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Photos from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival

Photos from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival

Photographs from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 2019. All photos Copyright ©2019 Steve Klamkin Read more from the Newport Folk Festival: Young singer songwriters shape the future at Newport Surprise appearance from Dolly Parton punctuates all-star collaboration at Newport Folk Festival Newport Folk Festival ends on a high note with collaboration, all star…MORE

State takeover of Providence schools now set for Nov. 1

State takeover of Providence schools now set for Nov. 1

The state of Rhode Island will take over operation of the troubled Providence school system by November 1, with a new superintendent in charge, a projected time frame of at least five years, an immediate focus on improving curriculum and hints at potential school closings due to poor physical conditions. MORE

Subpoena issued over Cranston chiropractor

Subpoena issued over Cranston chiropractor

Federal prosecutors have issued a subpoena to the state of Rhode Island seeking records related to a chiropractor who has received state money for a controversial brain injury treatment. MORE

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