The bill, which lawmakers hope will see an $83-million mini-Fenway Park constructed between Route 95 and the Seekonk River, now moves to the Senate, which passed a more team-friendly version of the stadium bill earlier in the year.

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  • Former Councilman Kevin Jackson faces sentencing on embezzlement charge
    PROVIDENCE (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence a former Providence city councilman who pleaded no contest to embezzling from a youth track program to three years in prison.WPRI-TV reports that prosecutors in a sentencing memorandum to the judge say Kevin Jackson's actions are "more severe" than the crimes that landed former House Speaker Gordon [...] More
  • The Latest: Nearly 1,000 still in custody over Paris unrest
    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local):7:10 p.m.Paris' chief prosecutor says that nearly 1,000 people, nearly 100 of them minors and most without police records, are being held in custody after weekend protests in the French capital that turned violent.Remy Heitz also said at a news conference on Sunday that the prosecutor's office was seeking preliminary charges against who they believe is the main person responsible [...] More
  • Shots fired into Providence house Saturday night, no injuries
    PROVIDENCE -- A 26-year-old man was sitting on the couch in his West End home Saturday night when he heard a gunshot and a bullet fell from the ceiling, he told Providence police. He picked the bullet up and placed it on a table.The man and his mother live on the first floor of a building on Hollis Street where police, responding to a call at 11:38 p.m. More
  • Worcester firefighter rescued from blaze, dies from injuries
    WORCESTER - A Worcester firefighter who was rescued from a burning apartment building on Lowell Street early Sunday has died.Crews were on the scene of a five-alarm fire in an apartment building on Lowell Street. Two firefighters were trapped and pulled from the building by colleagues. More
  • Sunny and 35 Sunday, cold, but not bad for early December
    Sunny and not as cold Sunday with a high near 35 and calm winds.Temperatures will fall back to the mid-teens to lower 20s for most areas Sunday night.Monday will be sunny, with a high near 37. According to the National Weather Service. More
  • READY TO PLAY BALL: Lawmakers send PawSox stadium plan to governor
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The General Assembly made its pitch Friday for the Pawtucket Red Sox to stay in Rhode Island, passing a bill to finance an $83-million minor league ballpark. Hours after the House o...
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