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LISTEN- National Business Rankings - How Rhode Island Ranks

Rhode Island may get low grades from some of the top business publication rankings in the country -- but not all the evaluations put RI...

Rhode Island Ranked #1 in National Integrity Index

According to the Better Government Association, "“Integrity” is not a word we generally associate with the states of Rhode Island, New Jersey, Illinois...

In Case You Missed It: RI’s Foreclosure Crisis Far From Over

Dean Starkman's first GoLocal piece ran this week -- focusing on the state of foreclosures in the state.  Click on the link to the story to read more.

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Providence Budget Woes: Public Safety Chaos

Mayor Angel Taveras - struggles to balance budgets

The City of Providence fiscal year 2014 budget approved by the City Council in June is already facing millions in projection shortfalls, according to a City...

RI Pension Fund Lost out on $700M in Potential Revenue

The state pension fund had a return of about 11 percent for the last fiscal year—a ten-point lag behind the performance of the stock...

NEW: RISCA Announces Grants Of Nearly $800K To 143 RI Organizations

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced today the first round of grant awards for the 2013-2014 season supporting projects which will employ...

How (Dis)Honest Is Rhode Island—New Ranking

Rhode Island might be known in part for mobsters and corruption, but according to recent findings, the Ocean State ranks ahead of over twenty states...

Providence Named Top Summer City By BroBible

What's that, bro? Providence is a great summer city?

Providence has been named to another summer tops list, but this may not come as quite the good news as recent namings to Travel + Leisure'...

Don Roach: We’re Still Ignorant On Race

Last week I tried to make sense of the whole Trayvon Martin situation. I was hoping the conversation wouldn’t devolve into this:

Julia Steiny: Bringing Kids In Trouble Back From The Brink

Young people who have slipped into trouble may have a clearer way back through restorative justice programs, which features participating in

Eight years ago, Elissa Bellinger was a happy freshman at the University of Colorado at Boulder.  She'd never been in trouble, and never...

LISTEN- RI Biz Winners and Flops

Can innovation in technology be Rhode Island’s next industrial revolution? There is a sprinkling of hot spots emerging in Rhode Island that are...

Rhode Island’s Foreclosure Crisis Far From Over

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Dean Starkman

And you thought the mortgage crisis was over, Rhode Island? Um, no. The latest numbers, obtained by GoLocalProv from Rhode Island Housing, the state housing...

slides: Rhode Island’s Foreclosure Crisis: See The Numbers

While overall mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures in Rhode Island are off their disastrous peaks from a couple of years again and slowly heading down, measures...

NEW: Brown Named Top 10 Healthiest College in US

Brown University was named the #6 healthiest college in the U.S. according to Greatist.com, a health and fitness media startup that promotes a healthier,...

NEW: Joe Biden Coming To Newport For Democratic Fundraiser

US Vice President Joe Biden will visit Newport on August 22nd to attend a fundraiser hosted by the Democratic National Committee.

Report: Rhode Island Prison Population Increased 250% Since 1980

Data from a national project on incarceration rates show that the prison population grew rapidly in the state since 1980.

Data on national incarceration statistics show that in Rhode Island, the prison population in the state increased over 250% since 1980 - despite a significant decline in...

slides: New England States With The Most Prisoners

While Rhode Island's prison population may have increased by 250% since 1980, the New England state of Connecticut tops the region for having the most men...

LISTEN- Rhode Island Prison Population Increased 250% Since 1980

Data on national incarceration statistics show that in Rhode Island, the prison population in the state increased over 250% since 1980 - despite a significant decline in...

slides: Rhode Island’s Best Hospitals - New US Ranking

U.S. News and World Report released this week its rankings for Best Hospitals 2013-2014, and for the second consecutive year, The Miriam Hospital...

Mayor Taveras: Please Take Care Of Providence’s Kids

The quality of life for many kids in Providence is far below the standards that we would like to them to experience. According to Kids...

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