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Providence Board of Canvassers Rules Against Carnevale, Bell and Mattiello Applaud Decision—Providence Board of Canvassers Rules Against Carnevale, Bell…

RI’s Best Communities 2016: See Who is #1—RI’ Best Communities 2016: Look who is #1

NEW: Former PC Star Shammgod to Join Mavericks as Assistant of Player Development—NEW: Former PC Star Shammgod to Join Mavericks…

NEW: Raimondo Called a Republican by Mika on Morning Joe—NEW: Raimondo Called a Republican by Mika on…

#39 to #1: Rhode Island’s Best Communities 2016—#39 to #1: Rhode Island’s Best Communities 2016

Court Orders Special Master to Oversee Clean-up of Allens Ave Scrap Metal Operation—Superior Court Orders Special Master to Oversee Clean-up…

Dunkin’ Donuts Center Ranked 3rd Toughest Place to Play in Big East—Dunkin' Donuts Center Ranked 3rd Toughest Place to…

Methodology: Rhode Island’s Best Communities 2016—Methodology: Rhode Island's Best Communities 2016

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Coyotes on the East Side, Jack Black, and Comm. on Foreign Relations—Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Coyotes on the East…

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BREAKING: George Caruolo Will Not Head Up New State Education Board

George Caruolo will not serve as chairman of the newly created state board of education, the Governor’s office has announced.

Rhode Island Gears for Gay Marriage Battle in 2013

With the Rhode Island General Assembly set to reconvene in less than two weeks, same-sex marriage advocates say they are confident the issue will be...

NEW: State Rep. John McCauley Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison

Outgoing State Representative John McCauley was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to defraud the United States...

video: RI’s Own Miss Universe Olivia Culpo Advocates for Medical Marijuana

Oliva Culpo, RI native and newly crowned Miss Universe, spoke out on HuffPost Live Thursday in support of medical marijuana. 

Unions Protesting New Teacher Evaluation System

Thousands of Rhode Island teachers have signed an online petition calling for the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to delay the implementation of the...

Julia Steiny: Do Not Succumb to Fear

Julia Steiny says we need not dwell obsessively on the remote possibility of armed madmen.

INVESTIGATION: State Agency Error Jeopardizing $183M in Bonds with IRS

A state agency has been accused of violating IRS rules that restrict the amount of money it can earn on $183 million in bonds it has...

NEW: Unemployment Remains at 10.4%

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2012 remained at 10.4 percent, unchanged from...

NEW: Kilmartin Announces $600 Million Settlement with Amgen

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government and reached agreement with Amgen, Inc. (&ldquo...

Statewide Moment of Silence for Newtown Victims Friday Morning

Governor Lincoln Chafee has declared Friday, December 21, 2012 – the one-week anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT – a ...

NEW: Homelessness on the Rise in RI

Homelessness advocates are calling on Governor Lincoln Chafee to address the long-term solutions to the state’s growing homeless problem.

NEW: Cranston Receives $3.45 Million to Hire More Firefighters

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative James Langevin today joined with Mayor Allan Fung to announce $3.45 million in federal...

NEW: Jobless Rhode Islanders Call for Fiscal Cliff Solutions

Where’s the Work?, an organization of unemployed and underemployed workers in Rhode Island joined together Wednesday to call on Congress to extend unemployment...

NEW: Senator Reed Announces Agreement Defense Authorization Bill

A bipartisan conference committee of Senate and House members has approved a final defense bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending for 2013, including a 1.7 percent pay...

NEW: Cicilline Urges Obama, Boehner to Protect Seniors from Social Security Benefit Cuts

As the White House and Congressional leaders continue negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline released the following statement urging President...

Grace Ross: It Really Does Take a Village

All my love and best energy like so many others is with the people of Newtown, Connecticut right now. Given how completely thrown and in...

Will the State & Organized Labor Reach a Deal on Pension Reform?

The decision by Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter to order the state and public employee unions into mediation to negotiate a settlement over the state...

NEW: URI Professor Under Fire for Calling NRA a ‘Terrorist Organization’

A University of Rhode Island professor is coming under fire for taking to Twitter to call the National Rifle Association (NRA) a terrorist group and...

NEW: Raimondo Reviews Pension Portfolio for Gun Holdings

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she directed Cliffwater, one of the state's investment consultants, to review the pension fund's alternative...

Problem Gambling a Concern as Rhode Island Prepares for Table Games

As Twin River casino continues its preparations for the implementation of table games, Rhode Islanders are bracing themselves for increases in problem gambling.

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