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PODCAST: 13 Biggest Blunders in Rhode Island of 2013

What were the biggest blunders of 2013? Last year, the collapse of 38 Studios topped the list, along with a number of political missteps along the way....

Donna Nesselbush: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

Front and center in the fight for marriage equality in 2013: Senator Donna Nesselbush.

What a difference a year makes. This time last year, marriage equality was the issue to watch in 2013 -- would it finally be the year...

Ray Rickman: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

A constant presence in the 2013 Davey Lopes pool debate: Councilman Ray Rickman.

A force to be reckoned with for decades in Rhode Island politics, Rickman once again asserted his position of prominence as elder statesman when the...

Angus Davis: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

A tech visionary, job creator, and one of Rhode Island's top business talents in 2013: Angus Davis.

One of the state's brightest young stars, Davis has made a name for himself on the Rhode Island business and political scene over the...

Judge Sarah Taft-Carter: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

Front and center in the pension reform debate: Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter.

Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter is perhaps the person now most front and center in pension reform in Rhode Island -- having overseen...

Ted Siedle and Matt Taibbi: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

RI's pension reform gets national attention: Columnists Ted Siedle and Matt Taibbi.

Rhode Island pension reform came under national attention in 2013, when former SEC lawyer and Forbes Columnist Edward Siedle first wrote in April a column entitled ...

Vincent D’Ambra: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

His $200,000 salary sparked calls for reforms and put the spotlight on municipal pay: Fire rescue captain Vincent D'Ambra.

When GoLocal uncovered that the 40 highest paid city employees in Providence collectively earned $6.3 million in pay and benefits in fiscal year 2013 -- and that topping...

PODCAST: 13 Who Made a Difference in RI in 2013

What a difference a year makes. This time last year, marriage equality was the issue to watch in 2013 -- would it finally be the year...

Happy Holidays from GoLocal

Merry Christmas from all the staff at GoLocal. We wish you, your family, and friends the very best this Holiday Season. Each week, our 50 plus...

Starting on Thursday - The Best of GoLocal Year End Review

One of the best parts of the year on GoLocal may be our end of the year wrap-up content - it is an amazing look...

Julia Steiny: The Season’s Message-  Love Heals

In the Old Testament, when God tells Abraham's wife Sarah that her deepest wish to have a child would come true, she laughs. Hard...

slides: RI Employment Situation is Worse than Reported

The employment market in Rhode Island ranks as one of the nation's worst since the start of the "Great Recession."

PODCAST: RI Employment Situation is Worse than Reported

The employment market in Rhode Island ranks as one of the nation's worst since the start of the "Great Recession." The Department of Labor...

RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation

Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate.

slides: The New England States That Smuggle The Most Tobacco

According to a study on tobacco taxation and sales, there is a growing trend in bootlegged cigarette sales across the United States. As tobacco taxes...

NEW: URI Economist: Wind Turbines Do Not Reduce RI Property Values

A study conducted by a University of Rhode Island economist has found that the planning, construction and operation of wind turbines in Rhode Island does...

RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation

Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate. That analysis comes from the Mackinac Center...

Angiulo: Comparing Legalized Prostitution in Canada versus America

This week I learned that prostitution is legal in Canada. I swear I didn't know this until December 20th when the Canadian Supreme Court...

RI Ranked 19th Healthiest State in Nation, Last in New England

The health of Rhode Islanders has slipped again compared to the rest of the nation. Rhode Island placed 19th in this year's state-by-state health...

slides: The Healthiest States in New England

Four of six New England states rank in the top ten healthiest states according to the 2013 America's Health Rankings, conducted by the United Health...

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