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News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press

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WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - Members of a social club banded together and paid off the electricity bill of a struggling Woonsocket church, days after National Grid shut off the church's power. Mike Kind is chairman of the Italian Workingmen's Club in Woonsocket. He told The Woonsocket Call that members of his club gave a $1,000 check on Friday to Pastor Rebecca Lambert of The River United Methodist Church.

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Air travelers will soon have a new option out of T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island: direct summertime flights to Germany. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation announced today that German-based Condor Airlines will begin offering two flights per week to Frankfurt, starting in June. It's the first time direct service to Europe has been offered out of T.F. Green, located in Warwick.

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - A retired superior court judge is joining Roger Williams University School of Law as a distinguished jurist in residence. The state's only law school says Judge Judith Savage will teach several courses and will also host a symposium on mass incarceration in the spring.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Gas prices are holding steady in Rhode Island, with an average price of $3.52 per gallon for self-serve regular, the same as a week ago. Triple A of Southern New England in its weekly survey released today says that prices are 21 cents lower than at this time last year.

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