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Rhode Island legislators introduced a bill last week that would require residents to pay a one-time $20 fee to access pornography sites or other "offensive material" online. GrapeImages/Getty Images hide caption

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Miosotis Castro, her husband Francisco Alvarado and their three children lost their home when Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico in September. Eventually they made their way to Providence, Rhode Island, where they've been living with relatives for the last month. John Bender hide caption

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For Puerto Ricans Displaced By Maria, A First Christmas Away From Home

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Meg Ivatti (right), a manager at HealthSource RI, the state's insurance exchange, works with Dianiri Paulino to help a caller sign up for coverage in 2014. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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For Rhode Island, Interstate Health Insurance Sales Didn't Pan Out

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The coffee cabinet is a Rhode Island staple. It's an ice cream beverage dating back to the World War II era. The ingredient list is pretty simple: It's just coffee syrup, ice cream and milk. John Bender/Rhode Island Public Radio hide caption

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What's In That Coffee Cabinet? A Delicious Taste Of Rhode Island History

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A replica of Capt. James Cook's Endeavour sails into Sydney Harbour in 2012. Researchers believe they may have found the wreckage of the original ship in Rhode Island. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Monday in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Trump won Tuesday's primary race in the state Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo waves as she takes the stage to address supporters during a primary election night watch party Tuesday in Pawtucket. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci speaks with reporters moments after announcing he will again run for mayor. Cianci, who made the announcement June 24 on WPRO-AM, was mayor for 21 years - longer than anyone else. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Colorful Politician Buddy Cianci Wants To Be Providence Mayor...Again

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