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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...

Unemployment Rises to 11 Percent

Fewer Rhode Island residents were employed in February than at any point since the beginning of President Clinton’s second term in office, the...

Aaron Regunberg: Do Mayoral Academies Have Something to Hide?

Aaron Regunberg says he doesn’t understand why education reformers oppose a bill the would keep common-sense reforms designed to keep mayoral academies accountable.

Costantino Sues City, Councilman Over Missing $37,000

The brother of Secretary of Health and Human Services and former House Finance chairman Steven Costantino this week filed a lawsuit against the city of...

NEW: Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Cash from Greeting Cards

A United States Postal Service employee pled guilty in federal court in Providence today to stealing cash from greeting cards sent through the mail, announced...

U.S. Senator Calls for Investigation into Providence Housing Authority

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is calling on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to launch an investigation into the Providence Housing Authority (PHA)...

NEW: Saturday Is Deadline for Registering to Vote in Presidential Primary

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until Sat., March 24, to register to vote in the April 24 presidential primary.

NEW: State to Receive Additional $634,000 in Foreclosure Prevention Funds

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive an additional $634,342 in federal funding to continue providing housing counseling to struggling...

video: NEW: Hinckley Says Over-Regulation Hurting RI Fishing Jobs

U.S. Senate Candidate Barry Hinckley Wednesday joined members of Congress in standing up for fishing industry jobs at a rally called Freedom To Fish...

Julia Steiny: Breathing Life into the Dying Art of Research Papers

No technique quite so effectively teaches students to think as the good old-fashioned essay, says Julia Steiny

PodCast: Costantino Sues City, Councilman

  Tracey Minkin joined Helen for an "Only in RI" story where a prominant businessman is suing the city and a councilman for the return...

City Accidentally Releases Thousands of 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.

NEW: Whitehouse Bill Would End Anonymous Campaign Spending

Today, as the public continues to see the harmful effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision first hand in the Republican primaries,...

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