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Chaos at Unveiling of Paolino’s Homelessness Project at St. Joseph Hospital—VIDEO: Chaos at Unveiling of Paolino’s Homelessness Project…

Chafee Created Twice as Many RI Jobs in His Last 2 Years Than Raimondo in Her First 2 Years—Chafee Created Twice as Many RI Jobs in…

NEW: DePetro Announces Return to Rhode Island Radio—NEW: DePetro Announces Return to Radio

Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Moves Forward in Cranston, Despite Opposition—Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Moves Forward in Cranston, Despite Opposition

Viola Davis Nominated for Academy Award - See Rest of Nominatons—Viola Davis Nominated for Academy Award - See…

Riley: President Trump Helps Magaziner to First Positive Annual Return—Riley: President Trump Helps Magaziner to First Positive…

Gallison to Serve 2 Years Minimum in Federal Prison - Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft, More—Gallison to Serve 2 Years Minimum in Federal…

Horowitz: “Facts are Stubborn Things”—Horowitz: “Facts are Stubborn Things”

Jencunas: 2017 Will Look Like 1969—Jencunas: 2017 Will Look Like 1969

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Rhode Island Teens Having More Than One Baby—New CDC Report

The latest CDC data shows a reduction in teen repeat birthrates, but the numbers are still significant.

One in five teen mothers in America will have a second unintended pregnancy, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control. In...

RI’s Homeless Numbers Climb by More Than Ten Percent

Rhode Island Homeless Coalition advocates becry

Rhode Island ‘s homeless population is once again climbing according to recent numbers released by the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) . 

Julia Steiny:  Schools Help Minorities Become the Serfs of the Information Age

During the late 1990's, Dr. Jane Margolis, a researcher at Carnegie Mellon, studied why so few women were entering computer-science and related fields. Using a...

Are Red Light Cameras Benefitting Rhode Islanders?

Records from the City of Providence show that the red light camera program implemented in 2006 has seen an increase of police-reported accidents at the 25 intersection...

NEW: RIOpenGov.org Make RI State Workers’ Salaries Public Online

Want to know what a Rhode Island state employee makes for salary and overtime? Now it's a click away. A new module that lists...

slides: The Real Cost of Renting in Rhode Island

How much do you need to make an hour to rent an apartment in Rhode Island comfortably? According to a new report from the National...

Rob Horowitz: Climate Change Adaptation Moves on to the Public Agenda

A new poll on public attitudes towards measures required to adapt towards the new era of climate change provides some guidance and cautionary notes for...

MetLife’s RI Moves Part of Controversial Multi-State Plan

MetLife move to North Carolina taking jobs -- and raising questions.  Photo: Mfield/Wiki

While Rhode Island has been reeling from the news that MetLife will be cutting jobs in the state due to moving its headquarters and consolidating...

Dan Lawlor: Has Vibrancy Failed?

We place a great deal of hope on "vibrancy" to save the City of Providence. We're hardly the only urban community to do this....

RI PowerPlayer: Arnold Robinson

Preservation and planning expert Arnold Robinson helms a dynamic collaborative force at Roger Williams University.

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

LISTEN: MetLife Move Part of Multi-State Plan

While Rhode Island has been reeling from the recent announcement that MetLife will be cutting jobs in the state due to moving headquarters and consolidating...

slides: RI Leaders Get Into The Classroom at JA Leaders Day

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras reads to Providence elementary school children as part of JA Leadership Day and Education Awareness Week.

Rhode Island leaders from across Rhode Island stepped into the classroom last week, serving as guest teachers during Education Awareness Week hosted by Junior...

RI State Report: Drunk Driving, School Safety, and Synthetic Drugs

  This week’s Rhode Island State Report centers on three major pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly. Not only did the...

In Case You Missed It: 100 Most Dangerous Campuses in New England

"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....

We Need Purple Cows in Cranston

While visiting Borders in Garden City on a weekend home from college in 2006 I noticed a small purple book outside on the sales rack.

The Highest Car Taxes in RI for 2013

Car taxes remain high across Rhode Island communities two years after the General Assembly removed the exemption on cars valued $6,000 or less, new state data...

slides: Rhode Island Communities’ Car Tax Rates, Ranked 1-39

How expensive is it in your Rhode Island community to own a car? GoLocal has analyzed the tax burden on drivers in every community, based...

NEW: Missing Brown Student’s Family Releases Surveillance Evidence

This surveillance image of Brook Street in the early hours of March 16 may provide clues to the location of missing Brown student Sunil Tripathi. His family believes this may be him.

Surveillance video obtained today from law enforcement shows a man matching the physical description of missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, filmed near Sunil&rsquo...

Aaron Regunberg: Race to the Top’s Bill of Goods

Race to the Top (RTTT), Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s state-versus-state education reform contest, was and continues to be a brilliant political move.

Friday Financial Five

Dan Forbes, a CFP Board Ambassador, breaks down the five hottest financial topics in Rhode Island every Friday.

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