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Driver involved in fatal crash arraigned on DUI charge

Driver involved in fatal crash arraigned on DUI charge

A former driver for Rhode Island’s nonemergency medical transport service who was involved in a crash that caused the death of a 77-year-old woman he was driving home from a dialysis appointment was arraigned Wednesday on drunken driving and other charges.MORE

Rhode Island working on proof of vaccination app

Rhode Island working on proof of vaccination app

Rhode Island is developing a cellphone app that will allow residents to quickly and easily prove they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Gov. Daniel McKee said Wednesday.MORE

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island officials plan to lean on federal funding and come up with a new way to cut emissions from the transportation sector, following the demise of a multistate compact aimed at dramatically reducing transportation pollution.MORE

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

About one out of every six Rhode Island households struggles to put enough food on the table, significantly lower than during the height of the pandemic last year, but higher than pre-pandemic levels, according to a report released Monday.MORE

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