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NEW: Brown Announces $44 Million in Gifts for School of Engineering

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Brown University has announced today that new gifts totaling $44 million have launched a $160-million campaign for the School of Engineering.

NEW: Ken Block Says Master Lever May Have Helped Fox Avoid Defeat

Voting reform advocate Ken Block released data showing that killing the master lever legislation helped Gordon Fox win election.

Reform advocate Ken Block released data showing that killing the Master Lever legislation helped House Speaker Gordon Fox avoid defeat in November.

Julia Steiny: At Last! A Computer Science Course For All Kids

The classroom reverberates with a lot of boom, bang, thwring, crash!  When the door opens, kids seem to be watching a big-screen video...

RI DBR Lacks Power Over Lifespan’s Offshore Businesses

Fallout from the announcement that offshore insurers are responsible for the solvency and safety of Rhode Island’s primary healthcare systems continues to create...

Gaming in NE: Worcester Slots Proposal Heats Up

Can a slots parlor in Worcester vie for Massachuetts sole slots license?

The New England casino market is heating up with a proposal for a slots-only facility in Worcester fully underway, following a heated public forum at...

NEW: Power Surge Destroys DEM’s Phone System

A power surge in the telephone equipment room at the Department of Environmental Management’s Providence headquarters last night destroyed the phone system&rsquo...

Leonardo Angiulo: MA Court Takes Hit of Justice in Marijuana Rulings

The transition into decriminalized marijuana is a tough one, and will be faced by many communities across the nation in the near future.  With...

House GOP Invites Colt and Beretta to Relocate Business to RI

House Republicans, taking a stance on job creation have invited the manufacturer of Colt and Beretta firearms to relocate their business from their present homes...

Lifespan and its Subsidiaries Insured Offshore

Lifespan Corporation and its subsidiaries are insured by a self-owned foreign insurer domiciled offshore in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Lifespan Corporation, who recently announced financial difficulties and pending cost reductions, is insuring itself through an offshore insurer.The number one provider of medical services...

2013 Kids Count Factbook: RI 10th in Children’s Health Coverage

Rhode Island Kids Count released its 2013 Factbook at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick today.

The 2013 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook released today shows that while improvements have been made in health and safety indicators, poverty and unemployment continue to...

NEW: RI Seniors’ Medicare Prescription Savings—Interactive Map

Nearly 14,000 Rhode Island seniors saved over $8 million dollars through prescription drug discounts in 2012, according to the latest data, and a new interactive map shows where...

RI State Report: Marijuana Decriminalization & Safer Schools

Not surprisingly, this week’s State Report centers on the long-awaited enactment of Rhode Island’s marijuana decriminalization law. Also on the docket...

Teens Expect to Rely On Parents For Money Up To Age 27—Survey

Stranger than fiction: like it was written into the

The idea of college graduates completely relying on their parents for financial assistance well into adulthood may underscore the hit TV show Girls, but it'...

NEW: Former Union Head Day Blasts City Council on Pension Reform

Former head of Rhode Island firefighters union Stephen Day harshly criticized the Providence City Council's recent approval of amendments to the City's retirement...

In Case You Missed It: Gun Scare at URI

"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....

Gun Scare on URI Campus: Local Experts, Officials React

State Police and officials from the University of Rhode Island declare the campus safe for students, faculty and staff.

The gun scare that occurred at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday morning has local experts, educators and politicos in agreement on one key...

RI Dept. of Health Approves First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Rhode Island Department of Health granted the state's first medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate on Thursday. 

NEW: URI President Dooley’s Letter About Campus Gun Scare

URI President David Dooley has issued an official email to the members of the college community, in the wake of yesterday's gun scare.

LISTEN: Gun Scare on URI Campus

The gun scare that occurred at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday morning has local experts, educators and politicos in agreement on key points...

Forbes Magazine Blasts Raimondo - “‘Reform’ Looks More Like Wall Street Feeding Frenzy”

An article in Forbes magazine by columnist Edward "Ted" Siedle, blasts Gina Raimondo's pension reform claims. Raimondo has received praise from a range of...

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