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Some businesses to close after Thanksgiving in 2 week pause

Some businesses to close after Thanksgiving in 2 week pause

Some businesses will be required to close and capacity at restaurants and houses of worship will be reduced for a two-week period after Thanksgiving to help control Rhode Island’s surging coronavirus numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday.MORE

Gresh Grades: Week 9 11/15/20

Gresh Grades: Week 9 11/15/20

Color me surprised at the result of Sunday’s game at Gillette Stadium. I did NOT think the Patriots had the ability to slow down the Ravens offense. I did NOT see the Patriots scoring 23 points, as they did. This was a good win for this team at a critical time in the season. Let’s…MORE

COVID field hospital is readied for patients

COVID field hospital is readied for patients

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News A 353-bed field hospital built in April to treat coronavirus patients but has yet to be occupied is now being readied, as state officials scramble to deal with a growing surge in COVID cases. The cavernous hospital off Sockannosset Cross Road, erected in just three weeks at a cost of…MORE

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