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Wrong-way driving technology set to be installed in RI


The National Transportation Safety Board says that while wrong-way wrecks may only account for about 3% of accidents on the highways, they are also the type of accident most likely to turn deadly.

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Target 12: The Cost of Discipline


Target 12 Investigator Tim White examines a controversial law designed to protect police that, in extreme cases, could cost taxpayers big.

Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo speaks during a taping of WPRI 12's Newsmakers in November 2014.

Newsmakers 11/20/2014: Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island’s governor-elect discusses her election victory, what she plans to do in her first year, and how she’ll tackle the budget deficit.

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Warwick man dies days after being hit by car

Sean P. Eagan, 47, was crossing Warwick Avenue in the area of Scranton Avenue on Nov. 7 when he was struck by a car traveling northbound, according to police.

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URI pulls video of expert in health care dispute

The University of Rhode Island has removed from its website a video of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber after he drew criticism for statements about the “stupidity of the American voter” being a factor in crafting the Affordable Care Act.

Journalist Diane Sawyer and director Mike Nichols arrive at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring Mike Nichols, at Sony Pictures Studios in this June 10, 2010 file photo taken in Culver City, Calif. ABC News confirms director Mike Nichols and husband of Diane Sawyer died Wednesday evening Nov. 19, 2014. He was 83. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

During a career spanning more than 50 years, Nichols, who was married to Diane Sawyer, managed to be both an insider and outsider, an occasional White House guest and friend to countless celebrities

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Brown loses to Holy Cross 80-65

Eric Green scored 16 points and three other Crusaders were in double figures in Holy Cross’ 80-65 victory over Brown on Wednesday night.

Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0), Brandon Bass (30) and Jared Sullinger (7) celebrate after forcing a timeout during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. Boston won 101-90. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bass leads Celtics past winless 76ers

Brandon Bass scored 23 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and Boston sent Philadelphia to its 11th straight loss to start the season with a 101-90 victory Wednesday night.