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Ferguson protest spills on to I-95 in Providence

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What started as a peaceful protest through the city quickly turned dangerous as 100 to 150 demonstrators jumped the fence near the highway and blocked traffic near Exit 20.

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Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez

Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.

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UMD getting ocean data from “Blue” glider

In order to study ocean conditions, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth deployed a marine glider off the New England coast for a 13-day mission.

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ACLU asks Chafee to change immigration policy

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking Gov. Lincoln Chafee to change state immigration policy before leaving office, following President Barack Obama’s action to defer deportation for millions of people in the country illegally.

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Black Friday: Shopping and deals database

Are you braving local stores on Black Friday? Check out the WPRI.com shopping and deals database so you can plan your shopping trip from start to finish.

In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2011, Gary Cohen, senior vice president of marketing and customer experience at Redbox, is reflected in one of the kiosks  at the company's offices in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Redbox is looking to pick up new customers with rival Netflix poised to raise its prices by as much as 60 percent for its existing subscribers beginning Sept. 1. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

Redbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent

Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.