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Trump, Kim open second nuclear summit with handshake, smiles

Trump, Kim open second nuclear summit with handshake, smiles

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, leaders of nations with a long history of hostilities, opened their second summit Wednesday with smiles and friendly banter before sitting down for a dinner that will set the stage for difficult talks about North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons.MORE

Woman, baby flee burning house

Woman, baby flee burning house

A woman and her baby fled their burning, house set back off High Street in Cumberland at about mid-day on Thursday, and firefighters revived a German shepherd dog found in the home at the outset of what turned out to be a three-alarm blaze. MORE

Some RI sewer users face sharp rate hike

Some RI sewer users face sharp rate hike

Ratepayers who have already contributed more than a half billion dollars toward the first two phases of the combined sewer overflow project to cap sewage flows into Narragansett Bay are facing an additional $779 million, or potentially hundreds of additional dollars per year, as the quasi-public Narragansett Bay Commission prepares to embark on the third and final phase of the federally-mandated project. MORE

Loans and grants for small businesses affected by gas emergency

Loans and grants for small businesses affected by gas emergency

Loans and grants are being made available to small businesses as National Grid said Monday that 95 percent of its customers have had their gas service restored, a week after a failed valve in a transmission line caused a drop in pressure, necessitating a shutdown of most low-pressure gas service in Newport and neighboring Middletown. MORE

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