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Guest MINDSETTER™ Carolyn Thomas-Davis: As World Waits for Ferguson, What RI Can Do

The world is watching, waiting to learn, the fate of Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, M.O. police force. Wilson is the officer who...

Brown’s Liu Awarded American Heart Association Funding for Genome Research

Dr. Simin Liu Credit: Frank Mullin/Brown University

Brown University professor Dr. Simin Liu is among the first scientists funded by the American Heart Association (AHA) to work on a new Cardiovascular...

NEW: Bipartisan Legislators Call For Delay In RhodeMap RI Approval

A group of bipatisan legislators have called for a delay in RhodeMap RI approval. The legislators, a group of Democrats, Republican's and independents, want...

Battle Lines Being Drawn Between Labor and Elorza

Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza won with 2014 election with over 52% of the vote -- but as opponent Vincent "Buddy" Cianci had secured the majority of endorsements...

NEW: RI State Police, Providence Police to Hold Community Forum Monday on Ferguson

The Rhode Island State Police, in conjunction with the Providence Police Department, will be hosting a community forum at the Wanskuck Boys and...

Mayor-elect Elorza Announces ‘One Providence’ Listening Forums

Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza announced the dates and locations for a series of listening forums entitled "One Providence" earlier today.   The forums are this designed...

10 Questions Raimondo Has to Answer as Governor

RI Governor-elect Gina Raimondo. Photo: Richard McCaffrey

Rhode Island Governor-elect Gina Raimondo has done what no other woman before her has done -- she was elected to the state's top post...

Herb Weiss: The Greatest Generation’s Last Hurrah

The G.I. Generation, born between 1901 to 1924 and coined the “The Greatest Generation” by nationally acclaimed journalist Tom Brokaw, grew up in the...

Showdown Looming Over Proposed Blackstone Boulevard Development

Photo: Change.org

Backers of a proposed development on a historic property on the East Side of Providence next to Blackstone Boulevard are squaring off against neighbors opposed...

The RI High Schools with the Most Depressed Students

In Rhode Island, 9,043 high school students last year reported experiencing depression at least once within the past 12 months. An estimated 1,129 considered killing themselves. ...

Depression Among High School Students: How Does Your Community Compare?

See how many students are depressed and at risk for suicide at your local high school—and how they compare to their peers across...

Is Your Child Suicidal? What to Look for + What to Do

Is your child at risk for suicide?

RhodeMap RI Meeting Explodes Into Controversy

RhodeMap RI consortium member Joe Buchanan calles plan opponents

A video showing the RhodeMap RI meeting from Wednesday, November 12 shows consortium members of the economic plan calling meeting attendees opposed to the plan "racist"...

RIDE Releases 2nd Annual Teacher Evaluations: West Warwick Tops for Highly Effective Teachers

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) released its second annual report on education evaluations -- and West Warwick was tops for percentage of "highly...

RI’s Most Violent Cities and Towns: New FBI Crime Data

Murders were down in Providence in 2013 -- whole rapes were up under a new federal definition.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 crime statistics this week,  estimating the number of violent crimes in the country had dropped 4.4% from 2012.  

slides: See the Rankings - RI’s Most Violent Cities and Towns

Here are Rhode Island's most violent cities and towns, based on in the most recent FBI data.  The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting...

NEW: ACLU Files Suit Over Medical Marijuana Discrimination

The ACLU of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a URI graduate student who was denied summer employment this year at a...

Battle Over “RhodeMap RI” Economic Plan Heats Up

A battle is heating up between supporters of a new economic planning initiative "RhodeMap RI" -- and opponents who are calling on the 35-member RhodeMap...

Will Esserman Return to Head Public Safety Under Elorza?

Dean Esserman, Former Providence Police Chief

Will Providence see a new Public Safety Commissioner with a familiar face under Mayor-Elect Jorge Elorza?  Speculation has been mounting that former Police Chief...

Simon Chief of Staff, Smiley Gets Job for Endorsement

Jorge Elorza

Providence Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has announced the leadership team for his incoming administration.

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