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RI treasurer mailing 35,000 checks for unclaimed $10M

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner says he's sending 35,000 checks to Rhode Islanders who have more than $10 million in unclaimed cash. Magaziner on Monday announced that he's launching a new program called "Your Money," which will send checks to people who have un

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 18:54:00

3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome set for implosion

(AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE- This Nov. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is scheduled to be imploded Monday, Nov. 20. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Su... (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File). FILE- In this

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 12:40:00

Report: Hunger in RI at 10 year high

With hunger levels in Rhode Island at a 10 year high, the CEO of the state's food bank, Andrew Schiff, is speaking out against proposed federal cuts that could mean a $90 million a year loss in the state for those who rely on food stamps. "Something has to give and the safety net is on the chopping

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 22:30:00

State Sen. L'Italien enters crowded 3rd district race

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts state Sen. Barbara L'Italien is the latest candidate to officially enter the race for the state's third congressional district. The Andover Democrat promised in a statement on Monday that if elected she would take on big issues facing the country and families in t

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 19:58:00

Report: Hunger in Rhode Island on the rise

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A new report on hunger in Rhode Island says it's on the rise, and the problem-plagued launch of a new state computer system is hindering enrollment in the food stamp program. The report released Monday by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank cites a U.S. Census Bureau survey

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 19:14:00

East Greenwich Special Town Council meeting set for today

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE) - The East Greenwich Town Council will hold a special meeting Monday night to determine the fate of embattled Town Leader Gayle Corrigan. Two weeks ago, a judge determined that the appointment of Corrigan as Town Manager

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-20 14:52:00

'Team Noah' opens accessible playground in New Bedford

A Massachusetts community is now home to the largest playground for children with disabilities in New England. Noah's Place Playground opened at Marine Park on Pope's Island Monday. The space is dedicated to Noah Fernandes, a special boy who impacted so many lives before his death in 2016. He was ju

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-11-20 17:34:58

New Bedford man sentenced to 7 years for North End shooting

FALL RIVER - A New Bedford man who opened fire in a residential neighborhood early this year was sentenced to seven years in state prison, prosecutors said. Jose Osorio, 25, pleaded guilty last week in Superior Court to two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of attempted assault a

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-20 16:51:06

Portraits of veterans displayed in Mt. Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - "The Freedom Endeavor," a project featuring veterans' portraits by photographer Steve Snyder, will be on display through January at the Mount Vernon Arts and Recreation Center, 822 W. Mount Vernon Blvd. The exhibit showcases 23 veterans as well as excerpts from each individual's

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-11-20 18:53:42

Ag lending, ag tourism workshops coming up

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Craig Smith, co-owner of Smith Family Farms, shares a glimpse of his life as a farmer. The Times' Louisiana Flavor reporter Tiana Kennell leaves city life to tour the Doyline, Louisiana farm and meet the animals. Tiana Kennell/The Times Agricultural lenders know


Camp play of heroism and villainy today

A desperate sword fight between ace detective Hugh Bullshot Crummond, played by Ben Verstraete, right, with arch villain Otto Von Brunno, played by Race Bremer, builds toward the finale of the Monett High School fall play, the detective parody Bullshot Crummond. The final performance is at 7 p.m. to


Crosslines helping those in need

Employees at Crosslines, located at 510 E. Cleveland in Monett, are busy packing up Thanksgiving baskets for distribution. Kari Crouch, left, assistant manager, and Brice Wells were working to fill 200 baskets for recipients to pick up on Monday. Recipients will also receive vouchers to purchase mea


Crane Family Dentistry opens its doors to the community free-of-charge

A Crane dentist opened his doors to the community free-of-charge Friday. "We are really excited about the idea of helping the situation, because we hear of people wanting to have dental work done, or really more for emergency situations, and just can't get it done," Dr. Terry Burpo said. "There is


What else could we have done?

Ten years ago, on Nov. 9, we learned the horrible news that 10-year-old Stella resident Rowan Fords body had been recovered in McDonald County, and the terrible ordeal she endured before her murder. Now, this week, we learned the awful news about Kaydee Moerer, whose murder at the hands of her moth


Crosslines inundated with unusable items

Donations of mattresses and box springs are no longer being accepted at Crosslines in Monett. "We can't accept items that are stained, ripped to torn," said MaLinda King, administrator. "We also can't accept broken furniture. We don't have the time, money or manpower to repair these items." King sai


Traffic collisions along Highway 60 up in 2017

Vehicle crashes on Highway 60 seem to have occurred more frequently of late, but the impression, according to statistics kept by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and Monett police, is not supported by the numbers, and state engineers are pondering if there is anything else that can


Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 21:14:00

County approves $1.93 million road project

TIFTON - The Tift County Board of Commissioners approved a $1.93 million resurfacing project. Those roads include: Tifton Eldorado Road, Omega Eldorado Road, West Over Drive, Melba Drive, Sarah Drive, Slack Drive, Pine Needle Place, Bowen Marchant Road and a portion of Union Road. Reeves Constructio

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 00:00:00

Education foundation honors 10 teachers

Jimmy Cargle, center, was one of the 10 teachers honored by the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence.Submitted TIFTON - The Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence (TCFEE) surprised 10 of Tift County's finest educators Nov. 13. According to a press release, the teachers "teare

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 17:36:00

Life Saver: Naloxone preventing overdose deaths

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesGov. Nathan Deal signed a measure allowing all first responders, such as EMS, police officers and firefighters, to carry an overdose reversal drug called naloxone, which is often sold as a nasal spray called Narcan. This is the fifth part of a month-long look

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-19 08:00:00