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The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

PC Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 5th in Big East—Providence College Mens Basketball Picked to Finish 5th…

RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

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poll: Should Occupy Providence be allowed to protest without a permit?

Recently, the Boston police arrested 100 Occupy Boston protesters after they created an encampment in Dewey Square. Starting this weekend, Providence's own protest begins, but...

RI Homeless: Not Enough Beds This Year

Rhode Island’s swelling homeless population will again struggle to find shelter this winter, according to advocates who say severe cuts in state aid...

Is Rhode Island Failing its Children?

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but it faces big challenges when statistically compared to its New England neighbors in a...

PODCAST: Is Rhode Island Failing its Children?

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but it faces big challenges when statistically compared to its New England neighbors in a...

NEW: $230 Million in Unclaimed Property in RI

The Rhode Island Treasury’s Unclaimed Property division has partnered with MissingMoney.com in order to streamline the search-and-claim process, General Treasurer Gina M....

Aaron Regunberg: Why You Should Occupy Providence

Aaron Regunberg says the Occupy Movement is the first step to creating a symbol of the society we should have, based on the values that...

Bill Fischer: RI Needs Achievement First

The spokesperson for the Rhode Island Chapter of Democrats for Education Reform explains why Achievement First is a no-brainer for Providence.

EXCLUSIVE: COLAs Killing State Pension System

The state pension system shelled out nearly two hundred million dollars in annual cost of living adjustments in 2010—an expense that experts say is...

PODCAST: EXCLUSIVE: COLAs Killing State Pension System

The state pension system shelled out nearly two hundred million dollars in annual cost of living adjustments in 2010—an expense that experts say is...

Julia Steiny: Ron Wolk – American Education Invests Vast Educational Resources in Wasting Minds

Julia Steiny reviews a new book by the founder of Education Week, which breaks down the flawed assumptions underlying our school system.

NEW: Former to Kennedy Aide Joins Family Service of RI

Family Service of Rhode Island, one of the oldest and largest non-profit human service agencies in Rhode Island, is pleased to announce the appointment of...

$1.1 Billion Recovery Price Tag: What RI Has To Show for It

The state of Rhode Island has been awarded nearly $1.1 billion in contracts, grants and loans from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) since 2009, spending...

NEW: GoLocalProv News Editor to Appear on Media Panel at RIC

Rhode Island College will host a forum entitled “Politics as Entertainment – Where Should the Media Draw the Line?” on Thursday, October 13. The...

PODCAST: $1.1 Billion Recovery Price Tag: What RI Has To Show for It

The state of Rhode Island has been awarded nearly $1.1 billion in contracts, grants and loans from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) since 2009, spending...

NEW: Senator Whitehouse Calls For Job Creation

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on Tuesday called on his Senate colleagues to work together to create jobs for the American people.

National Education Reformer Comes to Town; Calls Education a National Disaster

Calling the nation’s education system a national disaster that will undermine the success of the country, Harlem Children’s Zone founder Geoffrey...

What Do Rhode Island’s Top Cops Make?

Police Chiefs in cities and towns across Rhode Island will average just under $88,000 in salary in 2011 with five communities paying their tops cops more than $100,000,...

NEW: State Applies for $74.5 Million Grant for Health Exchange

The State of Rhode Island has applied for a grant totaling $74.5 million to fund the development, design, and technology procurement of its Health Benefit Exchange.

NEW: ACLU Calls for Fairer Car Value System

The Rhode Island ACLU is calling for a new formula to assess “presumptive value” of automobiles.

Redistricting Begins This Week: What to Watch for

The first public hearings held by the new redistricting committee will take place this evening at Warwick City Hall, with more than dozen meetings set...

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