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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news:  Cicilline will leave Congress on June 1st.  Poker returns to Bally's Twin River this week.  A Pawtucket man reported missing has been found.

>>Cicilline Will Leave Congress June First

(Undated)  --  Congressman David Cicilline will leave office on June 1st.  He will become the president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, which funds nonprofit organizations.  Re-elected for a seventh term last November, Cicilline describes serving the people of the First District as the honor of his lifetime.  The secretary of state's office says a special election will be held to fill the seat. 

>>Poker Returns To Bally's Twin River Thursday

(Lincoln, MA)  --  Poker returns to Bally's Twin River Lincoln this Thursday.  The casino says the poker room will be open on a limited basis from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until more dealers and staff are hired.  Poker was suspended three years ago because of the pandemic.

>>Pawtucket Man Reported Missing Has Been Found

(Pawtucket, RI)  --  A 71-year-old Pawtucket man with dementia who was reported missing yesterday has been found.  Police said Joao [[ jow ]] Silva was located this morning on the banks of the river behind the former Apex store on Main Street.  He was taken to a hospital for treatment due to exposure to the weather.

>>Providence Man Sentenced To Life In Prison

(Providence, RI)  --  A convicted killer has been sentenced to life in prison.  Forty-two-year-old Leron Porter was found guilty by a jury in October for the 2011 shooting death of 17-year-old Tiphany Tallo in Providence.  Prosecutors said she was fatally wounded during a violent brawl involving the families of both Porter and Tallo.  Attorney General Peter Neronha said the defendant deserves every minute of the sentence imposed. 

>>Guns N' Roses At Fenway Park In August

(Boston, MA)  --  Guns N' Roses will be at Fenway Park for one night in August.  The legendary band's Boston visit is Monday, August 21st.  Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.  More information is available at mlb.com/redsox/tickets/concerts/guns-n-roses [[ mlb-dot-com-slash-red-sox--slash-tickets-slash-concerts-slash-guns-n-roses ]].

John Carpilio/nkl 


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