Pawtucket City Council Reignites Debate Over Banning Pit Bulls

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Others Ask, “Is it the Breed or the Dog?” Some on the Pawtucket city council are revisiting the issue of whether the city should ban pit bulls after reports of two recent incidents in which small dogs were attacked and killed by pits. The city had actually banned pit bulls beginning in 2004, but in…

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Driving While Drowsy: It’s More Dangerous Than You May Think

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Experienced RI and MA Drowsy Driving Attorneys Most everyone is familiar with the driving terms, “DWI” (driving while intoxicated) and “DUI” (driving under the influence – ordinarily by alcohol). According to recent studies sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), perhaps we should add another dangerous driving abbreviation, “DWD” (“driving while drowsy”), since…

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Will Massachusetts’ Marijuana Ballot Initiative Lead to More Auto Accidents?

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Massachusetts Attorneys Defending Marijuana DUI Charges According to a poll released September 13, 2016, supporters of a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Bay State slightly outnumber those who oppose the initiative. The survey, conducted Sept. 7-10 by The MassINC Polling Group, finds 50 percent of responders would vote “yes” to legalize…

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