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Midnight Basketball League Tips Off July 7—Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League starts…

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Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity—A team of researchers including a doctor from…

Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

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NEW: Raimondo Unveils Working Group to Reform RI Criminal Justice System

Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday the formation of a Justice Reinvestment Working Group in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday the establishment of a Justice Reinvestment Working Group in Rhode Island, to work with the Council...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Heather Tow-Yick, Kelsey Lucas: What Rhode Islanders Need in ESEA Reauthorization

As Congress debates reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, our nation’s education law, it is essential that the law provides schools, teachers,...

A Look at Bill Cosby’s Career up Until the Scandal

Bill Cosby admitted to obtaining quaaludes with the intention of using them to have sex with women. The  information was discovered by the AP...

RI Doctors Paid Over $9 Million by Drug Companies

Over 2,700 doctors in Rhode Island received $9.6 million in payments from pharmaceutical and medical device companies between August 2013 and December 2014 - with the top twenty five...

slides: #25 to #1 - RI Docs Who Got the Most Drug Company Money

How much did the top doctors in Rhode Island receive in payments from pharmaceutical and medical device companies last year?  See below to find...

NEW: Central Coventry Fire District Receives “Poorest” Rating from Insurer

The Central Coventry Fire District (CCFD) has received the Insurance Service Organization's (ISO) poorest rating, a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. ISO rates fire...

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 18

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House. Coalitions formed to...

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily closed the right lane on a segment of Route 24 North in Tiverton.

What America Means to Rhode Island’s Leaders

Governor Gina Raimondo talks about what America means to her - along with other Rhode Island leaders.

The Fourth of July, while celebrating the Independence Day of the United States, means different things to many people, right here in this state. 

Guest MINDSETTER™ John Turbitt: Our Own Worst Enemy

It’s in our DNA as Rhode Islanders. We’re skeptics in almost every way from our lack of trust in the weather...

Providence Firefighters’ Raise Could Trigger Millions in Raises for Teachers

A clause in the recently agreed upon Providence teachers' contract could trigger millions in additional costs to the city, if the city's firefighters see...

NEW: Prov Fire Chief Cunha Set to Retire, Mello Named Acting Chief

Chief Clarence Cunha

Mayor Jorge Elorza has announced that Assistant Fire Chief Scott Mello will serve as the Providence Fire Department's Acting Fire Chief following the retirement...

New York Times, Applebees are Some of RI’s Biggest Tax Cheats

The businesses that owe the most in back taxes to Rhode Island include one of the country’s most prestigious newspapers, a popular restaurant...

slides: The Biggest Tax Cheats in Rhode Island

See the top 50 delinquent business taxpayers in Rhode Island.

NEW: Raimondo Names Callahan Adjutant and Commanding General of RI National Guard

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo announced  that Colonel Christopher Callahan is the next Adjutant General of Rhode Island, and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Chace Baptista: Rhode Island Might be Different

When Dylan Roof walked into the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina during Bible study and murdered nine parishioners on the evening...

Charlestown RI Resident to Plead Guilty to Stealing Gravestones

Charlestown resident Kevin Maynard has agreed to plead guilty in federal court to stealing granite gravestones and other items from the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery for...

Critics Raise Questions Over New 195 Tax Break Plan for Providence

Community leaders -- and real estate professionals -- were among those who raised questions about Providence's stake in the newly brokered plan for a...

Providence Pension Watchdog Riley Releases Report, Calls for More Answers

Riley

Financial analyst and GoLocal MINDSETTER Michael Riley has released a report entitled "Providence Fraudulent Accounting and Theft," following multiple columns in which he addressed a...

Nguyen: Understanding the Logic of the Same-Sex Marriage Decision by SCOTUS

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. This was a close decision, 5-4,...

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