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LIVE STREAM- RI ACLU Press Conference- Youth Suspension Implications

The ACLU of Rhode Island issued a report today analyzing data shoing that in all school districts across RI, black and Hispanic studnets are suspended...

Providence Named Top 10 Most Vulnerable Hurricane City in US

A new prediction model puts Providence in the Top 10 US cities most likely to be hit by a hurricane this season.

Providence has been named one of the 10 cities most likely to be hit by a hurricane this year, according to a brand-new assessment released by...

Julia Steiny: Blackstone Academy ‘Kicks Butt’

Like many urban teens, Jessica Coello was obviously smart and capable, but totally turned off from school. When she was in grade school, thinking about...

AFSCME Taps Forbes Finance Expert to Probe Hedge Fund Investments

Forbes Columnist

Forbes pension contributor Ted Siedle will be retained by AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) to investigate the state pension system, according...

NEW: Marijuana Arrest Rates Racially Disparate Toward Blacks

According to a report released today by the ACLU, black people in Rhode Island were arrested for marijuana possession at 2.6 times the rate of white...

Hard News: Women Underrepresented

A recent report issued by the Center for Women in Media points to "stubborn gender inequality" in the ways that women are employed and represented...

slides: Is RI Media a Boys Club?

The media landscape in Rhode Island is dominated by men in the vast majority of lead news, talk and investigative journalistic positions. From radio to...

Executive Office Of Commerce Won’t Help RI Economy—Critics

The creation of an Executive Office of Commerce is meeting with stiff resistance from several corners of the political landscape.

A bill to create an Executive Office of Commerce was heavily criticized by several experts as having no merit where it comes to improving the...

NEW: White House Plan For High-Quality Early Childhood Ed in RI

The White House has issued a statement regarding increasing access to high-quality early childhood education in Rhode Island. The following is the statement:

LISTEN- Hard News: Women Underrepresented

A recent report issued by the Women’s Media Center points to "stubborn gender inequality" in the ways that women are employed and represented...

NEW: AG Kilmartin—Mortgage Settlement Checks Mailing This Month

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that approximately 2,737 Rhode Island homeowners who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will...

Chafee Already Getting Fundraising Help From Obama

Last week, Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that he would be joining the Democratic party, and the Democratic National Committee followed close on the heels of...

RI Loses $1.6M Annually To Out-Of-State Payday Lending Companies

Two bills currently under consideration at the State House would severely limit what payday lenders are able to do in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island's current payday lending policies--currently under scrutiny in the General Assembly--cost the state up to $1.6 million annually.

RI Power Player: Tennis Hall of Fame’s Mary Heath

Every Monday, GoLocal shines a spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island. This week, GoLocal sat down with Mary Heath,...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Hold Steady

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island remain unchanged, according to AAA Southern New England. AAA’s June 3rd survey of prices in Rhode Island found...

Special Weekend Edition: The State of Education in RI

As the 2012-2013 school year is quickly coming to a close -- but graduation season is kicking into high gear -- GoLocalProv recaps the research,...

slides: Where The Smart Kids Are Going To College 2013

As graduation season approaches for high school seniors, GoLocalProv takes a look at where the 3 top-ranking students from each of Rhode Island’s 60-plus...

RI State Report: Education Bills + Chafee Switches Parties

Keeping in line with GoLocal's focus on education this weekend, this edition of the State Report centers on three pieces of legislation that will...

Jean Ann Guliano: Battle Lines Drawn Over Common Core Standards

There are some interesting battle lines being drawn, and some unlikely alliances developing, over the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS for short...

slides: GoLocal’s Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2013

What are New England's 86 best colleges and universities? GoLocal has the answer, revealed in its 2nd annual Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2013. After...

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