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2009-04-19 11:46:25

At least 12 survivors of the deadly 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., have sought bankruptcy protection, records show. The Providence (R.I.) Journal reported Sunday its review of bankruptcy court records in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts found the dozen fire victims and their families have faced significant financial problems since the Feb.

2009-02-16 13:11:27

A memorial has been held in West Warwick, R.I., to honor the 100 people killed in The Station nightclub blaze six years ago. The Providence (R.I.) Journal said about 200 people turned out to hear the names of the victims read aloud during a ceremony Sunday in the lot where the club once stood and which is now covered with makeshift crosses dedicated to the dead. Claire Hoogasian, who attended the memorial, told the newspaper she is still trying to make sense of the tragedy that claimed the...

2008-09-09 15:00:00

By Tracy Breton The insurance inspection companies and brokers offer $262,500, bringing the total to more than $176 million in proposed settlements.

2008-09-04 12:00:16

The owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where 100 people died in a 2003 fire have agreed to pay more than $800,000 to settle numerous lawsuits against them.

2008-09-03 09:00:21

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Members of the 1980s rock band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed Tuesday.

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2008-09-03 07:30:00

Members of the 1980s rock band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed Tuesday.

2008-08-19 15:00:51

Victims of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., would receive $20 million under settlements with the state and town announced yesterday. The state and the town would each pay $10 million to settle the federal lawsuit. One hundred people died on the Feb.

2008-08-19 15:00:51

By TRACY BRETON West Warwick and the state each file a tentative conditional agreement to pay $10 million into a growing fund for victims of the fire and their families.

2008-08-19 09:00:34

By Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The state of Rhode Island and the town of West Warwick have each agreed to pay $10 million to those left behind after a nightclub fire that killed 100 people, according to court documents filed Monday.

2008-07-13 09:00:07

:: NEW ENGLAND A 60-year-old man alleged to have made up sightings of two great white sharks off the island where 'Jaws' was filmed has been charged with disorderly conduct.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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