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RI Powerplayer: U.S. Senator Jack Reed

U.S. Senator Jack Reed has represented Rhode Islanders in Washington since 1997 and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This week, we sat down with...

Rhode Island’s Schools, Infrastructure In Desperate Need of Repair

While the true extent of the damage is unknown, estimates say RI buildings being neglected, like the rest of the country.

At a time when school districts are battling rising pension costs, lower state and local aid and increasingly difficult unfunded mandates, the one thing being...

NEW: Messy March Storm Hitting Rhode Island Tonight

A messy March storm is heading toward Rhode Island, making a potential mess of the morning commute on Tuesday.

When will this winter ever end? Well, apparently not anytime soon. Yet another messy March storm is headed our way destined to start overnight and...

NEW: Common Cause Launches Website to Reverse Ethics Bill Decision

Government watchdog group asks viewers to contact Gordon Fox, ask him to reinstate House Judiciary's motion.

One week after taking Gordon Fox to task for his decision to nullify a vote by the House Judiciary Committee on a bill that would...

NEW: MA Gamblers Account for Majority of Visits to RI Casinos

A new survey shows Twin River relies on Bay State gamblers to survive. That's less than great news for the RI-based organization as Massachusetts will come online with its own casinos soon.

Massachusetts residents visited neighboring Rhode Island's two slot parlors more than twice as many times as Ocean State residents in 2012, according to a new...

LISTEN: RI Schools in Need of Repair

At a time when school districts are battling rising pension costs, lower state and local aid and increasingly difficult unfunded mandates, the one thing being...

Students Dare Educators, Adults to Take the NECAP Tests Themselves

Providence students hope

The debate over high-stakes testing requirements in Rhode Island has pitted students who believe tying exam performance to graduation is unfair against adults and educators...

RI State Report: SNAP Fraud, Foreclosures and Tougher Parole Laws

This week's State Report takes a look at the controversial Ken Block report, a move towards creating an Inspector General and RI's improving foreclosure rate.

This week’s State Report centers on the release of a new report which found startling instances of waste and fraud in Rhode Island...

In Case You Missed It: 25 Best Cities + Towns For Business 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....

Jim Reed: Help for RI’s Housing Crisis

Guest Mindsetter Jim Reed says the Public Housing Association of Rhode Island should be commended for its efforts in helping Rhode Islanders find housing.

How can we talk about housing in Rhode Island without hearing from PHARI? There is an organization that serves and represents the largest group of...

The Most Foreclosed Communities for 2012

The worst of the housing crisis may be behind it, but Rhode Island is still plagued with foreclosures that make the state the highest-ranking in...

NEW: John Hope Settlement House Under Fire for Financial Struggles

The John Hope Settlement House has reportedly lost nearly $2 million in endowments and other funds.

Reportedly losing upwards of $30,000 per month, the 74-year-old John Hope Settlement House in Providence is on the brink of fiscal ruin and members of the...

Aaron Regunberg: RI Educators Can Learn a Lot From Philadelphia

Aaron Regunberg says closing schools may seem like an easy answer to budget woes but it leads to unintended consequences.

Last week, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) voted to close 23 city schools and relocate or merge five others. More than 14,000 students will be impacted...

Brown Researchers Say Iraq War Has Killed 190K, Cost $2.2 Trillion

University's Cost of War project says conflict is 44,000 times higher than initial estimates thought possible.

Researchers at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies released a report today detailing the cost of the Iraq War: 190,000 people killed and...

LISTEN: Most Foreclosed Properties in 2012

The worst of the housing crisis may be behind it, but Rhode Island is still plagued with foreclosures that make the state the highest-ranking in...

Julia Steiny: Teaching to a Tech-Savvy Generation

Dawn Casey-Rowe (far left) and her team won Startup Weekend Edu with their business BetaMatch.

Social-studies teacher Dawn Casey-Rowe has a power-plant's energy packed into a petite frame. Her students at Davies vocational school come for the...

LISTEN: Best Cities & Towns to Do Business

GoLocal’s new ranking, RI’s Best Cities Towns For Doing Business, takes an analytical look at every city and town in RI...

NEW: Mutiny Underway as Fox Boots O’Neill From Judiciary Committee

Inside sources say move was retaliation for last night's controversial passing of an ethics commission bill from the committee.

House Speaker Gordon Fox has removed Rep. J. Patrick O'Neill from the House Judiciary Committee in a reported retaliation for the Pawtucket Democrat&rsquo...

NEW: Senate Judiciary Schedules Hearing on Same-Sex Marriage

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear legislation on same-sex marriage next Thursday.

The fight over same-sex marriage in Rhode Island is back on. A little less than two months after same-sex marriage was passed by the House...

NEW: Bishop Tobin Reacts to the Election of Pope Francis

Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence reacts with hope to the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the 266th pope of the Catholic Church.

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