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US heads into a new week shaken by protests, violence and pandemic

US heads into a new week shaken by protests, violence and pandemic

With cities wounded by days of violent unrest, America headed into a new week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and shaken confidence about when leaders would find the answers to control the mayhem amid unrelenting raw emotion over police killings of black people.MORE

Youth sports returning; hair salon virus guidelines released

Youth sports returning; hair salon virus guidelines released

By PHILIP MARCELO and MARK PRATT, The Associated Press Youth sports programs will be allowed to resume in Rhode Island starting Monday, though there won’t be any league play, tournaments or other organized competitions for now, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday. The Democrat said the focus is on resuming practices and scrimmages under new guidelines…MORE

State on track to start next phase of economic reopening

State on track to start next phase of economic reopening

Newport’s famed Thames Street. File photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News By The Associated Press  Rhode Island is on schedule to launch the second phase of its economic reboot next week, given the successes of the Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday. “The good news is, overwhelmingly, people were out and about doing…MORE

Sunday coronavirus roundup

Sunday coronavirus roundup

A firefighter tested positive for the coronavirus in the town of East Greenwich and eight of the force’s 33 firefighters are quarantined, officials said. MORE

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