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Developer Getting $3.6M in RI Tax Credits Sued by N. Carolina Town for Backing Out of Project—Developer Getting $3.6M in RI Tax Credits Sued…

NEW: 2 Children in Serious Condition After Car Hits Woman Pushing Stroller on Potters Ave—NEW: 2 Children in Serious Condition After Car…

3 Dead, Over 100 Injured After Train Crashes at New Jersey’s Hoboken Station—3 Dead, Over 100 Injured After Train Crashes…

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Catholic Church, Wells Fargo, and Rabbi Gutterman—Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Catholic Church, Wells Fargo,…

Siedle: FBI & SEC Should Investigate Raimondo & Magaziner’s Billion-Plus Losing Hedge Fund Gamble—Siedle: FBI & SEC Should Investigate Raimondo &…

NEW: Aponte Campaign Finance Case Referred to Attorney General—NEW: Aponte Campaign Finance Case Referred to Attorney…

RI Ranks 7th Worst in U.S. for Business Tax Climate—RI Ranks 7th Worst in U.S. for Business…

Bishop: Trump for President—Bishop: Trump for President

25th Anniversary Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill Kicks Off Oct. 8—25th Anniversary Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill…

Above Normal Snowfall Projected for Upcoming Winter in Northeast—Above Normal Snowfall Projected for Upcoming Winter in…

 
 
 

NEW: Dana-Farber, Lifespan Team up to Advance Cancer Research and Treatment

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan leadership have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership which will advance cancer treatment and expand research. Details...

RI Dept. of Health Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus in RI in 2016

The Rhode Island Department of Health received confirmation on Tuesday of the first human case of West Nile Virus in Rhode Island in 2016. 

NEW: Number of Uninsured Rhode Islanders Drops to 59,000 in 2015

New census data shows the percentage of uninsured Rhode Islanders was 5.7% - 59,000 in 2015, half the rate it was in 2013, the year before the Affordable Care...

Rhode Island Ranked 22nd in U.S. for Health Care

Rhode Island has been ranked 22nd in the country for health care, according to a recent study conducted by WalletHub. 

Delta Dental of RI Awards $10,000 Grant to Reach Out & Read RI

Delta Dental of Rhode Island through the Delta Dental of RI Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Reach Out...

MINDSETTER™ Croke: Innovative Partnerships Help RI Residents Get Healthy, Save Money & Make History

Alison Croke

It’s exciting to see the Ocean State be at the head of the pack when it comes to improving the current health care...

Zika Virus Could Spread Across U.S. Gulf

One of the top U.S. public health officials warned that the mosquito borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf...

Hepatitis C Related Deaths are on the Rise in Rhode Island

Rhode Island has seen an increase in hepatitis C virus-related hospitalizations and deaths over the last decade, according to a new report that was released...

Hospital Defends Role in Surgery Error

St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester defends its role in a surgery gone terribly wrong. The Hospital said in a statement to GoLocal on Wednesday night...

Mass Medical Backs Healey’s Ban on Assault Rifles

In a press release issued on Tuesday morning, the Mass Medical Society citing the organization’s “long history of violence prevention...

Newport Hospital to Host Fall into Fitness 5k Race/Walk

Newport Hospital will host a Fall into Fitness 5K Race/Walk and family fun run on Sunday, September 18 with the family fun run kicking things...

Weiss: This ‘Age Beat’ Writer to Publish Collected Stories on Myriad of Aging Issues

With the graying of America, a growing number of aging Baby Boomers and seniors are turning to newspapers, television and cable shows and even the...

The Worst Non-Deadly Health Conditions

When people think of the "worst" health conditions, they often think of diseases that cause the most deaths or kill the most quickly. But death...

Kent County Has Highest Obesity Rate in Rhode Island

The American Medical Association defines obesity as a disease. That means 35.7 percent of Americans -- those with BMIs over 30 -- are considered...

CDC Awards $16 million to States to Fight Zika, RI Receives $200,000

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded more than $16 million to 40 states and territories to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering systems to...

Herb Weiss: How the Presidential Election Impacts Social Security

On the final night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) an average of 32 million Americans tuned in to watch Donald J. Trump, a New York...

RI Blood Center Urges Community to Make Extra Effort to Donate

The Rhode Island Blood Center (RIBC) is asking the community to make an extra effort to give blood and platelets to offset a decline in...

Traveling Photo Exhibit to Focus on Dorian Murray & 19 Other Kids With Pediatric Cancer

Dorian Murray

Starting on Labor Day weekend, a traveling photo exhibit, entitled Project 3.8, will pay tribute to the legacy of Dorian Murray and 19 other Rhode Island children...

ConAgra Foods Recalls P.F. Chang’s Frozen Chicken & Beef Products

The Rhode Island Department of Helth (RIDOH) is advising consumers that ConAgra Foods is recalling approximately 195,000 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entree products that...

Herb Weiss: Revelations that Bring Together Heaven and Earth

Approaching their twilight years, aging baby boomers might occasionally think about their impending mortality, even contemplating what happens after their last breath is taken, wondering...

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