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Guest MINDSETTER™ Steve Laffey: Providence Leaders Need Reality Check—Guest MINDSETTER™ Steve Laffey: Providence Leaders Need Reality…

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Moore: Catholic Church Should Focus on Charity, Not Firing Gays—Moore: Catholic Church Should Focus on Charity, Not…

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Grace Ross: It Really Does Take a Village

All my love and best energy like so many others is with the people of Newtown, Connecticut right now. Given how completely thrown and in...

Will the State & Organized Labor Reach a Deal on Pension Reform?

The decision by Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter to order the state and public employee unions into mediation to negotiate a settlement over the state...

NEW: URI Professor Under Fire for Calling NRA a ‘Terrorist Organization’

A University of Rhode Island professor is coming under fire for taking to Twitter to call the National Rifle Association (NRA) a terrorist group and...

NEW: Raimondo Reviews Pension Portfolio for Gun Holdings

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she directed Cliffwater, one of the state's investment consultants, to review the pension fund's alternative...

Problem Gambling a Concern as Rhode Island Prepares for Table Games

As Twin River casino continues its preparations for the implementation of table games, Rhode Islanders are bracing themselves for increases in problem gambling.

BREAKING: J.R. Pagliarini is Leaving City Hall

J.R. Pagliarini, a senior executive advisor for Mayor Angel Taveras, is leaving City Hall to take a job with the Rhode Island Economic Development...

INVESTIGATION: URI President Spent Nearly $500,000 on Repairs for Taxpayer-Funded Home

Since 2009, the University of Rhode Island has conducted a variety of renovations to President David Dooley’s on-campus residence, costing the state more than $460,000...

Rhode Island Leaders Call for Ban on Assault Weapons Following CT Massacre

Last Friday’s deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT has prompted all four members of Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation to call...

NEW: Mediation Ordered in State Pension Reform Lawsuit

The state and several organized labor unions will head to the bargaining table after all.

BREAKING: City Reaches Deal with Providence College

The nearly yearlong pursuit by the city of Providence to increase the amount of payments in lieu of taxes from nonprofit universities and hospitals is...

NEW: Taveras Communications Director Leaving City Hall

Mike Raia, the communications director for the city of Providence, is leaving the Mayor’s office to become director of media relations & marketing...

NEW: Holy Cross Student Held on $1 Million Bond for Movie Theater Shooting Threats

Holy Cross student Gregory Hamalian was arraigned in Worcester District Court on Monday on charges of making terroristic threats and four counts of threatening to...

NEW: Raimondo Hires New Chief Investment Officer

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the hiring of Anne-Marie Fink as the state's new chief investment officer/deputy treasurer of finance. In...

NEW: RI Electors Unanimously Cast their Ballots for President Barack Obama

In a statehouse ceremony today, Rhode Island’s four electoral votes were officially cast for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Dan Lawlor: Rhode Island Needs a Culture Change

Dan Lawlor says if we want to change the state, we need to change the culture.

Report Says Closing Tax Loopholes can Solve Fiscal Cliff

With Congress scrambling to agree on ways to reduce the deficit, the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RIPIRG) is saying that closing offshore tax...

State Report: RI’s Poor Business Rankings, Shakeup in the Governor’s Office & the Fiscal Cliff

This week, the State House Report centers on a pair of studies: the 2012 Edition of America’s Health Rankings and Forbes’ Worst States...

Fiscal Cliff would be Devastating to Brown University

If Congress fails to reach an agreement to avert going over so the so-called fiscal cliff, research funding at some of the national top institutions ...

video: President Obama Addresses Nation on CT Shooting

A somber President Barack Obama spoke via video to the country this evening regarding the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

CT School Shooting: Rhode Island Officials React

Rhode Island officials are reacting to today’s school shooting tragedy in Newtown, CT. GoLocalProv will continue to update as statements come in.

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