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RI Federation of Teachers Urges Raimondo to Oppose Charter School Expansion in New Campaign—RI Federation of Teachers Urges Raimondo to Oppose…

Chair Calls on RI GOP to Drop Their Subscriptions to the Providence Journal—Chair Calls on RI GOP to Drop Their…

Women & Infants Midwifery Service Awarded National Commendation—Women & Infants Midwifery Service Awarded National Commendation

Former RI Tax Preparer Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison for Tax Prep Fraud—Former RI Tax Preparer Sentenced to 36 Months…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not? - December 2, 2016—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot & Who’s…

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Patriots Gronkowski Out for the Season—Patriots Gronkowski Out for the Season

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NEW: Whitehouse Backs Plan to Increase Social Security Taxes

US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has jumped on board legislation that would ask wealthiest Americans to

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse wants to keep Social Security solvent for the next 50 years and, if Congress pays his plan, he’ll do...

LISTEN: A Drone Attack On An RI’er?

On the surface, the idea that the average Rhode Islander would ever be the target of an assassination attempt by an unmanned aerial device, commonly...

RI Students Have Third-Largest Tuition Burden in US

RI students paid nearly double the country's average tuition amount in 2012 ... all while receiving significantly less state aid.

A new report issued Wednesday by the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) shows that Rhode Island students pay the third-largest tuition costs in...

EXCLUSIVE: Pawtucket Barely Avoided Fiscal Ruin

Pawtucket's rosy internal audit numbers don't tell the whole picture of how close the city came to the brink of disaster

Over the weekend, the city of Pawtucket released the results of an internal audit that showed the municipal side of its budget finished the 2012 fiscal...

WEATHER UPDATE: Storm Will Dump Bulk of Heavy Snow Late Thursday

While there may only be 6 inches of the white stuff dropping tomorrow into Friday, it's going to wet and heavy.

This is certainly a slow developing storm system. The off and on precipitation we’ve had around the area today has not been associated...

NEW: Central Falls Gets $10M Loan from Bill and Melinda Gates

The Central Falls School District announced yesterday it had received a $10 million loan from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

One of Rhode Island’s most cash-strapped communities is getting a little help for its school system Central Falls announced yesterday that it has...

NEW: RI Writer Nominates Jim Garrison For Profile In Courage Award

Charles R. Drago says former Louisiana District Attorney's bravery worth noting.

Rhode Island-based writer Charles R. Drago, who has written and lectured extensively on the political assassinations of the 1960s, has nominated former Louisiana District Attorney...

Union Says Environmental Issues at the Heart of Allens Ave Protest

Citing DEM violations they say put the Bay at risk, Providence unions members say they have concerns with how two local scrap-metal companies operate.

Less than two weeks after Providence longshoremen picketed on Allens Avenue to protest the hiring practices of Sims Metal (SMM) recycling yard, a group of...

LISTEN: Pawtucket Barely Avoided Ruin

Over the weekend, the city of Pawtucket released the results of an internal audit that showed the municipal side of its budget finished the 2012 fiscal...

Critics Call Teacher Layoff Policy ‘As Stupid As The Sequester’

Legislation to push back the March 1st deadline for teacher layoff notifications has met resistance ... primarily from the teachers' unions themselves.

Despite a large outcry from a number of individual teachers, students, lawmakers and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) itself, the March 1 deadline for...

NEW: Storm Moving Up Coast Could Dump 6-12 Inches On Rhode Island

Ready for another foot of snow? We might see that by late this week.

OK, vacation’s over. National Weather Service Winter Storm Watches have been posted. It’s been nearly two weeks since our last threat...

RI Stop & Shop Stores, Union Reach Tentative Deal to Avoid Strike

After a long negotiation, the unions representing 4,000 RI employees says its on the verge of avoiding a work stoppage at Stop & Shop stores throughout New England.

After a series of stressful, last-minute negotiations that lasted well into the wee hours of Monday morning, the presidents of five United Food and Commercial...

LISTEN: Critics Call Teacher Layoff Policy As Stupid As The Sequester

Despite outcry from many opponents, the deadline for school districts to notify teachers of potential layoffs for budgetary reasons again came and went.

NEW: Gas Prices Finally Stabilize in Rhode Island

For the first time in six weeks, gas prices in Rhode Island saw a slight decrease.

Gas prices in Rhode Island seem to have reached their peak … at least for the time being.

NEW: Langevin Receives International Disabilities Award

Representative Jim Langevin says he's

Jim Langevin became the first person with quadriplegia to serve in Congress when he was elected to the House of Representatives in 2000 and in the...

LISTEN: Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2013

Listen to the breakdown of the GoLocal super-ranking that combines the nation's top educational rankings with grassroots student-oriented assessments.

Special Program Aims to Put RI ‘Back to Work’

Following up-and-down news on the state's unemployment rate, a new program looks to match RI's struggling workforce with their future employers.

Rhode Island’s unemployment rate received a lot of attention last week. In a span of 24 hours, the news went from good to bad...

RI PowerPlayer: Christopher Plante

Photo courtesy of Christopher Plante/Rick Snizek. Meet Christopher Plante, the Regional Coordinator for the National Organization for Marriage.

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...

Dan Lawlor: No Favors, Just the Facts for Magistrate Appointments

Dan Lawlor wants to know: If the role of a magistrate is necessary for RI, why don't they go through the same vetting process that actual judges do?

“You've got to work with your mistakes until they look intended. Understand?" -Raymond Carver What is a magistrate? The short, imperfect answer is...

Methodology: GoLocal’s Super Ranking-Top New England Colleges 2013

To rank New England's colleges and universities in its super ranking, GoLocal looked to quantify a well-rounded snapshot of each college and university in...

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