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A recent school of fish draws attention in the Providence River

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – A 12 News photographer stumbled upon a huge school of fish in Providence River on a recent Sunday morning. The video garnered a lot of attention on social media and also caught the attention of Dr Connor McManus, deputy chief of Rhode Island DEM’s marine fisheries …

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Russian Navalny says he’s now more than “technically alive” – ​​WPRI.com

by: JIM HEINTZ, Associate Press Posted: Sep 19, 2020 / 7:39 AM EDT / Updated: Sep 19, 2020 / 8:02 AM EDT In this photo from a video posted by Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny on his Instagram account, Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny walks down the stairs of a …

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The outgoing president of the PC looks back on the achievements and challenges of the last 15 years

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) ─ After 15 years, the longest-serving president of Providence College is stepping down. Father Brian Shanley leaves Providence College in a very different place from where he found it. During his tenure, five new buildings were added to the campus, two more were renovated and five sports …

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Unexpected death of Illinois inspector general announced | Best Stories

ILLINOIS (WAND) – The Illinois Inspector General has died, state officials confirmed on Friday. The death of Inspector General of Illinois Secretary of State Jim Burns prompted a statement from Secretary of State Jesse White, who said he was “deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected death” of his colleague. …

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Did you get “the” shot? – Train review

I suspect most rail photographers have heard this question in the field, on chase, etc. This usually happens with respect to a geographic location that you have visited while photographing railway activities, especially a train, equipment, lighting conditions, etc. . The implication is that the person interviewing you already has …

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Luggage-sized cryogenic camera for taking pictures of exoplanets

The NIX camera in its cryostat. Credit: STFC NIX, a powerful new, luggage-sized cryogenic camera, will take the first photos of young giant exoplanets. This state-of-the-art cryogenic infrared camera system has been developed with revolutionary high contrast imaging technology to allow astronomers to directly image or “take pictures” of these …

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Long-term doctor becomes first in RI to receive 2nd dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – The second dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was given to around 20 Lifespan healthcare workers on Saturday and around 70 more employees will receive it on Sunday. The vaccine is only effective if you receive both doses and Pfizer the second dose comes about three weeks …

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Raimondo: Most outdoor school sports can be played this fall; no football, volleyball to start

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Only outdoor school sports can be played this fall, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo said on Friday. However, that won’t include football, at least to begin with. Raimondo said approved sports can begin practice and practice on September 21, and then competitions will run from early …

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Former Riverton cops charged in headbutt case now prosecuted over previous abuse allegation | Best Stories

RIVERTON, Ill. (WAND) – Two former Riverton cops charged with headbutting a suspect who was in custody are now facing federal prosecution in another alleged abuse case. WAND News spoke with Peoria’s attorney, Louis Meyer, who represents the plaintiff, Steven Behl. Behl said he was physically assaulted by former Riverton …

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Wildlife officials urge you to temporarily remove bird feeders

NO DATE – Your bird bath or backyard feeder may be inadvertently songbirds. The Washington Department of Fisheries and Wildlife says there have been an increase in reports of sick or dead birds in backyard feeders in parts of western Washington. This prompts them to recommend that people temporarily stop …

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