PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A 38-year-old man has been charged with felony assault in connection with a stabbing outside a well-known Providence coffee shop not far from Brown University. Police say Osama Said of North Providence was arrested by Johnston police after the stabbing outside the Coffee Exchange on Wickenden Street yesterday morning. Daniel is being treated for a stab wound at Rhode Island Hospital.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has turned down an attempt by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to get surplus land on Aquidneck Island for the Narragansett Indian tribe. The Newport Daily News reports that Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Joseph Ludovici sent a letter this week explaining the Navy made the decision because the bureau was unwilling to accept the land in "as is" condition.
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - The lawyer who represented national security leaker Chelsea Manning at trial is joining the Roger Williams University School of Law as a visiting professor. The Rhode Island university announced today that David Coombs will join the faculty this fall. Coombs' wife, Tanya Monestier, is already on the faculty.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has left its port in Rhode Island for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped. The ship departed Naval Station Newport this morning and made its way down Narragansett Bay to the Atlantic Ocean. It is heading to the Esco Marine ship recycling plant in Brownsville, Texas.
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