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“Annie” at PPAC a Solid Bet for Fans Young and Old

“Annie” at PPAC a Solid Bet for Fans Young and Old

“Annie” runs through Feb. 5 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org or by calling 401.421.2787. Masks are optional.MORE

Officials: Estimated 100,000 hens died in Connecticut fire

Officials: Estimated 100,000 hens died in Connecticut fire

An estimated 100,000 hens died in a weekend fire at a Connecticut farm owned by one of the country’s largest egg producers, Connecticut officials confirmed Monday. It’s one of several such fires that have killed millions of chickens around the country over the past decade.MORE

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather’s death three years earlier.MORE

Massachusetts abortion hotline now offers free legal advice

Massachusetts abortion hotline now offers free legal advice

Massachusetts launched a hotline Monday offering free legal advice to people seeking abortions in the state, as well as their health care providers and helpers — joining several other states in a move spurred by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last summer, which has led to increasingly restrictive abortion laws in other states.MORE

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