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Biggest Winners and Losers in Raimondo’s FY 18 Budget Proposal—Biggest Winners and Losers in Raimondo’s FY 18…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not? - Jan. 20, 2017—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot & Who’s…

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - Jan. 20, 2017—10 Great Things to do in RI This…

Trump Wishes Patriots Luck in AFC Championship on Night Before Inauguration—Trump Wishes Patriots Luck in AFC Championship on…

Former Rep. Palumbo Arrested for Embezzling from Campaign Account—Former Rep. Palumbo Arrested on Embezzling from Campaign…

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Bond Names Phillips Project Manager of Providence Office—Bond Names Phillips Project Manager of Providence Office

Finneran: Income Inequality—Finneran: Income Inequality

Three Players Reach Double-Figures in Bryant’s 75-61 Loss to St. Francis—Three Players Reach Double-Figures in Bryant's 75-61 Loss…

Vincent, Akinfalorin, DeBlois to be Inducted into Providence MLK Hall of Fame—Vincent, Akinfalorin, DeBlois to be Inducted into Providence…

 
 
 

NEW: Rhode Island’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 46-Month Low

Rhode Island's unemployment rate for December was 9.9 percent, its lowest since February of 2009.

Backing up a report issued earlier this month that Rhode Island’s economy was on the rebound, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and...

RI’s Youth Incarceration Rate Sees Dramatic Drop

Mirroring a national trend, Rhode Island's youth confinement rate has dropped 42 percent since 1997.

In the past 15 years, Rhode Island’s youth incarceration rate has seen a dramatic drop, mirroring a trend nationwide where the percentage has reached...

LISTEN: Who to Replace Taveras as Mayor?

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras hasn’t announced he will run for Governor, but a number of candidates are already lining up to replace him...

Opponents Pledge to Fight High-Stakes Testing

A group of political leaders, educators, parents and students hope to overturn the RIDE's mandate tying NECAP scores to high school graduation.

The Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) decision to mandate students be at least “partially proficient” in mathematics and reading on...

NEW: Mass for Pope Benedict in Providence Thursday, February 28

A mass will be held for Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, February 28, in Providence. Photo: prezydent.pl/Wiki

On the last day of Pope Benedict XVI’s pontificate, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence will offer a Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving for...

NEW: Chafee Issues Statement Following RIPTA Stabbing

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has issued a statement following a fatal stabbing on a RIPTA bus this morning in Portsmouth.

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee issued a joint statement with Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and Interim Executive Director & State Police Lt. Col. Raymond Studley...

LISTEN: Opposition to NECAP Testing

  The Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) decision to mandate students be at least "partially proficient" in mathematics and reading on their...

New Report Says Sales Tax Repeal Only a $105 Million Problem

The debate over the potential lowering or repeal of the Rhode Island state sales tax continues.

Just how much money would Rhode Island stand to lose if it repealed its sales tax? That’s the fundamental question surrounding a proposal...

Palumbo, Kilmartin Renew Call for Better Tracking of Sex Offenders

Lawmakers want to overhaul state's notification system for sex offenders, transfer power to State Police.

How safe are Rhode Island communities from sex offenders? According to State Representative Peter Palumbo and Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, not safe enough.

video: Providence’s Dancing Cop Leads the Harlem Shake at the Dorrance

I heart Providence organized a massive harlem shake video at The Dorrance, the popular downtown Providence restaurant and bar, on February 25th.

LISTEN: Sales Tax Elimination- Cost?

Just how much money would Rhode Island stand to lose if it repealed its sales tax?

The 10 Most Important Bills Facing the General Assembly

The RI General Assembly will have its hands full with a number of hot-button topics when it returns to the State House this week.

Following a brief recess, the Rhode Island House of Representatives and Senate return to the State House this week to resume the 2013 Legislative Session with...

NEW: No End to RI’s Rising Gas Prices

For the fourth week in a row, gas prices are rising in the Ocean State.

The march to four dollars per gallon continues. For the fourth week in a row, gas prices in Rhode Island are on the rise.

NEW: URI responds to Malcolm Jones scandal

The University of Rhode Island says it made mistakes in allowing convicted felon Malcolm Jones to stay in on-campus housing.

The University of Rhode Island has admitted having “some accountability” in an enrollment scandal following news that Malcolm Jones, the son of the...

NEW: Providence Diocese Suspends Priest for Sexual Misconduct

The Providence Diocese has announced that the Rev. Monsignor John Allard was placed on administrative leave for alleged misconduct.

The Diocese of Providence has just announced that it has placed the Rev. Monsignor John Allard on administrative leave following a “credible allegation”...

RI PowerPlayer: Shea Principal Donald Miller

Meet Donald Miller, Principal of Shea High School, which was recently ranked as one of the most diverse high schools in Rhode Island.

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...

video: Taveras Advocates for Reading Programs Targeting Low-Income Kids

Mayor Taveras is a finalist in an online video competition co-sponsored by The Huffington Post and Bloomberg Philanthropies that allows readers to vote on their...

NEW: White House Issues Report on Sequestration’s Impact on RI

In an report issued by the White House Press Office, it outlined the impact of the sequester will have on a range of businesses and...

NEW: Weekend Storm Will Last Longer But Be Weaker in RI

Data coming in overnight indicates that this upcoming storm will last a bit longer but likely be much weaker than earlier anticipated.

New Effort Underway to Tackle Student Loan Debt

Rhode Island students struggling to repay private students loans may soon receive help by bay of new regulations from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

With roughly one of out of every 10 students from Rhode Island colleges defaulting on their federal loans and the state ranking fourth in the country...

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