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LISTEN: $2.8 Million Still Past Due on PEDP Loans

The Providence Economic Development Partnership (PEDP), which came under a federal investigation following a series of GoLocalProv reports, is still facing $2.8 million in loans past...

Julia Steiny: Economy To Youth: Make Your Own Jobs

Juliette LaMontagne’s Breaker offers millennials a unique, hands-on alternative learning opportunity — working on projects with serious social impact.

"School is often divorced from the real world. And Millennials believe they have to follow their passions, so they're very frustrated. So how do...

NEW: Brown University’s “BrainGate” Program Wins $1M Prize

Co-director of the BrainGate team, Dr. John Donoghue is Henry Merritt Wriston Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Brown University and the Director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science.

Brown University has announced that the team that created the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface won a major international award, the $1-million Moshe Mirilashvili Memorial Fund...

John Hazen White’s LOOKOUT: Rising Doubts on Deepwater Wind

If you’ve followed the debates about the Deepwater Wind projects off Block Island and in RI Sound for the past several years with...

LISTEN: Proposed Indy Race for Providence Has Mixed History in Baltimore

The City of Providence has been in negotiations to bring an Indy race to Providence. The race would wind its way through Downtown and would...

slides: How Hard Has Rhode Island Been Hit by the Federal Shutdown?

A new report shows the impact of the federal government shutdown which started earlier this month, ranking states as to who has been "most affected"...

New Report: Rhode Island Gets C for Debt Protection

With national interest being focused this past week on whether or not to increase the federal debit limit, a new report by the National Consumer...

NEW: Pacheco Not Running for Rhode Island Secretary of State

Edwin Pacheco, the former Chair of the state's Democratic Party who was widely expected to run for Rhode Island Secretary of State in 2014, announced...

State Pension Fund Pays $570,000 to Raimondo’s Former Firm

The state pension system so far has paid $579,424 to Point Judith Capital to manage nearly $5 million in assets, according to records obtained through a public...

LISTEN- State Pension Fund Pays $570,000 to Raimondo’s Former Firm

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The state pension system so far has paid $579,424 to Point Judith Capital to manage nearly $5 million in assets, according to records obtained through a public...

slides: Rhode Island Pension Battle: Who are the Players?

Rhode Island's pension fund strategy. Who's at the table?

Rhode Island's public pension fund strategy has continued to come under close scrutiny as of late, as the state nears the two year anniversary...

Experts Score Rhode Island Pension Battle

As the Rhode Island pension battle heats up, with legal proceedings appearing to be nearing a conclusion and 2014 statewide office races starting to get underway...

LISTEN- Rhode Island Pension Battle: Who are the Players?

From the Wall Street Journal, to Rolling Stone, to Rhodes Scholars --- there is a diverse, informed, and growing list of those who are weighing...

Julia Steiny: We Are Raising A Generation Of Slackers

What this country needs is more Eagle Scouts and fewer slackers. But how do we get there?

Look around you:  there's no shortage of work to be done.  If anything, public-service budget cuts are making most communities shabbier. ...

Rhode Island Drug Overdose Deaths Have Tripled in Past Ten Years

Rhode Island mortality rate for drug overdoses is eclipsed by only 12 other states. Read what RI is doing to address this.

According to a report released Monday by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH), Rhode Island has the 13th highest drug overdose mortality rate in...

NEW: Caprio Splits with Raimondo on Hedge Funds

In a departure from current Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo's strategy, former General Treasurer Frank Caprio announced today that he will reduce the...

NEW: AG Kilmartin Warns of Jury Duty and Arrest Warrant Scam in RI

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of a new scam hitting the area, where people are being threatened with imminent arrest for...

Experts: Prov. School Transportation is as Much as 30% Too High

In light of recent school transportation issues, questions are being raised as to recent consultant report findings.

Recent bussing issues that have come to light in the city of Providence since the start of the school year, including a lost bus driver...

NEW: High Winds Continue To Threaten Rhode Island

High winds continue to threaten Rhode Island as a cold front moves through region, according to the latest Weather advisories from the National Weather Service.

slides: Bad Roads Cost New England Consumers $80 Billion Annually

Bad roads cost consumers up to $800 annually.

Roads in substandard condition cost the average urban driver $377 annually, totaling more than $80 billion nationwide. In areas where roads are especially bad, consumers can pay...

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