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Lady Broncos unable to withstand South County 'Storm'

December 21, 2013

BURRILLVILLE – Late Friday night, Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op exhibited masterful play while strolling to a 7-1 upset victory over Mount St. Charles at Adelard Arena, and the girls celebrated the unusual – and somewhat historic – decision with moxie.

Perhaps 17 hours later, head coach Marc Brissette conducted a serious meeting with his troops prior to their Division I/Emma League contest against the South County Co-op Storm inside Levy Arena.

Defending Division III champion Northmen win league hoops opener

December 21, 2013

WOONSOCKET – This definitely isn’t the same North Smithfield High that rolled to a perfect 24-0 mark in Division III action last winter en route to the state championship.

It nevertheless is formidable, and it showed in the Northmen’s 58-44 D-III season-opening victory at Mount St. Charles on Friday night.

Head coach T.J. Ciolfi’s bunch took advantage of senior center Peter Keenan’s “double-double,” which included a game-high 21 points and 16 rebounds with seven blocks; and its defense, which caused the Mounties a pair of dismal droughts lasting a total of 12:27.

AG, legislators hope to close kid porn loophole

December 21, 2013

PROVIDENCE – While possession and trafficking in sexually explicit images of children – kiddie porn or child pornography – is illegal, it is not against the law in Rhode Island if an adult sends or gives sexually explicit images of adults to a child.

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is moving to close what he calls “a gaping hole in the state’s Internet safety and child protection laws.

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