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The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

Russell Moore: The GOP’s Curious Case of Catherine Taylor—Like most, this election year looks like it…

Providence PowerPlayer: Brown Athletic Director Jack Hayes—Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one…

Smart Benefits: New IRS Guidance on FTE Look-Back Period—The IRS recently issued Notice 2014-49 related to…

Brown Lecture Series Aims to Tackle ‘Big Questions’ in Science—Harvard astrophysicist John A. Johnson will deliver the…

The Wheeler School Completes Construction on Center for the Arts—The Wheeler School has completed its largest campus…

New England Tech Establishes New Automation Lab in Response to Workforce Needs—Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost…

 
 
 

Study Finds Best States for Raising Black Children Hardly Have Any

A recently released study aimed at uncovering the best states in the US for opportunities for children has uncovered some startling facts about the...

Rhode Island Ranked 7th Least Happy State in America

Rhode Island was ranked the seventh least happy state in America, according to a study by WalletHub.

slides: Rhode Island’s Disruptors

With the emergence of  companies like Uber and Airbnb, a new “sharing economy” has taken on an increasingly dominant role in Rhode...

slides: Meet the Disruptors

With the emergence of companies like Uber and Airbnb, a new “sharing economy” has taken on an increasingly dominant...

Listen: Rhode Island’s Disruptors

With the emergence of companies like Uber and Airbnb, a new "sharing economy" has taken on an increasingly dominant role in Rhode Island.

AIDS Walk for Life Now in its 29th Year

The 29th annual AIDS Walk for Life will take place on September 27 starting and ending on the Rhode Island State House lawn.

INVESTIGATION: John Hope Settlement House Under Investigation by State Police

The former Executive Director of the John Hope Settlement House (JHSH) has said he has been contacted by the Rhode Island State Police to come...

INVESTIGATION: Raimondo Investment Program’s Fees Exceed Gains

A program General Treasurer Gina Raimondo launched to help cities and towns better invest their money appears to be generating as much money for the...

RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2014 remained at 7.7 percent, unchanged from the...

Should Rhode Island Divest from Hedge Funds?

With the recent decision by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to divest their entire $4 billion investment in hedge funds saying they're "too...

DCYF Finds Safety Violations at John Hope Settlement House

The interior of a John Hope van.

The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families has found that the John Hope Settlement House has vans that were not inspected -- and...

TV’s Role in Political Campaigns Diminishes

The political old adage in politics is that the candidate who spends the most money on television is the candidate who wins on Election Day. ...

slides: TV Ad Buys in 2014 Primary

An analysis of all political TV ad buys in this year’s primary indicates that the Democratic primary for Mayor of Providence was not...

slides: See RI Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

The primaries are over, and Election Day is now seven weeks away.  See where the top general election candidates stack up in the plus...

Smith Hill CDC and Sojourner House Open Housing for Domestic Violence Victims

Smith Hill Community Development Corporation (CDC) and Sojourner House have partnered to create a permanent supportive housing for victims of domestic violence. 

LISTEN: Election 2014: Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

Who has what it takes to win this November -- and what could be stopping them from victory?

Week in Review - September 14

Welcome to GoLocal week in review - take a look at the top stories of the week. The stories that were best read, most important...

slides: RI Primary Day Winners & Losers

The primaries are in the book and the outcome shows some significant surprises and failed polling.  The biggest surprise may have been the Nellie...

Where Do RI Labor Unions Go From Here?

Where do Rhode Island's labor unions go from here, now that the split between Clay Pell and Angel Taveras supporters within the state&rsquo...

A Look Back at: Media Experts Question Pollster’s Dual Roles for Speaker and Media

Joe Fleming, Democratic Consultant and TV Pollster

The following story appeared April 12, 2013. The issue of the dual role of a Democratic Consultant also serving as a media pollster came into light after...

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