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Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - July 1—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s…

“This Week at the Movies” July 1, 2016—"This Week at the Movies" July 1, 2016

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - July 1—10 Great Things to do in RI This…

Friday Financial Five – July 1, 2016—Friday Financial Five – July 1, 2016

Robin Garceau - The Interior Designer: Before & After!  Where Do You Begin?—Robin Garceau - The Interior Designer: Before &…

Newport County Chamber of Commerce Awards Two Scholarships to Graduating Seniors—Newport County Chamber of Commerce Awards Two Scholarships…

Finneran: Brexit Hysteria—Finneran: Brexit Hysteria

Seven Big Surprises So Far in the 2016 Election Season in RI—Seven Big Surprises So Far in the 2016…

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: EU, Newport NIMBYs, and Obamacare—Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: EU, Newport NIMBYs, and…

UMass President Meehan to Close Congressional Committee, Make Gift for UMass Scholarships—UMass President Meehan to Close Congressional Committee, Make…

 
 
 

Julia Steiny: Do Not Succumb to Fear

Julia Steiny says we need not dwell obsessively on the remote possibility of armed madmen.

INVESTIGATION: State Agency Error Jeopardizing $183M in Bonds with IRS

A state agency has been accused of violating IRS rules that restrict the amount of money it can earn on $183 million in bonds it has...

NEW: Unemployment Remains at 10.4%

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2012 remained at 10.4 percent, unchanged from...

NEW: Kilmartin Announces $600 Million Settlement with Amgen

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government and reached agreement with Amgen, Inc. (&ldquo...

Statewide Moment of Silence for Newtown Victims Friday Morning

Governor Lincoln Chafee has declared Friday, December 21, 2012 – the one-week anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT – a ...

NEW: Homelessness on the Rise in RI

Homelessness advocates are calling on Governor Lincoln Chafee to address the long-term solutions to the state’s growing homeless problem.

NEW: Cranston Receives $3.45 Million to Hire More Firefighters

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative James Langevin today joined with Mayor Allan Fung to announce $3.45 million in federal...

NEW: Jobless Rhode Islanders Call for Fiscal Cliff Solutions

Where’s the Work?, an organization of unemployed and underemployed workers in Rhode Island joined together Wednesday to call on Congress to extend unemployment...

NEW: Senator Reed Announces Agreement Defense Authorization Bill

A bipartisan conference committee of Senate and House members has approved a final defense bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending for 2013, including a 1.7 percent pay...

NEW: Cicilline Urges Obama, Boehner to Protect Seniors from Social Security Benefit Cuts

As the White House and Congressional leaders continue negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline released the following statement urging President...

Grace Ross: It Really Does Take a Village

All my love and best energy like so many others is with the people of Newtown, Connecticut right now. Given how completely thrown and in...

Will the State & Organized Labor Reach a Deal on Pension Reform?

The decision by Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter to order the state and public employee unions into mediation to negotiate a settlement over the state...

NEW: URI Professor Under Fire for Calling NRA a ‘Terrorist Organization’

A University of Rhode Island professor is coming under fire for taking to Twitter to call the National Rifle Association (NRA) a terrorist group and...

NEW: Raimondo Reviews Pension Portfolio for Gun Holdings

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she directed Cliffwater, one of the state's investment consultants, to review the pension fund's alternative...

Problem Gambling a Concern as Rhode Island Prepares for Table Games

As Twin River casino continues its preparations for the implementation of table games, Rhode Islanders are bracing themselves for increases in problem gambling.

BREAKING: J.R. Pagliarini is Leaving City Hall

J.R. Pagliarini, a senior executive advisor for Mayor Angel Taveras, is leaving City Hall to take a job with the Rhode Island Economic Development...

INVESTIGATION: URI President Spent Nearly $500,000 on Repairs for Taxpayer-Funded Home

Since 2009, the University of Rhode Island has conducted a variety of renovations to President David Dooley’s on-campus residence, costing the state more than $460,000...

Rhode Island Leaders Call for Ban on Assault Weapons Following CT Massacre

Last Friday’s deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT has prompted all four members of Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation to call...

NEW: Mediation Ordered in State Pension Reform Lawsuit

The state and several organized labor unions will head to the bargaining table after all.

BREAKING: City Reaches Deal with Providence College

The nearly yearlong pursuit by the city of Providence to increase the amount of payments in lieu of taxes from nonprofit universities and hospitals is...

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