PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Holiday travel is in full swing, but those driving to and from family gatherings won't be spending more at the pump.
AAA Southern New England reports prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gas in Rhode Island are averaging $3.51 per gallon. That's the same as last week.
Despite the price standstill, it's still 26-cents above the national average of $3.25.
A year ago this same time, Rhode Islanders paid $3.32 per gallon.
The sixth and final person to plead guilty in a long-running kickback scheme that cost the U.S. Navy $18 million is set to be sentenced in federal court in Providence.
Two-year federal review of controversial taxpayer-backed loan fund forced changes.
Governor Lincoln Chafee has directed that both the Rhode Island and U.S. flags on all public buildings, grounds and naval vessels across the state to be flown at half-staff.
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