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State Report: Marijuana Tax + Bill Targets Prostitutes and Pimps—Plus increased sentences for gang crimes

John Rooke - Thinking Out Loud—JR's column on the sports stories and personalities…

RI Beauty Insider: Pedi Nation – Get the Best Pedicure Ever—A guide to finding a pristine pedi place

Fit for Life: Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail—Plan and prioritize, and you will prevail

Arthur Schaper: Grand Theft Auto Cicilline—MINDSETTER Arthur Schaper examine's Cicilline's role in Prov's…

Five Live Music Musts – April 18, 2014—Great vibes await

Report: Preston Murphy Leaving URI for Boston College—Preston Murphy Leaves URI for Boston College

EXCLUSIVE: Bryant Tells Grads No Selfies with President at Grad—Prohibiting selfies?

PC Athletics gets high marks—Friar winter sports #1 among Big East schools...

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US—Another accolade for Al Forno



Starkman: TV Merger Likely Means Another Blow to RI Newsgathering

Channel 10’s parent just bought Channel 12’s parent. Does it matter? You bet it does.



Will New Findings on Marijuana Dangers Hurt Legalization Efforts?

There is now evidence that marijuana use may be more harmful than originally thought, especially in the adolescent brain.



Top Nat’l & Regional Progressives and Conservatives Debate at URI

Top progressives and conservatives from the region -- as well as national organizations -- will be debating the future of… Read More



Coming Tue: GoLocal’s Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2014

GoLocal has the answer, and it's all part of its 3rd Annual Super Ranking--Top New England Colleges 2014, which will be… Read More



Russell Moore: Fung’s Folly

If Allan Fung's goal was to become the poster boy for old school, Byzantine politics, give the man credit: he's been a… Read More



Smart Benefits: Vision Coverage for Google Glass is Clear

Google, best known for revolutionizing the search engine, is now changing the way we think about – and use – glasses.

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Providence Mayoral Candidates’ Top Priorities

What are the Providence Mayoral candidates top priorities if elected?  As the 2014 campaign season is well underway with… Read More



slides: Top Priorities of 2014 Providence Mayoral Candidates

Economic development, crime prevention, education, infrastructure needs -- what are the issues that are most important to… Read More



State Report: Marijuana Tax + Bill Targets Prostitutes and Pimps


This week’s State Report centers on a news conference held Wednesday at the State House in which experts voiced their… Read More



Hinckley: Why Progressives Hate Entrepreneurs + Business Owners

As much as the Big Government Progressives hate to admit this simple fact, every single bit of wealth in our great nation… Read More



John Rooke - Thinking Out Loud

Thinking out loud…and wondering how old I need to be to officially qualify as “grumpy…”



Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

While the Feds investigate his predecessor's campaign finance records, new House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is getting… Read More



Correctional Officers Union Endorses Caprio for Treasurer

The Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers (RIBCO) announced that they would be endorsing Frank Caprio, a… Read More



Operation Clean Government Announces Candidate School on April 26

Operation Clean Government’s “Candidate School 2014” program and faculty have now been finalized, according to event… Read More



Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?

HOT: Nuala Pell

Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics. Check out who… Read More



College Admissions: Will The New SAT Be Easier? Not Likely…

Wednesday, the Collegeboard released more details and sample questions for the new SAT that is currently in development.… Read More



Jazz Legend Greg Abate to Play in New Bedford for YWCA Benefit

Jazz alto sax legend Greg Abate brings his high power quartet to the Wamsutta Club in downtown New Bedford on Wednesday… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Insider: Pedi Nation – Get the Best Pedicure Ever

Be glam sandal-ready with the perfect pedi.


Toes have never been more “in” but along with glam sandal-readiness, you need proper foot care too. It goes, dare we… Read More



Jackson Browne to Play PPAC on August 20th

Singer-Songwriter Jackson Browne will visit the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Wednesday, August 20th at 7:30… Read More



Fit for Life: Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail

Plan and prioritize, and you will prevail.

Over the past 20 years, I have attended continuing education courses that pertain to exercise, human function, movement… Read More



Five Live Music Musts – April 18, 2014

Suz Slezak and David Wax  of the David Wax Museum

Tomorrow is Record Store Day, a time to support local merchants engaged in a most imperative economic activity – the sale… Read More



MUSIC: An Inside Look At Record Store Day In Providence

Saturday is a worldwide celebration of a rare treasure that you can still find on the streets of your local neighborhood… Read More



NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US

The legendary pizza of Al Forno is once again lauded, this time by the editors of Food & Wine Magazine.

The editors of Food & Wine magazine have named their Top Pizza Spots in the US and Providence's Al Forno Restaurant has… Read More



video: Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation

Local singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell

Local songwriter Billy Mitchell has released two new Rhode Island political parody songs titled “Fox on the Run” and… Read More



Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

Is your disorganization spiraling out of control? Then it may be time to bring in some extra help.

Everybody is aware that you have to recognize that there is a problem before you can fix it. It’s okay to ask for help. We… Read More



TRENDER: Dancer, Writer, Social Activist - Sara David

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers a glimpse… Read More



Dear John: Okay To Date Your Ex’s Sibling? Depends On The Sibling

What’s your problem? Write to John at dearjohn@golocalprov.com.



International String Trio to Perform at Pot au Feu in Providence

Slava Tolstoy, Ippei Ichimaru and Ben Powell of the International String Trio.

Pot au Feu has announced that the International String Trio will perform at the restaurant on Monday, April 28. In… Read More



NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the… Read More



NEW: Rhode Island Named 6th Best State to Eat Local

Rhode Island is one of the best states in the nation when it comes to providing access of local food to its residents,… Read More