Group Carrying Nazi Flag Interrupts Reading in Rhode Island

The Red Ink Community Library was hosting a reading of “The Communist Manifesto” until it was interrupted by a group whose members shouted slurs and banged on the windows.

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Fugitive Who Faked His Death and Fled U.S. Is Caught in Scotland, Officials Say

Nicholas Alahverdian, a suspect in a 2008 rape in Utah, was traced to a hospital in Glasgow, where he had been placed on a ventilator with Covid-19, the authorities said.

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Rhode Island Man Operated ‘Ghost Gun’ Home Factory, U.S. Says

Robert Alcantara was arrested in the Bronx as he traveled to his home from Pennsylvania, where he bought parts to make guns that cannot be traced.

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What $800,000 Buys You in Rhode Island, Oklahoma and California

A 1737 house in Providence, a 2013 home with a swimming pool in Oklahoma City and a one-bedroom condominium in San Francisco.

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How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus

A dense population of vulnerable citizens set the stage for a frightening epidemic.

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Providence Kept Classrooms Open, and the Students Came Back

Unlike in many Northeastern cities, a majority of families in Rhode Island’s capital have sent their children back to school.

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13,000 School Districts, 13,000 Approaches to Teaching During Covid

To assess how public schools have navigated the pandemic and the impact on students, The Times examined seven representative districts. The answers were strikingly different.

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Circus Acrobats Reach $52.5 Million Settlement in 2014 Fall

“There are safety standards and safety features that were supposed to be in place for every event,” a lawyer for the acrobats said.

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Facebook Video of Assault, Found by Victim’s Mother, Breaks Open Case

The police said a Facebook video found by a mother of her 16-year-old being sexually assaulted while unconscious at a house party in Providence, R.I., had led to charges against eight men.

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Rhode Island to Remove ‘Plantations’ Reference From Documents

Gov. Gina Raimondo issued an executive order that will remove “Providence Plantations” from state documents and websites. Lawmakers want voters to decide whether to change the state’s official name in November.

#providence-ri, #rhode-island

As Restaurants Remain Shuttered, American Cities Fear the Future

Restaurants have become the economic lifeblood for many cities. The coronavirus threatens to take away more than just delicious food.

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