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October 26th

Preview today's Narragansett Times

October 26, 2011

In today's issue of The Narragansett Times, find out how police arrested the suspect in the attempted abduction this weekend of a female jogger, what South Kingstown leaders and a local businessman think about the proposed state pension plan, and what Narragansett officials are planning for the port of Galilee.

All and more inside today's The Narragansett Times.

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October 25th

Cancer survivor gives back to Coventry HS prom-goers

October 25, 2011

EXETER – Paula Hughes has her sewing machine set up at the kitchen table where she has been busy celebrating the end of her breast cancer treatment by making fluffy fleece blankets for women seeking comfort during their own battles.

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EG filled with aroma of fresh-baked Swedish sweets

October 25, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — It all started with the closure of a Rumford bakery famous for its Swedish coffee bread.

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Two men rescued off Hazard rocks

October 25, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Narragansett Police and Fire Departments responded to a call of two men who slipped off of the rocks at Hazard Avenue on Saturday. NPD was first on the scene and observed the two men floating in the water 75 feet from the shore.

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Curmudgeon's Corner:Occupy Wall Street an exercise in 'flawed' logic (OPINION)

October 25, 2011

The movement that started as Occupy Wall Street is gaining world-wide momentum. Brown University radicals, both student and faculty, brought the protest to Providence. Liberal politicians and their allies in the media are praising these demonstrations as democracy in action notwithstanding their harsh criticism of earlier Tea Party gatherings.

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EG Town Council holds off taking a stand

October 25, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — With the General Assembly taking its first look at a state pension reform plan Tuesday night, the Town Council decided to hold off on taking a stand.

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Whitehouse hears URI students’ concerns on Pell Grants

October 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse visited the University of Rhode Island on Friday to listen to students’ concerns about further cuts to Pell Grant funding for the next school year.

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