PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The demolition of the old section of Interstate 195 is now underway. Governor Don Carcieri got it started at a wrecking ball ceremony Monday afternoon.
Carcieri climbed into the wrecking ball crane but after taking one look at the controls he turned it back to the professionals. So with an old hand at the levers, a wrecking ball painted gold took a whack at a Jersey barrier.
The Rhode Island Department of Health is investigating another medical error- this time at Women and Infants Hospital.
The Department of Health says it received a report of a sponge left inside a patient at the state's largest birthing Hospital. Information on the error reached health officials on September 30th and the investigation is still ongoing.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Red Sox pitcher and video game developer Curt Schilling will be in Providence tonight to host a panel discussion with the veterans portrayed in the television series Band of Brothers.
World War Two documentary producer Tim Gray says the event will feature three original Band of Brothers soldiers and two actors from the HBO production. Gray says it will also help raise money for a documentary and monument.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee's transition and union politics in East Providence. That's part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable. Here's our host, WRNI political reporter Ian Donnis.
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NORTHEAST U.S. – This winter a single mom and her kids will move into an unusual house in northern Vermont. It's being built by Habitat for Humanity, which serves low-income families. It will be heated mostly by the sun shining through windows and a tiny amount of electricity. Its one of the first of its kind to be built in the region. As part of a collaboration with Northeast Stations, Charlotte Albright reports.