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Michael Riley: Projo, Elorza and Cianci are all Blind to Reality—Recently the Providence Journal endorsed Jorge Elorza over…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ken Block Vote YES on Question 3—Rhode Island citizens have every reason to vote…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

GoLocal Interviews Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull Founder Coming to PPAC Next Week—Another in a line of epic rock shows…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

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NEW: State Sen. Angry U.S. Attorney Won’t Issue Opinion on In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North Kingstown) said today he is disappointed with a response he received from the office of the U.S....

Carmen Castillo Wins Ward 9 Special Democratic Primary

City activist Carmen Castillo narrowly won the Providence’s special Democratic primary for the vacant Ward 9 City Council seat Tuesday.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Jay Harding:  How to Save your Home from Foreclosure

Guest MINDSETTER™ Jay Harding explains how he nearly lost his home and explains how the Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island helped him.

Providence Loan Fallout: Delinquent Organization Received Cash From State Too

The South Providence recycling company that is more than 90 days past-due on a $410,000 loan from the Providence Economic Development Partnership (PEDP) also received a $300,000 loan...

NEW: National Marriage Equality Organization Calls Out Sen. Reed

A marriage equality organizing network with more than 700,000 members nationwide is calling Senator Jack Reed out for remaining quiet on a request to support the...

NEW: North Providence GOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Town Council President

The North Providence GOP will hold a press conference at 4:15 today to bring forward an Ethics Complaint against Town Council President and District 3 Council Woman...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Joins National Coalition Against Illegal Guns

Mayor Angel Taveras has joined the National Coalition Against Illegal Guns and joined Mayors across the country in opposition to a bill before Congress (H...

NEW: U.S. Senate Candidate Hinckley Endorsed by North Kingstown State Senator

Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson (R-North Kingstown) has endorsed Barry Hinckley in his campaign for US Senator. Hinckley looks to replace 1st term incumbent...

Rhode Island Owes Feds $240 Million

Rhode Island owes the federal government $240 million from the funds borrowed to fund the state’s unemployment program, which became insolvent in March 2009, a...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Confirms City Will Likely Begin Legal Action Against Occupy Protesters This Week

Providence will likely begin legal action this week to remove the Occupy Wall Street protesters from Burnside Park, Mayor Taveras told GoLocalProv Monday.

Providence Stiffed for Millions in Loan Money

Twenty-five percent of the small business loans given by Providence’s economic development program are at least 90 days past-due, leaving the city on the...

UPDATED: Review of Providence Community Action Program Underway

The private nonprofit organization that works with low income Providence residents on a variety of issues including affordable housing, clinical counseling and case management is...

PowerPlayer: The Poverty Institute’s Kate Brewster

This week’s PowerPlayer is the Poverty Institute’s Kate Brewster. Ms. Brewster was kind enough to chat will GoLocalProv about the state...

NEW: German Satellite May Hit North America This Weekend

Another satellite is going to be falling this weekend - this one a german. The 2.7-ton Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, is expected to...

Poll Shows Half of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

The number of Americans supporting the legalization of marijuana is higher than the number opposed for the first time ever, according to a new Gallup...

Daniel Wall: Federal Education Policy Does Not Improve Education

Laws like No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top punish and threaten students, teachers and schools for factors that are beyond their control,...

Frozen COLAs Will Cost Millions

A projected 19 year freeze of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for the majority of pension recipients in Rhode Island would cost retirees millions of dollars and the...

NEW: Maple Syrup Counterfeiter Nabbed By Feds

Vermont U.S. Attorney Tris Coffin sought an indictment against a Rhode Island man after a US FDA investigation revealed he was marketing cane sugar-based...

NEW: Providence City Councilman Calls for Local Pension Reform

Providence City Councilman David Salvatore is calling on Governor Chafee to address municipal pension reform as the state considers comprehensive pension reform.

NEW: Domestic Disturbance in Burnside Park

A domestic disturbance brought police to Burnside Park, home of the Occupy Providence protesters this morning.

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