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Firefighter hospitalized after ‘cardiac emergency’ while battling Kingston, N.H., house fire, officials say

The firefighter “regained a pulse” and was taken to Exeter Hospital, officials said.

THINGS TO DO

Best things to do in Rhode Island: Feb. 23-March 1

This week, a mac & cheese smackdown, the Rhody craft beer fest, horseback rides, a film festival, ice sculpting, and more.

Governor Chris Sununu: Alabama judge ‘overstepped his bounds’ in IVF opinion

Sununu said that invoking “the wrath of a holy God” in a legal opinion wasn’t appropriate. “If you based everything on religion, your own personal religion behind the bench, it would be chaos everywhere,” he said.

COMMENTARY | LIZA BURKIN AND JAMIE PAHIGIAN

All Rhode Islanders should support modernizing our public records law to make comprehensive crash data public

The notion that road safety data should be public is not a fringe position, say advocates at the Providence Streets Coalition, and Rhode Island is increasingly an outlier in protecting it from public scrutiny.

Watch live: Verdict reached in Adam Montgomery’s murder trial

A jury has reached a verdict in Adam Montgomery’s second-degree murder trial in the 2019 death of his 5-year-old daughter, Harmony Montgomery, whose body has never been found.

Marijuana

Should N.H. legalize marijuana? 2024 might be the year.

The New Hampshire House approved a proposal to do so on Thursday, although the bill faces an uphill battle in the Senate

RI COURTS

Jury finds Woonsocket man guilty of stealing 10 cases of tequila from his employer

Brenden Phang, 25, was found guilty of stealing 10 cases of tequila worth $2,936 from Centrex Distributors, a wine wholesaler and importer in West Greenwich.

‘Its nothing short of a miracle;’ Three-year-old survives after off-road vehicle plunges into lake

The 3-year-old was submerged for three to four minutes before bystanders pulled him from the water.