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Team criticized for Spicer throwing out pitch on Pride Night

Jul. 20, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A decision to have President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the Ballpark" is getting pushback. Some fans said on Twitter they felt Spicer's appearance Friday night at the...

Police make arrest in 1988 death of 10-year-old girl

Jul. 18, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the disappearance and death in 1988 of a 10-year-old Rhode Island girl who was last seen when she was sent to the store by her mother to buy milk, police announced Thursday. Joao Monteiro, 59, of Central Falls, was tied to the death in January 1988...

Worcester breaks ground for minor league stadium

Jul. 11, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Red Sox executives joined officials from the state and the city of Worcester on Thursday to break ground on a 10,000-seat stadium for the ballclub's Triple-A affiliate. A crowd of about 1,000 people attended the ceremony to welcome the International League team now based in...