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US case of monkeypox reported in Massachusetts man

US case of monkeypox reported in Massachusetts man

Monkeypox is typically limited to Africa, and rare cases in the U.S. and elsewhere are usually linked to travel there. A small number of confirmed or suspected cases have been reported this month in the United Kingdom, Portugal and Spain.
Fastest-growing counties in Rhode Island

Fastest-growing counties in Rhode Island

Stacker compiled a list of the fastest-growing counties in Rhode Island using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Counties are ranked by the highest population growth from 2010 to 2020, based on the U.S. Decennial Census.
This Day in RI History: May 18, 1652 – Rhode Island becomes the first colony to pass an anti-slavery law

This Day in RI History: May 18, 1652 – Rhode Island becomes the first colony to pass an anti-slavery law

By the time of the Revolutionary War, Rhode Island has a slave population of 6.3 percent, twice as high as the any other New England colony. Although many abolitionists resided in RI, many of the state’s leading families made fortunes in the slave trade, even after slavery was gradually banned, beginning in 1784. It is estimated that in the years after the Revolution, Rhode Island slave merchants controlled between 60 and 90 percent of the American slave trade.
Butler scores 41, Heat take Game 1 from Celtics 118-107

Butler scores 41, Heat take Game 1 from Celtics 118-107

Butler scored 27 of his 41 points in the second half, and a huge third quarter by the Heat carried them to a 118-107 win over the short-handed Boston Celtics 118-107 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night.
Celtics co-owner donates $2M to protect Florida manatees

Celtics co-owner donates $2M to protect Florida manatees

MIAMI (AP) — A co-owner of the Boston Celtics is donating $2 million toward protecting the Florida manatees and their habitat following two seasons of record-breaking manatee mortalities in the state.
Comic – Sour Grapes: Turdle

Comic – Sour Grapes: Turdle

“SOUR GRAPES”; a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world.
Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Tank & Saige

Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Tank & Saige

This is Tank and Saige; a comedic duo that has been making the rounds here at Potter. No matter where they go they make people laugh and say, “How did you two become friends??”

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Best Bob Dylan albums of all time

Best Bob Dylan albums of all time

When he plugged in at the Newport Festival in 1965, the world’s foremost protest singer received some backlash of his own. All was forgiven over the following years as he churned out classic album after classic album, sliding from one style or story to the next with unparalleled ease.
Best rock albums of the 1970s

Best rock albums of the 1970s

Stacker compiled data on the best rock albums of the ’70s and listed the top 50, according to Best Ever Albums, which ranks albums according to their appearance and performance on 40,000 editorial and data-based charts (e.g., Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Billboard, etc.).

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Outdoor dining is back on Broadway

Outdoor dining is back on Broadway

The council this week was unanimous in its support of the concept, sending it back to city officials to develop specific guidelines.

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Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

Former Polish President Lech Walesa was at the game and made an appearance on the TV broadcast. He is in the United States helping to raise money for refugees who fled to Poland during the war in Ukraine.
Best duos in Boston Red Sox history

Best duos in Boston Red Sox history

Using wins above replacement, Stacker compiled a list of the seasons in franchise history that had a pitcher and hitter with the most combined value.

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Harris tells Coast Guard grads rule of law is under attack

Harris tells Coast Guard grads rule of law is under attack

Harris, in the commencement speech Wednesday at the academy in New London, Connecticut, reflected on the state of the world in which long-standing rules and norms are more frequently coming under attack, noting the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Election 2022

Neary drops from second Congressional race

Neary drops from second Congressional race

Michael Neary, a Democratic candidate for the second Congressional district has reportedly dropped out of the race, only weeks since his arrest in Ohio on menacing and drug possession charges.

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Obituary: Ann Leander Gibson

Obituary: Ann Leander Gibson

Ann was born on December 10th, 1938, in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of Antone J. and Kathleen (Murray) Leander. She married Ronald E. Gibson on October 6. 1964.in Newport, Rhode Island.

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