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Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights—The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at…

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Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents—All Rhode Island 7th grade students will soon…

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero—Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

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The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back—The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back

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NEW: Moody’s Downgrades Providence’s Credit Rating

On Monday, Moody's dropped the cash-strapped city's rating one notch, from A3 to Baa1.

NEW: State Lawmaker Wants to Regulate Overdraft Fees

At a time when Rhode Islanders are struggling with debt and unemployment, bank practices such as excessive and multiple overdraft fees are adding to the...

NEW: Reed Seeks Tax Breaks for Small Business Investment, Hiring

In an effort to spur hiring and boost investment in new equipment, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) on Monday announced his support for new...

NEW: Sen. Reed Votes to End Handouts to Big Oil Companies

The U.S. Senate Monday voted to advance a measure that would end tax subsidies for large oil companies. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI),...

Is E-Verify Back on the Table in RI?

The controversial E-Verify program that was repealed by Governor Chafee last year will be the subject of a House Committee on Labor hearing tonight at...

Dan Lawlor: Stop Wrecking Downtown

Dan Lawlor says it's time to stop tearing down buildings just to build parking lots in downtown Providence.

“Suspicious” Test Scores Found in Four RI School Districts

Between 2008 and 2011, the Coventry, East Providence, Providence and Woonsocket school districts had questionable test scores similar to districts around the country that have been caught...

NEW: No Reason to Suspect RI Schools Cheated on Tests, Gist Says

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has no reason to suspect that cheating took place in four school districts identified by the Atlanta Journal...

video: NEW: Langevin Talks Cybersecurity on C-SPAN

Congressman James Langevin (D-RI), co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, appeared on C-SPAN’s Communicators over the weekend to address the current debate about...

NEW: Gas Prices Jump Six Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up six cents this week, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Committee Hopes End Chronic Homelessness

A new collaborative made up of leadership from state, federal, provider, academic, and advocacy sectors are working together to cut the number of chronically homeless...

NEW: Coalition for Homeless Honors Sen. Tassoni

Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Smithfield) has been presented the “Senator Jack Reed Advocacy Award” by the Rhode Island Coalition...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Mayor Dan McKee: Mayoral Academies Can Turn Rhode Island Around

Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee says Mayoral Academies can help provide the leverage for the change Rhode Island families and businesses are seeking in all public...

poll: Should Providence Protect Retirees Social Security Numbers?

The City of Providence on Tuesday accidentally released the Social Security numbers of nearly 3,000 former employees in response to a public records request. It is...

Redistricting Opponents Claim Class Warfare in Providence

Several Providence residents and two Councilmen Friday accused Council leadership of engaging in class warfare over a proposal that would redraw the city’s...

Guest MINDSETTERS™: High-Interest Payday Loans are Unconscionable

A group op-ed explains the downside of payday lending.

NEW: Governor Chafee Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Memory of National Guard Specialist

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee ordered today that the U.S. and state flags of all the public buildings in the State of Rhode Island and...

The Deadliest Jobs in Rhode Island

More than 50 Rhode Islanders have paid the ultimate price in order to make a living over the last decade, with half of all workplace fatalities...

NEW: Leaders Celebrate Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the RI Healthcare Reform Commission, along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Tri-Regional Administrator Kathleen Otte from U.S. Administration...

NEW: Majority Leader Ruggerio’s Bill Targets Copper Theft

The “Copper Theft Prevention Act would require secondary metals recyclers to obtain a license from the Attorney General’s office in order to...

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