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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Red Sox lose to the Astros in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.  Texas Congressman Ted Cruz is proposing to relocate illegal immigrants to new ports of entry in Rhode Island and other Democratic-led states.  RI reported six new COVID deaths on Tuesday.

>>Red Sox Lose To Astros, ACLS Knotted Up

(Boston, MA)  --  The American League Championship Series is tied at two.  The Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park Tuesday night, 9-to-2 to even the series up.  Jose Altuve hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning and Michael Brantley broke the game open with a bases-clearing double for Houston in the ninth.  Game 5 is at Fenway Park Wednesday with a first pitch scheduled at 5:08 p.m.

>>Ted Cruz Proposes New Ports Of Entry In Blue States

(Washington, DC)  --  Senator Ted Cruz has proposed legislation to send immigrants who illegally cross the border in Texas to new ports of entry in Southern New England and other Democratic strongholds.  Speaking on FOX News Tuesday, Cruz said the "Stop the Surge Act" would establish 13 ports total in places where Democrats, quote, "host their elite cocktail parties".  The proposal includes Newport, Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.  Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin called Cruz's legislation a bad-faith proposal that does nothing to fix America's broken immigration system.

>>Coronavirus Death Toll In Rhode Island: 2,867

(Providence, RI)  --  The state of Rhode Island reported six new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday.  The pandemic death toll in the Ocean State increased to two-thousand-867.  Nearly two-hundred new virus cases were reported yesterday.

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>>RI Man Accused Of Illegal Recording In Wrentham Outlets Bathroom

(Wrentham, MA)  --  A Woonsocket man accused of violating an "upskirt" law in Massachusetts is facing charges.  The Wrentham Police Department says 23-year-old Jacob Guerrero went into the women's bathroom at the Wrentham Outlets on August 24th, dressed as a woman himself, and appeared to use a camera attached to a shoe he was wearing to record people in adjacent stalls.  The Wrentham PD says Guerrero is being charged with possession of child pornography after evidence was obtained including a dozen videos of unsuspecting minors.  Reports indicate Guerrero was a delivery driver for Amazon, but the company told WFXT Boston he is no-longer employed.

>>Police Release Image Of Suspect In Fall River Shooting

(Fall River, MA)  --  Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a convenience store owner in Fall River.  The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says a customer walked into the Stop N Save store on Rock Street at around 10:30 Monday night and found Lal Kishor Mahaseth with a gunshot wound.  The Fall River Police Department has released an image of the suspect and is asking for the public to help identify him.

>>Wage Theft Charges Filed For Work Done On Barrington School

(Providence, RI)  --  The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office is charging two owners of a Massachusetts-based asbestos remediation company with wage theft.  The charges stem from work performed during the construction of Barrington Middle School in 2019.  The A.G.'s office alleges Thomas McCoog and Amy Franklin, owners of Franklin Analytical Services in Marion, failed to pay prevailing overtime wages totaling at least twelve-thousand dollars to five former employees.

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