RISP responds to 3 separate fatal accidents in 20 minutes on I-95

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Rhode Island State Police (RISP) said they responded to three separate fatal crashes 20 minutes apart early Sunday morning on I-95. The first accident happened on I-95 North near the Branch Ave area in Providence at around 1:30 am When soldiers arrived at the scene, they …

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Fall River Catholic Diocese credibly publishes names of accused priests

1. General Assembly leaders have not made a commitment to return this fall for a special session, but it seems likely they will. House of Commons Speaker Joe Shekarchi and Senate Speaker Dominick Ruggerio were able to close the regular session on an unusually calm note, in part because they …

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Food Synergy: Matching Foods for the Healthiest Benefit Health

The fats in avocados bring out the lycopene in tomatoes. Lycopene is an antioxidant known as the carotenoid, “which reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease,” according to a Men’s Health article based on several medical studies on food synergy. Orange juice high in vitamin C and unprocessed oatmeal …

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Oregon Bag Ban Is A Scandal: Confusion Over New 5-Cent Fee For Paper Bags | Local & State

As the clock struck midnight on New Years Eve, a new Oregon law came into effect banning plastic shopping bags statewide and introducing a 5-cent charge on bags in paper in many retail situations. House Bill 2509 is changing the way people do all kinds of business in Oregon. The …

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OSU Hires New Wheat Extension Officer | Business

THE DALLES – Oregon State University has hired a new extension agent for dryland wheat growers in Wasco and Sherman counties. Jacob Powell, 29, took office on September 30 after spending a year as coordinator of the Sherman County Area Watershed Council. He replaces Sandy Macnab, who retired in 2016 …

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Austin Animal Center’s policy of limiting the intake of stray animals may be here to stay

Austin Animal Center’s policy of limiting the intake of stray animals may be here to stay Currently, the shelter is asking the public to help stray animals return home or let them try it out on their own, citing a recent study showing community members are more than twice as …

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Oregon State’s Tristan Gebbia Won’t Let Pandemic Become A Barrier As He Tries To Become The Beavers’ Next Starting QB | Sports

Oregon State quarterback Tristan Gebbia had already planned to spend spring break in Southern California when the pandemic struck in mid-March. A spring break week turned into April and May. It was not until the beginning of June that Gebbia returned to Corvallis. Three months later, not much has changed. …

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Here are the Providence schools with the most chronically absent teachers

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Hundreds of teachers at public schools in Providence were absent for at least a tenth of the school year last, according to new data obtained by Target 12 on Wednesday. The Providence Public Schools Department released figures for the 2018-19 school year, showing that around 500 …

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Graduation Rates for the Class of 2020 Increased Locally and Statewide | Coronavirus

Nonetheless, the class of Oregon in 2020 still graduated at a higher rate than ever before. And data from the Oregon Department of Education showed an increase in graduation rates for all major high schools in central Oregon except one. “Obviously this was a class that turned out to be …

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Ronnie makes friends on the airwaves of the old tower

Print and digital download photos available In an abandoned coastguard tower, out of sight and with a view of Langness and the Calf of Man, Ronnie Allcote lives his favorite hobby, ham radio. Journalist Jess Ward met him at Scarlett Tower to find out more. They call me ‘Captain Scarlett’ …

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