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What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Bears—The Patriots welcome the Bears to Gillette Stadium…

Rhode Island College Football Weekend Preview—Nationally Ranked Bryant returns home, Family weekend at…

$2 Million Donation Presented to The Wheeler School—Wheeler School presented with $2 million donation.

The Scoop: Elorza Requests Investigation Into Possible Ballot Tampering, Fung Tours Brutopia—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

RI Department of Health Releases Ebola Update—The Rhode Island Department of Health has releases…

Obama Reschedules Rhode Island Visit—Barack Obama has rescheduled his visit to Rhode…

NEW: Cianci Responds to Mail Ballot Tampering Accusations—Independent candidate for Mayor Vincent Cianci has released…

Rome Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Crab Meat—Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary…

Herb Weiss: Mistaken Identity Can Be Hazardous to Your Business—Eastside customers of The Camera Werks, a long-time…

10 Dishes That Show Providence’s Love of Bacon—Early man would be nothing without the invention…

 
 
 

Patrick Nee: Against Wall Street and Big Corporate Influence? Join The Tea Party

While the Occupy Movement protesters themselves find it challenging to stay on message, Patrick Nee attempts to dissect the chief complaint of this misguided group...

NEW: Voter Deadline Saturday In Four Towns

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding residents of four Rhode Island communities with November elections that they must be properly registered to vote...

NEW: RIDE Releases Refreshed List of Failing Schools

The R.I. Department of Education (RIDE) today identified five schools in Providence and two in Pawtucket as among the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the...

PODCAST: Top Paid City Workers in Warwick and Cranston

They are Rhode Island’s second and third largest cities behind Providence, and a review of the salaries paid to top Warwick and Cranston...

Top Paid City Workers in Warwick and Cranston

They are Rhode Island’s second and third largest cities behind Providence, and a review of the salaries paid to top Warwick and Cranston...

Aaron Regunberg: The Case Against Achievement First

The Mayoral Academy debate is coming to Providence. Aaron Regunberg breaks down the five reasons the city should say no to Achievement First.

Pension Reform Coming For Providence

The city of Providence took its first steps toward comprehensive pension reform Thursday when the City Council agreed to establish a Subcommittee on Pension Sustainability...

NEW: 103k Jobs Added Nationwide; Unemployment Remains 9.1 Percent

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000 in September, though the national unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to a report released today by the U.S. Bureau...

PODCAST: GOP in Turmoil: Gio and Gov. Carcieri Killed the Party

The prominent Republicans supporting Brendan Doherty’s Congressional bid, including former Party chairman Gio Cicione and Governor Don Carcieri, are largely responsible for a...

NEW: Demolition of Former “Shooters” Site Begins Friday

After years of debate and waiting, the former “Shooters” nightclub located at 25 India Street in Providence is scheduled for demolition. In an announcement...

NEW: Lottery Paid Out More Than $1.2 Million in September

More than $1 million in  high tier prizes was claimed in September from the Rhode Island State Lottery. More than $10.7 Million in Prizes were paid...

NEW: Cicilline Calls For Full Accountability In Housing Crisis

In letters to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, Congressman David Cicilline called upon each to reject any...

NEW: Cicilline Supports Occupy Movement

Congressman David Cicilline on Thursday said he supports the nearly three-week old Occupy Wall Street movement that has led to spinoff groups in dozens of...

NEW: Poll Says Rhode Islanders Want Pension Reform

The newly formed pension reform group made up of businesses, trade associations and social service agencies today released a poll that shows 92 percent of registered...

Julia Steiny: High-Stakes Test Could Kill a College Career

Behold the humble Accuplacer exam. Nothing nips college careers in the bud quite so fatally. So with recent national fussing about improving college-completions rates, this...

New Report: ID Law Could Make Voting “Significantly Harder”

New voter ID laws in 14 states could make it significantly harder for more than five million eligible voters to cast ballots in 2012, according to the...

VIDEO: Travis Rowley at Anti-Chafee Rally

GoLocalProv MINDSETTER™ Travis Rowley talks about what he thinks today's anti-Chafee rally is really all about.

NEW: Rhode Islanders Win White House Internships

Three students with Rhode Island ties will be spending a lot more time in the White House this Fall.

Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

PODCAST: Kids At Risk: Which Communities Have the Shortest School Days?

Teacher contracts in some Rhode Island cities and towns had teachers working 90 hours (and some cases, over 180 hours) longer than their colleagues in other communities...

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