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The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List—From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see…

NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report—Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released…

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice—Sarah Potenza is on a roll...

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence—Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of…

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings—Books Are Wings to visit 5 schools across…

URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller—Rams fall 60-59 to Davidson

Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own—“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right?

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society—Vaccination used to be something that a patient…

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?—Did you see the recent news that the…

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates—Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos

 
 
 

NEW: Congress Approves Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Congress today approved a $143 billion measure to renew a middle-class tax cut, continue jobless aid for the long-term unemployed, and ensure seniors on Medicare can...

Providence Shells Out Millions in Out-of-State Pensions

The city of Providence doles out more than $1 million each month to pension recipients living outside of Rhode Island, according to a GoLocalProv analysis of...

NEW: RWU Law Professor Appointed to RI Foundation Board

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Roger Williams University School of Law Professor Jorge O. Elorza to the Board of Directors of...

Special 920 WHJJ Radio Report: Providence on the Brink

As Providence Mayor Angel Taveras holds a series of meetings this week on how to wring more money from a variety of stakeholders in the...

Aaron Regunberg: Brown Needs to Pay Up

Aaron Regunberg explains why Brown University needs to begin paying its fair share to the capital city.

Lawmakers Take on Super PACs on Smith Hill

Governor Chafee said Thursday he has introduced a bill that would require full disclosure of previously unregulated political expenditures, a move he said will continue...

PODCAST: Councilman David Salvatore

News and features editors Dan McGowan and Tracey Minkin go live on 920 WHJJ this morning from 6-8am to bring you analysis and updates on...

INVESTIGATION: State Borrows Millions from Feds—RI Businesses Stuck with Tab

The state has missed a deadline for paying back $243 million in loans from the federal government—but it is local businesses that have ended...

NEW: Whitehouse and Reed Introduce Amendment to Fund Transportation Projects

As the U.S. Senate continues debating legislation to authorize vital federal transportation funding that will support thousands of jobs in Rhode Island, Senator Sheldon...

NEW: Kettle Proposes Special License Plate for Military Families

Senator Nicholas D. Kettle, (R-Dist. 21, Coventry, Foster, Scituate), has introduced legislation that would allow family members of military servicemen and servicewomen who died in active...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: Who’s to Blame for Providence Going Broke?

A Captain with the Providence Fire Department explains who should be blamed for the city's fiscal woes and what retirees can do about it.

NEW: Audit Find Questionable Practices at Sport Institute

The State of Rhode Island awarded a $575,000 grant to the Institute for International Sport (Institute) in 2007 for the purpose of constructing a building for its...

NEW: House Backs Background Checks for Student Mentors

The House of Representatives has passed legislation to make educational mentoring programs safer for the students.

NEW: Cicilline Rips GOP on Transportation Bill

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) stood up in favor of amendments to protect the environment as part of consideration of three separate measures that...

Julia Steiny: Intro to a School Changing the Game (Part 1)

In the first of her multi-part series, Julia Steiny introduces you to a school that delivers incredibly well-prepared kids – in all subjects! – using...

JWU Steps Up: Will Other Tax-Exempts Follow Suit?

Johnson & Wales University will triple its voluntary payments to Providence over the next decade, becoming the city’s first tax-exempt institution to answer...

NEW: Occupy Movement Comes to RI’s East Bay

The worldwide Occupy Movement is coming to the East Bay this Tuesday, February 21st. Panelists from Occupy Providence and other Occupy groups will discuss their...

Retirees Prepared to Battle City over Mayor’s Threats

Several former police officers and firefighters said Tuesday that they should not be blamed for the city’s fiscal woes and vowed to battle...

Is Gay Marriage on the Table in Rhode Island?

A bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island will "absolutely" be introduced during this legislative session, Marriage Equality Rhode Island (MERI) executive director...

NEW: Report Suggests Port Could Create Jobs, Boost Economy

Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that...

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