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Nightclub Stabbing Gets Tropicana’s License Revoked by City of Providence—Nightclub Stabbing Gets Tropicana’s License Revoked by City…

Rhode Island Courts Could Soon Have Only One Minority Judge—Rhode Island Courts Could Soon Have Only One…

Politics of Hate Crimes in Providence—Politics of Hate Crimes in Providence

Astronaut & Former US Senator Glenn Passes Away at 95—Astronaut & Former US Senator Glenn Passes Away…

Fecteau: Raimondo Deserves a Credible Primary Opponent—Fecteau: Raimondo Deserves a Credible Primary Opponent

Raimondo Orders Expanded DHS Hours, Staff to Address Ongoing UHIP Problems—Raimondo Orders Expanded DHS Hours, Staff to Address…

RI Ranked Among Worst States in US for Elder Abuse Protection—RI Ranked Among Worst States in US for…

Gencarella: Why Would Elected Officials Propose To Disobey The Law?—Gencarella: Why Would Elected Officials Propose To Disobey…

United Way of RI Launching Executive Director Learning Series—United Way of RI Launching Executive Director Learning…

University Medical Names Kashmanian Chief Financial Officer—University Medical Names Kashmanian Chief Financial Officer

 
 
 

NEW: Former RI Secretary of State Barbara Leonard Dies At 88

Former RI Secretary of State Barbara Leonard died on January 24, 2013, at the age of 88.

Barbara M. Leonard, former RI Secretary of State, prominent business woman, philanthropist, civic leader, wife and mother, died peacefully Thursday, January 24.  She...

NEW: Langevin Trying to Reverse Decision on Exeter Job Corps

The Exeter Job Corps Center has been heralded as one of the country’s best and, in the past few years, it has consistently...

NEW: Prosecutors Drop DUI Charges Against Watson

Robert Watson will not be charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana as Connecticut prosecutors have announced that they will not pursue...

RI’s Congressional Delegation Oppose Term Limits

Despite a recent Gallup poll that shows that three out of four Americans support imposing term limits for members of Congress, a figure that is...

LISTEN: Speaker Denies Conflict of Interest

As Speaker of the House of Representatives, Gordon Fox is one of the most powerful and influential political figures in Rhode Island. 

SLIDES: Can Gay Marriage Clear the Senate Judiciary Committee?

Mere moments after the House of Representatives approved a bill by Rep. Arthur Handy last week that would legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island, proponents...

New: Raimondo Issues ‘State of the Treasury’ Mid-term Report

While many political experts are looking to the future for Gina Raimondo and wondering whether or not she’ll soon commit to a run...

NEW: Gas Prices Back on the Rise in RI

So much for good news at the pump. One week after gas prices saw their first drop of the new year in Rhode Island, drivers...

WEATHER UPDATE: Storm Threatens Evening Commute

Much milder air is headed toward Rhode Island but it looks like we’re going to have to pay. A swath of nasty...

Rhode Island’s PowerPlayer: John Gregory

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

Dan Lawlor: RI GOP Needs Reboot

If the choice is between a corrupt Democrat and an intolerant Republican, Rhode Islanders vote Democrat. The Republican Party will not be successful if it...

LISTEN: Will Gay Marriage make it out of the Senate Judiciary Committee?

Helen and Paul discuss the likelihood that Rep. Arthur Handy's same-sex marriage bill, which passed the House of Representatives last week, will survive the...

State Report: The House Makes History, Taxes & Housing On The Rise

Not surprisingly, this week’s State Report centers on Thursday’s historic House vote in favor of gay marriage. Aside from marriage equality,...

slides: In Case You Missed It: Most Dangerous Intersections in New England

GoLocal introduces "In Case You Missed It," a new Saturday feature that puts the week's top stories all in one easy place for you...

Providence Hit with $1.3M in Unpaid Police Details

Providence is owed $1.3 million in past due payments for police details by businesses and other institutions, at a time when the city is facing a...

NEW: Edwards, Felag, DiPalma Fighting Sakonnet River Bridge Tolls

As Rhode Island looks to increase the revenue it collects on its roads and bridges, one of the most hotly-contested ideas involves adding a toll...

NEW: McLaughlin Wants to Settle CF Council/State Receiver Feud

It’s no secret that the city councilors of Central Falls and the state-appointed receiver charged with bringing the city back from the brink...

WEATHER UPDATE: Arctic Cold May Save Us From Approaching Storm

It’s hard to believe but this brutal cold we’ve had the past few days has its benefits…that is if...

Aaron Regunberg: The Loss of an Incredible Soul

The suicide of Aaron Swartz has led some to call for changes in the way prosecutors approach suspected criminals.

Two weeks ago today, progressive champion and internet visionary Aaron Swartz took his own life. At the age of 26, Aaron had already accomplished more than...

Rhode Island Dropout Rate on the Rise

Despite the efforts of the Rhode Island Department of Education, high school students in the Ocean State continue to drop out of school far more...

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