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ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.
By MIKE McKINNEY The police say a Connecticut fisherman was catching striped bass without a license, and a South Kingstown dealer bought it from him. A Rhode Island seafood dealer and a Connecticut fisherman have been charged in connection with the illegal landing and selling of striped bass.
Hawaiian free diver Kimi Werner unseated Californian Amanda Ernst as the women's national spearfishing champion Thursday in Newport. Werner, 28, shot three tautog and two striped bass -- including a 33-pounder -- during the U.S. National Spear Fishing Championship at King's Beach.
A couple of years after the cinematic demolition of the old Jamestown Bridge, the huge concrete piers that underpinned it have a useful new life on the floor of Rhode Island Sound.