

Warwick ends fiscal year with $6.9M surplus

Conn. maritime industry seeks harbor dredging

Centers offer financial assistance to low-income residents

How big a cross to bear?

Detective guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon

Police: Two charged in connection with home invasion


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Geraldine A. Ferraro, former vice presidential candidate, signs copies of her book, Ferraro, My Story, at the Brown University Bookstore in Providence, Rhode Island on Dec. 13, 1985. Profits from the sale of the book will be donated to charity.

Connecticut head-coach Jim Calhoun, left, speaks with Kemba Walker late in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game against Providence in Storrs, Conn., on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.

Marshon Brooks
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Providence's Marshon Brooks looks to pass during the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Notre Dame, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, in Providence, R.I. Brooks scored 52 points in the 94-93 loss to Notre Dame.