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A wedding with flare: 2 men fined over Coast Guard search

2 men fined over Coast Guard search

Two Rhode Island men authorities say touched off a needless and expensive ocean search-and-rescue effort when they fired maritime distress flares to celebrate a friend’s wedding have agreed to pay $5,000 each to settle the case, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.MORE

Johnston turkey eludes capture again

Johnston turkey eludes capture again

Johnston police and animal control tried once again but failed Tuesday to capture the turkey that has managed to evade all attempts to reign him in. MORE

Rhode Island company helps break world record

Rhode Island company helps break world record

President of mouldCAM John Barnitt and Project Manager Bob Steel stand between the two halves of the surfboard that broke the world record for most people to ride a wave. Photo by Andrew Augustus, WPRO News. Andrew Augustus, WPRO News. A Guinness Book World Record has been broken with the help of a local company.…MORE

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