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The Sunday Political Brunch - October 23, 2016—The Sunday Political Brunch - October 23, 2016

Meet the Candidates: Luis Vargas—Meet the Candidates: Luis Vargas

Meet the Candidates: Anthony Paolino—Meet the Candidates: Anthony Paolino

Meet the Candidates: Rep. Mike Chippendale—Meet the Candidates: Rep. Mike Chippendale

25 Things You Must do in New England This Fall—25 Things You Must do in New England…

What to Watch For: Patriots at Steelers—What to Watch For: Patriots at Steelers

Fit for Life: Cost-Free Ways to Get Healthier—Fit for Life: Cost-Free Ways to Get Healthier

RI’s Investment Losses in Raimondo’s Pt. Judith Have Grown 127%—RI’s Investment Losses in Raimondo’s Pt. Judith Have…

Meet the Candidates: Karin Gorman—Meet the Candidates: Karin Gorman

Meet the Candidates: Rep. Bob Craven—Meet the Candidates: Rep. Bob Craven


LISTEN: Opposition to NECAP Testing

  The Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) decision to mandate students be at least "partially proficient" in mathematics and reading on their...

New Report Says Sales Tax Repeal Only a $105 Million Problem

The debate over the potential lowering or repeal of the Rhode Island state sales tax continues.

Just how much money would Rhode Island stand to lose if it repealed its sales tax? That’s the fundamental question surrounding a proposal...

Palumbo, Kilmartin Renew Call for Better Tracking of Sex Offenders

Lawmakers want to overhaul state's notification system for sex offenders, transfer power to State Police.

How safe are Rhode Island communities from sex offenders? According to State Representative Peter Palumbo and Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, not safe enough.

video: Providence’s Dancing Cop Leads the Harlem Shake at the Dorrance

I heart Providence organized a massive harlem shake video at The Dorrance, the popular downtown Providence restaurant and bar, on February 25th.

LISTEN: Sales Tax Elimination- Cost?

Just how much money would Rhode Island stand to lose if it repealed its sales tax?

The 10 Most Important Bills Facing the General Assembly

The RI General Assembly will have its hands full with a number of hot-button topics when it returns to the State House this week.

Following a brief recess, the Rhode Island House of Representatives and Senate return to the State House this week to resume the 2013 Legislative Session with...

NEW: No End to RI’s Rising Gas Prices

For the fourth week in a row, gas prices are rising in the Ocean State.

The march to four dollars per gallon continues. For the fourth week in a row, gas prices in Rhode Island are on the rise.

NEW: URI responds to Malcolm Jones scandal

The University of Rhode Island says it made mistakes in allowing convicted felon Malcolm Jones to stay in on-campus housing.

The University of Rhode Island has admitted having “some accountability” in an enrollment scandal following news that Malcolm Jones, the son of the...

NEW: Providence Diocese Suspends Priest for Sexual Misconduct

The Providence Diocese has announced that the Rev. Monsignor John Allard was placed on administrative leave for alleged misconduct.

The Diocese of Providence has just announced that it has placed the Rev. Monsignor John Allard on administrative leave following a “credible allegation”...

RI PowerPlayer: Shea Principal Donald Miller

Meet Donald Miller, Principal of Shea High School, which was recently ranked as one of the most diverse high schools in Rhode Island.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

video: Taveras Advocates for Reading Programs Targeting Low-Income Kids

Mayor Taveras is a finalist in an online video competition co-sponsored by The Huffington Post and Bloomberg Philanthropies that allows readers to vote on their...

NEW: White House Issues Report on Sequestration’s Impact on RI

In an report issued by the White House Press Office, it outlined the impact of the sequester will have on a range of businesses and...

NEW: Weekend Storm Will Last Longer But Be Weaker in RI

Data coming in overnight indicates that this upcoming storm will last a bit longer but likely be much weaker than earlier anticipated.

New Effort Underway to Tackle Student Loan Debt

Rhode Island students struggling to repay private students loans may soon receive help by bay of new regulations from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

With roughly one of out of every 10 students from Rhode Island colleges defaulting on their federal loans and the state ranking fourth in the country...

In Case You Missed It: Most + Least Diverse High Schools in RI

"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....

RI’s Texting While Driving Law Proving Ineffective

Saying that RI's current law against texting while driving hasn't worked, a group of lawmakers are proposing much harsher penalties to get drivers to put down their phones.

Rhode Island’s law against texting while driving is proving ineffective at stopping the behavior and now, slightly more than two years after its...

NEW: Weekend Storm Hitting RI Saturday Afternoon—Mixed Snow/Rain

It's going to be a mess on Saturday, whether you're in mixed snow and rain nearer the coast, or under snow in the interior.

In spite of being around 24 hours before the onset of precipitation from this developing storm, there is still no good resolution to the problem of...

City Doles out Raises to Top Officials Despite Deficit

Providence has dished out raises to top officials, even as the city continues to battle deficits and a wide number of rank-and-file workers have gone...

NEW: Weekend Storm Heading For RI—More Snow Possible

It's back!... Another weekend storm is bearing down on Rhode Island, and it's bringing snow. Are you ready?

Another weekend is upon us and yet another storm is looming on the horizon. For the third weekend in a row we are facing what...

NEW: Kilmartin slams ACLU for “one-sided” view of APRA enforcement

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has responded to criticism from the ACLU for  his office's

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has just responded to a report released today by the RI branch of the ACLU criticizing his office for...

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